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CORONAVIRUS – CAN I PAUSE MY CAR OR VAN PAYMENTS?

by Lesley Howes on 26th March 2020 in Leasing

Several customers have been in touch worried about making monthly payments, and if yours is one of the many businesses that will be very quiet – or even closed during this period, you may be looking for ways to conserve cash. Can I pause my Lease payments? If you have Leased your cars or vans […]

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The Future is Electric

by Lesley Howes on 4th February 2020 in Knowledge

THE FUTURE IS ELECTRIC All over the world people like you are saying no to the polluting cars of yesteryear and are keen to reduce the fumes, get rid of expensive fuel and look forward to a more sustainable way of driving. Technology revolutionised your phone and now it is going to do the same […]

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#EVLOVE before 2035 & cut costs

by Lesley Howes on 4th February 2020 in Knowledge

HURRAH!!! PETROL, DIESEL AND HYBRID CARS BANNED BY 2035 You may have seen the news today that the UK Government is planning to ban the sale of petrol, diesel and hybrid cars by 2035 AT THE LATEST. This is good news for the planet – are you ready to make the switch to electric transport […]

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We’re All Going On A Summer Holiday!

by Lesley Howes on 18th July 2019 in Knowledge

With exams over and the long summer holiday ahead – Lesley states the bleed’n obvious – its summer time. As we face high temperatures, holiday traffic, tractors, overheating, punctures, more teens…..Oh my goodness ….. Overheating 98.9 % of the population have probably NEVER checked their coolant levels – and never will, so I am not […]

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PLASTIC FREE JULY

by Lesley Howes on 2nd July 2019 in Knowledge

Today I have a short but VERY important message. I love nature and the environment ( catch me in the garden or out walking Dotty in the countryside most weekends ) & I’ve been banging on about the environment and reducing our impact for years. We try & help our customers to make decisions that […]

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Get Ready for the Electric Revolution

by Lesley Howes on 18th June 2019 in Knowledge

Get ready for the electric revolution …. Yes that’s right – revolution. Forget EVOLUTION the shift to electric cars is being referred to as a REVOLUTION and many believe we are at the tipping point. I spent a fascinating day at Robert Llewellyn’s Fully Charged Live Show over the weekend and was amazed at the […]

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An Introduction To Electric Vehicles

by Lesley Howes on 2nd April 2019 in Knowledge

If you are thinking of driving an electric car or van for the first time you are likely to have a lot of questions. In this introduction we are going to look at the basics, explain the different types of vehicles currently available, and answer some of the most common questions. Perhaps you are unsure […]

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LONDON’S ULEZ IS COMING ON 8 APRIL

by Lesley Howes on 18th March 2019 in Knowledge

To help improve air quality an ULTRA LOW EMISSION ZONE (ULEZ) will be in place in central London from 8 April 2019. HOW WILL IT AFFECT YOU? Initially covering the existing Congestion charge area but extending in October 2021, the London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) means that most vehicles including cars and vans will […]

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Winter Driving Reminders …. It’s Not Over Yet

by Lesley Howes on 26th February 2019 in Knowledge

Hottest February Day on record yesterday – but the sharp frost again last night reminds us that it is still winter, so here is a summary of some of the important things to help to keep you safe behind the wheel if bad conditions return and you have to make that journey. • Keep your […]

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BREXIT and Driving in Europe

by Lesley Howes on 15th February 2019 in Knowledge

If you are going to be driving in Europe after 29 March you may need to be prepared for a no deal… so what must you do to be legal? The details of any possible deal are vague, but a no deal situation is likely to have the greatest effect on drivers. It is expected […]

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