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Top 5 Motability Cars with No Advance Payment

Motability helps people with a disability, their families, and carers to lease a new car, scooter, or powered wheelchair depending on the kind of disability they have; giving them more independence and making their commute easier. Plenty of automotive companies are now offering Motability vehicles…
Written by Vineetha | 5.5 min read

Perrys Presents: Kia Rental App

The brand-new Kia Rental App is the place where customers need to look if they want a fast, friendly, and efficient process while renting a car. No more standing in queues or at counters. Kia Rental offers a genuinely flexible service, whether you're wanting to rent a car for a job, to test out…
Written by Lois | 2.9 min read

What Options Are There at the End of Your Motability Lease

As a Motability customer, once you’re about to reach the end of your current Motability lease agreement, you may be thinking about what to do next. There are several options available to you, such as: Leasing another car on the Scheme Keeping your current car for longer Returning your vehicle…
Written by Lucrezia | 4 min read

Four Reasons Why a Car Subscription is the Future of Driving

Why Does a Car Subscription Represent the Future of Driving: When you hear the word "subscription", all the music and video streaming services you have subscribed to come to mind. A car subscription also works in a similar fashion; just like how you subscribe and pay in advance to watch…
Written by Vineetha | 5.4 min read

Car Leasing vs Car Subscription: Everything You Need to Know

Car subscription and leasing are both ways to “rent” a car without the commitment of buying. These kinds of options, however, come with some similarities as well as differences, with the common denominators being ease, flexibility, convenience, and a monthly instalment to pay.…
Written by Lucrezia | 5 min read

Perrys High Wycombe is Closing

We regret to inform you that Perrys Ford High Wycombe made the difficult decision to close its doors on the 1st of November 2022. The decision was taken in agreement with Ford Motors, who have decided, as part of their national approach throughout the UK, to reduce the number of Ford sites.…
Written by Lucrezia | 1 min read

Car Tyres and Their Numbers: Everything You Need to Know

How to read the markings on your tyre.  Every tyre on your car has a set of numbers and letters embossed with the format looking something like this:       205 – The first three numbers tell you the tyre’s width in millimetres from sidewall to sidewall. 41 –The…
Written by Lois | 5.4 min read

5 Car Tyre Checks You Can Do Yourself

In order to prevent potential damage in the future, it’s important to check your car tyres and make sure they are in a suitable condition to drive. Here at Perrys, we have put together a list of checks you can do yourself without the help of a professional, Let’s look at them in more…
Written by Lucrezia | 3 min read

UK Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle Grant Gets Extension

The Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle Grant has been extended for 18 months, from 14th June 2021 to 31st March 2023. When the grant was put in place in 2021, it was there to help give access to families interested in switching to electric. However, the extension has been implemented due to supply shortages and…
Written by Lois | 1.6 mins

How to Change Your Car Tyres

One-third of road accidents tend to happen due to under-inflated and defective tyres. Conducting routine tyre inspections is crucial in order to maintain safety. It’s important to check your tyres’ pressure every month, or even before and after long car journeys. Under-inflated tyres can…
Written by Vineetha | 6 min read

What Tax Benefits Are There When Owning a Commercial Vehicle

You may want to purchase a commercial vehicle (CV) to help with your business tasks, transport your tools and so much more, but did you know that there are some tax benefits linked to your purchase? We have written this article to demystify a topic worth considering when purchasing your next CV and…
Written by Lucrezia | 6 min read

Four Reasons to Invest in a Van Racking System

What is a Van Racking System? A Van racking system consists of fittings and shelving units that go into your van’s cargo space, helping you keep your tools and materials safe and secure within your van. They are also known as van shelving, van fittings, or modular systems.     There…
Written by Lois | 2.4 min read

What to Do with Old Electric Car Batteries

Due to increased pollution, rising fuel prices, and new government laws stating that the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles will end by 2030, there has been an upsurge in electric vehicle purchases, with more than one in ten new vehicles being EVs. The UK government has also launched schemes…
Written by Vineetha | 4.5 min read

Top 5 Electric Vans

Not only is it essential for commuters to have access to electric cars, but also for businesses and sole traders to have access to a van. Delivery people, mobile technicians, electricians, and many more rely in fact on large-capacity vehicles. As the electric market develops and the low-emission…
Written by Lois | 5.8 mins

Best 7-Seater Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Cars

If you worry about the environment and want to switch to an electric car but you have a big family or travel a lot, we have got you covered as we have put together a list of the best 7-seater electric and plug-in hybrid cars that meet all your different needs. Peugeot e-Rifter     Peugeot…
Written by Vineetha | 4.1 min read

Top 5 Longest Range Electric Cars

Range is the most crucial aspect to consider when buying an electric vehicle. You need to know that you can reach your destination without the risk of running out of charge.  Depending on the vehicle’s make and model, they will have different battery capacities and a variety of mileage.…
Written by Lois | 5 min read

Part Exchanging Your Van : Everything You Need to Know

What is Part Exchange? Part Exchange is a service that most dealerships offer that involves you trading in your existing vehicle as value towards the cost of the new vehicle you want to purchase.  What is the Process of Part Exchanging Your Van? Your commercial vehicle needs to be seen in…
Written by Lois | 4 min read

6 Essential Things to Consider When Choosing a Commercial Vehicle

Purchasing a van can be a great investment for your business. But with the huge choice of commercial vehicles available, how do you know which CV is the right one for you? Here at Perrys we have put together an article that we hope will help you understand what to watch out for and consider when…
Written by Lucrezia | 6.5 min read