Print-friendly version

Car news

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.

Driving licence checks 800ADLV working with DVLA on new real-time driving licence data verification

Story: Matt Morton | Posted 22 October 2014

THE newly formed ADLV (the Association for Driving Licence Verification)  is working closely with the DVLA to make life easier if you manage a small fleet of company cars. The association is working on a new digital service for SME small fleets to check driving licence data in real-time. Subject to licence holder consent, the new… Read more…

Jaguar, XE, driving, fastFive reasons the Jaguar XE should be your next company car

Story: Jonathan Burn | Posted 21 October 2014

THE company car park is a fiercely competitive playground. For almost a decade car brands such as Mercedes, BMW and Audi have had a firm grip on this market with alternatives rarely coming close to the levels of luxury, refinement and performance offered by the Germans. However, after being absent from the compact executive car… Read more…

Citroen, Dispatch, parkedAre you buying a mid sized van for your business? Here is what you should be looking for

Story: Guest blog submitted by Roland Jameson | Posted 21 October 2014

This content was provided on behalf of Click Intelligence WHETHER you are a multi-national conglomerate or a self employed carpenter, your choice of van is vital to the smooth running of your business. The number of self employed people has skyrocketed in recent years, and making money day after day is the only way that most will… Read more…

Excel, minibus, Volkswagen, Transporter,Europcar launches new ExCel shuttle bus service

Story: Matt Morton | Posted 21 October 2014

THE car hire firm Europcar, has extended its mobility centre mobility at London’s ExCeL exhibition centre with the launch of a shuttle bus service. The new service expands the package of mobility solutions already offered by Europcar at the site, bringing added flexibility for event organisers. Europcar says the shuttle bus service enables event organisers to organise… Read more…

Carol, Vorderman, Vauxhall , AmperaCarol Vorderman says Vauxhall Ampera scores top marks!

Story: Paul Myles | Posted 17 October 2014

ONE of TV’s most popular number crunchers, Carol Vorderman, MBE, has become the latest celebrity to see if owning a Vauxhall Ampera really adds up. The former co-host of the popular numbers game show Countdown tried out the car in support of the Go Ultra Low partnership between the UK automotive industry and the government,… Read more…

A car broker helping a small businessesSMEs still won’t lease

Story: Debbie Mountford | Posted 17 October 2014

WE’RE not sure whether all small fleet leasing companies would agree with this, but according to Arval the small sub-10 car SME fleet is still wedded to the idea of buying company cars rather than leasing. Arval’s findings in its most recent state of the nation report says small businesses with fewer than 10 employees… Read more…

Mercedes_C-Class_review_staticWe’re singing like Dolly to get a luxury company car!

Story: Paul Myles | Posted 16 October 2014

INCREASING numbers of company car users are quoting one of Dolly Parton’s famous tunes to their fleet managers, ‘Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes-Benz, or a BMW, or an Audi…’ Because while salaries have remained pretty static the choice of company car has never been more important and luxury brand badges are more… Read more…

Fleet, Evolution, Employee, Benefits, 2014Fleet Evolution at Employee Benefits Live Olympia London

Story: Debbie Mountford | Posted 16 October 2014

FLEET Evolution Limited recently attended the Employee Benefits Live show, which was held at Olympia London on 24th and 25th September. The show focused on employee benefits, covering everything from childcare vouchers to health screening. Salary sacrifice cars are a growing part of the event, with eight companies in attendance this year to promote their salary… Read more…

Sunday, Times, Top, Track, 2014250 .Ogilvie Fleet debuts in Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 at 157

Story: Debbie Mountford | Posted 16 October 2014

OGILVIE Fleet has made its debut in the 2014 Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 chart. Stirling based Ogilvie Fleet, with offices in Birmingham, Sheffield and also Northern Ireland, are providers of contract hire, fleet management and leasing solutions for companies across the UK and Europe. Their fleet sizes range from small fleets of… Read more…

winter, tyres, snow,Five things to know about winter tyres

Story: Paul Myles | Posted 15 October 2014

MANY SME small fleet operators in the UK ignore the real advantages of switching to winter tyres believing them a waste of money. Well here are the five things you probably weren’t aware about fitting winter tyres: 1. They only work in ice and snow Nothing could be further from the truth because their special rubber… Read more…