All articles by Chris Farnell

Chris Farnell

Vintage cars in the age of EV

“There is nothing stopping someone from buying a vintage, classic or any type of ICE car at the end of 2029 and running it for decades – as long as the appropriate fuel is available”

Obstacles on the road to decarbonising EV batteries

In an attempt to bring Europe and the UK’s battery supply chain home, stiff new tariffs are being introduced. But will they have the intended effect? Chris Farnell reports.

A captive audience: when dealerships want to keep car financing in-house

When a consumer buys a car, do they have the right to shop around for finance? Or is the dealer entitled to funnel them into their own finance arrangements? And will the Consumer Duty change all that?

Are EV leasing prices inflated?

A recent report looking at EV leasing prices and depreciation rates argues leasing prices are too high, sparking a robust response from the industry. We look at both sides of the argument. Chris Farnell reports.

Spring Budget 2023 fails to impress motor finance professionals

“Even if caution is understandable, given the challenges ahead, this budget is not up to the task”

How software is powering the shift to BEVs

There has been a lot of discussion around the hardware and infrastructure necessary to facilitate the transition to EV, but here we take a look at the software that will power the shift to EV. Chris Farnell reports.