European Direct was formed in the 1990's when the market for
European cross border car purchases become started to become more common
What do we do?
European Direct specialises in assisting those who wish to check out the
possibilities of saving money on the purchase of their new or used car
principally from within Europe. If such a purchase proves attractive,
assistance will given all along the way from the start through to final
delivery and registration home.
Where is European Direct
European Direct has based its supply operations on the Continent in Wegberg
next to the British forces Germany (BFG) Headquarters known locally as JHQ
(Joint Headquarters) or Rheindahlen in Monchengladbach. Dusseldorf
(DUS), Niederrhein (NRN), Cologne/Bonn (CGN), Maastricht (MST) and
Eindhoven (EIN) airports are all within an hour's drive from Wegberg
(we collect). Wegberg is in the State of North Rhine Westfalia
(Nordrhein-Westfalen), Germany, the most westerly German State (closest to
the UK). It is next to Holland (15 mins) with Belgium not much further (45
European Direct's administration operations and DVLA GB registration
operations is in Leeds.
Regular delivery/handover operations tend to take place in and in around
Wegberg has been
chosen for the supply in order to be close to the sources of supply to
benefit our customers across Europe. It is central to within Europe yet
reasonably close to the UK. Calais is just 225 miles (360 km) with usually
a straight-forward comfortable four hour drive.
The German car market offers the greatest selection of new and used
vehicles. Our experience shows that used vehicles tend to reasonable well
looked after. Germany offers a tax efficient system like the UK by imposing
NO additional car tax when new or imported from within the EU. Many other
EU countries levy an additional car tax which makes used cars unattractive
is where our registered office is based and where we have
established a long standing good working relationship with the local DVLA
registration office. This is important to enable smooth GB vehicle
registrations as are required.