Carly, a UK-based direct-to-consumer car diagnostics company, has unveiled its Free Car History Check service, according to a statement.

The service enables prospective car buyers and current owners to access comprehensive vehicle history reports using just the vehicle registration number, all free of charge. By using this new tool, users can determine critical information about a vehicle, including whether it has been written off, stolen, damaged, or tampered with in terms of mileage.

Typically, similar VIN checker services charge up to £30 for a single car history check. For individuals interested in evaluating multiple cars, such expenses can quickly accumulate to significant amounts.

Carly’s free service eliminates this financial burden and fosters transparency within the second-hand car market, empowering buyers to make informed decisions and sellers to present accurate information about their vehicles.

The Car History Check service conducts an in-depth analysis of hundreds of data points to provide users with a detailed vehicle history report. This includes insights into previous accidents, salvage auctions, ownership changes, theft status, and even visual documentation of the vehicle. The report covers various aspects of the vehicle’s history, including theft status, insurance write-off records, mileage history, MOT status, previous damage reports, salvage auction records, ownership details, tax status, and general vehicle information such as fuel consumption and performance metrics.

This tool is accessible to all Carly customers in the UK, both new and existing, through the Carly mobile app, available for download on both Apple and Android devices.

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