Tag : COVID-19
Average CO2 emissions for new car registrations in the UK leasing sector have fallen below 100g/km for the first time ever, according to new BVRLA data.
Stress and anger behind the wheel has increased since the first national lockdown, with drivers admitting negative moods are affecting their driving behaviour.
Demand for auto finance is fast accelerating and a boom could be on the cards as consumer confidence rises.
UK new car registrations rose 11.5% in March, driven almost entirely by growth in the fleet sector, but still markedly down on usual levels.
Petrol and diesel prices rose for the fifth month running at UK forecourts in March, while the outlook for April is mixed.
Aston Barclay is to start welcoming back physical buyers to some sales while continuing all auctions online.
Kwik Fit is marking the 50th anniversary of its first centre opening with an offer for discounted MOTs.
The impact of the reopening of dealer showrooms in April has come under focus in the first of a new series of commentary documents from the … Read More »
Road traffic over the Easter weekend is likely to be at its lowest level in eight years, although traffic could rise towards the end of the … Read More »
Businesses are embarking on a fundamental change in vehicle funding according to ARI, which has doubled the size of its finance-leased fleet in the UK in … Read More »
The subject of ‘Future Economics’ is to be tackled by speakers including the Bank of England in a Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) webinar taking place next … Read More »
Motorists and fleet managers should ensure essential safety checks are completed before allowing little-used cars or vans to return to the road.
Changing driver habits triggered by lockdown have taken a heavy toll on vehicle health, increasing the risk of downtime.
More fleets are investigating ‘joined-up’ cross-platform strategies as a result of increased interest in digitalisation spurred by the pandemic.
Fleets adopting electric vehicles will need to plan ahead to counter decreased battery efficiency in winter, particularly for essential commercial vehicle operations, according to FleetCheck.
Changes to workplace behaviours as a result of the pandemic are likely to last for the long term, creating a ‘very different environment’ for fleet compliance … Read More »
An increasing ‘obsession’ with swifter used car sales online is potentially compromising sales prices, according to Shoreham Vehicle Auctions (SVA).
New research from Verizon Connect sets out the impact of the pandemic on fleets while also outlining other challenges and trends within the sector.
Bristol City Council has approved final proposals for a Clean Air Zone (CAZ), which could go live from October 2021 and include cars and vans.
Forward planning is essential now to ensure optimum fleet uptime when business starts returning to normal.
Car fleet management is shifting in emphasis and could soon develop into three relatively equal pillars, covering conventional fleet, grey fleet and salary sacrifice schemes.
The UK auto sector has labelled plans to keep vehicle showrooms closed until at least April as “deeply disappointing” as it highlights the ongoing impact on … Read More »
The future of road charging should be tackled by the chancellor in March’s Budget, giving businesses time to prepare for any changes.
UK drivers are being warned to brace themselves for further potentially dramatic pump price increases on the back of rising oil prices.
Matthew Walters, head of consultancy and customer data services at LeasePlan UK.
Major companies doubled their action on electric vehicles in 2020, driven by the need to tackle the climate crisis and reduce air pollution.
Arval has reported a successful year of growth in 2020, despite the lockdown, while also setting out plans for 2021.
Used car values rose in January, despite the UK entering its third lockdown, showing a solid start to 2021.