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File:MotorEasy Logo.png
Founded 📆
Founder 👔Duncan McClure Fisher
Headquarters 🏙️,
Reading, UK
Area served 🗺️
  • Repairs
  • Warranty
  • Servicing
  • MOT
  • GAP Insurance
Number of employees

MotorEasy is a UK provider of car repair and maintenance products and services,[1][2][3][4][5] including direct-to-consumer car warranties, and "concierge-like" services[6] where engineers liaise with garages on behalf of the motorist.[7] They operate a network of 10,000 approved UK garages.[8]

MotorEasy was founded by Duncan McClure Fisher,[9] using his experience as the founder of car warranty provider Warranty Direct.

MotorEasy previously operated as an "all-in-one healthcare scheme" in the UK.[10][11]

Products and services[edit]

MotorEasy offer a range of car products & services, including:[12]

  • Car Repairs
  • Car Warranty
  • Car Servicing[13]
  • MOT Testing
  • GAP Insurance
  • Breakdown Cover

Reminders and notifications[edit]

MotorEasy users receive reminders and alerts on their vehicle, including MOT, tax & servicing reminders as well as recall information.[14] .

Telematics warranty and diagnostics[edit]

In 2017 MotorEasy launched fitC, a Telematics device linked to a car warranty.[15][16][17][18]

Press & Media[edit]

MotorEasy regularly release information on labour rates, running costs and car reliability including:

  • The UK's highest labour rate is £234 per hour[19][20][21][22] & the cheapest is £36.[23] Average hourly labour rate is £77[24][25][26]
  • The concept of "MOT first" car maintenance.[27][28][29]
  • UK's highest repair bills 2017 [30][31]
  • "Why is DIY maintenance in decline?" article in The Telegraph.[32]
  • MotorEasy GAP Insurance advice cited in AOL & Sun stories.[33][34]
  • MotorEasy data quoted in a National Franchised Dealer Association story in the Daily Mail and other sources.[35][36]
  • MotorEasy data quoted in an Institute of the Motor Industry story in the Daily Mail.[37]

MotorEasy Racing[edit]

MotorEasy supported a team entering a Seat Leon Cupercopa in the 2016 24Hour Series International Endurance race at Silverstone, Paul Ricard in France[38] & Spain. Drivers were Joe Fulbrook, Aaron Mason, Simon Tomlinson and Tom Wilson[39].

External links[edit]

  1. "Is your car roadworthy? Nearly 20% of drivers confess to putting off repairs | Parkers". www.parkers.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  2. "Third of female drivers think garages rip them off because of gender - The i newspaper online iNews". iNews. 2017-01-06. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  3. "Women drivers 'ripped off' at garages". www.msn.com. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  4. "UK's garage labour rates soar: Why are they going up?". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  5. "Four in five motorists 'phone a friend' before approving garage work". Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  6. text (2017-01-06). "Online concierge service for drivers". bodyshop magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  7. "Connected cars: are on demand services worth the money?". Auto Express. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  8. Tony (2017-02-02). "Motoreasy offers automotive industry a revolutionary online service". Autoscene and Scots Auto Scene. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  9. "Warranty Direct founder launches online maintenance service". www.am-online.com. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  10. "New sort of warranty type thing | PistonHeads". www.pistonheads.com. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  11. "BBC - Worldwide Press Office - beeb.com motoreasy". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  12. "1 In 3 Women Felt They Were Overcharged In Garages". www.motorverso.com. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  13. "Labour rate falls, but drivers still pay over the odds for servicing". What Car?. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  14. "Without a current MOT or road tax, your car may be uninsured". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  15. "This smartphone app will predict when your car is about to break down". www.motoringresearch.com. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  16. "Company Offers Vehicle Diagnostics Via Smartphone". wardsauto.com. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  17. "MotorEasy launches plug-in warranty package". www.motortrader.com. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  18. "MotorEasy launches 'world first' plugin diagnostic tool". www.am-online.com. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  19. "Garage labour rates 'hit more than £230 an hour'". Workshop Magazine. 2017-04-26. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  20. "Surrey and London have priciest hourly garage rates in UK | Autocar". www.autocar.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  21. "Labour rates for servicing in the UK reach £230 per hour". Fleet Auto News. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  22. Sayid, Ruki (2017-04-26). "The most expensive places to fix your car revealed - along with the cheapest". mirror. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  23. "The cheapest places to get your car fixed in the UK - and the garages that are ripping you off". The Sun. 2017-04-26. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  24. Smith, Luke John (2017-06-15). "UK motorists could be wasting up to £2billion a year on servicing". Express.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  25. "The cheapest places to get your car fixed in the UK - and the garages that are ripping you off". The Sun. 2017-04-26. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  26. "The £2 billion wasted by UK On Servicing - FleetPoint". FleetPoint. 2017-06-15. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  27. Smith, Luke John (2017-06-15). "UK motorists could be wasting up to £2billion a year on servicing". Express.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  28. "The £2 billion wasted by UK On Servicing - FleetPoint". FleetPoint. 2017-06-15. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  29. "Getting an MOT test before a car service could save you £77 in labour". This is Money. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  30. "The nightmare cars that could cost you £15,000 to fix - here's what to avoid". The Sun. 2017-10-30. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  31. "Halloween nightmare – the car that costs £25,000 a year to fix". Motor1.com. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  32. "Have we given up on DIY car maintenance?". The Telegraph. 2017-10-27. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  33. Money, AOL UK. "The hidden danger of PCP car finance deals - AOL UK Money". AOL UK Money. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  34. "Do YOU need Gap insurance? The policy most people don't have but could protect you from car finance debt". The Sun. 2017-07-24. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  35. "Franchised garage costs 40 per cent more than independent". Mail Online. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  36. "Franchised dealers' labour rates 40% up on independents, reveals motoreasy". www.am-online.com. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  37. "IMI says local garages could be at risk post-Brexit". Mail Online. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  38. "24H SERIES". 24H SERIES. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  39. "24H SERIES 24H CIRCUIT PAUL RICARD 2016". 24H SERIES. Retrieved 2017-11-13.

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