Monday, May 21, 2018
BMW i3 electric vehicles

Electric vehicle used values soar by 41% in Q1

The value of electric vehicle have soared 41% compared to Quarter 4, 2017 Q1 2018 average used prices increase by 5.3% with used petrol prices reaching an all-time high at...
Jeep Compass SUV with automatic transmission

Automatics rise over 70% in 10 years

New SMMT Motorparc data shows diversity of cars on UK roads, with more than 1,500 different model ranges – up 25% since 2007 - automatic gearboxes now fitted to 8.4 million cars – a quarter of the total car parc – and dual-purpose cars up 90%
Woman and man with Alfa Romeo

Female drivers rise 20% over last decade

The number of female drivers has risen 20% over the last decade according to latest research figures unveiled by SMMT in its new Motorparc data publication.
March 2018 new van market slips up

March 2018 new van market slips up

UK new van registrations fall -5.6% in March, with just under 60,000 hitting UK roads. Smaller vans are up (1.8%) and pick-ups show demand (6.8%) but these LCVs fail to...
March 2018 new car market shows big drop

March 2018 new car market shows big drop

THE new car market in March 2018 dropped 15.7% according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). While that’s a substantial slip in sales, it was...
Nissan e-NV200 electric van used by Jersey Post

MOT loophole for electric vans closed

A loophole that allowed electric vans to run without an MOT has now been closed, a move welcomed by the fleet management company Arval to improve operational issues around electric van usage.

Upcoming Events

April CV Show NEC Birmingham 24-26 www.cvshow.com June Frost & Sullivan Intelligent Mobility Conference, 19th -20th June, 2018 at Jumeirah Carlton Tower, London ww2.frost.com October Leasing Broker Conference, National Motorcycle Museum, October 02 www.leasingbrokernews.co.uk
AUDI SQ7

WLTP fuel changeover date to be April 2020

WLTP fuel changeover date is April 2020 the Department for Transport has announced in a consultation document called Road vehicles - Improving air quality and safety
BSI security accreditation

Ebbon-Dacs gains BSI security accreditation

OXFORD-based online solutions provider Ebbon-Dacs gains BSI security accreditation by achieving ISO 27001, the internationally recognised standard for achieving best practice in information security, to ensure it meets the data protection...

Traffic commissioners call for urgent improvements on CV brake testing

THE Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain are warning commercial vehicle operators to improve their approach to brake testing. Their intervention comes as the issue of poor brake performance testing – or the...
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