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All I want for Christmas is ULEV

Written by | Posted on 15.12.2017

Ultra-Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) offer big benefits to fleets. Here’s why you should be putting them on your wish list this Christmas.

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LeasePlan Review of the year

2017 review: All the big events of the year

Written by | Posted on 15.12.2017

LeasePlan UK reviews the major events of 2017 for fleets and motorists, including the Budgets, the Air Quality Plan and London's new T-Charge.

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How your fleet can help eliminate transport emissionsRead the post

Written by Posted on 12.12.2017

How can net zero emissions be achieved? Our series covers every aspect of sustainable mobility and practical advice on how to prepare for what’s next.

[Whitepaper] Electric light commercial vehiclesRead the post

Written by Posted on 11.12.2017

Discover the operational and business advantages for businesses integrating electric light commercial vehicles (e-LCVs) to their fleets in our new whitepaper.

[Whitepaper] Sustainable alternatives to dieselRead the post
clean growth strategy LeasePaln

Written by Posted on 11.12.2017

Diesel powered vehicles have long been the preferred choice for many fleets and their drivers, but what are the more sustainable alternatives to diesel? Find out more in our whitepaper.

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green landscape

Written by Posted on 28.11.2017

LeasePlan's series of white papers launched to raise awareness of how organisations can lower the emissions of their fleets and help tackle climate change.

Autumn Budget 2017: Your Guide

Written by | Posted on 23.11.2017

Following the Chancellor's second Budget of 2017, we’ve summarised the most important policies and economic forecasts in this short briefing document.

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Autumn Budget 2017

Autumn Budget 2017: Five key observations

Written by | Posted on 22.11.2017

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his second Budget of 2017 on Wednesday 22 November. We’ve distilled it to five key points for fleets and their drivers.

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Matt Dyer LeasePlan UK

Autumn Budget 2017: Initial commentary

Written by | Posted on 22.11.2017

Responding to the Chancellor's Autumn Budget Matt Dyer, LeasePlan UK on the economic outlook, diesel taxes, fuel duty and electric vehicles.

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Autumn Budget 2017: Five things to look out for

Written by | Posted on 20.11.2017

With the Chancellor's Autumn Budget now only days away on the 22.11.17 here is our preview of the fives things to look out for.

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Only 1 in 4 drivers carry out safety checks before long journeys

Written by | Posted on 17.11.2017

When planning a trip, research reveals that drivers regularly check their route and breakdown cover but only 1 in 4 drivers prioritise basic vehicle checks.

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Leaseplan driver charging his electric car

Electric Vehicle Pilot Programme launched at COP23

Written by | Posted on 10.11.2017

LeasePlan launches electric vehicle pilot program for corporates at UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn

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Taking driver safety to the next level

Written by | Posted on 23.10.2017

Dash cams can help motorists to capture, review and analyse either their own or other drivers' performance.

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mileage

10 ways to capture your fleet mileage

Written by | Posted on 22.10.2017

Even for employees who only use their vehicle for business trips a couple of times a week, mileage collation and recording can seem a daunting task.

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London’s T-Charge reminds fleets to prepare for the future

Written by | Posted on 20.10.2017

Many fleets will already be ready for London’s T-Charge. So long as their cars, vans and HGVs are at least Euro 4/IV compliant, they will avoid the £10-a-day surcharge that Sadiq Khan is imposing on older vehicles. 

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Telematics partnership to make connected car a reality

Written by | Posted on 20.10.2017

LeasePlan to offer latest in cloud-based fleet management technology with TomTom as part of the company's 'Any car, Anytime, Anywhere' strategy.

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Clean Air Zones – Infographic

Written by | Posted on 18.10.2017

The 5 cities that will become Clean Air Zones - Birmingham, Leeds, Southampton, Nottingham and Derby - are looking into different ideas to reduce emissions.

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5 things you need to know about the Clean Growth Strategy

Written by | Posted on 17.10.2017

Five things you need to know about the Government's Clean Growth Strategy, which sets out how it intends to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions.

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Clock change impact on motorists

Written by | Posted on 10.10.2017

With the clock change on 29.10.17; drivers and other road users need to be especially aware of the risks associated with reduced light and low sun.

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What’s next for LeasePlan?

Written by | Posted on 09.10.2017

You may have seen we recently rolled out a new logo. But that’s not all. LeasePlan introduced a new brand promise - and a new attitude to go with it.

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6 Tips to keep Vehicle Off Road to a minimum

Written by | Posted on 09.10.2017

Here are some simple steps to reducing your Vehicle Off Road (VOR) time from LeasePlan UK.

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city from above

6 things we learnt at Fleet Management Live

Written by | Posted on 06.10.2017

As the UK's largest fleet event comes to a close we round-up the six key themes from Fleet Management Live 2017. 

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LeasePlan appoints new Managing Board members

Written by | Posted on 29.09.2017

LeasePlan Corporation N.V. announces an update to the composition of its Managing Board, to include Gijsbert de Zoeten and Franca Vossen.

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Get going with Leasing

The importance of budgeting and fleet benchmarking

Written by | Posted on 26.09.2017

Get ahead with our new way to analyse costs and compare your fleet performance against other UK fleets. It’s quick and it’s easy.  

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LeasePlan joins EV100 initiative

Written by | Posted on 19.09.2017

LeasePlan announces that has become a founding member of EV100 - an initiative designed to speed up the transition to electric vehicles.

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Leading the future of fleet management and driver mobility

Written by | Posted on 15.09.2017

Fleet Management Live 2017 (3-4 Oct) is fast approaching and LeasePlan are taking a look at some of the key topics facing Procurement and Fleet Managers.

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leaseplan survey reveals driverless future attitidues

Survey reveals the self – driving car generation gap

Written by | Posted on 15.09.2017

Survey by LeasePlan reveals of 1000 motorists reveals how drivers really feel about a driverless future.

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Cut end of contract damage costs

How can you cut end-of-contract costs?

Written by | Posted on 15.09.2017

We aim to keep our customers’ end of contract costs to a minimum. Discover what you can do to keep costs low in our latest blog.

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Is your grey fleet dragging you on to the hard shoulder?

Written by | Posted on 12.09.2017

Find out about grey fleets, how they can affect your business and the risks of not managing them effectively.

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woman with diesel vehicle looking into distance

Whitepaper: What’s next for diesel?

Written by | Posted on 11.09.2017

With rising diesel prices and tax changes, the move toward cleaner alternative fuels is gathering pace. Find out what the future has in store for diesel.

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new plans for electric vans

New plans for electric vans

Written by | Posted on 08.09.2017

Government consultation on raising the weight threshold for electric vans to 4.25t is underway.But what could it mean for costs, safety and the environment?

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Mark Lovett Uptime

Interview Mark Lovett, Head of Commercial Vehicles at LeasePlan UK

Written by | Posted on 08.09.2017

Interview with Head of Commercial Vehicles Mark Lovett on LeasePlan's approach to Van Best Practice.

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company car

Creating the right company car choice list

Written by | Posted on 08.09.2017

or more than four decades company cars have been a familiar feature of Britain's businesses but it's more important than ever to have the right choice list

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Adding value is more than just talk

Written by | Posted on 08.09.2017

In the current economy, cost is a major consideration for most organisations. As budgets tighten and tax incentives decline, many companies and organisations are looking for savings through their fleet policy.

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woman reading leaseplan guide to tax

[2017] Fleet Funding and Taxation Guide

Written by | Posted on 24.08.2017

Our latest fleet funding and taxation guide is designed to help you through the year ahead.

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Looking for a more flexible fleet?

Written by | Posted on 24.08.2017

Whether for seasonal demand, a new starter or to fulfil a new contract, sometimes you need a vehicle for shorter period of time. Find out how LeasePlan Flexible can help.

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Clear air

London’s clean air plans explained

Written by | Posted on 24.08.2017

Tackling air pollution in the Capital has led to the announcement of a number of policies that will affect fleets motorists - we explain them in our FAQ.

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The Air Quality Plan in five key points

Written by | Posted on 01.08.2017

All you need to know about The Air Quality Plan in five key points - from the 2040 ban on petrol and diesel fuelled cars and vans to latest on low emission zones.

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Britain’s Driving Habits Revealed

Written by | Posted on 19.07.2017

New research from LeasePlan UK reveals Britain's driving habits - and that despite the congestion on the road network - they still have a love of driving.

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summerheathazards

Unseen summer driving hazards

Written by | Posted on 19.07.2017

The hot summer weather can bring a potential unseen hazards to drivers and their passengers.

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summer safety checks

Vehicle safety checks to make this summer

Written by | Posted on 19.07.2017

Prevent unwanted call outs and stints on the roadside this summer by ticking off these important vehicle safety checks.

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LeasePlan Smartphone connected

The future of connected vehicles

Written by | Posted on 19.07.2017

Connected vehicles - and their data provides the potential to reduce congestion, improve safety and lower emissions.

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Connected Vehicles

New car tech glossary

Written by | Posted on 19.07.2017

From autonomous tech to big data - our fuss-free (jargon free) guide explains the latest automotive technology terms.

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international fleet

International fleet: 5 Key Success Factors

Written by | Posted on 18.07.2017

For companies operating a sizeable fleet of vehicles, across multiple countries, now may be right time to explore the benefits that a centralised international fleet policy can bring.

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London Big Ben

A Queen’s Speech of pruned-back policies

Written by | Posted on 22.06.2017

The Queen's Speech did not contain much of the new legislation that was being promised just a few weeks ago - here we look at what it contained for motorists and fleet operators.

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Foreign Travel Checklist

Written by | Posted on 21.06.2017

Eight things to check before taking your car to Europe this summer.

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car cost graph

Whole life costs: Getting the bigger picture

Written by | Posted on 19.06.2017

Whole Life Cost of Fleet. The sum of all the variable costs associated with running a fleet - here we list out the seven factors you need to consider.

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Fleet Risk LeasePlan

Balancing Fleet Risk

Written by | Posted on 19.06.2017

Health and safety law isn’t just confined to your office or workplace – for businesses running vehicles it stretches out to the UK road network too.

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MOT failure rates

Ranked: the main causes of MOT failure for vans

Written by | Posted on 19.06.2017

Ranked: the main causes of MOT failure for vans, and what you can do to keep your drivers safe.

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Service 5

Booking your next vehicle service

Written by | Posted on 19.06.2017

LeasePlan are making some changes to the way it handles the booking of vehicle services, maintenance and repairs.

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Dricing in Europe

Driving in Europe – don’t drive on the wrong side of the law

Written by | Posted on 19.06.2017

Motorists who lease their vehicle could be falling foul of the law when driving overseas. Find out what you need to do to prepare ahead of driving off into the sun.

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Leasing versus Purchasing

An election that leaves the fleet industry hanging

Written by | Posted on 09.06.2017

Following the result of the 2017 General Election, we ask what this could mean for the fleet industry.

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Dogs in hot cars : what should you do?

Written by | Posted on 01.06.2017

With forecasters predicting more hot weather on the way, animal welfare charities and the Police are urging people to be aware of the impact of leaving a dog in a vehicle.

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leaseplan report

First quarter 2017 results published

Written by | Posted on 18.05.2017

LeasePlan’s fleet grew from 1.6 million vehicles at the end of first quarter of 2016 to 1.7 million vehicles at the end of the first quarter of 2017.

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research from leaseplan on leasing

The challenges facing today’s fleet managers

Written by | Posted on 16.05.2017

Research conducted into the needs of today’s fleet decision makers reveals the different challenges facing Fleet Managers today - and their different motivations for leasing.

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Full extent of UK’s grey fleet revealed

Written by | Posted on 15.05.2017

Discover more about the safety, environmental and cost impact of the grey fleet and download our Driver Checklist here.

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