Thursday, February 22, 2018

Manufacturers forced to introduce used car PCP contributions to differentiate monthly prices against new

Glass's explains the move: Franchise dealers were finding themselves in a position where the monthly PCP rate on a 12-month old car was only a few pounds less then a new one. This...
Ford, Focus, centre, console, dashboard

Sat nav and parking cameras top extras say motor finance brokers

Top extras on car finance applications: On-board sat nav - 76% Bluetooth connectivity for phone - 67% Parking cameras - 48% Leather seats - 35% Metallic paint - 22% INTEGRATED technology such as sat nav and parking...
Dacia Duster 2015

Check total ownership costs to bag best deals

Cap calculated total ownership costs by reviewing the following across a vehicle’s first three years from new: monthly running cost, cost per mile, service and maintenance, depreciation, insurance group, costs new, delivery...
John Leech KPMG head of automotive

Car crashes and podium finishes – KPMG’s 2016 automotive predictions

WHAT will happen to the global automotive industry in the year ahead? John Leech, UK head of automotive at KPMG, anticipates a few car crashes and podium finishes. In his 2016 automotive predictions,...
Audi S3

Broker survey shows high levels of car buyer confidence

Paragon Car Finance survey highlights: 80% of car finance brokers identify economic certainty post-election as the key factor underpinning car buyer confidence Nine out of ten brokers believe car buyers are purchasing now...
Close Bros car stock

The effect of ‘Brexit’ on car pricing

Potential effects of a Brexit Importing cars manufactured in Europe could become more time-intensive and costly, due to changing import requirements and re-negotiated trade agreements. British vehicle exporters may find it more difficult...
Actress Naomie Harris from latest Bond film SPECTRE shows off the new Range Rover Evoque Convertible ahead of its global launch at L.A. Auto Show

Wave of 14 new convertibles amid rise in SUVs

With a hot auto market and high consumer confidence, consumers may be ready to explore more optimistic and less practical purchases BOND girl Naomie Harris was called up to to raise the...
John Keenan

Keenan heads up Go Travel Solutions projects

JOHN Keenan has been appointed senior project manager of Go Travel Solutions, bringing 16 years' project management experience to the specialist sustainable transport consultancy serving businesses, public bodies and transport operators. In...

Shell and TomTom team up on card for fleet-saver telematics

TomTom-Shell link benefits: Improved driving behaviour, resulting in reduced fuel spend and increased safety Transparency of fuel spend across the entire fleet Secure payment of easily tracked cashless fuel and non-fuel transactions such as...
Ashley Sowerby

Diesel bans and tax changes needed to end fleet preference predicts Chevin

FLEETS across Europe will need diesel bans and tax changes before they move markedly away from diesel power preference, predicts Chevin Fleet Solutions. The fleet software specialist says that recent concerns over the accuracy...
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