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How do Electric Cars Cope in Adverse Weather?

It may not occur to you to consider what impact the weather has on your car but if you are buying an electric vehicle, it’s something to consider.  Britain’s weather is known to have a mind of its own, so if it’s pouring down with rain or there’s a mini heatwave, do EVs…
Written by Lois | 3 min read

Top 3 Hybrid Cars Available on Motability

The Motability Scheme offers a huge range of cars including hybrids and fully electric vehicles. They offer the same all-inclusive, worry-free package of insurance, servicing, maintenance and breakdown cover for electric and hybrid vehicles. If you want to go down a more sustainable route with your…
Written by Lois | 4 min read

Pros and Cons of Buying a Used EV

A zero-emission vehicle can cost a quarter or even less compared to the cost of running a petrol or diesel car. With people starting to realise the benefits of owning an electric car, the market has dramatically expanded and there are now over 400,000 EVs on the road in the UK. The process of buying…
Written by Lois | 5.5 min read

How to Choose Your Motability Car

There are plenty of car makes and models available on the Motability Scheme, from small hatchbacks to more spacious estates, offering a great choice when it comes to meeting different needs and budgets. Here at Perrys, we know that choosing a car is a very important decision, that is why we came up…
Written by Lucrezia | 2 min read

Customer Success Stories: Motability

When we shot our interview with Judith Pritchard, one of our Motability Specialists at Perrys Vauxhall in Barnsley, one of her customers came forward to ask if he could talk to us about his experience with Perrys for his Motability purchases. So here below is an interview with Mr Alan Steele.…
Written by Lucrezia | 1 min read

Will Hydrogen Cells be the Future of Electric Cars?

The electric vehicle market has spiked in momentum over the past few years. Using lithium-ion batteries to power the vehicles produces no emissions, contributing to that step in saving the planet. However, there is another sustainable way of powering a vehicle, and that is with a Hydrogen Fuel Cell,…
Written by Lois | 5 min read

Team Spotlight: Motability

Here at Perrys, we pride ourselves on an excellent Motability team across our dealerships, putting you, our customers, first and listening to your requirements. This month we wanted to inaugurate a column called “Team Spotlight: Motability”, showcasing our talents within the business. We…
Written by Lucrezia | 1 min read

Top 10 Tips on How to Save on Fuel

With the soaring prices of fuel which seem to gradually reach for the stars and several cities in the UK where fuel is already £2 per litre; a question that many of us have asked ourselves is how we can save (on) fuel, making the most out of our precious tank. We can do a few things, and here…
Written by Lucrezia | 4 min read

What Happens When You Apply For Finance at Perrys?

Applying for car finance can sometimes seem like an overwhelmingly long process. Applying for finance through Perrys will help reduce this worry and a decision will be made quickly. As we are a nationwide dealer, we can use our size to get you a highly competitive car finance rate from a wide panel…
Written by Lois | 3.5 min read

Can I get Car Finance with No Deposit

If you’re ready to purchase your new car, the good news is that you don’t need to dip into your savings to do so.  It may sound like a catch, however, here at Perrys we do offer car finance with no deposit, and it means what it says on the tin.  You’ll be able to pick up…
Written by Lois | 1 min read

What are CCJs and IVAs?

When it comes to financial agreements, having a CCJ or an IVA can make it challenging to find lenders willing to offer you a deal and this also includes car finance. But let’s look more in detail at what CCJs and IVAs are. What is a CCJ? A County Court judgment (CCJ) is a type of judgment that…
Written by Lucrezia | 3 min read

Electric Scooters: Everything You Need to Know

Electric transportation is growing rapidly; you'll now notice that every other car on the road is either fully electric or hybrid. The majority of manufacturers are producing electric ranges to insist on the importance of protecting the planet by switching to electric. Not only does electric…
Written by Lois | 5 min read

Ask an EV Owner Q&A

Here at Perrys we wanted to do something different with this article: We interviewed someone in our HQ who already drives an EV, Helen Thomas, our Marketing Director. Helen drives a BMW 330e, her first plug-in hybrid electric car which she bought following the raise in cost of fuel as well as the…
Written by Lucrezia | 2 min read

10 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Having a good credit score means you’re more likely to get accepted for car finance at the best rates. Credit score will significantly influence your ability to get a credit card, a mortgage, loans and much more. That’s why building it is so important. If your score is looking a little…
Written by Lois | 10 min read

What is “Vauxhall Partners”?

This week we wanted to make you aware of something which may be beneficial to many of you: Vauxhall Partners. Vauxhall Partners is an exclusive benefit club operated directly by Vauxhall for its employees as well as members of eligible organisations. If you qualify you may be able to get some even…
Written by Lucrezia | 1.3 min read

What is Personal Contract Hire?

After talking about car finance options such as Hire Purchase and Personal Contract Purchase, the next in our series is Personal Contract Hire, also known as PCH. Personal Contract Hire is a type of financial agreement where you rent a car long-term. This may be the right solution for you if…
Written by Lucrezia | 3 min read

What is Voluntary Termination?

When financing a car through Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) or Hire Purchase you are committed to pay monthly for the car. Before signing a contract make sure your car is suitable for your needs and you are comfortable with your monthly payments. In the future, circumstances can always change, and…
Written by Lois | 3.5 min read

Top 5 Best Family Cars on Motability

Perrys offers a huge range of vehicles on Motability, from hatchbacks to SUVs. All vehicles are taxed, insured and ready to drive away. Each vehicle on the scheme comes with three years of coverage for breakdowns, glass damage, tyre replacement, road tax, and more. When you return the car after…
Written by Lois | 5 min read