Tag: Cars

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April 24, 2017

Problems making car repayments

If you are having problems making your car repayments you have several options. These depend on what type of finance agreement you have....

April 24, 2017

Clocked cars

Your car displays the total mileage it has driven on a meter called the odometer on the dashboard – this is essentially a clock which tells you how many miles...

April 24, 2017

Cars – your rights if things go wrong

If you buy a second hand car from a dealer, you have some protection under consumer law. However, if you buy privately, you do not have the same consumer rights...

April 24, 2017

Dealer or private seller?

There are two main sources of buying a second hand car: traders and private sellers. Traders are often called “dealers” and sell cars as part of their business. Private sellers generally...

April 24, 2017

Car checks

Buying a car is a big expense, and many people find it a challenge. If you buy a second-hand car from a dealer you have rights under consumer law. The...

April 24, 2017

Before you buy a car

There are a number of questions you need to ask yourself before you buy a car: What will you use it for? How long do you expect to own it?...

April 24, 2017

Car servicing and repairs

If you own a car you must make sure it is in a safe, roadworthy condition, and to keep it in good working order. There is plenty of competition for...

April 24, 2017

Paying for your car

How to pay for your car is a big decision. From paying cash, to getting a personal loan or buying a car on finance, there are many possibilities. Before you...

April 10, 2017

CCPC targeting motor trade with unannounced inspections

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is carrying out unannounced inspections of car dealers across the country. The aim of the inspections is to uncover dealers who mislead consumers...

March 12, 2017

Car insurance

If you drive a motor vehicle, by law you must have motor insurance. It is a criminal offence to drive without motor insurance. If caught you may have to pay...

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