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Industry News

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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Electric Vehicles

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
  • 3 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
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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
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Industry News

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
  • 3 Minutes

Industry News

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Industry News

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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Industry News

VWFS named one of the top 20 best places to work in the UK

Volkswagen Financial Services UK (VWFS) has been announced as one of the best places to work in the UK.

  • Apr 30, 2021
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Industry News

We are recognised as a great place to work in wellbeing index 

We have been officially recognised as a ‘Great Place to Work’ in the latest wellbeing index published by employee experience platform, Great Place to Work.   

  • Mar 3, 2021
  • 2 Minutes
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Industry News

Digital financing soloution powered by SCRIVE and ONFIDO debuts at VWFS

We are excited to announce that we have recently rolled out our next-generation digital financing solution to our UK retailer network. Working in partnership with Scrive and Onfido to provide a thoroughly modern, secure financing experience for our retailers and customers alike. 

  • Mar 1, 2021
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Industry News

2021: A new emerging  landscape

Mike Todd, CEO at Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) predicts that aside from the impact of Brexit, three other key areas will continue to influence the automotive sector’s response post COVID-19.

  • Feb 2, 2021
  • 4 Minutes
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Industry News

Pandemic acclerates next generations drive towards financing cars

Our own data suggests the traditional car ownership model is being turned on its head due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as Generation Z and millennial drivers accelerate towards finance deals.

  • Dec 15, 2020
  • 4 Minutes

Electric Vehicles

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Electric Vehicles

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
  • 4 Minutes
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Electric Vehicles

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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Electric Vehicles

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
  • 4 Minutes
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Electric Vehicles

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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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

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

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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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

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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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

Three in four brits would rather drive than get public transport as car showrooms reopen  

Many of us have had to adapt our daily routines over the past 12 months and our latest research shows that cars have become more important to our lifestyles. 

  • Apr 15, 2021
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Vehicle Finance & Customer Advice

When will car showrooms in England reopen to the public?

If you’re one of the many thousands of people who’ve been eagerly awaiting the reopening of car showrooms, we can confirm that the wait is over.

  • Apr 9, 2021
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