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Drivers face £5,000 fine for these four common mistakes behind the wheel

Motorists who’ve had reduced time in the car because of the pandemic should brush up on the Highway Code to avoid incurring fines for common mistakes.

  • Apr 7, 2022
  • 3 Minutes
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Electric Vehicles

Rising energy costs: How will this impact EV drivers?

In light of the news that energy costs are on the rise, and causing concern across the nation, it seems to have created a lingering doubt for motorists who either own or are looking to buy an electric vehicle.

  • Apr 8, 2022
  • 4 Minutes
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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

How to make your money go further when buying a used car

Anyone who’s currently looking to buy a used car has probably seen in the news that demand for used vehicles is at an unprecedented high right now.

  • Feb 18, 2022
  • 2 Minutes
Reasons to drive an electric car

Electric Vehicles

Where is the UK’s electric car hotspot right now?

If you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint and drive a more environmentally-friendly car, switching to an electric vehicle is the move for you.

  • Feb 22, 2022
  • 3 Minutes
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Industry News

Hybrid working is key to developing inclusive cultures in 2022 and beyond

Our CEO Mike Todd analyses on our hybrid working pilot and how we are creating work environments that are fit for the future.

  • Mar 30, 2022
  • 2 Minutes

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Most Brits believe they would re-pass their practical driving test

There’s a common school of thought that says drivers get better with age and our latest piece of research has confirmed this to be the case! 

  • Apr 29, 2022
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How has the pandemic impacted the nation’s driving routines?

We’re all adapting to the lasting impacts of the pandemic and one of the main changes is that hybrid working has been adopted by many businesses up and down Great Britain.

  • Apr 28, 2022
  • 3 Minutes
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How has the pandemic shaped the automotive industry?

It’s just over two years since the UK first went into lockdown and it’s safe to say we’re all continuing to feel the impacts of the pandemic.

  • Apr 26, 2022
  • 2 Minutes
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Automotive industry must embrace digital transformation being driven by tech-savvy generation of younger drivers  

In his latest column, our CEO Mike Todd analyses the digital evolution of the UK market and how this is influencing the future of the industry.

  • Apr 26, 2022
  • 3 Minutes
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Used car market is heating up but won’t suffer burnout in 2022

There’s an old adage that cars depreciate in value as soon as they’re driven off the forecourt, but last year saw the start of an unprecedented trend that challenged this perceived wisdom.

  • Feb 11, 2022
  • 3 Minutes
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Staycations are in and overseas trips are out as personal vehicles remain central to holiday plans

With Christmas in our rear view mirror and summer still distant on the horizon, lots of us are turning our attention to winter holidays.

  • Jan 21, 2022
  • 3 Minutes

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Reasons to drive an electric car

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Electric cars preferred to walking or cycling as people consider greener travel

The switch to sustainable transport really has the nation talking as people continue to look for ways to reduce their carbon footprint.

  • May 16, 2022
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Electric Vehicles

How much can drivers save by switching to an electric car?

New data shows that one in three models currently on the UK market are electrified vehicles and green travel is expected to become the mainstream mode of transport in years to come.

  • Feb 17, 2022
  • 3 Minutes
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Electric Vehicles

We’re discussing the future of EVs at youth-focused COP26 event

EXTREME Hangout at COP26 is running a programme of events throughout the conference that are focused on giving younger people a platform for their voices to be heard on climate action.

  • Nov 9, 2021
  • 3 Minutes
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Electric Vehicles

How has the fuel crisis impacted people’s attitudes to electric cars?

We wanted to find out if the fuel crisis from late September and early October has persuaded more people to consider switching to an EV when they buy their next car. And the results of our latest survey are very interesting…

  • Nov 3, 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
  • 3 Minutes
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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
  • 4 Minutes

Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

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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
  • 4 Minutes
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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

Car Maintenance - Jargon Buster

Most of us have walked into a garage to collect our vehicle after it's had some work done, only to be met with a barrate of terms that we aren't sure of. That's why we've pulled together some key car maintenance terms and what they mean to help you feel confident when talking to you mechanic.

  • Jul 1, 2021
  • 2 Minutes
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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
  • 4 Minutes
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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
  • 4 Minutes
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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

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
  • 2 Minutes
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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

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
  • 3 Minutes