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Leasing brokers – are car manufacturers missing a trick?

By |2021-02-12T10:25:58+00:00February 18th, 2021|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , , , |

Figures for frequent interaction between brokers and dealers in the latest wave of the Leasing Broker Federation's research moved from 86% in wave 1 to 97% in wave 3 which is in direct contrast to the frequent interaction with manufacturers falling from 48% in wave 1 to 36% by wave 3.

Electric charge – What’s the latest news on EVs?

By |2020-06-23T11:56:10+01:00June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

With restrictions beginning to ease, electric vehicle registrations rose by 21.5% in May compared to the previous year, and now account for 4.3% of the UK new car market. So, what has been happening in terms of electrification over the past three months?

LCV market eyes electrification for the future

By |2019-05-02T11:58:09+01:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Coomercial Vehicle Show highliughted a growing movement in the LCV business towards electrification. Following the introduction of government incentives, and 24/7 Ultra Low Emissions Zones (ULEZ), many fleet managers and their drivers are exploring whether an electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle could work for them.

Ford announces London Transit plug-in hybrid trial

By |2017-01-20T13:07:24+00:00January 20th, 2017|Categories: Leasing & Finance News|Tags: , , , , |

FOLLOWING on from Ford’s announcement that it plans to introduce 13 new global electrified vehicles over five-years including Transit plug-in hybrid vans, the company has announced a multi-million pound project designed to help air quality [...]

Owen Gregory is Ford’s new fleet director

By |2016-07-15T10:14:08+01:00July 12th, 2016|Categories: Leasing & Finance News, On the move|Tags: , , , , , , |

Owen Gregory - CV highlights New fleet director, Ford of Britain Was European brand manager for Focus, C-MAX and Kuga from 2014 Joined Ford as a graduate in 1999 Positions in sales and marketing, Ford of [...]

Bob Garwood is Ford’s new contract hire and leasing manager

By |2016-05-11T10:26:22+01:00May 11th, 2016|Categories: On the move|Tags: , |

BOB Garwood is Ford of Britain's new national contract hire and leasing manager, replacing Ian Mills who is retiring. His appointment follows two-and-a-half years as sales operations manager, dealing with vehicle stock, promotion and systems improvements [...]

Ford boss outlines expansion plans for luxury Vignale brand

By |2016-05-06T09:29:48+01:00May 5th, 2016|Categories: From Up Top|Tags: , , , , , |

FORD plans to roll out its luxury Vignale brand across more models and increase the level of personalised service provided to Vignale customers. Built-to-order luxury Vignale brand models are on sale with the Mondeo, but [...]

Ovenden: “I would predict a good number of Mustangs will go out on contract hire”

By |2015-05-21T17:14:23+01:00May 21st, 2015|Categories: Sector Analysis|Tags: , , , |

THE fact that buyers have been waiting 50 years to buy a Mustang hasn’t stopped their enthusiasm, as this year’s allocation of 1,200 cars has already sold out. But with the 184g/km emission of the [...]

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