Category: Car Sales Law

Stormcatcher Resource Index

Sale of Unroadworthy Cars – #Coronavirus Update

As part of the Government strategy to combat the spread of COVID 19, vehicle MOT expiry dates will be extended by 6 months if it becomes due on or [...]
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The “Exclusion Clause” Problem

The Gloves are Off! Buying Your Vehicle with an Unregulated Finance Agreement - The "Exclusion Clause" Problem. If you’ve leased or bought a [...]
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A Warning to Car Dealers Closed for Coronavirus

Car dealers and dealerships in general seem to be operating under the misapprehension that closing the dealership due to the coronavirus suspends [...]
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Car Rejection Claims Increase – #coronavirus

The demand for legal advice about car rejection has skyrocketed amid concerns about availability of spare parts and the closure of car dealerships [...]
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New and Used Car Complaints – 2020 Vision

The decline in UK car sales and contraction in the retail motor industry has been blamed on Brexit; but who’s to blame for the increase in [...]
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Warranty Sales Under the Spotlight
Warranty Sales Under the Spotlight

The Sale of Extended Warranties Selling practises surrounding the sale of extended warranties came under the scrutiny of The Competition and [...]
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Review of The Motor Ombudsman Service
Review of The Motor Ombudsman Service

The Motor Ombudsman Service If your new car is faulty or has been misdescribed and the supplying dealer has been unable to satisfactorily resolve [...]
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Land Rover DPF Issues & Oil Dilution

Driver Misuse or Dealer Misselling? Various Jaguar Land Rover owner’s blogs and commentators have long reported customer issues and [...]
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Car Dealer Sells Insurance Write-Offs and Crash Damaged Cars

A much-reported recent investigation by BBC Rip-Off Britain revealed that “THREE of the UK's biggest car dealerships have been selling insurance [...]
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Expert Opinions – Yes Men or Gun for Hire?

Increasingly, I am presented with a so-called expert opinion authored by a mainstream volume provider, favoured by car dealers and finance [...]
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Can I Reject a Car for Poor Paintwork or Badly Repaired Damage?

There is a commonly held opinion amongst car dealers and solicitors dealing with the motor trade that a customer can’t reject a vehicle based on [...]
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Repair, Return or Reject
Repair, Return or Reject – Car Sales Consumer Rights Update

Complaints involving new and used cars and vehicles bought from dealers or with Hire Purchase or HP still dominate the rankings. In large part due [...]
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The Truth About Used Car Warranties

Most cars these days are sold with a warranty, despite there being no legal obligation to do so. The purpose is twofold: to indemnify the dealer [...]
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Satisfactory Quality in Consumer Car Cases

If you’ve bought a new or used car from a dealer which developed a fault, you’ve probably downloaded a short letter before claim template from [...]
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Drive on Damage and The Law

Drive on damage has emerged to be amongst the more common defences raised by dealers, warranty and motor finance companies against claims to reject [...]
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Car Buying Rights, Laws & Regulations

Having problems with a vehicle bought from a dealer, need to reject a faulty car and get a car sales refund and not sure which legal services you [...]
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Used Car Consumer Rights – Short Term Right to Reject

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 is set to change the way car dealers & retailers sell used cars to the public with a super-charged version of the [...]
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