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2020

Motorway, the UK’s fastest-growing online marketplace for used cars, today reveals record growth in transactions on its platform as buyers and sellers embrace the opportunity to buy and sell cars entirely online.  Having paused trading during the lockdown, Motorway restarted its service for private car sellers and dealers nationwide on May 11th, along with free, …

Almost three-quarters of a million MOT tests* were still carried out in April 2020, despite the government giving motorists a six-month MOT holiday from 30th March because of the coronavirus pandemic. An FOI request made by Motorway to the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency), revealed that 746,157 MOTs took place across the UK in …

The coronavirus pandemic has caused changes to every UK industry in the past couple of months, and the car trade is no different. Since lockdown restrictions were put in place, it’s not been possible to sell your car easily, with dealerships closing their doors, and car transactions deemed non-essential. To adhere to the lockdown restrictions …

Motorway, the UK’s fastest-growing marketplace for used cars, today resumes its service for private car sellers and dealers nationwide on Motorway Pro, having paused its daily auctions since the coronavirus lockdown was announced.  Dealers looking to replenish their stock with premium used cars direct from private sellers will now be able to take part in …

Motorway service update

  • Tom Leathes
  • 6th May 2020

Updated 27/05/2020. More buyers have opened up and are providing online valuations and purchasing vehicles again. This post outlines how our service is affected by the current coronavirus situation, and what you can expect if you sign up to compare prices on our website at this time. Motorway works with major online car buyers and …

Coronavirus impact

  • Harry Jones
  • 24th March 2020

Due to the coronavirus situation and restrictions placed on movement and non-essential travel, it is now no longer possible for our car buying partners to provide offers or complete purchases. For this reason we have paused all active sale processes for the time being. We know this is a really frustrating situation for all involved, …

We are excited to announce that we have launched a new radio advert today across commercial UK radio. The ad features a voiceover by Neil Morrissey, one of the UK’s most well-known actors. Neil is familiar from numerous TV programmes including Men Behaving Badly, Line Of Duty, The Night Manager, Skins and Bob The Builder. …

Exeter is the UK’s greenest motoring hotspot, with the fastest growth in ULEV ownership since 2018, up more than 150%, according to DVLA registration data analysed by Motorway. A Freedom of Information (FOI) submission was made by Motorway.co.uk to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) in December 2019, requesting the most up-to-date figures on …