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Mann Island acquired by Investec
16 April, 2014 UK lessor Investec Asset Finance has acquired commercial and consumer motor finance brokerage Mann Island Finance.
  • 45% of UK will buy a car in 2 years - Nielsen
    15 April, 2014 Just under half of UK consumers are looking to buy a new or used car over the next 24 months, trailing the global average, according to a survey by data provider Nielsen.
  • Arnold Clark locks in rate with Motors.co.uk
    15 April, 2014 UK dealer group Arnold Clark has secured a new rate for the next two years with Motors.co.uk, ahead of the June deadline for locking finance rates with the website.
  • DSG appoints ex OFT official as compliance officer
    14 April, 2014 Independent finance provider DSG Financial Services has appointed a head of compliance to help ease the implementation of the Financial Conduct Authority's regulations among its dealer partners.
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Latest Features

Benefits of association membership
09 April, 2014 The UK auto industry is facing a decisive year. NACFB vehicle finance director Graham Hill speaks to Isabella Grotto about the industry, the role of the NACFB, and the organisation's latest exclusive partnership
  • Customers should know the score
    09 April, 2014 With affordability a major focus of the new FCA regime, Mike Cobb reports on the first step in making sure customers are able to take on the debt they have applied for
  • General Motors' auto finance revisited
    09 April, 2014 It's been an up and down journey for General Motors' auto finance arm, but the company is now back in its parents hands and enjoying renewed success and optimism, as Mike Cobb reports
  • Country Snapshot: Italy
    09 April, 2014 While Britain's auto industry continues to thrive, in Italy an agonising downward trend is only just beginning to show signs of reversing. Isabella Grotto addresses the enduring differences between two countries at opposing ends of Europe's motor...
  • Funding strengthens the Renault Nissan Alliance
    31 March, 2014 Steve Gowler, managing director at RCI Financial Services, took time out to talk to Mike Cobb about the year gone by and what the future holds for the Renault-owned finance company.
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Blogs

Editor's letter: Schnapps Chat
11 March, 2014 After a dry January for many leaving, Mike Cobb suggests that maybe many in the industry should have waited until October to give up the demon drink, perhaps then the FCA regulation changes may be easier to take.
  • Lenders write deeper as liquidity returns
    11 March, 2014 Prime lenders are beginning to lower their risk scores says Louise Haines which means the non-prime and subprime lenders are having to take on higher risk to protect their market share
  • Slight return
    31 January, 2014 Louise Haines of Creditplus asks the question: is it risk or sales in charge when it comes to subprime lending as liquidity returns to the UK motor finance market?
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