Welcome to the 2022 Business Motoring Awards
Car news and reviews, Featured
We’ve all had to adjust the way we work over the past 18 months but some things never change – we are delighted to announce the launch of the 2022 Business Motoring Awards.
Free Report: Your Guide to Zero Emissions Buses, Trucks and Vans
Car news and reviews, Featured, News
DOWNLOAD FREE REPORT: Track the market and make the transition happen
We are in a climate crisis globally and need to decarbonise our heavy vehicle fleets now.
While bus, truck and van fleet owners are committed to a greener future, there are
Why VN5 is right for you
Whatever your business, VN5 is built to help you succeed.
We know that when it comes to a successful van, lists of features aren’t everything. What matters is how the van performs in the real world: how it meets the needs
Electrifying – Business Motoring’s new EV guide
Car news and reviews, Electric Vehicles, EV leasing, Featured, News
THINKING of electrifying your fleet? We can help with the launch of the Business Motoring Electric Vehicle Guide.
Fleets and private buyers are increasingly interested in electric vehicles with sales rising every month, despite a slow new car market.
The SMMT now
We need to talk about the VN5. It's a game changer
LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is set to revolutionise the commercial vehicle segment with VN5, its new electric light commercial van - available to order now.
So what makes it a game changer?
Bold, distinctive design and lightweight aluminium construction
A new way to pay for tyres
Car news and reviews, Featured, News
Tyres can be expensive to repair and replace, and an ongoing expense if you have one vehicle personally or a full fleet of vehicles.
To help spread the cost, a subscription service offering complete peace of mind, ‘Pay Monthly Tyres’ -
How vehicle tracking creates savings for site-based work
For many businesses, company vehicles remain at work sites for long periods and are only used to make short journeys. When can a vehicle tracking system create savings for a business in these situations? The answer is 24/7
We'll look at five different
Keyless car theft warning issued by police
THE UK’s top police officer investigating vehicle crime is encouraging drivers to take steps to keep their car or van safe amid a rise in criminals exploiting keyless technology.
Provisional figures from the National Police Chiefs’ Council show a 3.1% increase
Supply chain shortages have been a consistent feature of the UK auto market this year, ravaging the market and resulting in an overall shortage of old and new cars. As a result, research by the AA suggests the price of the UK’s most popular second-hand cars have increased by as much as 57% since 2019, with three- to five-year-old Ford Fiestas being the most popular, now valued at £9,770 compared to £7,448 two years ago.
It’s basically a van so don’t expect car-like agility and performance, but it is a flexible and functional family conveyance. You won’t experience a typically Citroen ‘cushion’ ride but the suspension is set up well enough to ride out the general road lumps and bumps while steering is light which, allied to a very tight turning circle, makes the Berlingo very manoeuvrable.
By Chris Wright|2021-12-20T10:45:38+00:00December 20th, 2021|
A number of manufacturers may amend their EV new vehicle prices below the new £32,000 point to ensure they retain the incentive. However, some models may become more expensive as they react to the announcement, which leaves almost two thirds of cars previously eligible for the grant outside of current scope.
By Chris Wright|2021-12-20T09:59:12+00:00December 20th, 2021|
Roberts joins the business from Zenith Intelligent Vehicle Solutions where he was most recently customer relationship director responsible for both corporate and salary sacrifice sales having worked with them for seven years.
By Chris Wright|2021-12-17T10:11:32+00:00December 17th, 2021|
The e-SpaceTourer’s van heritage also means that it’s not very light on its feet with a top speed of just 80mph and a 0-62mph acceleration time pf 13.1 seconds. You can certainly live with that given its carrying capacity, but a 143 mile range? – not so much.
By Chris Wright|2021-12-17T09:17:58+00:00December 17th, 2021|
Car finance provider saw a 144% rise in Rent-a-Car bookings in November compared to the same period last year, and predicts an even hotter market this month with increased festive demand for larger vehicles for family trips – and van rentals to meet home delivery demands.
By Chris Wright|2021-12-16T09:01:53+00:00December 16th, 2021|
The study, carried out by university researchers, looks at current perceptions around electrification and is designed to gauge views on electric cars and charging infrastructure, as well as looking to highlight gaps in current product ranges and charging networks.
By Chris Wright|2021-12-15T17:14:09+00:00December 15th, 2021|
BMW Group's Electric Showcase at the Farnborough Exhibition Centre displayed the full range if full electric and plug-in hybrids from the BMW and Mini brands. It also provided a UK launchpad for it's all-electric i4 Gran Coupe which goes on sale starting at £51,904 for the 250hp 40sp with a highly impressive range of 365 miles.
By Chris Wright|2021-12-15T10:29:11+00:00December 15th, 2021|
AA Smart Lease is available to all drivers and, with more than half the cars available either electric or hybrid, provides a useful gateway for drivers to try an EV before they buy one. The product’s inclusive monthly cost covers servicing and maintenance, Vehicle Tax and VAT, on either a 24-month, 36-month or 48-month contract.
By Chris Wright|2021-12-15T11:52:21+00:00December 15th, 2021|
Anyone who placed orders between 8 December and 14 December will still qualify for the old £2,500 grant, on cars costing up to £35,000. The Plug-in Van Grant has also dropped, to £2,500 for vans under 2.5 tonnes and £5,000 for vans between 2.5 tonnes and 5.0 tonnes