Startline is a leading provider of specialist finance solutions to the UK motor finance market, working with prominent franchised and independent dealers as well as leading specialist intermediaries. We challenge the traditional approach taken in this sector by providing a uniquely flexible and agile offering that aims to meet the rapidly changing needs of used car buyers and retailers during the 2020s.
27th Nov 2023
44% of dealers think car buyers will stick with petrol and diesel for longer following 2035 decision
More than four out of 10 dealers (44%) think used car buyers will stick with petrol and diesel cars for longer following the government’s decision to delay the new car electrifcation deadline to 2035.
20th Nov 2023
Government’s petrol and diesel ban delay deters EV car buyers
Almost one in six motorists (14%) say that the government’s move to push back the end of petrol and diesel car sales to 2035 means it is less likely their next vehicle will be electric, new research shows.
15th Nov 2023
Nearly half of dealers expect EV values and prices will fall following 2035 move
Nearly half of dealers (46%) think the values and prices of electric vehicles (EVs) will fall following the government’s move to stretch the electrification deadline to 2035, as consumers take more time to make the switch.