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Mobility encompasses all the new forms of car transport available to small businesses and SMEs, from car sharing, car clubs, to car rental and the effective use of pool cars. All these forms of mobility will help your small business go green.

Be careful when dipping into the pool – HMRC is watching

By |2023-05-12T16:24:37+01:00May 23rd, 2023|Mobility, News, Pool cars|

HMRC is very keen to ensure that employees don’t use pool cars and vans as their regular company vehicles in an attempt to sidestep company car tax. In some organisations a few employees share the use of one car – it might be what was once a pool car becomes used by a couple of employees on a regular basis, including private use. The legislation sets out rules to ensure that each employee only pays tax on their usage of the car.

ULEZ expansion drives motorists towards flexible vehicle access models

By |2023-04-27T09:17:43+01:00April 26th, 2023|Fleet management, Industry Intelligence, Leasing, Mobility, News, Salary sacrifice|

RESEARCH from Churchill Expert, Direct Line Group’s flexible fleet insurance provider, reveals a quarter  of London based drivers whose current vehicle doesn’t comply with the emissions standards for the expanded Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) are planning to switch to a compliant model. 

SOGO – Business Motoring Best Mobility Provider Winner

By |2022-04-12T09:45:35+01:00April 12th, 2022|Business Motoring Awards, Mobility, Mobility As A Service, News|

Believing that committing to three or four years in a car or van contract no longer makes sense. SOGO was developed to meet the needs of this new world, offering a sensible and straightforward leasing alternative that provides flexibility, incredible value and carbon-neutral mobility.

What is a pool car?

By |2023-10-03T10:44:10+01:00June 23rd, 2021|Mobility, News, Pool cars|

A POOL car is a company vehicle that’s available for use by one or more employees of that company. It can be a pool van, as well. It's called a pool car, because it is an asset that can be used by everyone in that organisation: 'pooled use'. However, HMRC is very keen to ensure that employees don’t use pool cars [...]

TMC Mobility+ makes it easier to keep tabs on business mileage

By |2018-02-02T12:15:50+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Car news and reviews, Mobility As A Service, News|

About TMC Mobility+ Consolidates all sources of mobility data including vehicle leasing costs, SMR, accident costs, fuel, hire cars, hotels, trains, planes, meals, car parking, tolls and fines. Can provide an expense management platform Makes mobility recommendations for each individual driver DO YOU have trouble keeping tabs on employees' business mileage? TMC'S new TMC Mobility+ service enables companies to manage all business-related travel costs via a single dashboard. Bringing [...]

Volvo unlocks secrets of a keyless world – including car sharing

By |2017-11-20T12:33:24+00:00February 22nd, 2016|Car news and reviews, Mobility, News|

 Volvo Cars’ digital key App on a mobile phone replaces the metal tumbler system Sharing a car will become both simple and convenient. Volvo owners will be able to send their digital key to other people via their mobile phones to use the car. This may be to family members, friends or co-workers in a company.  Physical keys will continue to be [...]

Europcar Selection launched for VIP ‘luxury and fun’

By |2017-11-20T12:32:45+00:00December 13th, 2015|Car news and reviews, Mobility|

EUROPCAR has launched ‘Selection’, a new premium mobility service. Europcar Selection "delivers a unique rental experience for customers and offers a range of cars in Luxury and Fun categories", the company says. Specifically designed to satisfy the expectations of demanding customers, Europcar’s new Selection service incorporates five elements: Specific model guarantee: Customers are assured of finding the specific model they reserved waiting [...]

McCarthy & Stone takes up AlphaCity car sharing for residents

By |2017-11-20T12:32:37+00:00December 3rd, 2015|Car news and reviews, Mobility|

AlphaCity car sharing is the most cost effective way to ensure our homeowners are able to keep appointments, go shopping, visit family and generally continue to live a great quality of life ALPHABET has added the AlphaCity car sharing scheme to its McCarthy & Stone portfolio to provide retired homeowners with hassle-free flexible transport. An AlphaCity vehicle gives the homeowners a cost effective travel solution to help them [...]

Ford tempts young owners with chance to earn extra cash by renting out their cars

By |2017-11-20T12:30:33+00:00June 25th, 2015|Car news and reviews, Mobility, News|

Ford car share aimed at young owners Ford Motor Credit announces a new car-share pilot that will enable thousands of Londoners to rent out their cars to other drivers; The peer-to-peer car-share scheme offers owners a source of income and renters a convenient, cost-effective mobility solution; Pilot is expected to suit Millennials that surveys show are open to car-sharing; Ford [...]

Game, set and match to Europcar

By |2017-11-20T12:30:21+00:00June 8th, 2015|Mobility|

LEADING car hire supplier, Europcar will be providing the wheels to get the world’s tennis stars to top tennis tournaments in the UK this summer. As part of its exclusive partnership with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), Europcar is supplying 49 vehicles for players and officials for the ATP and WTA professional tennis tournaments in the UK. In addition to [...]

Car club alliance targets business users

By |2017-11-20T12:30:08+00:00May 27th, 2015|Car news and reviews, Contract hire and leasing, Mobility|

CAR clubs are banding together in a bid to get 1M business and private car sharing users by the next decade. The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) is working with Transport for London, London Councils, the Greater London Authority, Carplus and a range of car club operators creating a new Car Club Coalition. The Coalition has just published [...]

Supercars on demand

By |2017-11-20T12:29:11+00:00March 26th, 2015|Mobility|

The Lamborghini Huracan was inspired by a Spanish fighting bull Why supercar hire with European and UK multi car road rallies arranged Road trips and rally events arranged across the UK Well thought-out, stunning locations Great food, accommodation and presentation Bespoke service tailored to clients’ needs Wide range of stunning supercars, guaranteed to delight Affordable pricing and [...]

11 more Europcar branches offer Sunday opening

By |2017-11-20T12:28:48+00:00March 3rd, 2015|Car news and reviews, Mobility, News|

More branches will be opening taking their total to nearly 60 CAR hire specialists Europcar, has extending its 7-day rental service to a further 11 branches. Sunday openings sees Europcar leading the way in providing a round-the-week service to business and leisure customers at key locations across the UK. Now Europcar customers can access car hire services at [...]

Free rides in nearly emission free taxis

By |2017-11-20T12:28:42+00:00February 26th, 2015|Car news and reviews, Mobility|

Metrocab is the first range-extended electric taxi to be licensed in any metropolitan area in the world A NEW fleet of low emission taxis will be trialled in London this week as Metrocab test out its range-extended electric taxis. The launch will film passengers enjoying free a ride past London's landmarks in a publicity stunt confusingly labelled 'zero-emissions [...]

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