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Used Car Website

Formed in 2008, used car website http://www.carmony.co.uk/ has established a reputation for providing very reliable and useful tools to help its customers. Despite not being subject to the same level of exposure that has distinguished the likes of www.autotrader.co.uk and www.motors.co.uk , Carmony can rightly take its claim to be – as stated on the About section of the site – among the United Kingdom’s ‘leading used car websites’.
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Controlling the cost of owning a car

Buying and running a new car has never been more expensive. Factors such as depreciation and rising fuel and insurance costs add up to a hefty total. Cars are regarded as a significant contributing factor to climate change and global warming and many manufacturers are putting initiatives in place to encourage people to consider swapping to more environmentally friendly cars. Read more »

Finances de voiture - tout que vous devez savoir le coût de voitures

The Cost of Cars

The following pages detail the numerous topics associated with car finance and the cost of owning a car.

Take a look at the following pages to help better understand the finanicial implications of owning a car, or take a look at this helpful website


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Petrol Fuel Consumption

What is the Petrol Consumption of your car

Use the form at the bottom of this page to find out how much petrol consumes for every mile that it drive (miles per gallon or MPG). The higher the car's mpg the lower its petrol consumption.

Calculating my car's petrol consumption

Some modern cars will tell you your petrol consumption in miles per gallon on the onboard computer. However if you do not have this feature then you will have to rely on the old fashion method. Read more »

Car Tax - A Review of Car Tax Systesm in the Western Word

A Review of Car Tax in Industrial Countries

While there is no established definition for an ‘Industrial Country,’ a good basic definition is that it is a country where the citizens are allowed to enjoy a healthy and free life in a completely safe environment.’ In reality the term really refers to the economic development of a country. The more advanced the country is, the more likely its citizens are to purchase cars. Each country handles the tax on cars in a different way. Read more »

Use Petrol Fuel Cards to Save Time and Money

Save Time and Money with Fuel Cards

A fuel card is a payment or credit card used for buying gasoline, diesel and unleaded petrol at filling stations or petrol forecourts. It works in a similar fashion to a normal credit or debit cards with the account either being pre-paid or cleared at the end of each month. Fuel cards are particularaly popular with medium or large businesses who can hand them out to their drivers to buy fuel with. This keeps the administration costs low on claiming back fuel allowances whilst only allowing the drivers to use the card to buy fuel. Read more »

Car tax History - Where Did the UK's Car Tax Disc System Come From?

History of the Car Tax

We all know the purpose of those little tax discs we are required to keep in our cars – they have been around for many years. Did you ever stop to think about just where they came from? You may be surprised that the concept of the road tax is actually several hundred years old. The basis for our current system is a system developed during medieval times. Read more »

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