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Vauxhall drivers to benefit from new entry-level models

7 years ago / 0 comments

The move will see the introduction of five new Expression models, plus new ES models in the Insignia and Astra ranges, enabling company car users to benefit from lower BiK rates, based on reduced … Read More »

Kia to show new Magentis at New York

7 years ago / 0 comments

The new Magentis will go on sale in the USA and in non-European markets – where it is known as Optima – from autumn 2010. Sales in Europe are expected to begin in the … Read More »

Lombard announces another large SME fleet deal

7 years ago / 0 comments

The Badger Holdings group has offices across London, Surrey, Middlesex and Hampshire, offering a variety of property services including residential sales and lettings, conveyancing, land and new homes, surveying and financial services, and runs … Read More »

EST says many fleets yet to commit to green vehicles

7 years ago / 0 comments

According to the new research it has undertaken, the EST says businesses, charities and public sector organisations are keen to operate environmentally friendly fleets but still have a long way to go. It is … Read More »

Multileasing teams up with WLT for carbon-balancing solution

7 years ago / 0 comments

The affiliation with WLT, a non-profit conservation charity, enables Multileasing clients to offset either part or all of their fleet's carbon output. The ecology projects run by the WLT deliver a measurable offset for … Read More »

New salary sacrifice scheme is tailored to be risk-free

7 years ago / 0 comments

Created following extensive consultation with employers and a successful pilot, the "simplydriveit" scheme provides a bespoke, flexible approach to the market as well as the opportunity for major cost savings – Pendragon Contracts says … Read More »

IAM manifesto addresses company car drivers

7 years ago / 0 comments

In its Road Safety Manifesto, which has been newly published for the upcoming election, the organisation calls for urgent support from all political parties to promote driver and rider improvement on UK roads, including … Read More »

Fleets get tough on company car choices

7 years ago / 0 comments

The survey states that over 72% of fleets now offer only a single or limited range of models to their employees. This is a significant contrast to a year ago when only three-fifths (62%) … Read More »

Ultra Electronics signs salary sacrifice deal with Tusker

7 years ago / 0 comments

Ultra Electronics, which employs around 4,000 employees worldwide across 24 businesses and is based at Greenford, Middlesex, has operated a flexible benefits scheme providing an array of benefits including holidays, dental and medical cover, … Read More »

Manheim says today is the start of “Convertible Season”

7 years ago / 0 comments

And it is celebrating with a sale of more than 400 convertibles from Lex Autolease at Manheim Auctions, Bruntingthorpe. The convertibles include models from Alfa Romeo, Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen and … Read More »

British Gas gives SEAT record fleet deal

7 years ago / 0 comments

The record-breaking deal was brokered by SEAT UK's Fleet and Business Sales team led by head of fleet and business sales Nick Andrews, and saw the low-emission Leon Ecomotive come out top in a … Read More »

Saab prices stabilising

7 years ago / 0 comments

Prestige car editor Richard Crosthwaite said: ‘Values certainly fell at the time when the market was assuming worst case scenario, perhaps between 5-10% in a six to eight week period. However since then the … Read More »

Renault-Nissan announces EV cooperation agreement with Acciona in Spain

7 years ago / 0 comments

Under the agreement, Acciona and Renault-Nissan will work together to establish an EV recharging network and associated services in Spain and supply electricity produced from renewable sources, in line with the carmaker's current schedule … Read More »

Frost & Sullivan comments on Geely's purchase of Volvo

7 years ago / 0 comments

In a statement, the company said: 'While the deal itself will take until the 3rd Quarter of 2010, so the actual benefits will really be reaped from 2011 onwards. As it has been structured … Read More »

Volvo to be sold to Geely for $1.8 billion

7 years ago / 0 comments

The deal follows nearly two years of negotiations and will look to preserve Volvo as a separate company, with its own management team and production remaining in Sweden. Geely chairman Li Shufu said: 'We … Read More »

LeasePlan launches tailored salary sacrifice product

7 years ago / 0 comments

The company says that the product represents the latest step forward in the salary sacrifice approach, and has been developed over a number of months, building the infrastructure and support needed to run a … Read More »

FleetCor Europe appoints new EVP – Corporate Development‏

7 years ago / 0 comments

Mr Holland joined the global fuel card company in August 2009, following its acquisition of ReD Fuel Cards (Europe), a European fuel card business. In this new London-based role, he will be responsible for … Read More »

Mercedes-Benz UK appoints new Managing Director Customer Services Group

7 years ago / 0 comments

The Customer Services Group role encompasses responsibility for After Sales and Customer Service strategy, marketing and delivery for Mercedes-Benz Cars, Vans and Trucks, smart, Maybach and Mitsubishi Fuso Canter throughout the UK, as well … Read More »

Massive Golf BlueMotion deal for Avis

7 years ago / 0 comments

The Eco Collection is a new scheme offering drivers a diesel vehicle with CO2 emissions lower than 120g/km. Nick Mountfield, head of marketing Avis UK, said: 'As a nation we are becoming increasingly conscious … Read More »

City Car Club secures £1.8m investment for expansion plans‏

7 years ago / 0 comments

The new investment for the pay-as-you-go car business has been raised from existing private investors and consists of £1.2 million of new finance and the conversion of £600k of loan notes. The company has … Read More »