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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate (BR 213), 2016

Order books open for new Mercedes E-Class Estate

Order books have opened for the new E-Class Estate, while a new entry-level diesel engine option has been added to the saloon. Set to take on the BMW 5 Series Touring, the Audi A6 Avant and the forthcoming Volvo V90, the E-Class Estate will add a big boot to the new saloon’s long list of talents. See more E-Class leasing deals here: Business / Personal Despite the ‘shooting brake’ styling of the tailgate, the Estate’s load bay is 150 litres larger than that of the equivalent 5 Series, at 1,820 litres when the rear seats are folded. It’s so large, in fact, that Mercedes has announced an op...

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The all-new 2015 Ford Mustang Convertible

Top five convertibles for sun lovers

The sun is shining and the sky outside the ContractHireAndLeasing.com office window has turned from a foreboding grey blanket to a dome of endless blue. It’s the perfect time, then, to get the roof down, but which cars make the most of the sunshine? We take a look at five of our favourite drop-tops, as well as offer a sneak preview of what’s to come later in 2016. Ford Mustang Lease a Mustang: business / personal Thousands of people flock to America with the sole intention of driving a Mustang on one of the world’s great roads. It’s easy to see why – the promise of balmy sunshine, top-down...

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Volkswagen has done what Volkswagen does best - played it very safe

Review: Volkswagen Tiguan

Spacious and practical, but it’s the premium classiness on offer that just puts the Tiguan ahead of its more economical rivals. Believe it or not, but the Tiguan is Volkswagen’s third best selling car in the UK, beaten only by the Polo and Golf. While the sales charts show that it started off slowly after its 2007 launch, by last year it was selling like proverbial hotcakes due to SUVs currently being en vogue and VW having a reputation for reliability. That makes producing a new one a tricky task, so Volkswagen has done what Volkswagen does best - played it very safe. What has changed? T...

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Dealer recruitment on agenda for SsangYong

SsangYong is focusing on expanding its dealer network, and has appointed Steve Prew to lead the way with the recruitment campaign. Steve’s knowledge of sales, market development and service delivery experience will help SsangYong achieve its dealership goals. He joins SsangYong after six years at Fiat’s national and regional sales management divisions, with previous managerial positions at Mercedes and Volkswagen. A Fellow of the Institute of the Motor Industry, he’s also head of activities at Silverstone Circuits. Paul Williams, CEO of SsangYong Motor UK said: “I am delighted to welcome S...

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Business Car Leasing

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Car leasing is the most cost effective way of getting hold of that car you've always wanted. You'll never actually own the car, but you'll be able to drive it for a set period of time and simply hand it back to the leasing company without the worry of selling it on for a fraction of the price you paid in the first place.

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Vans are what make businesses move, literally, and as with company car leasing, the monthly leasing costs can be offset against businesses' taxable profits, making it a tax efficient avenue. It's also a lot more palatable and manageable than losing a wedge in depreciation.

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