Strong pound helping car importers

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UK employment data for July pushed the Pound sharply higher as confidence in Britain’s economic recovery continues to improve. Market confidence will be crucial for Sterling as a lack of economic data leaves the currency vulnerable to wider market movements. EU Industrial production is scheduled to be released at 10:00 (BST) with a fall in […]

MOT for pre-1960 classic cars

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Shipping a car to the UK that was manufactured prior to 1st January 1960? Well, the DVLA now have decided that your vehicle will be exempt from MOT testing – including the first MOT on arrival in the UK. This means you can ship a pre-1960 vehicle into the UK and register it (once you have cleared customs and insured the vehicle) with out having to put the car through an MOT first.