​One in four young drivers' cars are bought by parents

Christofer Lloyd
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A quarter of young British drivers are bought their first car by their parents, a new survey carried out by Auto Trader has found. This symbolises a significant jump over their parents' generation – when only 15 per cent of new drivers had a car bought for them.