Selling a car can be hard work – unless the car you’re selling is rare or unusual, you may find it difficult to make your car stand out from all the other used vehicles on the market. If you want to increase your chances of a quick sale, and make sure that you get a decent selling price for your car, then you’ll need to make sure that the car looks good, has a good service history, and has all of its paperwork ready to go before you put it on the market.
Is your car ready for winter? Top tips for making sure you don't get caught out when the weather changes. Keep safe on our roads this winter.
When a thief steals your car, he doesn’t want to be noticed. A personalised number plate makes the car stand out, and they’re usually more memorable than a standard number plate.
So if someone sees the car they’re more likely to remember it. Which is not what the thief wants.
Here are some tips to deter the potential car thief:
For years owners of classic cars have been taking the [cherished number plate] off the car, and sold it on. Most classic cars have a dateless registration number, which has some value… from just a few hundred pounds to £1000’s.
It seems lots of you have been out spotting number plates… and putting the photos online. We’ve got a stack of them in our number plate photo library, but I’ve picked out these favourites along a particularly cheeky theme of plumbing and loos!
V5C Car registration document goes red
We’ll all be familiar with the old blue V5C car registration document. But that’s now changed to bright red. The layout has changed. If you’ve changed your car registration number or bought a car in the past 12 months, you’ll have already seen the new document.