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A friend who has very limited mobility but can easily (relative that is) get into my small Smart is looking for a car he can buy using the scrappage scheme trade in of a 10 year old Berlingo. I would be...
I would be interested to know is there any value in a trade-in for a Vauxhall Vectra 1600, date of registration 27.11.98, S registration, 85,000 mileage or would I be better looking into the scrappage...
On Sunday I signed to purchase a new Hyundai i20 under the scrappage deal. I was dealing with a marketing person rather than a sales person and he had to hand the order to sales on the Monday morning....
I am 70 years old and am looking to purchase either a KIA Picanto 1.0 model, or a TOYOTA Aygo 1.0 model, which I think will be the last new car I shall buy. In your opinion, which would be the more reliable...
I for one will not be putting my hand into my pocket to change my car under this joke of a scrappage scheme. My fabulous Audi A4 Avant 1.9 TDI SE bought new in September 1999 for £22k still looks immaculate,...
My Fiesta becomes 10 years old in December 2009. At that point will it be eligible for the £2k Government backed scrappage scheme?
After many years of reading your interesting and informative column, I have a question that needs your help. Our aging 1998 Rover 200 is getting near to needing replacement. While this car has served...
My son has a car that qualifies for the government scrap scheme. He is looking to spend after the allowance £4,000. He has looked at Kia Percanto, Renault Twingo, Fiat Panda and Chevrolet Matiz. He does...
My friend, who is no longer in the first flush of youth, is considering replacing his P-reg automatic BMW 3 Series Compact, as maintenance costs are escalating. Have you any suggestions? A replacement...
Four years ago, an elderly relative passed away and left his 1960 Bentley S2 saloon in his garage. I purchased his house from the estate and moved from my parents home. I was also able to purchase the...
 

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