Wednesday, April 24, 2019
FORD 2017_EcoSport_017

B segment SUV heads for a 30% sales rise in 2018

WHATEVER happens to the 2018 new car market, one market segment will make headlines - supermini-sized crossovers, the B segment SUV.In fact the trend towards high-riding, tough-looking cars is forecast to...
Subaru 2018

IM to split Subaru and Isuzu brands to make Subaru fastest growing brand in...

IM is to split its Subaru and Isuzu brands in a major restructure, as it looks to boost Subaru sales in the UK with greater penetration into small business fleets.In comes...
Nissan Qashqai_2017 UK front dynamic

2017 stats show European diesel share down 7.9% to 10-year low while SUVs soared...

European market 2017 highlightsDiesel car registrations fell by 7.9% to 6.76 million in 2017, representing just 43.7% of market share - the lowest for the segment in the last decade ...
Nissan Leaf V2G

Government backing for Vehicle-to-Grid payback evaluation welcomed

£9.8m for V2G project.Project will see 1000 Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) charger installations in the UK that will evaluate a commercial offer to electric vehicle fleet customers. Chargers will be controlled by...
Philippe Bismut Arval CEO

Arval clears the air on diesel

ARVAL clears the air on diesel in a new white paper, sharing its views as an expert on the use of diesel in vehicle fleets. Indeed, Arval, a world leader in the...
Ford EcoSport 2018

Ford’s Chris Rushton explains why small cars have to make a big noise

SMALL cars have to make a big noise it would seem, hot of the heels of the introduction of an ear shattering Bose sound system in Nissan’s new Micra, Haman’s 670W...
Justin Benson KPMG

Executives predict end of road for half car dealerships in industry upheaval

UK automotive executives foresee almost half of all car dealerships disappearing in less than a decade, according to KPMG’s Global Automotive Executive Survey 2018. The survey found that 75 per cent of...
Care by Volvo

Care by Volvo subscription service offers manufacturer alternative to leasing

Care by Volvo is a new subscription service that, for a premium all-inclusive fee, blends leasing and renting with a range of concierge services from refuelling to vehicle flexibility.
PwC report image for 2030 eascy

138m fewer cars needed in Europe and US by 2030 says PwC automotive report

Fewer cars will be needed in Europe in 2030 says a PwC automotive report entitled 'eascy' which looks at the megatrends impacting the automotive sector.
Sophus3 End of ICE age

Will 2018 be the end of the ICE Age? Unique electric vehicle buyer insight

SOPHUS3’s new whitepaper - “The end of the ICE age? Digital insights into the electric vehicle buyer” - delivers a unique level of insight and analysis into 2017’s electric vehicle (EV) buyer trends,...
Chargemaster card launches POLAR Corporate

ACFO tells MPs employee mobility cards are key to travel solution

EMPLOYEE mobility cards provided by employers to access all forms of travel are the key to mobility solutions, fed from an app that could plan movement and charge costs accordingly.That’s the...
Luke Ayres seated in Skoda Karoq

New Skoda Karoq to major on petrol with 16,000 units in year one

Skoda Karoq to major on petrol sales with high spec says Luke Ayres Skoda SUV product manager, who predicts sales of 16,000 units in year one
Henry Williams Skoda on car

Skoda sets sights on increasing leasing growth

Head of fleet Henry Williams explains Skoda’s growth plans for leasing in the coming year with editor Ralph Morton SKODA is certainly putting itself in the frontline when it comes to SUVs...
Self driving shutterstock_671755273

The road from full service leasing to integrated service offering

THE fleet vehicle leasing industry has come a long way starting from a strategic move by OEMs to offload surplus inventory using the financial model of leasing to what it is...
BMW X7 2018 pre production

New BMW X7 pre-production starts

New BMW X7 starts USA pre-productionBMW Group Spartanburg plant prepares for BMW X7 series production Fifth BMW X model joins line New BMW X7 to be launched at the end...
ACFO chairman John Pryor

Evolution from fleet to mobility management in ACFO’s vision for the future

ACFO will continue to reinvent itself in 2018 as the role of the fleet decision-maker evolves into that of professional travel mobility management in ACFO's vision for the future.The UK’s premier...
Mirai UK Detail

Toyota sales target of 5.5 million EV a year by 2030

TOYOTA is ramping up production of hybrid and zero emissions cars with a Toyota sales target of 5.5 million EV a year by 2030 coupled with plans to make electrified vehicles...
BMW 530e city

AlphaCity car sharing journeys surge nearly 20% to top a million miles

 ALPHABET reports that its corporate car sharing platform is booming as AlphaCity car sharing journeys surge nearly 20% this year - at the end of November the company had seen an...
Iker Lazzari Nissan fleet

Transformed Micra has key role in corporate bigger picture says Lazzari

DO small cars have a place in the future for corporate buyers? With increasing pressure to improve the environment and ease congestion, Iker Lazzari, fleet director at Nissan GB, sees the...
CAVF home grab

What is Car & Van Funding?

CAR & Van Funding is an information hub for the management teams, and staff, in leasing companies and leasing consultancies. It provides senior decision makers with intelligent analysis of industry trends,...
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