News from Gloucestershire may make you want to get a new van insurance comparison quote, quick! Very few providers insure items kept in vans as standard, and judging by Gloucestershire’s spate of van robberies, it may be time to get a fresh van insurance comparison to get you the best van insurance comparison quote to protect your belongings.
Van Insurance Comparison News has heard so much doom and gloom about the car and van industry in the UK in recent years that is truly brilliant to hear a little good news from the Vauxhall plant in Luton. This week Van Insurance Comparison News learned that the UK-based factory has just created its five-hundred-thousandth Vauxhall Vivaro! That’s half a million UK-made vans!
Recent figures show that the motor market may well be experiencing a bit of recovery, increasing the number of van insurance comparison requests and quotes. The statistics give cause for both vehicle dealers and van insurance providers to be tentatively hopeful. Last August vehicle registrations had risen by 7.3% when compared to the same figures for August 2010. This September has also been looking good in terms of both the number of vehicle sales and van insurance comparison quotes requested.
Van theft is becoming more and more rampant in the UK and, as more vans get stolen, more vans with shady histories get sold. Van insurance news investigates the emerging problem and suggests some ways to avoid buying and arranging van insurance for stolen vans - only to have it returned to its original owner.
Fresh statistics confirm that the Ford Transit is at the top of thieves’ hitlists. According to recent figures 17.6% of vehicles stolen on UK roads are Ford Transits. Experts believe that this high rate of theft is due to a number of factors. Van Insurance news investigates...
Last week Virgin Media revealed their brand new cohort of fun, pop-culture inspired vans! Van insurance news reports...
Van dealers have reported a drop in van sales in all areas of the UK outside of London. With fewer people buying new vans and more, less dependable, old vans out on the roads could cheaper van insurance be out of the question?
For the first time in 17 months there has been a decline in the number of van sales. The figures for July show a 0.8% decrease in the number of van registrations, down to 17,162. It is thought the figures represent an uncertain period for the economy.
A new trend in vehicle crime has recently emerged which all motorists, especially van insurance customers who do most of their driving in busy city centres, should be aware of. Police and van insurance companies have noticed a sharp rise in the amount of number plate thefts occurring in recent months, particularly in areas where congestion charges exist.