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Ford has announced it is to invest £190 million in its Dagenham plant in Essex to start production of a new 2.0 litre diesel engine for its car and commercial vehicles. The investment which include £8.9 million from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund, will create 318 new jobs. This brings the total invested in the project to in excess of £475 million. The two litre engines, designed and developed at the Ford Dagenham plant and at the Ford Dunton Technical Centre in Essex, are expected to begin rolling off the production line from 2016. The new 2.0 litre engines are designed to deliv...
“Which company car should I go for?” It’s a question we motoring writers are asked with monotonous regularity, as business drivers scour our brains while they pick through the list of cars they’re allowed by their firm. Of course, others just want confirmation that they made the right choice. So, whether you’re looking for a new set of company-financed wheels or you want your latest decision backing up, we’ve compiled a list of the best company cars to arrive in the UK this year. Nissan Qashqai See our Nissan Qashqai business leasing deals here Nissan insists that the Qashqai is a compe...
We’ve already driven the plumped-out version of Peugeot’s 308, but this is the first time we’ve had any real time with 2014’s European Car of the Year shock winner on British roads. The 308 estate arrived here at the start of 2014, swaggering into the C-segment estate party with the biggest boot in its class, a whopping 660 litres, 36 more than the previous best found in Honda’s Civic Tourer. That expands to 1775 litres with the back seats down, again, a segment best. With such a massive rear, Peugeot could’ve called it the 308 J-Lo. We’re glad they didn’t, but they could’ve. Refreshin...
Businesses are leaking thousands of pounds due to company car drivers getting lost on their way to destinations. Nine in ten fleet drivers (91%) said they had been lost for more than an hour in the past 12 months, while more than two thirds (68%) would follow sat-nav directions even if they knew it was taking them in the wrong direction. Combine these wasted man hours with the high cost of fuel and UK companies are taking an unnecessary financial hit, so says short term car lease company Flexed.co.uk. The research also found that more than half (53%) don’t know how to read a map while ...
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
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