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Joined up thinking

5 years ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen has launched a new leasing programme aimed at local fleets. What surprised me was not how groundbreaking the initiative is, it isn’t, but the fact that it was not already in place. Reading … Read More »

Camels, cars and CO2

5 years ago / 0 comments

In the old days, one’s wealth was dictated by the number of cows or camels one owned. Today’s drivers still focus on the perceived number of horses under the bonnet though, rather than understanding … Read More »

Independents’ day?

5 years ago / 0 comments

One of the few positives to emerge from the economic downturn is a greater appreciation of value for money. Rewind four years and, with the possible exception of bankers and politicians, cost control became … Read More »

Sometimes, sexism is a good thing

5 years ago / 0 comments

Car insurance costs are set to be studied by the Competition Commission after the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) said the market was ”dysfunctional”, blaming credit hire charges among other things, for a hike … Read More »

A new fleet funding option?

5 years ago / 0 comments

One of the few positives of the economic downturn is the availability of low interest finance. In theory there’s never been a better time to buy big ticket items, although in practice banks are … Read More »