New tool helps manage customers through delays

September 22nd, 2021|Leasing & Finance News|

Journey Manager is a standalone module that integrates digital retail stores with existing dealer management systems, customer relationship management and contact centre platforms. It provides granular detail of each customer and allows immediate interventions to be made if the customer drops out of the purchase at any stage.

Vincent-Norgate joins Europcar as UK Business Development Director

September 21st, 2021|Leasing & Finance News, On the move|

Ross Vincent-Norgate has been appointed as UK Business Development Director to help Fleet Managers, Procurement Managers and Business Travel Managers navigate their current business mobility challenges, with the aim of helping them identify where Europcar’s mobility solutions may provide a good alternative to ownership or leasing.

Leasing could save new car drivers more than £5k over PCP deals 

September 21st, 2021|Leasing & Finance News|

Research conducted by Leasing.com in August 2021 comparing the eight lowest total cost leasing deals on economy vehicles with equivalent manufacturer PCP offers found that, on average, leasing was £1,269.48 cheaper over the course of the contract and £23.08 cheaper per month.

V12 vehicle finance nominated for industry awards

September 20th, 2021|Leasing & Finance News|

Company has been recognised for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. Over the past 12 months, V12VF continued to work in collaboration with Everywoman and ENEI (Employers Network in Equality and Inclusion), as well as launching its own workshops to tackle career hurdles and a Equality and Diversity Steering Committee. 

Automatic for the people – could this be the end of the manual driving licence?

September 20th, 2021|Leasing & Finance News|

Traditional split between manual and automatic driving licences is becoming less and less relevant to modern motoring. IAM says it’s time that this artificial distinction was ditched as part of an overall review of learning to drive that prioritises experience in all traffic conditions over the type of gearbox you have.

LBF Awards – there’s still time to enter

September 17th, 2021|Leasing & Finance News, Leasing Broker Awards|

Everyone likes to be recognised for a job well done, it’s good for morale and good for business. There are several categories of awards and they are free to enter. The awards serve as an excellent way to allow you to stand out from the crowd, not only amongst your peers, but also to the market and your customers.

Osprey Charging to invest £75 million in over 150 rapid electric vehicle charging hubs

September 17th, 2021|Leasing & Finance News|

£75 million rollout, from one of the UK’s largest and fastest growing public rapid EV charging networks, will see game-changing new charger optimisation technology deployed publicly for the first time in the UK. Kempower charging technology enables more locations than ever to host multiple rapid chargers on a single site without compromising on charging power or requiring prohibitively expensive grid connections.

10 ways to boost your credit score for car leasing 

September 16th, 2021|Leasing & Finance News|

When a financing company considers a lease application, they look for indicators that you’re a reliable borrower, such as your income and credit score. The better your credit, the less risk you pose – improving your chances of being accepted. In some instances, you can lease with a bad credit score, but you will have limited options, and may not be eligible for certain deals.

APD Compliance and Citrus seal deal 

September 14th, 2021|Leasing & Finance News|

Agreement includes the use of APD’s end to end product which handles data cleansing, outbound  surveys, analysis, performance alerts and 24/7 online digital reporting along with access to a suite of  additional features including the use of advanced AI sentiment analytics to uncover trends and important  messages within verbatim comments.

MotoNovo Finance MD Joins the Automotive 30% Club

September 13th, 2021|Leasing & Finance News|

The Automotive 30% Club was founded by Julia Muir to encourage inclusive leadership and achieve a better gender balance within the automotive industry. A central aim is to see at least 30% of key leadership positions in member organisations filled with women from diverse backgrounds by 2030 through a "30 by 30" strategy. Werner's desire to join the Club reflects the commitments already made by MotoNovo to supporting diversity and inclusion.

Zenith becomes carbon neutral

September 13th, 2021|Leasing & Finance News|

Zenith’s carbon offset strategy included a comprehensive examination of their company car use, the energy that the company’s buildings consumed, home vehicle charging and a wide range of factors in its supply chain.  The strategy will also see more than 800 trees planted in Yorkshire schools, investment in biomass projects in Malawi, reducing deforestation in the Amazon and solar power schemes in Vietnam.  

AFP warning over ‘decontented’ cars

September 13th, 2021|Leasing & Finance News|

The Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP) has warned companies to think carefully before buying or leasing new vehicles that have had safety devices removed from their specification because of the shortage. The organisation says that there are a number of issues to be considered – from ethics to risk management responsibilities to future residual values.

Consumer spending on the rise in new car leasing

September 9th, 2021|Leasing & Finance News|

While ‘affordable’ leased vehicles (priced between £100-£300 per month) saw a 38% increase in enquiries compared to August last year, this figure is 59% for high-end vehicles (priced between £400-£800 per month). The trend suggests ‘return to normal’ spending habits amongst a growing number of consumers and a good sign that the UK continues to emerge out of the pandemic.

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