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The hottest business car news and company car news including new car launches, company car CO2 emission and tax information plus legislation and tax changes, business car management information and the latest in business car leasing news.

Topyota PriusToyota Prius heads Glass’s hot five

Story: Matt Morton | Posted 19 December 2014

IT might be winter, but the hot used seller flying out of used car forecourts is the Toyota Prius – the car that made the hybrid hip. Despite withdrawing from the UK market, Chevrolet, is still in demand on the UK market with two models in the Glass’s hot five list. At the other end… Read more…

Paul Hollick heads the panel -  see the full list of judges belowChair of ICFM Paul Hollick to head SME Company Car of the Year judging panel

Story: Ralph Morton | Posted 19 December 2014

The SME Company Car of the Year Awards categories are: Best SME Company Car To Buy Best SME Company Car For Tax Best SME Compact Company Car Best SME Large Company Car Best SME Director’s Company Car Best SME Green Company Car Best SME Company Car Programme Best SME After Sales Programme PAUL HOLLICK, recently… Read more…

Steve HoodSteve Hood takes over as chairman and ceo of TrustFord

Story: Matt Morton | Posted 19 December 2014

THE Ford dealer group TrustFord has a new chairman and chief executive in the form of Steve Hood. Only in November Steve Hood was appointed chief operating officer following three years as director of sales opeartions in Ford of Europe. And now Steve is in the top job following the announcement that Stuart Kerr, former… Read more…

Audi Q7New Audi Q7 goes on a 325kg diet

Story: David Wilkins | Posted 19 December 2014

New Audi Q7 factfile 3.0 TDI engine – 272PS 0-62mph in 6.3secs Economy of 47.8mpg CO2 emissions  of 153g/km Company car tax band 2015/16 of 28% AUDI will unveil an all-new next-generation Q7 at next month’s Detroit Motor Show. The big news – a huge 325 kg weight saving compared with the previous models, and… Read more…

Nexus Vehicle RentalNexus scoops two awards in one week

Story: Debbie Mountford | Posted 19 December 2014

Corporate rental provider, Nexus Vehicle Rental, have scooped two industry awards in one week, both in recognition of their high standards of customer service. With their award winning IRIS booking system, dedication to customer care and willingness to go the extra mile, Nexus were awarded the Best Business Customer Service Award With their award winning… Read more…

Alfa Romeo GiuliettaNew Alfa Romeo Giulietta Business Edition models launched

Story: David Wilkins | Posted 18 December 2014

ALFA Romeo has launched a new clutch of special versions of its Giulietta model specifically aimed at business users. The new Business Edition cars are based on the mid-range Distinctive trim level but get a long list of extra equipment designed to appeal to business drivers who spend a lot of time on the road…. Read more…

Swiss VansSwiss Vans move premises to accommodate growth

Story: Debbie Mountford | Posted 18 December 2014

Commercial vehicle specialist, Swiss Vans, have moved into larger premises due to expansion of the company in recent times. At the beginning of this year, we could see that our two offices were starting to get over crowded so we began our hunt for Swiss Vans’ new home As the commercial vehicle market has expanded,… Read more…

Not long to wait! New Skoda Fabia Estate goes into production

Story: David Wilkins | Posted 18 December 2014

Skoda has started production of the new third-generation Fabia Estate model at its recently revamped Mladá Boleslav plant. The new car will be launched in the UK in March 2015. The production launch of the new Skoda Fabia Estate is a key element of our comprehensive model campaign “The production launch of the new Skoda… Read more…

National Car Rental PriusEuropcar ditches National and Alamo brands in the UK

Story: Ralph Morton | Posted 17 December 2014

MOBILITY supplier Europcar will no longer trade the National Car Rental and Alamo brands in the UK. The vehicle rental specialist has returned the two brands to Enterprise Holdings which owns them, but which Europcar had operated under licence since 2007. What does the InterRent brand offer? InterRent was first introduced in July 2013 as a no frills car hire… Read more…

Acura NSX production versionNew Honda NSX production version to debut at Detroit Show

Story: Ralph Morton | Posted 17 December 2014

LOOKING forward to seeing this – the production version of the new Honda NSX supercar. The new Honda NSX is due to be shown at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan 12, 2015 where it will be badged Acura NSX for the US market. The previous Honda NSX was praised for driving… Read more…