Fuel duty has been frozen yet again, but diesel company car drivers and fleet operators will have to dig a little bit deeper from April 2018.
Internet and ‘experience centres’ planned to sell used cars but UK launch date still not disclosed.
Fleet industry calls for clarity around company car tax and impact of WLTP as Treasury examines measures to tackle air quality.
LeasePlan Corporation will launch an electric vehicle pilot programme for corporate companies in the UK in December.
Connected cars and the data they produce are set to transform the leasing landscape over the next few years.
Average van CO2 emissions across the FN50 have dropped to a new low of 162.9g/km after falling slightly faster than they did this time last year.
Just one quarter of FN50 customers are on sole supply contracts with their leasing provider, lagging well behind cars, where 37% are happy to sign up to solus contracts.
Broker partnerships are playing an important role in driving volumes in the SME and personal leasing space for major FN50 companies.
The vast majority of the FN50 saw pre-tax profits fall year-on-year, according to the latest available figures. A deterioration in residual values was blamed by some, while increasing staff costs were held responsible by others.
LeasePlan and TomTom Telematics have formed a partnership which will see LeasePlan offer the latest in cloud-based fleet management technology to its corporate customers.
LeasePlan is looking to lead the industry in areas like electric cars, cars-as-a-service and autonomous vehicles with a new company strategy called What’s Next.
New data from LeasePlan UK shows the average daily cost of repairs to businesses for fault and non-fault incidents is £5.3m,
LeasePlan has said it will transition its own employee fleet to electric cars.
Research from LeasePlan UK has revealed that 84% of Brits would choose to drive their own car home after work compared to less than 1% who would take the tube.
UK motorists taking their car abroad could be fined £117 if they don’t have an Air Quality Certificate (Crit’Air).
FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, has welcomed LeasePlan UK as a FORS Associate.
LeasePlan’s chief financial and risk officer Guus Stoelinga has decided to step down from his position to pursue other opportunities.
Leasing company sets up 100-strong team in bid to answer enquiries first time.
The Chancellor has put the fleet industry on alert after announcing that he expects to reveal changes to the tax treatment of diesel vehicles in the autumn.
Continuing strong margins on lease services fuelled a 7% year-on-year rise in profits to £388 million for LeasePlan in 2016.
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