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The Motor Ombudsman is dedicated to offering fair and impartial dispute resolution however in addition to this we want to help motorists keep their cars on the roads as well as reporting and providing commentary on the Servicing and Repair and Vehicle Sales sector.

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May 9, 2017

News & Views

Nearly a quarter of motorists are influenced by an advertisement when buying a new car

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24% of consumers are influenced by an advert when purchasing a new car according to The Motor Ombudsman’s annual New Car Code of Practice survey Vehicle choice of 17 to 25 year olds and male buyers is most likely to be guided by advertising Study found that 93% of vehicles purchased complied with the detail … Continue reading "Nearly a quarter of motorists are influenced by an advertisement when buying a new car"
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November 1, 2016

News & Views

Nearly half of the nation’s drivers put safety at risk by delaying garage visits  

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43% of drivers put off taking their car to a garage despite suspecting a fault “Feeling intimidated” and “not being able to explain what is wrong” cited as top reasons for delay 38% of motorists have skipped a service, mostly due to fear of overcharging New Motor Ombudsman launched to provide consumers with peace of … Continue reading "Nearly half of the nation’s drivers put safety at risk by delaying garage visits  "
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