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CarCraft is a used automobile retailer that is owned by Car Group. Car Group offers customers used automobiles through the Car Craft locations, van leasing with Van Leasing Direct, financing plans for automobile purchases through Ucan and a market for consumers selling their vehicle through Car Group also owns Motorstore, CC Trade Sales, All In One Leasing and


CarCraft is owned by Car Group, which is owned by Darren and Noel McKee. CarCraft was founded by Frank McKee and the current owners of Car Group are the founder’s sons who have expanded the business to include various aspects of the automobile business.

The original Car Craft business began in 1961 as a petrol filling station and expanded over the years to include more than 1700 employees in 21 locations in the automobile retailing business.

Today’s Business

Today CarCraft represents a growing list of car brands in showrooms around the country. Car brands include Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Citroen, Daihatsu, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault, Saab, Seat, Smart, Ssangyong, Suzuki, Toyota, Vauxhall, Volkswagen and Volvo.

CarCraft offers a trade in policy that accepts any vehicle regardless of the condition. Vehicles that are not suitable for resale can be traded into the parts exchange part of the business. Financing is available through CarCraft with several methods of payment for customers. There are more than 4000 cars available in the Car Supermarket through Car Craft.

Each car is given a 120 point inspection before it leaves the dealership. A complete HPI check to ensure that there is no outstanding financing owed on the automobile.

Drive Away Today Program

Customers purchasing a vehicle through CarCraft can choose to drive away with an automobile the very day of purchase. Drivers must show a valid driver’s licence, a bill with the proper address and wage documents for those who are using a financing option for the car. Customers must also bring in their insurance information before driving away in the vehicle. Those without insurance can use the free 7 day insurance policy offered by CarCraft to give customers a chance to arrange for insurance after the car is purchased.


Carcraft Birtley, near Durham and Newcastle upon Tyne
Carcraft Leeds, West Yorkshire
Carcraft Rochdale, North Manchester
Carcraft Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Carcraft Trafford Centre, Manchester
Carcraft Knowsley, Liverpool
Carcraft Wednesbury, near Birmingham
Carcraft Newport, South Wales
Carcraft Enfield, North London
Carcraft Lakeside, East London
Carcraft Chertsey, Surrey

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