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If you would like a new car but don’t have the cash to buy it, Auto Union Finance (AUF) may be able to help. The company brokers vehicle-finance deals on behalf of 16 loan providers such as GE Capital and Black Horse, receiving a commission on each deal. It can also help to source the car. AUF is based in Warrington, with offices in Worthing and Chesterfield, and has a sales force of 30. It was founded in 1993 by John Pattinson and Alan Taylor and its sales have grown 145% a year from an annualised £1.6m in 2000 to £23.2m in 2003.

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Company details
Year2004
Rank16
CompanyAuto Union Finance
ActivityVehicle finance broker
LocationWarrington
Annual sales rise over 3 years144.69%
Latest sales £000s23,222
Staff58
Founded1993
Websitewww.auf.co.uk

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