Demand for new PHEVs tumbled 18% in 2019 but this is not necessarily the end of the road for this transitionary technology.
Toyota’s acquisition of Inchcape’s leasing operations is part of a wider trend as OEMs move to future-proof themselves.
Electric cars currently account for a tiny proportion of fleet vehicles but that is changing with improvement in affordability and infrastructure.
A long list of awards shows just how much retail buyers adore Suzuki. Can a new dealer programme do the same for fleet customers?
What should fleet professionals make of the current round of mergers, collaborations and joint ventures in the OEM world?
Peugeot’s product-led revival has been accompanied by a new way of doing things in its dealer network which is already resonating with user-choosers and SMEs.
The procurement upheaval caused by WLTP has prompted some fleets to consider short and medium-term contingencies on an ongoing basis. Curtis Hutchinson reports.
Over 12 months since being acquired by the PSA Groupe and Vauxhall’s recovery is starting to take shape.
What do dealers think of their car manufacturer partners and why should this matter to fleet managers? Curtis Hutchinson reports.
Not all employees entitled to company cars actually want them, which is why new mobility services offered by carmakers could offer a practical alternative.
Connected car technology is delivering granular data which can help maximise fleet efficiencies. Curtis Hutchinson reports.
With diesel demonised and severely taxed, is there a viable alternative for high-mileage company car drivers? Curtis Hutchinson reports.
Peugeot plans to significantly grow its SME business with the rollout of dealer-based initiatives for local car and van customers. Curtis Hutchinson reports.
Škoda is using its dealer network and digital channels to get closer than ever to small fleets. Curtis Hutchinson reports.
Repairing broken metal is just one aspect of accident management; the key element is the impact on the staff and their subsequent wellbeing. Curtis Hutchinson reports.
The Autumn Budget sent out a clear message on how the Government views diesel vehicles, which will impact future choice. But will the changes impact the … Read More »
Test drives can be an unsatisfying part of the decision making process but not anymore, according to Motor Trader editor Curtis Hutchinson.
What do dealers really think of the car brands they represent? Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports.
Ford has found a novel way to reduce vehicle downtime with the rollout of a new mobile servicing programme. Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports.
SEAT’s days as a fleet outsider may be changing as a result of a new dealer initiative. Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports.
The NFDA’s newly published Dealer Attitude Survey sheds light on the relationship between car manufacturers and their dealers. Motor Trader editor Curtis Hutchinson reports.