A new report* from Mintel highlights consumer scepticism over the UK car market, with 55% of consumers in Britain believing that they are being ripped off by the high price of cars. New research from Mintel finds limited consumer interest in buying cars over the Internet despite high price awareness. However, highprices are pushing consumers to consider the option of buying from abroad, while others are just delaying purchase in the belief that prices will come down in later years.