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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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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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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’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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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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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
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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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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
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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
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Acceleration of automotive disruption 

Our CEO, Mike Todd, believes the seismic impact of Covid-19 on the economy will speed up the disruption many expected in the automotive industry. In this blog, Mike discusses how the acceleration of change has resulted in consumers seeking out different financial offerings that must enable low carbon and flexible-ownership models. 

  • Aug 12, 2020
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