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richard harrison seat cars uk managing director

SEAT enters new territory with Tarraco

New model brings more seats and extra space, opening SEAT up to a new audience who currently aren't coming into the brand."
ashley barnett head of fleet consultancy lex autolease

Don’t lose control of your fleet

Employees in increasing numbers are said to be opting to take cash in lieu of a company car amid year-on-year rises in benefit-in-kind taxation.
angela trendell

Upgrade for Leaselink platform

Leaselink electronically sources more than 210,000 vehicles a year, linking around 2,000 franchised dealers and several vehicle manufacturers to a community of leasing, rental and fleet management suppliers.
adesa uk jonathan holland

Be aware of hidden de-fleeting costs

Online remarketing specialist ADESA UK warns that vendors and fleets incur ongoing disposal charges because they have not assessed how much the traditional de-fleeting process is costing them.
michael stewart

Hyundai strengthens fleet offering

New fleet Charter sets out a commitment to reduce cost of ownership, a discount on MoT costs and discounts on parts and accessories.
h kan samuelsson president ceo volvo car group

Do we need a spy in the car?

Volvo plans to deploy speed limiters and in-car cameras to intervene against intoxication and distraction as part of its ambitions to end fatalities in its cars. 
business motoring

Investing in the Auto Industry?

There’s a lot of factors at play that influence just how viable the auto industry is from an investment point of view.
adesa uk jonathan holland

Inspect your car using artificial intelligence

Intelligent Vehicle Inspection enables drivers to carry out their own inspection, using a smartphone or tablet, before they hand back a company car or a vehicle they have financed through personal contract purchase (PCP) or personal contract hire (PCH).
martin brownjuly2017

CO2 rises as diesel falls

New analysis by the leasing and fleet management specialist reveals that average CO2 emissions across its 28,000 vehicle fleet increased from 115g/km in 2017 to 125g/km in 2018, a rise of almost 9%.
driving tips for travelling abroad

Deal or no deal – here’s what you should know

Businesses should ensure that employees planning to take their company car abroad have the right paperwork, as simply having a UK driving licence won’t cover the legal requirements once Britain leaves the EU.

How autonomous driving will become more common this year

Self-driving cars and other autonomous revolutions are gaining speed and will change our everyday lives in a big way. Every automobile manufacturer is heavily investing money on self-driving technology with 2018 seeing many pilot schemes taken onto city roads and highways.
achieve fleet management dashboard

Keeping an eye on the fleet

Bespoke dashboards deliver critical information across all key operations in easy to understand numerical and graphic formats, while simultaneously highlighting action areas.

Some downbeat news at Geneva but the future is electrifying

Trade tariffs and slowing market demand put the dampers slightly on the annual Geneva Motor Show, normally the glitziest and newsiest even on the European automotive calendar.Adding to a slightly disjointed...
kathryn courtenay evans and karl fisher

APD reports record year

Successful 2018 driven by high uptake in the broker sectors and with the emerging B2C leasing sector as it adapts to the changes in business driver use
consumer confidence forecast

Headwinds continue to blow in 2019

The used car market will be the focus for many of the dealers this year as consumers seek to spend a little less money and this will be in part facilitated by better used car finance propositions.
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Autorama selects new e-procurement platform

Leaselink will handle all new vehicle orders across Autorama's three main brands.

Why Honda is closing Swindon

The reasons behind Honda's announcement are clear, the UK and Europe are small players in terms of the company's global sales. But what next for Swindon?
alison jones

Alison Jones appointed Group Managing Director of Peugeot, Citroën, DS in the UK

FORMER senior Volkswagen executive Alison Jones has been appointed Group Managing Director of Peugeot, Citroën, DS in the UK for Groupe PSA.The new role for Alison is effective April 01, 2019.Alison...
Tom Brennan Head of Fleet Mercedes Benz

Mercedes-Benz appoints Tom Brennan as Head of Fleet

TOM Brennan has been appointed Head of Fleet at Mercedes-Benz.The former Head of Fleet for Audi started his career in financial services. He then moved into the automotive industry and subsequently...
Neil Hunter corporate sales Groupe PSA photo Ralph Morton

Strong RVs underpin Citroen’s all-new C-SUV contender

When the French company launches an SUV - the current must-have sales style - into the C sector, it’s a big moment. A whole new opportunity.
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