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Mileage adjustment should be regulated to put a stop to new wave of clocking, says VRA

Regulation should be introduced to bring a much higher level of control to the mileage adjustment sector, believes the Vehicle Remarketing Association. The trade organisation – which represents companies that are involved in remarketing more than 1.5 million vehicles every year – says that it is hearing reports from members that suggest that the problem

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HPI warns MoT changes will increase clocking fraud risk

HPI has warned that the proposed changes to the MoT would see the risk of fraud from clockers escalate. The Government said in the Summer Budget is is to consult on whether to extend the time before a car needs its first MOT test from three years to four. Neil Hodson, managing director for HPI,

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PCP car clocking on the rise

The incidence of clocking is on the rise as a result of car buyers on PCP schemes avoiding excess mileage penalties, according to Glass’s. The company said drivers are using mileage adjustment firms with specialist equipment to reduce the number of miles showing on the odometer. Glass’s said the most frequently tampered with vehicles have

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The number of clocked cars on UK roads is on the rise, says HPI

The number of ‘clocked’ cars on UK roads increased by three per cent in 2013, says HPI. The company says the practice of clocking a car – adjusting the mileage reading to make it worth more – has been around for a number of years, and was in fact made easier with the introduction of digital

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