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Electric car sales to overtake diesel by 2020, says Leasing Options

Registrations of electric cars will surpass those of diesel models in July 2020 if current sales trends continue, Leasing Options has predicted. The leasing company has analysed Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) registration data and reported that diesel … Continue reading

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DART up by 20%

SOURCE: Fleet News. Car drivers using the Dartford Crossing who have signed up to the Dart Charge pre-pay account are to face a 20% increase in their fares. The increase – up from £1.67 to £2 – will take effect … Continue reading

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The European Dealer of Tomorrow. ICDP.

“This report offers a very welcome and calm review against the somewhat hysterical rhetoric shouted by some observers.” Christopher Macgowan. The Dealer of Tomorrow will not just evolve naturally. Whilst we see a future for today’s dealers, their businesses must … Continue reading

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Fewer paying company car tax, but Treasury takes extra £360m.

The amount of cash collected by the Treasury in company car tax has increased by more than 24% year-on-year – some £360 million – yet the number of employees receiving the benefit fell by 20,000 over the same period, newly-released … Continue reading

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SsangYong Motor UK extends Blenheim Palace sponsorship.

Following its successful partnership in 2017, SsangYong Motor UK has extended its sponsorship of the Blenheim Palace Horse Trials for a further five years. Blenheim Palace Horse Trials takes place in Oxfordshire from 13-16 September 2018 and is one of … Continue reading

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Historic BRM roars into life at Beaulieu.

Hundreds of Beaulieu Spring Autojumble event-goers crowded to watch the National Motor Museum Trust’s 1950 BRM V16 roar into life with the first start-up of its newly restored engine. Chief Engineer and National Motor Museum Manager Doug Hill took to … Continue reading

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BRM based timepieces launched.

The National Motor Museum Trust is offering enthusiasts a unique opportunity to support the ongoing restoration of its legendary chassis number one 1950 BRM V16 racing car, with the chance to own one of 14 limited edition timepieces constructed from … Continue reading

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