Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Car clubs

Car clubs offer a new way to keep your small business workforce mobile with the provision of pay as you go cars. You join the car club who provide cars that can be accessed through a booking system and a key code. Car clubs are often now referred to as a way of car sharing.

BMW DriveNow

BMW launches DriveNow car club just months after Daimler dumps UK scheme

BMW is set to launch its own car club just months after Daimler abandoned its Car2Go scheme claiming the UK's private ownership culture is still too strong. According to The Financial Times...
Baroness, Susan, Kramer

SME transport options expand with cash boost for car clubs

WINNING car club schemes taking a share of a £500,000 government handout have been announced for Derby, Nottingham, Norfolk and West Yorkshire, making them ever more attractive for local SME business...
charging, Nissan, Leaf

Scotland best for electric car clubs

SCOTLAND is leading the way in providing convenient and affordable access to electric vehicles through pay-as-you-drive electric car clubs. Funding from Transport Scotland has facilitated the introduction of an additional 58 new...
Audi, A1, Sportback

Audi ‘shared fleet’ option for SMEs launched in Berlin

GERMAN small businesses have been offered a company car solution that shares the fleet between SME companies and even employees on their free time. The car pool service “Audi shared fleet” launched...
OnlyRoses owners

Car club case study: OnlyRoses

Anian Schmitt, co-owner of OnlyRoses Cars: 1, a Smart Fortwo; hire vehicles as needed Financing method: Lease and car club spot hire Anian Schmitt runs OnlyRoses with his wife, Sabine. As the OnlyRoses name suggests,...
Car, Sharing, Car, 2, go

Car sharing needs a leg-up from government

IF you’re a small business using car rental or car sharing through a car club, you’ll understand the benefits the pay as you go motoring they bring to your business already. No...
Zipcar launches in Madrid under Avancar brand

Zipcar expands car sharing service with Madrid launch

THE car sharing firm Zipcar is getting more European in flavour. The car sharing firm has launched in the Spanish capital using the Avancar brand. The expansion builds on the success of the existing...
Loughborough, people, cars

Loughborough latest to offer SME leaner, green transport options

THE promise of cheaper, greener business travel is on the table for SME fleet operators in Loughborugh with the roll-out of Smartgo to the town. Smartgo claims to offer businesses and their staff...
Nigel Trotman receives the award from comedian Lucy Porter

Alphabet’s AlphaCity corporate car sharing scheme awarded

CONGRATULATIONS  to Alphabet who have won the ‘Car Scheme Provider of the Year’ award at the annual Workplace Savings & Benefits Awards. Alphabet, a specialist in business mobility including contract hire, won...
Baroness, Susan, Kramer

Government funding announced for car clubs promotion

THE spread of car clubs beyond the limits of cities is being heralded as a ideal way to reduce the UK’s CO2 emissions and improve air quality. Car clubs, where drivers pay...

‘Ring-tuned Insignia GSi blasts in priced from under £35k

Vauxhall has announced prices for the all-new Insignia GSi - a real mover but with close on 200g/km CO2 is in the top band for company car tax

Job-hunting with a driving offence conviction

A motoring conviction can involve a lengthy driving ban, which not only affects your daily life but can mean job-hunting with a driving offence conviction

Government blamed as 27,000-car diesel dive drives down November registrations

UK diesel registrations down 30.6% - more than 27,000 fewer cars - on November 2016 UK new car demand falls 11.2% in November...

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