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States of Repair – Japanese and French brands top international league table of car reliability - photo

States of Repair – Japanese and French brands top international league table of car reliability

Japanese and French brands produce Europe’s most reliable cars, according to new research by Warranty Direct’s Reliability Index. As a major international football event comes to a close in...

Warranty Direct turns 15, names Lancer most reliable car  - photo

Warranty Direct turns 15, names Lancer most reliable car

The Mitsubishi Lancer has been revealed as the most reliable car of the last 15 years, according to automotive warranty specialist, Warranty Direct. The Company is celebrating its 15th...

The family cars you can rely on this summer - photo

The family cars you can rely on this summer

With June approaching and the British ‘staycation’ making a comeback this year*, new research reveals the UK’s most dependable family car for the summer holidays: the Toyota Corolla...

Land Cruisers on Safari! - photo

Land Cruisers on Safari!

Our safari themed February enews is in honour of the website of the month, Insiders Africa featuring Ol Pejeta Bush Camp. Situated in the Kenyan region of Laikipia on the Equator, this camp is a...

The most reliable 4x4s revealed   - photo

The most reliable 4x4s revealed

With the Indian summer making way for chillier climes, Warranty Direct has revealed the most – and least – dependable 4x4s and SUVs. Honda’s HR-V (1998-2006) performed best, with only three in...

Garage labour rates climb to record high - photo

Garage labour rates climb to record high

The cost of getting a mechanic to fix your car is on the rise again, according to the annual Warranty Direct Labour Rates Survey. With some motorists still being charged up to £190 an hour, the...

23 minutes increase in car repair times since 2007 - photo

23 minutes increase in car repair times since 2007

Cars take 18 percent longer on average to fix than three years ago, according to automotive insurer, Warranty Direct. As motorists face escalating fuel and tax bills, some general repairs, like...

A lesson in reliability - photo

A lesson in reliability

As tens of thousands of new students leave home and head for university this month, Warranty Direct reveals the best car to pack them off in, for the student-sized budget of under £3000, is the...

F1's reliability standings for the season to-date - photo

F1's reliability standings for the season to-date

Research has revealed which have been the most – and least – reliable teams in the F1 2010 World Championship, and the results may surprise. Having failed to complete a mere three of the 1,474...

Kia forced to change

Kia forced to change "misleading" advertising after ASA ruling

Promotion by Kia has fallen foul of the Advertising Standards Authority and has been changed after advertisements were ruled to be misleading. The ASA ruling referred to the car maker not...