Audi, not to be outdone by BMW, have worked hard to improve everything about the new A4. You now have choice of 26% more power or 21% more fuel-efficient depending on your use. Every engine is improved with CO2 emissions as low as 99 g/km. With new BIK rules now in place, the 99 g/km […]
Financing vehicles and business leasing part one
Not that long ago, a business had very few choices when it came to funding its cars and vans. It literally boiled down to bank loan or pay cash, with hire purchase becoming readily available from the 1970’s At Carlease UK, we speak to our clients who have replaced outright purchase with leasing and they […]
In the USA, the new car market is dominated by personal contract hire. Although not a new product in the UK, few people have anything but a basic understanding of how it works.
You give your staff the choice, company car or cash, is that where its ends?
After the company car or cash question has been answered, as a small or medium business, you then need to consider the subject of corporate culpability.
BMW hints as a serious push into the small car market
In order to go into the small car market and the personal contract hire market, a manufacturer has to have a competent range of small, economical cars which will probably be front wheel drive.
Accounting for Contract Hire and Leasing
Contract hire is growing year on year as the method of vehicle funding for individuals and businesses alike. According to the BVRLA member fleet statistics, the number of cars on contract hire grew by 46,555 between 2011 and 2012. It is also no surprise that a big proportion of these cars relate to the SME […]
Hybrid cars may become the company car of choice
Just a few years ago, cars were simply not reliable, but the Japanese manufacturers introduced slick changing, bullet proof gearboxes and engines that ran for ever in the 1970’s. Europe had no choice but follow the lead and running costs reduced and service risks were improved endlessly. The increase in servicing costs over the last few […]
US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew seeks a boost in demand
Jack Lew said policies to promote consumer demand would be ‘helpful’ The US Treasury Secretary has been in Europe and is asking the countries with any capacity to help boost economic growth via consumer demand in what seems to be dig at Germany. Speaking after talks with the finance minister in Germany, he pointed out […]
Best Car Leasing deals from CarLease UK
After Christmas each year the motor trade takes a little time to settle down and special offers begin to appear that are good enough for us to offer to you. We class these as our best car leasing deals and will always have six at the top of our front page. Right now we have […]
Car leasing deals for January 2013, cars in stock and ready to go
January always brings about new special offers and lease deals that are either a manufacturer getting the new year going or a manufacturer making way for a new model. In either case, the product is always backed by full manufacturers warranty and delivered to your door no matter where you are in the UK. […]
We test drive our own Skoda Yeti 4×4
Our Skoda Yeti Elegance 4×4 Arrived on the 20th of December, just in time to lug round tons of presents and relatives to and from parties. Our initial impression that this is a well built car have not changed after running it for a day. The Yeti drive is on the video below and this link takes you to […]
DVLA hint at getting rid of the tax disc
The DVLA is at last considering getting rid of tax discs, although not an open discussion, they have confirmed to the BVRLA that it is in deed being considered. For many years, trade and fleet bodies have petitioned the Department of Transport to stop using tax discs. Modern systems, using the registration number can immediately, […]