According to research from the National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA), average auction prices of ex-fleet vehicles (i.e. ex-lease cars) rose by 2% between August 2013 and September 2013. Based on ex-fleet vehicles aged between 2.6 and 4.5 years old, the average price was £8,250.00 per vehicle according to the statistics. As part of the […]
Let’s face it; no one likes a parking ticket or even worse, to be clamped. Thankfully legislative changes in 2012, resulted in wheel clamping on private land being banned, thereby removing the generation of “cowboy clampers” who were unfairly targeting and charging UK motorists. At CarLease UK, we received a number of fines on behalf […]
According to the Governments SME Business Barometer, vehicle leasing for small and medium businesses has increased during 2013, the BVRLA has reported. Over 1/3 of the businesses surveyed by the Government revealed that credit applications made in the last six months were done so in relation to the acquisition of vehicles and/or equipment. In particular, […]
Since the 16th of this month, Police powers in relation to ‘on the spot’ penalties/fines have been increased to include those drivers who drive carelessly or fail to consider other road users. This will take into account those motorists who tailgate, fail to indicate or who exercise poor lane management (amongst other offences). At the […]
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 BBC has today reported on the growing confusion surrounding Vehicle Excise Duty, this being a tax which is levied as an excise duty on most vehicles which are used on the UK’s public roads. Those vehicles which have paid VED must display a tax disc (also referred to as a road fund licence and […]
It’s no secret that the price of petrol and/or diesel hasn’t been getting any cheaper over the last 10 years. When this young blog writer began the journey on the road in 2003, petrol was not much beyond the £1 per litre mark.
While Adam Ant, Blondie and Phil Collins were working to develop their successful music careers, automotive manufacturer’s were perhaps having a decade off according to a recent BBC Report.
Fresh from a successful outing at the Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai and Kia are now beginning to make serious in roads with their European campaign, as the BBC reports today. CarLease UK have always been true fans of the Kia and Hyundai product; both manufacturer’s have always formed an important part of our car leasing […]
CarLease UK, one of the Northwest’s (Liverpool and Manchester) leading car leasing and van leasing provider is now on Directory World.
Commercial and van leasing companies, along with dealers and manufacturers have in no uncertain terms been given a very serious message by the Office of Fair trading. Three Dealers, along with Mercedes Benz, have been fined £2.6 million by OFT . Mercedes Benz and three of its dealers have agreed to pay the total of […]
The team at CarLease UK are always enthusiastic when it comes to local customers; particularly with face to face business where we have the opportunity to build our relationship with the customer. Having noticed a growing number of enquiries from our Liverpool customer base, we thought it was time to build on this with a strong […]