WHATEVER the market situation, over the past few years SUVs have become the weapon of choice for many car buyers. The rise of these lifestyle-inspired vehicles has seen the demise of the traditional family saloon and MPV. It has quickly moved from niche to mainstream and now it has several niches of its own with pretty well every manufacturer looking [...]
Caura app update features inmproved functionality to better manage parking, tolls, congestion charges, MOT, and insurance, including now serving Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ). Plans for the future include re-introducing payments for parking and offering electric charging
Latest scheme comes with the addition of two new lots aimed at providing public bodies with flexible long-term rental solutions and car club and pool car schemes.
Can you get upmarket service with a small vehicle? If you shop around you can and you’ll find that you don’t have to hunt down a German premium or upmarket luxury saloon to get great service. One brand that has come a long way in terms of service is Škoda and if you’re in the market for an SUV that’s [...]
Mobilize Power Solutions helps companies to implement or initiate their EV fleet projects by providing them with turnkey charging solutions. From consulting to design through to installation and operation of charging stations, It is involved in all stages of charging infrastructure projects, whilst integrating energy optimisation strategies, coupled with renewable energy.
Platform allows fleet and business managers to remotely monitor and track every part of the supply and installation process – and can even incorporate notification of readiness for vehicle delivery by their fleet provider.
It’s the Company Car of the Year in the 2021 Business Motoring Awards. The all electric Kia e-Niro wowed the judges with its combination of style, equipment, EV range and, most important, tax advantages.
New five-year contract will see BCA supplying a range of key services to Lex Autolease including vehicle remarketing for Lex Outsourced Solutions and Black Horse, inspect and collect services at end of contract, V5 and cherished plate management and pool fleet management.
The Association of Fleet Professionals says that the current Advisory Electricity Rate rate is not fit for purpose and is no longer reflective of real-world conditions and has written to HMRC asking it to review the AER.
Research from Vimcar, conducted by Opinion Matters, has revealed a picture of how UK SMEs, that own company vans/vehicles, adapted to uncertainty and economic pressure during the Coronavirus lockdowns, how it impacted their fleet management, and how they see their future roadmap to recovery panning out.
In a wide-ranging interview with leading US fleet publication, Fleet Management Weekly, Martin Brown, Managing Director of Fleet Alliance, said that underpinning the strength of the UK fleet market were highlights such as a rapid growth in EV registrations; advances in telematics and its integration with 5G and artificial intelligence (AI); and a long-standing commitment to environmental concerns which was helping to shape fleet decisions.
With the Tourneo Custom Active, Ford has given the Transit Custom van a more car-like interior packed with handy features while on the outside there’s grey body cladding, extended running boards, roof rails, diamond-cut 17-inch alloys and Active branding.
E.ON’s company car provision went all electric in 2019, and the salary sacrifice scheme now enables non-company car drivers to access an EV too. E.ON and Lex Autolease worked together on developing this new employee proposition, which is the first EV-only salary sacrifice scheme provided by Lex Autolease.
Manufacturers are finding the prices of the raw materials they use have risen rapidly in the wake of the pandemic while, at the same time, production numbers are being restricted, largely by semiconductor shortages.
FOR SMEs, a company car scheme is a necessity, where a means of transport is vital for the employees to do their job. A company car scheme is run for varying reasons, but mostly because there are a number of employees who need to use a vehicle to carry out their business. However, many companies also offer a company car scheme [...]
Against a more positive economic backdrop – including OECD forecasting a 7.2% increase in UK GDP during 2021 – fleet registrations grew more than twice as fast as private purchases in May. Large fleets accounted for 50.7% of all new vehicles hitting the road, demonstrating improving business confidence compared to the same month last year.
HANDLING, selling, inspecting, transporting and managing fleet vehicles is all part of the remarketing brief. Members of the Vehicle Remarketing Association handle more than 1.5 million used vehicles every year and there has been growing momentum behind the VRA for some time with increased membership and a higher profile for the organisation. There is increased interest in remarketing generally from [...]
RESEARCH last year by BNP Paribas Personal Finance revealed how an increasing awareness of the environment is impacting upon car buyers’ purchasing decisions. Almost 50% of those questioned said they would consider a hybrid and 33% an electric model when making their next purchase. The report also revealed a growing divide in the perception and purchasing decisions between city and [...]