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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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UK car finance continues to defy gravity.

Household expenditure on vehicle ownership defied the negative narrative surrounding PCP car finance products with an increase of 47.7% in spending on “hire loan purchase agreements” during 2017. As the Office of National Statistics reported that total average weekly household … Continue reading

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Commercial Fleet Awards: November 30th.

Commercial Fleet Awards 2017 return on the 30th November at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel. Following the success of moving the Commercial Fleet Awards to its prestigious new home, the Birmingham Hilton Metropole in 2016, the awards will return again … Continue reading

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American and European Motor Vehicle Parts Suppliers call for Free Trade and Harmonized Standards

 WASHINGTON, D.C., and BRUSSELS — In a joint statement released today, the American-based Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and the European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA) voiced support for free and fair trade, access to raw and finished materials, … Continue reading

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