Driving your cheap used car home? Most insurance has an extension allowing you to drive any car that doesn't belong to you. Check the wording of your policy carefully or risk trouble from the boys in blue.


Many companies insist that the car must also be insured by the owner as well. Had this problem myself recently, solved it by taking out a cheap one day Short Term Car Insurance policy from eCar.



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AutoExpress

Used car security questioned over former owners' app connections
AutoExpress
Used car buyers can have their cars tracked by former owners who fail to disconnect their smartphones from applications in cars, a computer security researcher has warned. IBM researcher, Charles Henderson, has called on carmakers to do a better job of ...
Warning on used cars failing to forget old ownersBBC News
The previous owners of used "smart" cars can still control them via the cars' apps (not just cars!)Boing Boing
How Previous Owners Can Potentially Still Access Their Cars Long After They've Sold ThemJalopnik
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This is Money

Can you guess the nation's favourite used cars? As a record 8.2m second-hand vehicles were bought last year, we ...
This is Money
More used cars were bought by drivers in the UK in 2016 than any other year on record, new figures have shown. A massive 8.2 million second-hand vehicles found new homes in the previous calendar year - an increase of 7.3 per cent on 2015 figures.

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NBC Nebraska

Used car shortage could benefit those looking to sell their car
NBC Nebraska
Over the last ten years car shoppers have changed their buying habits. They're purchasing more used cars, rather than getting a new one. "I was at Ford. They wanted $4,000 down for a new vehicle. I came here and he only wanted $1,500 down for my truck, ...



What Car?

Best used executive cars 2017 (and the ones to avoid)
What Car?
Is there a tougher place in which to compete than the market for used executive cars? Almost certainly not. With standards incredibly high thanks to years of continuous development by manufacturers such as Audi, BMW and Mercedes, and increasingly ...



Exchange and Mart to offer 'click and collect' used car buying
Motor Trader
Photo of Generic tablet 6201 Exchange and Mart is gearing up in the next few weeks to offer a 'click and collect' function on its website for consumers who want to complete the buying transaction online before going to collect their used car at the ...

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RoadandTrack.com

The Top Ten Things Used Car Buyers Need To Know
RoadandTrack.com
I've represented thousands of car buyers in the last 25 years and have spoken to many more that I did not represent for various reasons. Along the way I've seen the things that cause problems during and after a used car purchases. I am convinced that ...



What Car?

Used car of the week: Volkswagen Golf Estate - What Car?
What Car?
Although the 2009-2013 Volkswagen Golf Estate is in many ways an improved version of the 2003 model, that's no bad thing, because that Golf itself was a ...

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Telegraph.co.uk

Dealer Pendragon sets sights on doubling share of used car market
Telegraph.co.uk
Car dealer Pendragon aims to more than double its share of the used vehicle market over the next five years - but the news got a frosty reception from the market, sending the shares into reverse. The main market-listed company is already one of the ...
Pendragon aims to open 10 used car sites in 2017Motor Trader
Pendragon plots used car growth after new revenues fall by 1.4% in 2016AM-online
Used car operation is Pendragon's top priority for the years aheadCar Dealer Magazine

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RoadandTrack.com

What to Do If Someone Threatens to Sue You Over a Used Car
RoadandTrack.com
If you want to make the most money you can when selling your car, you almost always want to sell it yourself. But as frustrating as dealing with Craigslist buyers can be, the fun doesn't necessarily end once the car is gone. In some cases, the buyer ...



Motoring Research

Britain's top 10 best-selling used cars
Motoring Research
Britain's used car market hit a record high in 2016, with 8.2 million cars sold – an increase of 7.3%. Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show superminis are the best-selling type of used car, although the popularity of ...


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