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The process of buying and selling used cars can sometimes be overwhelming. CARFAX Europe seeks to make the process easier and more transparent for everyone with the CARFAX Vehicle History Report. Here you can read helpful, informative guides which will lead you through the many processes relating to buying and selling used cars.

Whenever you buy or sell a vehicle, you and the second party will need to inform the Swedish Road Traffic Registry of the change of ownership. CARFAX guides you through this relatively straightforward process as well as discusses all the important information connected to a change of ownership. Follow along to learn all about it. ... » read more
In Sweden, vehicle tax must be paid for every vehicle which has been licensed for use. If you are a vehicle owner, it is important to understand the processes involved in paying vehicle tax. CARFAX Europe has put together a guide to help drivers better understand what vehicle tax is, as well as how to pay it. Keep reading to learn more. Calculating Your Vehicle Tax The calculation of vehicle tax is relatively straight forward. For all vehicles adhering to a minimum of Euro 4 standards, the tax is calculated based on CO2 emissions. ... » read more
​ Have you have purchased a vehicle and are in need a registration certificate? If this is your first time registering a vehicle, or perhaps you’d just like a refresher on what to do, this guide will explain everything you need to know about the registration certificate for your vehicle, as well as how it can be used. ... » read more
Registering a vehicle is an important part of owning a car in Spain. Depending on what kind of car you buy, and where you buy it from, the steps may vary. In this article, CARFAX Europe explains the process of registering a vehicle in Spain, in order to help clarify any possible questions you may have and get you behind the wheel faster. There are three different situations which will be covered in this how-to guide: ... » read more
​ The process for registering a vehicle on the Transport Agency in Sweden consists of several steps, and depending on how you buy your car, the steps which need to be taken may become more complex. CARFAX Europe sets out to explain the process of registering a vehicle on the Transport Agency, to help clarify any potential questions you may have and help get you out on the road faster. The three different situations covered in this how-to guide are: ... » read more

Important Considerations When Buying a Used Car

​1. Getting Started „Only when someone knows his destination, can he find the way,“ said Loazi some 2.500 years ago and thus gave us an important rule for buying a used car: The more you know what you want (and don’t want!), the better to find it.  Before you get started you should set your financial “pain limits.” Consider the maximum amount you want to spend. This amount is an important search key and also signals when you must withdrawal from price negotiations. ... » read more