Should you or shouldn’t you? From July 1, you’ll no longer need to buy a service plan with your new vehicle.  Instead of the obligatory, manufacturer-approved plan that currently requires you to have your vehicle serviced and maintained by a franchised dealer, you’ll be able to buy one that lets you take the vehicle to any workshop you choose.

If you wish, you won’t have to buy a plan at all. You can pay all your bills as they crop up during the lifetime of the vehicle...

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