Friday, September 18, 2020
Rawdon Glover

JLR boss wants balanced view on diesels

Jaguar Land Rover boss Rawdon Glover wants the Government to reconsider its benefit in kind taxation treatment of diesel cars
European car registrations in August reached record levels

WLTP gives false August sales blip

The effect of WLTP gave a false August sales blip for European car sales with non compliant cars channelled through fleet reports JATO Dynamics
Ford Focus interest strong from fleets

Fleet interest in new Focus strong

Fleet interest in new Focus is strong reports Ford's Sales Director Kevin Griffin - but new technology has to be explained
New Renault Mégane R

Fleet growth remains upwards reports Arval’s Corporate Vehicle Observatory

Fleet growth remains positive reports Arval in its latest Corporate Vehicle Observatory, although optimism among larger fleets has fallen

Philpott says Ceed will major on fleet sales

Company president of Kia Paul Philpott believes the new Kia Ceed has great potential for fleet sales in the UK. Here's our interview
Mark Richards Head of Sales ELS

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions Appoints Head of Sales

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...
Ashley Andrew interview

New Hyundai SUV range offers ‘feel unlimited’ choice – whatever the Chancellor decides

The new Hyundai SUV range offers 'feel unlimited' choice whatever the Chancellor decides on company car taxation, explains Hyundai Sales Director Ashley Andrew

Ford woos booming SME market with Vignale and Active Focus models

Ford Marketing Director Lisa Brankin explains how the new Vignale and Active versions of the all-new Ford Focus will help Ford access the SME sector
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Oliver Wyman report identifies seven trends reshaping automotive landscape

A new report from global consultancy Oliver Wyman identifies seven trends that are reshaping the automotive landscape and predicts there will be more change in the next five years than there has been in the past 50

How Honda is rebuilding its leasing company relationship

Honda has had something of an on-off-on relationship with the leasing and corporate sector. But as Honda Fleet Sales Operations Manager Marc Samuel explains, Honda is back in for the long game.
Kia Ceed 1.0 T GDI 6 MT transmission 120hp Lunar Silver 14

VRA warns of potential petrol oversupply in used market

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

S-Class tech to sell new compact A-Class

Mercedes believes that the new Mercedes A-Class will appeal to a wider audience thanks to its MBUX technology, the first time S-Class tech has featured on an entry level Mercedes
Generation Z likely to reshape mobility

Gen Z pushing mobility towards multi-modal usage pattern, reports Frost & Sullivan

Gen Z, the ‘digitally native’ demographic group born between 1994 and 2010, is pushing mobility towards a multi-modal usage pattern believes Frost & Sullivan research
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

cap hpi study shows CO2 rises by 10% under WLTP but PHEVs hit worst

A cap hpi study of more than 600 vehicles has shown that CO2 rises by 10% under WLTP but PHEVs are hit worst under the new more realistic measurement of mpg and CO2 emissions
Audi A7 Sportback to see increase in petrol sale

Petrol engines to power up A7 sales says Matt Rance

Petrol engines will power up future Audi A7 Sportback sales believes Audi product manager Matt Rance – especially when the new four0cylinder engines come on stream

SUV growth unaffected by peaking UK car market

SUV growth has been unaffected by a peaking UK car market - and is the sector that is destined for further growth according to JATO analyst Felipe Munoz
Roger Hancock Thrifty

Why Thrifty is changing its management structure

Thrifty Car and Van Rental is changing its management structure with the introduction of Martin Wilson as Managing Director. Is former MD Roger Hancock going to take a back seat now?
Andy Barratt with new Ford Focus

RVs and strong lease prices will help launch Focus

The Managing Director of Ford, Andy Barratt, believes that good RVs, backed by strong leases, will help re-establish Focus with fleets
Peter McDonald SEAT head of fleet

SEAT storms fleet tables

SEAT storms fleet tables as the Spanish brand, underpinned by VW Group tech, heads for greater penetration of fleet sales in the UK, says head of fleet Peter McDonald
Ford Chariot London bridge

Ford’s new London Chariot commuter shuttle ride-sharing service first in Europe

Chariot commuter shuttle in LondonChariot is part of Ford Smart Mobility Chariot's first European commuter shuttle service 14 minibuses will operate four routes, use London’s bus lanes, offer Wi-Fi and...