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Mercedes-Benz appoints Tom Brennan as Head of Fleet

By |2019-02-15T07:33:19+00:00February 15th, 2019|Industry Insight, Industry Intelligence|

TOM Brennan has been appointed Head of Fleet at Mercedes-Benz. The former Head of Fleet for Audi started his career in financial services. He then moved into the automotive industry and subsequently into the fleet world, eight years ago. He takes the role as Head of Fleet as the Mercedes-Benz line-up expands with the fully-electric EQC, and with new plug-in [...]

Regional remarketing starts to make a comeback

By |2018-12-05T09:07:08+00:00December 5th, 2018|Industry Insight, Industry Intelligence|

REGIONAL remarketing of ex-fleet cars is starting to make a comeback. More fleets are beginning to look at t pricing and sales patterns on a geographical basis prior to when and where they decide to sell a vehicle. This remarketing trends has been picked up by epyx as an increasing trend on its 1link Disposal Network platform. Head of remarketing Vicky [...]

ALD starts re-world PHEV trial with pharma company

By |2018-12-04T18:51:21+00:00December 5th, 2018|Industry Insight, Industry Intelligence|

PLUG-IN HYBRID vehicles (PHEVs) have come in for heavy criticism recently. A report from the BBC suggested that many PHEVs remained with the charging cables still in the plastic wrapping. However, ALD Automotive is undertaking a real-world trial with pharma company Merck Sharp & Dohme to evaluate the benefits PHEVs can deliver to company car drivers. A group of 20 [...]

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions Appoints Head of Sales

By |2018-07-17T16:46:17+01:00July 17th, 2018|Industry Insight, Industry Intelligence|

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK has appointed Mark Richards as Head of Equipment and Logistics Solutions (ELS) Sales – Key Accounts and Business Development. The ELS division of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions specialises in asset finance for the agriculture, materials handling, construction and commercial vehicles markets. Its specialist finance solutions are enablers for businesses across the supply chain. With over [...]

VRA warns of potential petrol oversupply in used market

By |2018-06-20T16:11:16+01:00June 19th, 2018|Industry Insight, Industry Intelligence|

Trade body, VRA, which represents organisations involved in the sale of 1.5 million used cars every year, says that while there has been a relatively sudden and marked move towards petrol in the new car sector, there is little sign of demand for used diesels falling. It warns of petrol oversupply

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