Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions grew its pre-tax profit to £24.8 million in the 2018/19 financial year, continuing its growth over the past 10 years.
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Fleet Alliance Group now manages a fleet valued at £1 billion following growth of its managed fleet to 37,000 vehicles.
Contract hire with maintenance is the only risk-free funding solution in today’s uncertain business and economic times, says Activa Contracts.
Marshall Leasing’s risk fleet has broken through the 8,000-vehicle milestone during its first full year of ownership by Northridge Finance.
ARI Fleet UK is now offering customers lease vehicles with no mileage limits, or end-of-life damage charges.
Thatcham is campaigning to stop the gradual introduction of driver assistance technology for fears it could lead to drivers “disengaging” and road safety “dropping off a cliff”.
Seat has reiterated its commitment to innovate to improve its fleet customer experience after being named one of the top performers in the leasing industry.
End of contract damage charges continue to be a bone of contention between leasing companies and their customers.
Most companies have vehicles that travel into urban environments at some time or other and all of these will be affected by the relentless pace of change in urban transport policies.
Fines and charges incurred by drivers of FN50 vehicles are reaching record levels. The suggestion is the total bill could be almost £56 million.
While leasing companies are the most positive they have been for years over residual values (RVs) for cars, they are more cautious when it comes to vans.
The country’s top 50 vehicle leasing companies collectively reported a record-breaking year, according to the latest available figures.
Leasing companies are showing an unusual optimism around car residual values, Fleet News' FN50 reseach has revealed.
Average CO2 emissions for cars across the FN50 have risen by a little more than 1g/km to 116.9g/km (up from 115.6g/km last year) and are now on a par with 2016 levels (117g/km).
The average end-of-contract excess mileage charge for defleeted company cars has dropped to a record low of £324: the second consecutive year it has fallen by more than 11%.
Lack of product, price and infrastructure are holding van fleet operators back from adopting pure electric vans (EVs) in greater numbers.
Personal Contract Hire (PCH) is expected to grow next year as FN50 leasing companies launch new products designed to target cash-takers and company car drivers.
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