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Arval’s UK deliveries drop just 2% despite shortages

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DELIVERIES of new cars by vehicle leasing and fleet management specialists Arval fell by only 2% in 2021 compared to the previous year, despite industry-wide supply issues. Although vehicle supply is still far from pre-pandemic levels, Arval UK has managed shortfalls carefully by working closely with customers to make sure their needs are met.  Paul Hyne, commercial director at Arval UK has…

Hyundai is fastest growing brand for True Fleet sales

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HYUNDAI Motor UK has recorded the largest annual growth of any manufacturer for True Fleet sales during 2021.  Driven by a broad line-up of electric and electrified models, Hyundai has seen 104% year-on-year growth for True Fleet sales, with a number of new models launched in the last 12 months. The likes of the Ioniq 5 pure-EV, Tucson Plug-in Hybrid, and Santa…

Vansdirect celebrates Fleet Packs partnership

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VALUE for money is paramount in today’s market, and with this in mind, award-winning van leasing broker Vansdirect has just celebrated one year working with Fleet Packs.  Vehicles sent out to Vansdirect clients receive tailored Fleet Packs kit, which look to protect both the vehicle and driver in the long term.  All customers are eligible for this service, with Vansdirect conscious of…

UK Top Employer status for Alphabet

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ALPHABET (GB) has been awarded the UK Top Employers 2022 Certification, marking the ninth consecutive year the leasing and mobility specialist has been recognised by the Top Employers Institute. Businesses such as Alphabet (GB) that “demonstrate excellence in employee conditions, develop talent at all levels, and strive to continuously enhance their employment practices” are in line to be recognised as a UK…

Nominate your broker BVRLA Industry Hero

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THE BVRLA is urging members to nominate their industry heroes to celebrate colleagues who have made a significant contribution through 2021. Names of those that have gone the extra mile in the last year should be put forward by a manager to colleague by 17:00 Friday 18th February, highlighting why they deserve to be recognised. Supporting facts, figures, and testimonials should be…

Leicester consults on Workplace Parking Levy

Leicester Workplace Parking Levy

VIEWS are being sought by Leicester City Council over the introduction of a proposed Workplace Charging Levy (WCL), with a public consultation open until the middle of March 2022. Following initial consultations carried out over the summer, the local authority has now published more detailed plans for the WCL covering Leicester. The citywide plans aim to reduce the amount of congestion in…

Vavoom hires van specialist

Phil Hinett of Vavoom

CHEADLE based leasing broker Vavoom Finance Group has added to its head count with the addition of commercial vehicle expert Chris Hinett. Chris joins from GB Vehicle Leasing where he was the company’s LCV specialist while previous experience was at Nationwide Vehicle Contracts as a commercial vehicle broker. Chris brings with him years of commercial van experience and high end prestige vehicle…

Frontline’s Vanessa Hunt takes Transit on Tour

Vavoom group in Transit on Tour

Frontline Leasing brand Carmmunity is touring the UK with a Ford Transit Custom PHEV, showcasing the technology and vehicle to leasing brokers across the country – including the Vavoom team picture above. Now in the second week of a 14-day tour, Carmmunity’s Vanessa Hunt (left) is visiting the following leasing brokers, and adding more as she goes along: Advanced Vehicle Leasing Carparison…