About Matt Morton

Matt Morton is an automotive content writer for Business Car Manager

BMW and BCA agree five-year dock to defleet auto solutions agreement

By |2018-07-02T11:36:42+01:00July 2nd, 2018|Industry Intelligence, Knowledge Centre, Unpublished|

BCA Marketplace has agreed a five-year dock to defleet auto services solutions deal with BMW that also encompasses its Alphabet leasing division. The agreement, which is for a minimum of five years, will see BCA provide a full range of joined-up solutions: defleet, refurbishment, inspection and collection, inventory management and remarketing both physical and digital for BMW in the UK. [...]

Jaama upgrades MyVehicleApp

By |2018-06-26T17:41:48+01:00June 26th, 2018|Industry Intelligence, Latest news|

JAAMA has updated its smartphone ‘MyVehicle App’.   The latest generation ‘MyVehicle App’ delivers both usability enhancements along with “look and feel” improvements.   ‘MyVehicle App’ was launched last year providing company car and commercial vehicle drivers with vital fleet information. Critically, information uploaded by drivers via the app automatically updates Jaama’s multi award-winning Key2 asset management system, which in turn ‘auto [...]

More women needed in automotive sector

By |2018-06-26T17:29:29+01:00June 26th, 2018|Industry Intelligence, Latest news|

THE Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) says that there remains a strong gender imbalance in the automotive industry. A report issued in support of International Women in Engineering Day (June 23), found only 20% of jobs in the automotive retail industry currently occupied by women. However, there is better news for apprenticeships: statistics show that 54% of all apprenticeships [...]

Westminster adds Zipcar one-way car sharing

By |2018-06-26T17:29:22+01:00June 26th, 2018|News|

THERE'S greater choice for car sharing in London's home to parliament: Westminster. Westminster City Council is broadening its agreement with Zipcar to offer one-way car sharing. Available from early July, Westminster residents will be able to access Zipcar Flex and Zipcar Roundtrip through the Zipcar app: Zipcar UK General Manager Jonathan Hampson said: “Zipcar has been working with Westminster since [...]

David Hosking wins regional IoD Chairman of the Year award

By |2018-06-19T16:02:34+01:00June 19th, 2018|Industry Intelligence, Latest news|

David Hosking has won the Chairman of the Year IoD award for the East Of England.The awards are designed to celebrate the exemplary leaders who perform great work across the East of England, rewarding individuals who display professionalism, diligence and creativity to inspire employees

May 2018 new van market edging up

By |2018-06-12T12:43:18+01:00June 12th, 2018|Industry Intelligence, Latest news|

THE May 2018 new van market sales edged up 2.4% to 27,639 units reports the SMMT. But actual market demand was something of a mixed bag. While demand for mid-size trade vans and larger heavier vans grew by 21.5% and 2.0% respectively, there was a -21.0% decline in vans under 2.0-tonnes.  Pick-ups also declined, with 3,826 registered in the month, [...]

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