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Mobility encompasses all the new forms of car transport available to small businesses and SMEs, from car sharing, car clubs, to car rental and the effective use of pool cars. All these forms of mobility will help your small business go green.

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What is a pool car?

A POOL car is a company vehicle that’s available for use by one or more employees of that company. It can be a pool van, as well.It's called a pool car,...
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Do I have to pay company car tax on a pool car?

More information on pool cars and company car taxRead What is a pool car? for more on pool cars and their use Find out more about company car tax hereAS...
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Volvo unlocks secrets of a keyless world – including car sharing

 Volvo Cars’ digital keyApp on a mobile phone replaces the metal tumbler system Sharing a car will become both simple and convenient. Volvo owners will be able to send their digital key to other...

How small businesses can provide company cars and stay flexible

Smaller businesses rarely have the budget, capacity or need to employ a dedicated fleet manager. Leasing providers can offer a more cost effective option suggests Hitachi
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Europcar Selection launched for VIP ‘luxury and fun’

EUROPCAR has launched ‘Selection’, a new premium mobility service.Europcar Selection "delivers a unique rental experience for customers and offers a range of cars in Luxury and Fun categories", the company says.Specifically designed...
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McCarthy & Stone takes up AlphaCity car sharing for residents

AlphaCity car sharing is the most cost effective way to ensure our homeowners are able to keep appointments, go shopping, visit family and generally continue to live a great quality of...

Ford tempts young owners with chance to earn extra cash by renting out their...

Ford car share aimed at young ownersFord Motor Credit announces a new car-share pilot that will enable thousands of Londoners to rent out their cars to other drivers; The peer-to-peer car-share scheme...
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Game, set and match to Europcar

LEADING car hire supplier, Europcar will be providing the wheels to get the world’s tennis stars to top tennis tournaments in the UK this summer.As part of its exclusive partnership with...
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Car club alliance targets business users

CAR clubs are banding together in a bid to get 1M business and private car sharing users by the next decade. The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) is working with...
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Supercars on demand

Why supercar hire with and UK multi car road rallies arranged Road trips and rally events arranged across the UK Well thought-out, stunning locations Great food, accommodation and presentation Bespoke service tailored to clients’...
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11 more Europcar branches offer Sunday opening

CAR hire specialists Europcar, has extending its 7-day rental service to a further 11 branches.Sunday openings sees Europcar leading the way in providing a round-the-week service to business and leisure customers...

Free rides in nearly emission free taxis

A NEW fleet of low emission taxis will be trialled in London this week as Metrocab test out its range-extended electric taxis.The launch will film passengers enjoying free a ride past...
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Europcar extends Sunday opening to 59 branches

DAILY rental firm Europcar is extending its better opening hours service with the announcement of 11 more branches offer Sunday opening.The  7-day service from Europcar, for both business and leisure customers, is now...
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Nexus launches latest 10 second IRIS booking system

CORPORATE rental provider, Nexus Vehicle Management, has launched the latest enhanced version of its IRIS system.The new version incorporates a number of new features that are intended to improve user experience...

Enterprise wins trademark war with Europcar

A TRADEMARK battle over the use of a logo has been found in favour of Enterprise against Europcar in the High Court. The judgement was delivered on 13 January 2015.The dispute...

Europcar serves up ace deal for Lawn Tennis Association

Why Europcar and LTA make doubles partnersThe LTA is the national governing body of tennis in Great Britain and is committed to growing the sport by getting more people to play...

Europcar ditches National and Alamo brands in the UK

MOBILITY supplier Europcar will no longer trade the National Car Rental and Alamo brands in the UK.The vehicle rental specialist has returned the two brands to Enterprise Holdings which owns them,...

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...
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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...

Is more home working needed for SMEs as commute times increase ?

YOU probably know all about this anyway – but the amount of time that commuters spend travelling to and from work has increased substantially over the past five years.That’s official, according...
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