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We are putting customers at the heard of everything we do as industry bounces back from Covid and semiconductor shortage

As all businesses have had to plan and implement new processes to react to unprecedented times, we too have continued in our commitment to evolve our support for customers, brands and retailers with fresh thinking, product innovation and an understanding of the challenges and issues each are facing.

  • Oct 14, 2021
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Where are the UK’s used car hotspots right now?

As you may have already read in the news, used cars are currently in extraordinarily high demand due to a global shortage of semiconductors, which are needed for the production of new cars. So that got us thinking – where in the UK have the most used cars changed hands this year? 

  • Oct 13, 2021
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Electric Vehicles

Nine quirky facts and figures about electric cars to impress your friends

As electric cars become more popular in the UK and race towards mainstream adoption, we wanted to share some quirky facts and figures about these impressive vehicles.

  • Sep 27, 2021
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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

Seven top tips for financing your dream car

Here at Volkswagen Financial Services UK, we’ve compiled seven top tips for those of you looking to finance your dream car this year – and there are a few ways to help make this dream more affordable. 

  • Oct 1, 2021
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VWFS driving workplace equality with accessible assistive technology tool

Here at VWFS we’re committed to getting the right people in the right teams. We believe in creating diverse workforces, promoting equality and nurturing inclusive working environments.

  • Jun 8, 2021
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What are subscription cars and why are they so popular with younger people?

Our latest study has revealed that millennials are keen to adopt a modern way of accessing cars that sees users subscribe to a vehicle rather than own one outright.

  • Sep 23, 2021
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Are driverless cars the future of automotive travel? 

Technology is revolutionising many aspects of modern life, but it appears we Brits aren’t willing to relinquish our driving duties just yet. 

  • Sep 22, 2021
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Are you planning a staycation this year? Our research suggests you probably are!

The fallout from the pandemic is continuing to shape many aspects of our everyday lives and our cars are now more important than ever in helping us decide where and how we travel on holiday.

  • Aug 27, 2021
  • 3 Minutes
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The next steps in recruitment and employee growth as lockdown lifts

As the business community starts to rebound from the impact of COVID-19 and job vacancy numbers begin to mirror pre-pandemic levels once again, our CEO Mike Todd talks about the lessons businesses have learned over the past 18 months and how these will shape our collective effort in building more diverse workforces.

  • Aug 16, 2021
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What’s it like starting a new job in lockdown? 

Starting a new job can be daunting at the best of times – But how does it feel to apply for and begin a new job, when the country is in the midst of a global pandemic and everyone is working at home?

  • May 25, 2021
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VWFS accelrating towards digital future with double appointment to board of management 

We are pleased to announce the appointment of two of our colleagues to the Board of Management.

  • May 6, 2021
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Reasons to drive an electric car

Electric Vehicles

Three big reasons why you should consider driving an electric car

We know that switching to an electric car may seem a daunting decision, but electric vehicles are widely accepted to be the future of automotive travel and in this article we hope to give you a glimpse into how an EV could fit into your lifestyle.

  • Sep 9, 2021
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Britain wants to go electric as we survey the nation for Clean Air Day 

Half of British drivers (50%) say they’d like to help the planet by switching to an electric vehicle.

  • Jun 25, 2021
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Discover the benefits of going electric with new EV&ME app updates

If you’re considering joining the electric vehicle revolution, we’re really excited to tell you that the new version of our EV&Me app, which we have developed together with Audi, is here!

  • Jun 4, 2021
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Myth-busting 10 misconceptions about electric vehicles 

Electric vehicles have seen a huge rise in popularity over recent years, but we know that drivers still have certain reservations about making the switch. So that’s why we want to debunk some of the most common misconceptions about electric vehicles

  • Apr 27, 2021
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How popular will electric vehicles become in the next five years?

Many of us are becoming more and more environmentally conscious and so we want to share some exciting new research that shows the direction of travel for electric vehicles in Britain. 

  • Apr 22, 2021
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New lease&care packages to bring EV to the masses 

We are proud to announce a new electric vehicle (EV) finance package that will enable more people to join the EV revolution and ensure car retailers remain an integral part of ownership now and in the future.

  • Dec 21, 2020
  • 4 Minutes

Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

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A new world of travel is emerging as we adapt to life after lockdown 

As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, we’ve noticed that new travel trends are emerging.

  • Jun 25, 2021
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Seven top tips for planning the perfect road trip

The summer is almost here and it’s expected that thousands of people across the UK will pack up their cars for a staycation over the coming (hopefully sunny) months, so we have rounded up seven top tips for planning the perfect road trip this summer.

  • May 28, 2021
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VWFS launches Hot Offers on VWFS DRIVE website

Looking for a new vehicle is always a fun experience and we know there’s nothing quite like finding great offers.

  • May 27, 2021
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Why have rental vehicles become so popular during lockdown?

Demand for rental vehicles has more than doubled during lockdown, according to new research from our data insights team. 

  • May 27, 2021
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Looking for an aftercare package for your car? Try All-in! 

If you’re in the market for a one-stop-shop aftercare package that will give you peace of mind – and save you time and money – then you’re in the right place.

  • May 26, 2021
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Huge rise in VW campervan finance as brits prepare to drive to summer staycations

British holidaymakers are gearing up for a summer of staycations, according to our latest study.  

  • May 7, 2021
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