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Coca Cola and employees face large bills after company car ruling
Release Date: 28-03-2019

  Coca Cola and two of its employees will face large, backdated bills after a court overturns an appeal from the soft drink giant. One Vauxhall Vivaro and two Volkswagen Kombi vans owned b...
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The Weird and Wonderful Manufacturer Merchandise
Release Date: 13-12-2018

  Most manufacturers have a line of merchandise available for the enthusiast, from the obligatory mug to the branded baseball cap - but there are a few odd offerings amongst the normal. Vo...
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The top 5 vehicles to lease between 150 - 250
Release Date: 19-07-2018

  Have a budget in mind? Need help narrowing it down to the best vehicles your money can get? We've dwindled the list down to what we think are the top 5 vehicles to lease for a monthly renta...
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Van or car? Tax confusion over company vehicles
Release Date: 05-10-2017

  Are you paying the right tax amount? Confusion arises after Coca-Cola vans are legally regarded as cars.  An accountancy firm in the UK has recently warned that many people may not be...
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Government launches three consultations on tax policy affecting fleets
Release Date: 16-08-2016

Government launches three consultations on tax policy affecting fleets The government has issued consultations on three key areas of tax policy affecting the fleet sector: 1.  ...
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Should Motorsport be included in the Olympics?
Release Date: 11-08-2016

The Future of Motorsport in the Olympics The Rio 2016 Olympic Games began this week in Brazil. Millions of spectators across the world have tuned in to watch lots of action packed sports, from gym...
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Should Motorsport be included in the Olympics?
Release Date: 11-08-2016

The Future of Motorsport in the Olympics The Rio 2016 Olympic Games began this week in Brazil. Millions of spectators across the world have tuned in to watch lots of action packed sports, from gym...
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Budget 2016: The Impact on the Motoring Industry
Release Date: 06-04-2016

The new budget has finally been announced so we have put together all the key points and how it will affect fleets and the motoring industry... Fuel Duty Despite there being a pencilled-in rise ...
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Goodwood Revival 2015
Release Date: 21-09-2015

If you were to mistakenly stumble through the West Sussex Countryside last weekend, you could have been illusioned into thinking you had travelled through time to a bygone era. Throngs of vintage d...
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Sexism in Car Adverts - Through the ages
Release Date: 27-07-2015

The past century has seen the face of women change significantly- from silent and objectified house-bound objects to equal figures in their own right. Between the early 1900’s to present day,...
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Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2015
Release Date: 11-06-2015

It’s almost here! The Goodwood festival is fast approaching and with over 100,000 cars, motorsport and motorbike enthusiasts will get all they could want and more. The festival will be on the...
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Budget 2015: Company Car Tax and Duty Freeze
Release Date: 27-03-2015

Company car drivers will face a three percentage point year-on-year hike in their company car tax from 2019/20. However, the Government has indicated that the rates for ultra-low emission vehicles...
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London Classic Car Show 2015
Release Date: 02-01-2015

Calling all petrol heads, motoring mavens and classic car collectors- for there is an unmissable show coming to London’s ExCel centre this week. CLICK HERE TO WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE SH...
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Alternative Route Finance Christmas Gift Guide
Release Date: 20-11-2014

Christmas is finally upon us, and with less than five weeks to go, it is about time you got started on your Christmas Shopping. And if you have a car lover in the family, it can sometimes be a litt...
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Regent Street Motor Show this weekend
Release Date: 29-10-2014

Whilst London is busy hotting up for a bit of Pre-Christmas shopping, the tinsel and gift-sets are put on hold this weekend, whilst London’s East End paves way for a one-of-a-kind motor show....
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BMW rivals Boris Bikes with new scheme
Release Date: 17-10-2014

We all love the innovative inventions that are Boris Bikes- the simple grab-and-go aspect being a vastly appealing factor. No more worrying about your bike being stolen from a flimsy lock outs...
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Volvo Cars Will Be Crash Free
Release Date: 21-08-2014

Volvo have set themselves a new target for 2020; they want to make their cars so safe that it is virtually impossible to crash. In order to realise their vision, they have opened a new testing fa...
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8 best car movie moments
Release Date: 02-06-2014

Throughout the years, we’ve been treated to a wide variety of car movies; some good ones, some great ones and ultimately some bad ones too. But today we’re here to remember some of the ...
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Funniest Car Insurance Claims
Release Date: 02-06-2014

Car insurance is a vital component for any driver, and although we would all prefer to never have to claim it, it is likely you will have to at some point or other during your time on the road. We...
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Budget penalises low emission vehicles
Release Date: 09-04-2014

Chancellor George Osborne has been accused of discouraging the take-up of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) following recent changes to company car tax rates announced within the budget.  T...
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New Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Release Date: 02-04-2014

Being branded the ‘Car without compromise’ the new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will offer customers the choice of diesel or plug-in hybrid SUVs for the same price. Launched in the UK this...
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Company Car carbon emissions reduced
Release Date: 25-03-2014

Recent data has been revealed by ALD Automotive which shows how the average carbon emissions of new company cars fell to an all-time low of 120.4g/km in February 2014; a 4.8g/km drop compared to AL...
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Road Safety Week 2014
Release Date: 25-03-2014

Road Safety Week is nearly on it's second decade and this year road safety charity Brake are urging fleets to take part. The 17th-23rd of November 2014 will see in 2014's week dedicated to road saf...
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Budget sheds light on company car tax rates
Release Date: 20-03-2014

Chancellor George Osborne has revealed new details on company car tax rates for Budget 2014, as well as plans for simplifying employee expenses and benefits.   The Government responded to the...
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RE-Tech UK Announces the Launch of its Advanced Safety System EyeScan to Protect Cyclists and Drivers
Release Date: 06-11-2013

In regards to road accidents involving a vehicle and a bike, one of the things drivers most speak of is the inability to see or hear cyclists approaching. This accompanies a 10% rise in the number ...
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