Diary of a serial car lover 

All things automobile, the blog of Direct Gap.

Dealerships reopen with great discounts - here are 5 of our favourite deals!

Dealerships reopen with great discounts - here are 5 of our favourite deals!

As businesses begin to reopen with the easing of the COVID-19 lockdown, car dealerships across most of the UK are repeating the same tricks they used after the Global Financial Crisis 10 years ago – great deals with huge savings.

By Beate Kubitz at 22 Jun 2020
Why buying a car online is becoming more popular

Why buying a car online is becoming more popular

In today's digital world, buying a car online is easier than ever. Many consumers enjoy the convenience of buying a car online, which has caused online car sales to skyrocket.

By Beate Kubitz at 4 May 2020
Gap insurance and written off vehicles

Gap insurance and written off vehicles

Why you can't keep the car if it's written off

By Beate Kubitz at 16 Jan 2020
Deferred gap insurance

Deferred gap insurance

I have a year of replacement vehicle cover for my new car - how many years gap insurance do I need?

By Beate Kubitz at 21 Nov 2019
Mods and rockers

Mods and rockers

A cautionary tale of car modification

By Beate Kubitz at 16 Jul 2019
‘Car payments are ruining my life’

‘Car payments are ruining my life’

Hard luck or the sign of hard times in the car industry?

By Beate Kubitz at 12 Jul 2019