UK Car Manufacturing Sees a Tenth Consecutive Month of Decline

According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the number of cars produced in the UK fell 14.4 percent year on year in March. A total of 126,195 cars rolled out of UK’s production lines in March 2019, a significant drop from 147,505 in March 2018. This drop in production also signifies a [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|news|0 Comments

Number Plate Cloning On The Rise

A BBC investigation late last year found that some DVLA registered companies could be selling license plates to unsuspecting drivers without conducting the necessary checks. In some cases this has led to some drivers finding themselves on the wrong side of the law when their number plate is associated with a crime. One such company [...]

By | April 29th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Why You Shouldn’t Forget Car Care

Your car is probably very important to you, especially because it cost you quite a bit to acquire. But like with everything else, once you get used to the new car smell, you can start to take it for granted. This is the primary reason why most people will increasingly postpone the maintenance of their [...]

By | April 28th, 2019|car care|0 Comments

Personalising Your Car With Number Plates 101

Buying a new car is a whole process in itself, one that you no doubt have to think about and plan for consistently. It is also exciting and a time you want to mark and commemorate, at least for as long as the new car has that new-car smell. When basking in all the goodness [...]

By | April 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Make the Most of Your NCB

Car insurance can be a significant expense, with British motorists paying an average of £760 per year to their auto insurers. But convince that insurer you’re a safe driver—and that it never hails in your neighbourhood—and you can rack up a no-claims bonus that pares down your monthly premiums. No-claims bonuses (NCBs) are a great [...]

By | November 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Most Expensive Number Plates In The World 2018

What Are The Most Expensive Number Plates in the World? From thousands to hundreds of thousands, we list the most expensive number plates ever in our handy infographic. If you'd like to use our infographic on your site, we've got some handy embed code right at the bottom - you're welcome! Enjoy :)

By | September 21st, 2018|Number Plates|0 Comments

The 10 Ugliest Cars to Hit the Streets

We all have our favourite styles and designs when it comes to taste in cars but let’s face it, there are some cars that just don’t float anyone’s boat and we’re left baffled as to why they were ever put on the market. Here’s our top 10 ugliest cars ever designed:10) PT Cruiser 9) BMW X6 8)  Ssangyong [...]

By | December 8th, 2014|Show Plates, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Personalised number plates sell for over £500,000 – most expensive ever sold in the UK

On 28 November 2014, Ferrari trader John Collins paid £518,480 for personalised number plate ’25 O’ at the DVLA auction in Cardiff. The ’25 O’ plate is perfect for some of the most highly valued classic cars around and therefore it was no surprise to see businessmen, enthusiasts and collectors battle it out at auction. [...]

By | December 8th, 2014|Show Plates, Uncategorized|0 Comments

South Wales Police officer bought new number plates to cheat way out of speeding ticket

Sergeant Anthony Rees-Thompson, 40, could be looking at a jail sentence after being accused of fitting new number plates to avoid a speeding fine and three points on his licence. Rees-Thompson denies the allegation that he was caught by a speed camera whilst driving his stepfather’s car at 35mph in a 30mph zone in Swansea. [...]

By | December 2nd, 2014|Show Plates, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shameless leader of £1.5M car theft gang caught after driving car with ‘S2OLUN’ number plate

Cocky Birmingham car thief, Shanwaz Khan, grabbed the attention of police officers in March 2012 as he passed by in his Audi RS4 bearing the personalised number plate ‘S20LUN’ (i.e. ‘STOLEN’). The vehicle was in convoy with a stolen Mercedes at the time.The six month police investigation that ensued revealed that the 30 year old [...]

By | December 1st, 2014|Show Plates, Uncategorized|0 Comments