Automotive and Pickup Truck Leasing News

Public want action against dishonest motorists

Public want action against dishonest motorists

November 26 2009, 11:40AM by Colin Wingfield

The Association of British Insurers (the ABI) have released the findings of a YouGov opinion poll which has identified that motorists who continue to...

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VW Commercial appoint new Head of Operations

VW Commercial appoint new Head of Operations

November 20 2009, 12:00AM by Richard Westerbeek

Volkwagen Commercial Vehicles have appointed Matthew Bowden as Head of Operations responsible for new and used vehicles sales and managing the future...

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GPS Systems help save money

GPS Systems help save money

November 19 2009, 12:00AM by Richard Westerbeek

The Commercial Vehicle (CV) Show organisers are encouraging fleet managers to visit their exhibition in April next year to see a variety of ways by which...

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Get your Free Battery Check at ATS Euromaster

Get your Free Battery Check at ATS Euromaster

November 18 2009, 12:00AM by Richard Westerbeek

Fleet drivers are being urged to take advantage of a free battery check at their local ATS Euromaster centre with the onset of autumn and winter. The...

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Used Pickup prices 'pickup'!

Used Pickup prices 'pickup'!

November 17 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

GOOD news for operators of pick-ups. Prices of used examples are picking up. Big time. According to auction house Manheim in its August Market Analysis...

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Commercial Vehicle Show dates announced

Commercial Vehicle Show dates announced

November 16 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

The Commercial Vehicle (CV) show in April 2010 will allow exhibitors and visitors to identify ways they could improve efficiency and maximise profits...

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Credit Crunch reduces Road Congestion

Credit Crunch reduces Road Congestion

November 15 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

The AA and Trafficmaster - the road traffic information and satnav tracking company, have published a new report confirming that UK road congestion has...

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Crack Down on Rogue Parking Firms

Crack Down on Rogue Parking Firms

November 14 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

The Transport Minister, Sadiq Khan, has signalled that the Government is going to crack down on rogue car parking firms, with the introduction of tough...

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Lord help us!

Lord help us!

November 13 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

The Government has pledged financial assistance to secure the future of Vauxhall, The Times reports. According to the broadsheet, Business Secretary,...

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Jam now less sticky?

Jam now less sticky?

November 12 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

Intelligent traffic cameras that can detect jams as they build up are set to change the way Transport for London (TfL) tackles congestion in the capital...

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Sortimo Launch Boxx System

Sortimo Launch Boxx System

November 11 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

Engineers and service personnel who need to constantly change their tool boxes to cope with varying job demands have a new solution from Sortimo. The...

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Ford Ranger at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Ford Ranger at Goodwood Festival of Speed

November 10 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

Ford is supplying the new Ford Ranger pick-up as a support vehicle at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (from 3rd -5th July). The Ranger is built for the...

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New Fines for Seatbelt & Number Plate Infringements

New Fines for Seatbelt & Number Plate Infringements

November 09 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

Motorists who drive without wearing their seatbelt will now be fined £60, while motorists driving without legal plates will also be hit with a stiff penalty...

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New Tyresafe website launched

New Tyresafe website launched

November 08 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

TyreSafe, the non-profit organisation dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of defective and worn tyres, has launched a new truck specific section...

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Truck and Van security awards

Truck and Van security awards

November 07 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

With 21 vans being broken into every hour – more than 500 every day according to research from Direct Line for Business – van security has to be top...

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New VW Pickup truck to be launched

New VW Pickup truck to be launched

November 06 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

The new Volkswagen pick-up, which was showcased as a concept last year, is due to be launched in Europe in the spring of 2010 and will be called the...

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UK Government Launches CO2 Database for Vans

UK Government Launches CO2 Database for Vans

November 05 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis today launched Europe's largest database of van model CO2 emissions and fuel consumption. The Van Fuel Data service...

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Mitsubishi L200 Long Bed

Mitsubishi L200 Long Bed

November 04 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

The latest incarnation of the Mitsubishi L200 pick up truck is on sale now, in the shape of the L200 Long Bed. Mitsubishi is responding to criticism of...

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Drivers STILL using mobiles on the move

Drivers STILL using mobiles on the move

November 03 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

Drivers continue the blatant use of hand-held mobiles while driving. Despite the deterrent of a jail sentence, up to 100,000 drivers are using a hand-held...

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New Navara Models Launched

November 02 2009, 12:00AM by Shane Selby

In place of the Platinum, Aventura, Outlaw, Sport and Trek models of the old line-up, there are now just two 4x4 Navaras, both as before powered by the...

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