Latest Leasing News & Reviews

Weekly round-up 270516

Weekly round-up: Convertible Range Rovers, luxury limos and French family cars

This week’s news has been full of French workers having riots, a Portuguese football manager getting a new job and an American actress becoming a professor at LSE, not to mention an unusual visitor to a second-hand car dealership in Oxfordshire. Speaking of cars, we’ve been pretty busy too. Here are some of the highlights from a week of motoring news. Vive la revolution(ary family car)! Despite the ongoing labour crisis in France, French manufacturers have been surprisingly busy this week, revealing two new family cars. Peugeot’s much-maligned 3008 is about to find its way to the big garag...

Read full article
Mini Cooper D Front Dynamic

Top five British-built cars you can lease

The ongoing arguments about the EU and whether or not the UK would be better out of it have been full of half-truths and dubious predictions, but they have put the UK’s manufacturing sector under the spotlight. A key part of that is the motor industry, with more than a dozen brands building cars in Britain’s green and pleasant land, so we thought now was an opportune moment to look at the best cars to be built in the UK. Mini Hatch 5dr Built in: Oxford It may not be very ‘mini’ any more, but with such an enduring retro appeal the new Mini would have been a success no matter how it drove. B...

Read full article
Mercedes-Benz E-Klasse Limousine (W 213) 2016<br />
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Saloon (W 213) 2016

First drive review: Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2016

If ever a car encapsulated all that Mercedes is about, it’s the E-Class. One in every five cars that rolls out of the company’s factory gates is an E, so a new generation is hugely important for Mercedes and its customers. In the face of ever-improving opposition and greater demands from company drivers, this tenth-generation E-Class has a lot to live up to. Classy For these reasons, the latest E-Class takes a conservative approach to its styling, but underneath is a car that’s radically different from the one that went before. Starting with the exterior, it’s still a classy three-box saloo...

Read full article
Fleet

Company car drivers should expect more taxation, warns fleet expert

Company car drivers should expect to face even more taxation from the cash-strapped government, a fleet industry expert has warned. Speaking during a Q&A session at last week’s Fleet World Fleet Show, Colin Tourick, professor of automotive management at the University of Buckingham, said there were “no votes in business car tax, so we should expect more”. The professor’s comments were made when quizzed about the government’s current policy on company car drivers, which includes annual increases in taxation and a surcharge for diesel vehicles. Professor Tourick said that the government was ...

Read full article

Business Car Leasing

Business car leasing and paying a fixed monthly rate is considered the most effective way of preventing car depreciation and controlling fleet operating costs. Aside from fuel costs, depreciation is the biggest financial burden for fleets as improving residual values are cancelled out by rising list prices.

Find out about our latest available business car leasing deals

Personal Car Leasing

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.

Find out more about personal car leasing deals

Business Van Leasing

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.

Find out more about business van leasing deals

Leasing Guides

You're unsure on whether to buy or lease your next car? Not sure whether to take a company car or cash allowance? Sold on the idea of leasing your company vehicles but a little hazy on Benefit In Kind and advisory fuel rates? You'll need our easy-to-digest leasing guides.

Find out more about car leasing with our Leasing Guides