Company car numbers are down, but new low BIK rates are reviving interest. Gareth Roberts examines the figures
Move towards internet remarketing was underway, but Covid-19 has helped accelerate trend, reports Tom Seymour
JLR and Isuzu make first forays into rankings but, those apart, top 10s see limited shuffling of positions, reports Tom Sharpe
Covid-19, Brexit deal and EVs all rank high on the list of challenges, reports Stephen Briers
FN50 suffers second consecutive reversal but funders remain upbeat thanks to electric vehicle opportunities, reports Stephen Briers
Full electric vehicles have been given a major boost by the 0% benefit-in-kind tax move, reports Sarah Tooze
By Simon Turner, campaign manager, Driving for Better Business
Sprinter tops the van reliability table and the Vito also sits in the top 10 to cement Mercedes’ position, reports Matt de Prez
Civic slipping down the table leaves German cars occupying the top six places, reports Matt de Prez
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HCVS also a recorded a 19% year-on-year increase in net earning assets, operating 81,000 assets worth £1 billion.
BVRLA membership numbers continued to rise during 2019, ending the year with 1,007 organisations, up 2% on the previous year.
The split between business/fleet funding and private/retail for cars has changed dramatically over the past year.
FN50 survey shines a light on attitudes to mobility and the role of the company car.
A challenging used car market in 2019 has had a significant negative impact on the optimism of leasing companies for RVs in 2020, the FN50 survey suggests.
The amount fleet operators are paying in end-of-contract excess mileage charges for both cars and vans has increased significantly in the past year.
Continuing concerns over the environmental credentials of diesel have led to a marked migration to petrol among leased company car fleets.
End of contract fair wear and tear damage charges for cars have reduced in the past 12 months, FN50 data suggests.
The AlphaRent team, which manages all aspects of vehicle rental and rental customer service for Alphabet customers, scooped the Customer Service Team of the Year award at FN50 2019.
German brands dominate reliability table with BMW named most reliable manufacturer.
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