Press releases

Buyers beware! Half of used vehicles checked  turn out to have a hidden history

Buyers beware! Half of used vehicles checked turn out to have a hidden history

Mar 02, 2019 00:01 GMT
An analysis of RAC Vehicle History Checks uncovers details that might surprise would-be...

RAC launches first used car code to be fully accredited by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute

RAC launches first used car code to be fully accredited by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute

Dec 14, 2016 00:01 GMT
Buyers of used vehicles through the RAC's Approved Dealer scheme will now benefit from ...

Two-thirds of car owners cursed with bad ‘carma’ trauma

Two-thirds of car owners cursed with bad ‘carma’ trauma

Sep 12, 2016 00:01 BST
Bad ‘carma’ is an all-too-common curse among Britain’s car owners with more than two-th...

RAC vehicle check service extended to cover more vehicle categories

RAC vehicle check service extended to cover more vehicle categories

Jul 26, 2016 00:01 BST
Motorcycles, motorhomes and light commercial vehicles all now covered by the RAC's vehi...

RAC Cars partners with Motors.co.uk to shake up car search market

Apr 07, 2016 12:00 BST
RAC Cars and Motors.co.uk have joined forces to create a powerful new advertising partn...

Private used car buyers risk £6bn a year by gambling on unchecked cars

Private used car buyers risk £6bn a year by gambling on unchecked cars

Oct 31, 2015 00:01 GMT
​Vehicle history data from the RAC reveals that nine out of 10 motorists are taking on ...

Most motorists unaware of new law which allows them a full refund for a faulty car within 30 days of purchase

Most motorists unaware of new law which allows them a full refund for a faulty car within 30 days of purchase

Oct 01, 2015 00:01 BST
Britain’s least trustworthy dealers should be left with “nowhere to hide” as a result o...

​Car dealers’ failure to put problems right fuels lack of trust among buyers

​Car dealers’ failure to put problems right fuels lack of trust among buyers

Jun 22, 2015 00:01 BST
RAC BuySure research finds that more than a third (39%) of motorists who have bought a ...

RAC Cars launches free-to-advertise used car market place

Apr 06, 2015 09:00 BST
RAC signals transformation of Britain’s used car market from top to bottom, with launch...

Motorists lack trust in garages as two thirds claim bad experience

Motorists lack trust in garages as two thirds claim bad experience

Mar 06, 2015 09:30 GMT
The UK’s garages are facing calls for better transparency and improved service as almos...