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Vauxhall Fleet signals increased commitment to the future

Underlining its reputation as a dynamic brand with a genuine commitment to the business community, Vauxhall has announced that, as of 18 February 2010, it will be focussing attention solely on its award-winning Vauxhall line-up and changing the name of its industry-leading fleet operation to Vauxhall Fleet from GMUK Fleet.

December sees record rate of growth in dealer finance for new cars

Figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association show that the number of new cars bought by consumers using dealer finance in December 2009 grew by a record rate of 91% compared to December 2008.

Lex Autolease appoints Auto Windscreens

Lex Autolease appoints Auto Windscreens

Lex Autolease, the UK’s leading fleet management and funding specialist, has selected Auto Windscreens as its key supplier of glass until 2013.

Honda Insight hybrid even more affordable

Honda Insight hybrid even more affordable

Honda's Insight has reaffirmed its status as the most affordable hybrid car on the market with a brand new PCP offer. Customers can now get behind the wheel of the Insight SE for just £199 per month.

The BMW and MINI Business Partnership programme

A new programme developed specifically for businesses running 50 company cars or less has been launched by BMW Group UK. The BMW and MINI Business Partnerships is a scheme aimed at taking the hassle away from company car ownership while offering tangible benefits to be part of the partnership.

Suzuki offers low finance packages

Suzuki offers low finance packages

Suzuki is pleased to start 2010 with some great news on low finance packages and the best deal to date on a new Alto; now available on a PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) scheme for just £95 per month.

Affordable camping or people carrying with Volkswagen

Affordable camping or people carrying with Volkswagen

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has new Personal Contract Plan (PCP) finance offers available for its spacious, seven-seat Caddy Maxi Life and the new Caravelle, as well as the new California campervan available from 1 January to 31 March 2010.

New look for UK car leasing website

Popular UK car leasing website has just been refreshed with a new look home page.

Refreshed team drives Seat fleet sales success

Refreshed team drives Seat fleet sales success

SEAT’s increasingly successful Fleet and Business Sales team, led by ex-Audi fleet professional Nick Andrews, is celebrating another important signing with the addition of Kellie Lee to the line-up.

Home, James – In the Toyota Avensis

Home, James – In the Toyota Avensis

Professional Chauffeur Services (PCS) has added 18 Toyota Avensis to its 350-strong nationwide VIP vehicle fleet. After a brief acquaintance with the diesel automatic Avensis Tourers, the company plans to buy more.

New rules for BVRLA leasing brokers

The BVRLA Leasing Broker Committee has strengthened its Code of Conduct as part of ongoing moves to improve standards of professionalism and customer service in the sector. The new code will take effect from 1 January 2010.

Best Car Leasing Deal of the Year Awards honour Telford firm

The second annual ContractHireAndLeasing.com awards have unveiled their best car leasing deals over 2009.

Private car sales account for 40% of motor fraud

Almost 40% of motor finance fraud cases in Q3 2009 were committed by people selling cars which they did not own, according to new figures by the Finance and Leasing Association.

Seat site clicks with fleet and business drivers

Seat site clicks with fleet and business drivers

SEAT’s growing presence in the important Fleet and Business Sales sector is being matched by an increasingly sophisticated, and successful, presence in cyberspace.

Car dealers embrace new finance standards

Almost 400 car dealerships have been recognised by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) – the industry body for the motor finance industry – as having improved standards and knowledge on car finance.