Motor insurance, DVLA & automotive checks for your business

Real-time information about vehicles and access to the customers who are most likely to buy from you.

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How automotive checks can maximise your returns and reduce risk

We know that buying and selling vehicles can be risky. Our research shows that 1 in 9 vehicles have been written off by an insurance company, which significantly lowers their value. How can you be sure a vehicle hasn’t been in an accident? How do you know its real value? Crucially, where do you find more profitable customers? We can help you find out. 

Our turbo-charged technology is specifically designed for automotive retailers, finance and insurance companies. It helps you access reliable vehicle information and reach more customers at the touch of a button. That way you can maximise your returns as quickly as possible.

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How automotive checks benefit your business

Did you know that every day in the UK 20,000 cars change hands? Our automotive software, data and services give you real-time information about vehicles, as well as access to the customers who are most likely to buy from you.

  • Reliable information: Access accurate real-time vehicle information
  • Quick decisions: Make informed decisions quickly
  • More customers: Find, reach and retain more profitable customers

Vehicle images

See a vehicle’s condition over time


Verify if a vehicle is registered imported, exported or scrapped


Check a vehicle’s value


Check if a vehicle is still of interest to a finance company


Find, reach and retain more profitable customers

More data

View performance, fuel consumption and other data

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Key features of our background checking services

Whether you want to check a vehicle’s history, confirm its true mileage, verify its value or find a buyer, our motor insurance, DVLA and automotive checks will help you get the job done.

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Buy and sell vehicles with confidence

Identify and sign up the best talent fast, at the touch of a button.

  • Check if a vehicle is registered as written off, stolen or exported
  • Verify a vehicle’s specifications and MOT history
  • View images of a vehicle over time
  • Confirm a vehicle’s value
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Confirm mileage history

Quickly and accurately verify a vehicle’s mileage.

  • Check mileage against a range of sources
  • Generate an instant PDF mileage certificate
  • Guard against fraud
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Keep vehicle records up to date

Check large volumes of vehicle data online to make sure your records are accurate.

  • Confirm make, model and date of registration 
  • Highlight outstanding finance agreements and used valuations 
  • Manage 5,000 records on one spreadsheet 
  • Value your used car stock 
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Fast and accurate vehicle information

Correctly identify and record a wide range of vehicle details, from make and model to engine size and date of registration.

  • Access a range of comprehensive information
  • Access accurate information quickly
  • Build access to data into your own systems
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Target more customers

Reach out to potential customers with the right message at the right time. Keep track of who owns a vehicle.

  • Track vehicle ownership in real time
  • Find out who no longer owns a vehicle
  • Let customers know about relevant offers
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Match car details to the owners

Quickly and simply verify the keeper of a vehicle on a specified date (for approved businesses only).

  • No form filling, postage or delays
  • Submit enquiries in seconds
  • Results saved online for 21 days
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Protect your business against fraud

Keep track of information about vehicles you have a financial interest in. Receive notifications of risks as they happen.

  • Access a wide range of automotive data
  • Learn about events that could affect sales
  • Stay alert to fraudulent activity
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Understand your customers better

Keep records accurate and up to date so you can contact the right customers with the right message at the right time.

  • Increase response rates and maximise returns
  • Correct database errors
  • Understand your customers better
  • Meet compliance obligations

Learn more about our automotive checks


Insurance is deemed to be sensitive information. You can only find out whether a car is insured if you are an insurance broker acting on behalf of a client.

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