Research the history of...

Before buying a second hand car, you will want to find out as much about it as possible to help you make an informed decision as to whether to purchase it or not. The first way to do this is purchase an Experian car check report. This report will give you all the details of the car such as Chassis number, Engine number and former keepers but will also tell you if the car has had a number plates change, been written off by the insurance company at any time (also giving you the category if applicable), if it has...

Are salary sacrifice ca...

Many companies are now trying to improve employee benefits to ensure that they retain high levels of staff without having to offer wage increases that are over the odd. As part of this they may offer gym membership, employee discounts or Salary sacrifice vehicles. The way that these schemes work is that through your company you lease a brand new car, in return you sacrifice a proportion of your pre-tax salary, by doing this it means that you don’t pay tax on that proportion of your wage and therefore save around 20%. The salary sacrifice vehicles are designed to be...

Getting a job in car sa...

Like any sales jobs most potential employers are looking for proof of previous sales targets achieved and way that you have managed to reach good sales levels with great customer satisfaction. This is particularly important in car sales as you would need to be able to read customers to ensure you know what they need from their new car and be able to deliver them a product that they are happy with at a price that your company is happy with. It’s about getting a balanced deal that suits all. Previous experience in car sales would be preferable however it’s...

Will dealerships become...

For a number of years now there has been talks about dealerships becoming redundant as more people are searching and buying car online. With the likes of auction sites such as Ebay, people are getting used to buying cars without having actually seen them in the flesh. I personally think that there will always be a large number of people that do want to see a car and test drive it before buying, especially when it comes to new models. Plus many people say they go to a dealership for the whole experience they receive and that that is a...

Why go for Budget Tyres

Would you consider choosing a cheap tyre over a premium brand an informed decision? The cost of leading premium tyre brands has been a major cause for concern with all customers. While little known cheap or cheaper tyre brands present a wide range of quality tyre options for your car. What’s in a brand name? Tests of varying tyre brands have interestingly proven that cheap tyres, more often than not, fared just as well, if not better than more expensive premium branded tyres. Cheap tyres offer value for money including being environmental friendly in terms of improving fuel efficiency and...

Working in the motoring...

There are hundreds of jobs that are related to working in the motoring industry from being a tyre fitter to a car sales person. Most businesses within the motoring industry require people with many different experiences and qualifications. In a car dealership for example, you may find they have technicians, accounts people, sales staff, admin and management. With such a wide range of skills required, you can often find a job that suits you within one of these establishments. There is a great opportunity to progress your career in the motor trade as sometimes there is a high level of...

The new car boom of 201...

Forget the baby boom, 2014 is seeing a “New Car” boom which is set to keep on rising. For twenty nine consecutive months, there has been an increase in new cars that have been bought in the UK. With the recession coming to an end, it seems that people are opting for a new car which can often work out more financially viable than buying a second hand one. Over the past twelve months new car sales have risen by over 10% and this is expected to continue going forward. Buying a new car can give you that added piece...