A Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) is a type of car financing where you don’t pay for the entire cost of the car just for the depreciation, meaning you are essentially borrowing the car but only repaying a portion of the cost. However, PCP agreements still have a balloon payment at the end and there are several different ways of dealing with this. Fortunately for both motor traders and customers, a new type of dealer PCP finance for used cars will soon be brought in, helping them compete better in the market. We previously spoke about bargain deals for motor traders in 2015 so hopefully the used-car PCP scheme will be of help too. (more…)
In a move that may displease some taxi drivers, the controversial taxi App Uber has announced that not only are they planning on offering their services in Scotland but that they are also launching a new service delivering takeaways. Even though numerous countries across the world have criticised Uber drivers for their lack of skills and safety it seems as though this has done little to stop the company expanding at a rapid pace.
Renewable energy has become a hot topic over the last decade in a bid to lower our carbon emissions as a country. As a result, we have been given recycling bins presented with the option of solar panels, been repeatedly told the benefits of green power and now even have a choice of eco-friendly vehicles to purchase. (more…)
In the past decade the internet has taken over the shopping industry and almost everything has moved online. With all high street stores having websites and people even do their weekly shopping online to get it delivered to their door. Internet shopping can also wind up cheaper for businesses as they don’t need to pay rent on a huge shop and most internet shops start from someone’s home. As the internet has become so massive all companies are trying to catch on including the car industry! (more…)
Fleet owners are slowly but surely bringing in electric cars to their fleet as they are becoming ever more popular. As each car manufacturer rolls out their new electric car model the competition is becoming higher so there must be some that are better than others. Fleet managers are increasingly investing in electric vehicles so here are some ideas of the top electric cars to buy for your fleet in 2015. (more…)
Are you looking to update your fleet and unsure what will be the most cost effective vehicles? You aren’t alone, 2011 was a very strong year for fleet registrations with many signing up to three year deals meaning that many are looking for a new deal now too! During January alone there has been an 18.1% increase in registrations year on year. (more…)