October 31, 2016
EasyGap brings you the best motoring headlines for 31st October 2016 The first news story today comes from Autocar who have revealed that VW is to leave the World Rally Championship as a further cost-cutting measure to follow similar announcements across the VW Audi Group.  MotorTrader.com provide details of the new Aston Martin 'Timeless' used car scheme covering vehicles up to 10 years old sold via the manufacturers 164 international dealer network. AM Online reveal the four key promises that the Business Secretary Greg Clark outlines to Nissan p... - Read more
October 28, 2016
Easy Gap brings you the best of the motoring headlines for 28th October 2016 First new story 'off the block' today comes from Autocar who confirm that a BBC investigation has found that up to 20% of new car registrations by motor dealers are 'pre registered'. AM Online have reported that the AA confirmed that sustained motor insurance premium increases have been seen over a number of months. Autocar has confirmed that Skoda will look to launch a baby SUV to rival the Nissan Juke.   AutoExpress provid... - Read more
October 27, 2016
Easy Gap brings you the top motoring headlines for 27th October 2016 First up today is the great news that Nissan has announced that they will be building two new models at their Sunderland plant after they received government 'support and assurances' - BBC News AutoExpress have confirmed in a report that fines for using mobile phones whilst driving have fallen by 85% in 5 years. The 2018 Bentley Continental GT and GTC have been spied by Autocar who provide some pictures of the new models in testing. Finally, M... - Read more
October 26, 2016
Motoring headlines for 26th October 2016 from EasyGap First up today comes a report from Autocar from the world of motorsport. Audi has confirmed that they will no longer be competing in Le Mans and the World Endurance Championship (WEC) to concentrate on Formula E. Car safety experts NCAP have urged anyone considering buying a Fiat Tipo to buy the optional safety pack available with the vehicle. - AM Online The AA says that motor insurance premiums have risen by more than 16% in the last year. - Autocar Finally, AutoExpre... - Read more
October 25, 2016
Easy Gap brings you our daily round-up of the best of the motoring headlines from 25th October 2016. First up today is a report from Motoring.co.uk that reveals the location in the UK that provides the highest possibility of your vehicle becoming 'written off' by your motor insurer.  Residents of Billingshurst, West Sussex need not worry though, Easy Gap are still happy to provide you with Gap Insurance cover! AM Online are reporting that Franchised Main Dealers are now more popular than independent garages for servicin... - Read more
October 24, 2016
All the latest motoring headlines brought to you by Easy Gap First up today comes a report from Autocar that reveals the proposed Ford Focus RS500 may not reach the production line due to a 'weak business case' for the reported 400bhp model.  Would you consider changing manufacturer when you next change your car? According to a new report in AM Online the majority of people would consider changing brands when they change their vehicle. Major dealer group Sytner have announced turnover has risen to £4.2 ... - Read more
October 23, 2016
Easy Gap brings you the motoring news from October 21st 2016 The first headlines today comes from Autocar who have revealed the 2017 Volkswagen Golf is due to launch in November. The facelifted model will see the focus on upgrades to the vehicle interior with only subtle changes to the exterior of the vehicle. The new versions will go on sale in the UK from January, whilst the new Mark 8 Golf is due for production in 2019. Next, comes the news from Motorcycle.com that they have discovered Ducati have leaked details of their new halo superb... - Read more
October 23, 2016
Easy Gap brings you the best of the motoring headlines from Thursday October 20th 2016   The first headline today comes from Autocar who are reporting Kia will have 14 alternative fuel cars in the market by 2020 including Electric Vehicles, Hybrids, Hybrid Plug-ins and fuel cell models.  MotorTrader.com are reporting that after the recent reassessment of business rates in the UK motor dealers can expect an average rise of up to 16% from the current ratings when the new values come into force in April 2017. The result... - Read more
October 22, 2016
Wondering which new car models are due in UK showrooms in 2017? Easy Gap has compiled at very handy 'at a glance' list of which new models are due and when.  Fancy a new motor? *Data source - AutoCar - Read more
October 20, 2016
Easy Gap claims that even surprise us! Vehicles being written off is an everyday occurrence when you are a Gap Insurance provider like Easy Gap. However, there are occasions when the circumstances of a claim even make us raise our collective eyebrows.  We have recently dealt with a claim where a company had covered two new commercial vans with Easy Gap. The two vans were traveling in a convoy when a vehicle crashed into the back of the van to the rear, which then was pushed heavily into the van at the front. The damage that resulted actually meant both vans were deemed a total lo... - Read more