Korean premium brand will sell direct to the public both online and through Genesis Studios the first of which will open in London, Munich and Zurich. Pivotal to the brand experience will be the appointment of a Genesis Personal Assistant, recruited from hospitality and retail sectors, who will manage every aspect of their buying and ownership experience.
Replacing Phil Glover who has moved to the role of RV and Fleet Operations Manager at Kia UK Limited, Fujamade will manage the relationship with Kia’s own brand contract hire supplier and day-to-day business relationships with the UK’s contract hire companies.
The Disco Sport now shares much of its underpinnings with the latest Range Rover Evoque. The change has been made to accommodate electricity. The latest line-up will offer mild hybrids as well as PHEVs. Rumour has it that there could be a full EV in the future.
THE ability to offer a wide range of vehicles to SMEs was what the judges in the 2021 Business Motoring Awards were looking for in the Best Rental Company category. Northgate Vehicle Hire was highly commended because it can offer customers access to a wide range of LCVs as standard – and any type of vehicle on request. Over the [...]
THE Karoq embodies Škoda’s best qualities of spaciousness, practical ‘Simply Clever’ features and state-of-the-art connectivity solutions. This is why the Karoq was highly commended by the judges in the 2021 Business Motoring Best Medium SUV category The equipment highlights include the Virtual Pedal (optional) for opening the boot lid hands-free, numerous driver assistance systems and the optional VarioFlex rear seats, [...]
VIMCAR's the leading fleet management supplier in Germany and last year took its first steps in international expansion by launching in the UK. It’s core product is Vimcar Fleet Geo, which is unique in that it is extremely easy to order, install and use – making it perfect for small businesses, particularly those with no dedicated full-time fleet manager. And [...]
RANGE Rover’s Velar P400e offers unrivalled appeal and financial benefits to business users, boasting a plug-in hybrid powertrain with CO2 emissions of just 51g/km and a 33-mile electric-only range. As a result, Velar P400e benefits from low Benefit-in-Kind tax bands; from just 10% in 20/21 and 11% in 21/22 – for a 40% rate taxpayer that equates to a monthly [...]
ŠKODA’S Kamiq combines a range of features to provide SME customers with a compact SUV crossover that is packed with style, space, connectivity and performance. That’s why it was highly commended in this year’s Business Motoring Small SUV Awards. The latest addition to Škoda’s SUV range is available in a variety of different specifications to suit every individual need and [...]
New data for March 2021 released by Leasing.com shows Hyundai is now the top EV manufacturer when it comes to leasing enquiries in the UK. The uplift is mainly being driven by Hyundai’s two entry-level EVs, the Ioniq five-door hatchback and the Kona SUV.
Site will feature 24 ultra-rapid EV charging points, 12 Tesla and 12 Electric Highway, making it the largest ultra-rapid charging site on the motorway. The ultra-rapid 350kW direct current (DC) chargers will have the capability to add up to 100 miles of range in less than five minutes and will accept contactless payment.
Some manufacturers have already sent out messages to fleets listing which models are likely to be in reduced supply and, for some operators, there are very clearly going to be potential problems with getting hold of the vehicles they need.”
The Department for Transport (DfT) said vehicles fitted with an automated lane keeping system (ALKS) may be driven hands-free on motorways in slow traffic, at speeds of up to 37mph. ALKS technology can detect an imminent collision risk and will carry out an emergency manoeuvre such as braking or a change of direction.
THE multi-award winning e-Niro was a real game-changer for the brand and for affordable long range EV’s. Its combination of a 280+ mile electric range, price, government grant and tax benefits made it a worthy winner of the best Company Car in this year’s Business Motoring Awards. With a class-leading driving range of up to 282 miles on a single [...]
The single biggest reason behind the rise of the EV-centred salary sacrifice scheme in the last couple of years has been the introduction of zero and very low rate benefit-in-kind taxation rates, meaning that the latest, most advanced and environmentally-friendly cars can be offered to employees at extremely attractive monthly rates.
ŠKODA’s company car programme personalises the service offered to each business it works with to meet their exact needs and ensuring that the solution offered is fit-for-purpose. That’s why the judges in their year’s Business Motoring Awards picked Škoda’s Company Car Programme as a winner. Škoda’s team take a consultative approach to all customers, initially getting to understand the objectives [...]
MOBILITY as a service (MaaS) is something many business are looking towards to give them more transport options. It’s a growing business in the UK and Fleetondemand’s Mobilleo MaaS platform has taken year’s Business Motoring Mobility Services Award. It is a hugely scalable platform and service, is free to download and allows customers to find, book and pay for their [...]
COMPREHENSIVE remarketing services with leading modern technology working with traditional services – that’s why Aston Barclay has won the 2021 Business Motoring Vehicle Remarketing Award. Aston Barclay, one of the UK’s leading independent supplier of used vehicle remarketing services with two business units: Aston Barclay Auctions and The Car Buying Group. Over 50 years of sector experience have combined to [...]
SMEs have turned to digital and tech solutions to transform their businesses to be more agile and meet customer needs in this new economic landscape – everything from enhancing their online presence, taking back-office systems online or setting up more direct-to-consumer capabilities including incorporating delivery vehicles or fleet vehicles to support their changing business models.
Cox Automotive is the world’s largest automotive services organisation, helping vehicle manufacturers, fleets and dealer customers to meet their challenges in the era of digital transformation. Cox Automotive also connects the wholesale market at every stage of a vehicle’s life with physical and digital solutions.