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Welcome to The Motor Ombudsman

The Motor Ombudsman is the automotive dispute resolution body. Fully-impartial, it is the first ombudsman to be focused solely on the automotive sector, and self-regulates the UK’s motor industry through its comprehensive Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI)-approved Codes of Practice.

Over 7,500 businesses, are accredited to one or more of the Codes covering new cars, sales, vehicle warranties, and servicing and repair. These drive even higher standards of work and service, and give consumers added protection, peace of mind and trust during the vehicle purchase and ownership experience.

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September 1, 2021

News & Views

Buying a car with the new registra71on?

News & Views
Buying a car with the new registra71on?   Check out 10 handy tips from The Motor Ombudsman     Today is the launch of the new 71 vehicle registration, the second plate change of the year, and an important barometer in the motoring calendar for annual car sales.   Buying a new car is an … Continue reading "Buying a car with the new registra71on?"
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August 2, 2021

News & Views

Tammy from Suffolk wins £250 for new tyres!

News & Views
Tammy from Suffolk wins £250 for new tyres!   Tammy from Suffolk has been named as the winner of £250 to spend on brand new tyres at a Motor Ombudsman-accredited business. The month-long competition, which was launched as part of The Motor Ombudsman’s summer “Have the right atyre” campaign to emphasise the importance of tyre … Continue reading "Tammy from Suffolk wins £250 for new tyres!"
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Working together with

The Motor Ombudsman is approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, is a member of the Ombudsman Association, and works closely with the following professional bodies.