How many Brits are guilty of bragging on Instagram? Are you guilty of whipping out your phone mid-night out to get a snap of expensive cocktails for your social media feed? Before tucking into a three course home cooked meal, do you make sure you’ve got the perfect picture of your masterpiece? Or have you … Continued
Last week we brought you the low down on buying a new electric car; this time we’re turning our attention to the used EV (electric vehicle) market. Much of what was written in last week’s article also applies to used EVs, and for potential buyers the considerations are largely the same. However, if you’re buying … Continued
More than two million new cars are sold in the UK each year, so the fact that 2461 electric cars were registered here in June 2019 might not seem like big news, but it represents a 61.7% year-on-year increase. That’s a pretty spectacular growth, especially when you consider that a decade ago there were no … Continued
Learning to drive is a rite of passage for many. As soon as they turn 17 and can apply for their provisional license, many teens begin their driving journey. However, with the rising costs associated with not only learning to drive, but also running a car after passing, how many people are bypassing this skill … Continued
Last week we gave you the inside track on buying a new diesel car; this week we’re turning our attention to the used car market, in which much greater numbers of transactions are made. Compared with the two million or so new car sales in the UK each year, around eight million used cars change … Continued
Over the past few years, diesel’s reputation has been torn to shreds, resulting in a big drop in the sales of new diesel-engined cars. Some of this drop is because of the headlines and much of it is because of uncertainty about what will happen in the near future. So should you buy a new … Continued
With busy lives and important commitments, we often find ourselves powering through the day, even when we don’t feel 100% well. This means we are frequently performing routine tasks and procedures, when really we should be resting at home with our feet up. One such routine task is driving our car. As part of our … Continued
In a recent blog we introduced our latest tool which allows you to discover how well (or otherwise) just about any mainstream car retains its value. You can discover what a new car will be worth in three years as well as how much the cars of 2016 will be worth when they reach six … Continued
We love number crunching here at HPI, and we especially love to see how different cars compare when it comes to running costs and depreciation. As we’ve written before, many buyers assume that rival cars cost much the same to run and that they lose value at much the same rate, but nothing could be … Continued
There are many costs associated with owning a car, and many are often overlooked. It’s important to understand and consider all costs, before you commit to buying a car.
The rules of the road are there for a good reason – to keep everyone safe on the UK’s highways: cars, pedestrians, cyclists and more. Many of the rules in the Highway Code are legal requirements too, so breaking them is a criminal offence. Yet, it’s not unusual for drivers to think it’s OK to … Continued
What gets Britain’s drivers angry? We carried out a survey to find out why they lose their rag, how this anger affects them and what they do about it.
What are the top 20 cars that have held their value since 2010.
What makes a good driver? Is it mindset, skill or knowledge? What’s the two second rule? How well do you read the road?
With identity theft on the rise and data privacy top of mind, there’s never been a better time to create a secure digital identity.
We recently did a survey into car ownership it threw up some fascinating results…
Use our new free tool to find the 5 fastest selling cars in a specific UK region along with their average selling prices.
How important is the service history when it comes to buying or selling a car. How is the car’s value affected and what kind of service history should it have?