Exclusive - NU motors into the new car business

Norwich Union (NU) is to enter the car-sales industry with the launch of a new website on which customers can buy imported and UK vehicles.

NU's site yournucar.com went online two weeks ago, offering lease cars, but this month sees the launch of its car purchase system via which the insurer aims to offer motorists discount vehicles.

The move is seen by the insurer as a natural progression from the sale of motor insurance. It believes the economies of scale it enjoys as one of the UK's biggest