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Skoda, Yeti, Black, EditionA black day for Skoda means more kit for customers

Story: David Wilkins | Posted 23 July 2014

SKODA has launched eight new model variants in a single day – with every model getting a “Black Edition” special edition, from the nippy little Citigo to the big Superb hatch and estate. As the name suggests, the new Skoda Black Edition cars will be available with black exterior paintwork, although less obviously, white paint… Read more…

man, looking, stressed,Broker versus direct: Which makes more sense?

Story: Guest blog submitted by Will Hope | Posted 23 July 2014

This content was provided on behalf of Onesure Insurance IF you run a business that involves cars, vans or other vehicles, then you’ll be all too familiar with the stress that comes once a year with searching for a new motor trade policy. There are dozens of adverts on TV these days, and a huge number… Read more…

Three executives working on laptop.CDFIs provide source of company car asset finance for SMEs

Story: Ralph Morton | Posted 23 July 2014

IF YOUR small business has been rejected by traditional bank institutions for asset finance – such as car finance to purchase new company cars – then here’s another source: alternative business funding. It’s a funding portal that has signed up another new source of finance: 40 Community Development Finance Institutions. Simply known as CDFIs, this… Read more…

Small, Fleet, Leasing, LogoWho wants to win Small Fleet Leasing Company of the Year?

Story: Ralph Morton | Posted 23 July 2014

BUSINESS CAR MANAGER is launching the Small Fleet Leasing Awards 2014 today (23 July 2014). The business motoring website, dedicated to the small business and SME sector, is searching for a new Small Fleet Leasing Company of the Year. As well as this, there are seven categories that small fleet leasing companies can enter. They cover: Best… Read more…

David, BrennanDavid Brennan to chair Small Fleet Leasing Awards

Story: Ralph Morton | Posted 23 July 2014

DAVID Brennan, the chief executive of Nexus Vehicle Management – the leading provider of corporate vehicle rental in the UK – is to be chairman of the Small Fleet Leasing Awards 2014. The awards, launched today 22 July 2014 by Business Car Manager, recognise the best suppliers of small fleet leasing to the SME sector, the… Read more…

Graham, Grieve, BMWGraeme Grieve announced as new managing director BMW Group UK and Ireland

Story: Martyn Collins | Posted 22 July 2014

GRAEME Grieve is the man chosen to replace Tim Abbott as managing director of BMW UK and Ireland. Grieve, first joined BMW in 1990 and is currently in charge of the BMW Group importer business, which is based in Munich. He succeeds Tim Abbott, who has been appointed managing director, BMW Group South Africa. Speaking… Read more…

Porsche, 911, Turbo, UKUK-only 911 Turbo S released

Story: David Wilkins | Posted 22 July 2014

PORSCHE is introducing a UK-specific limited edition car – the 911 Turbo S Exclusive GB Edition. The cars are being prepared by the company’s Porsche Exclusive department which was set up to cater for customers’ special wishes. The 911 Turbo S Exclusive GB Edition is released to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the introduction of the first 911 Turbo… Read more…

Skoda, Fabia, supermini, sketchSkoda unveils sleek new Fabia

Story: David Wilkins | Posted 22 July 2014

FIRST sketches of the next new Fabia have been released – and the latest version of the supermini represents quite a change in direction compared with today’s rather staid, upright model. The third-generation new Fabia will be nine centimetres wider and three centimetres lower than the current one – quite a significant change in proportions. Skoda… Read more…

Skoda, Yeti, business, carsImprove your fleet with affordable new cars

Story: Guest blog submitted by Will Hope | Posted 21 July 2014

This content was provided on behalf of  Orangewheels.co.uk MANY different business types rely heavily on vehicles for their operation. This could be for pick ups and deliveries, driving to meet clients as well as many other purposes. It is important that the vehicles are of high standard and up to the task, and ideally they… Read more…

Man, sitting, in , the , interior, of, an, AudiHow to get cheaper business car insurance

Story: Guest blog submitted by Will Hope | Posted 21 July 2014

This content was provided on behalf of  Autoline.co.uk IF YOU already have a standard car insurance policy for your motor then you’re covered to use your car for everything from visiting family many miles away to taking a leisurely drive into town. Many such policies will also cover your car if you commute to and… Read more…