Right now, the Phev has no obvious rivals. With up to 148mpg and emissions of just 44g/km, it is no wonder that it has got the attention of many a company car driver. When you add in zero road tax and no London Congestion charge, Mitsubishi have hit the mark with this ecocarleasing wonder […]
For a government that flies the flag of green, economical transport with low emissions, the budget last week was to say the least embarrassing. Having badgered the motor industry into ever lower emissions and better economies, resulting in expensively developed hybrid and electric cars, they then go ahead and charge BIK on near zero emission […]
On Wednesday, we had the pleasure of spending the day with our main BMW supplier. While much of this was to review delivered stock, discuss upcoming deals and options, some of the conversation turned to the new BMW i3 and whether this really is the next step in electic vehicles (Note – one of our […]
In the US, speculation is rife that Tesla is being sold to Google. Google are already dabbling in the industry, but most people would never even know. They have one of the biggest self-driving car development projects in the world, so a top class electric product would fit perfectly.
A recent article on the BBC website, reported an article published by the AA. It highlighted how people are struggling to keep up with fuel price rises. The same trend is being reflected in the car leasing market where private leasing and business leasing choice is driven by miles per gallon and whole of life […]
Following on from our car drivers v cyclists blog last week, in which we discussed the issues (and misnomer) relating to aggrieved car drivers and cyclists, further pro-cycling news has been released in relation to a new traffic light scheme in Cambridge. The idea being introduced is a traffic light priority system, whereby cyclists will […]
The big guns have already begun to bring cars to the market trying to attain the CO2 figures being demanded by European governments over the next decade. An example of this is the news release today from Peugeot in France concerning their new Hybrid Air Technology and the launch vehicle, the 2008 crossover.
When you are offered additional salary to buy your car instead of driving the company car that you presently have, take some time to look at the positives and negatives of each option when deciding, company car or cash.
Fuel continues unabated to rise in price, between tax and oil price rises we are looking at 20% every two years. But, modern cars use significantly less fuel than ever before in a final effort to stop the mass exodus of buyers to hybrid or even full electric cars.
Think Tank campaigns for budget reversal The Institute for Public Research, has taken up the 100% capital allowance for lease cars argument with the government and asked that the policy is reversed. As from the last budget, only a car with CO2 emissions below 95g/km can claim 100% of […]
In the last few days, in an interview with Stirling Moss, he has been quoted as saying that he does believe that women have the mental fortitude to compete in F1. He said “I think they have the strength but I don’t know if the have got the mental fortitude to compete in F1”. The […]
This week, Nissan announced a number of changes to their Leaf electric car that will extend its useable range to 124 miles at the same time as halving charge time. In an article with the latest eco leasing news, Nissan said that bringing production to the UK Washington site would give them a chance to […]