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Cost Reduction

The cost of fuel duty cuts

Written by | Posted on 17.09.2014

The current Govermment has cut or frozen fuel duty to such an extent that it's 20% lower than planned at the last election. All of this is good news for motorists, right? Well, yes – on paper..

Latté, espresso, flat-white, 4-star?

Written by | Posted on 17.07.2014

The University of Bath’s suggestion that coffee might be a substitute for petrol at first glance might seem a little counter-intuitive.

Big Data v Big Brother

Written by | Posted on 02.07.2014

Big data has potential hazards, theoretical and practical, as well as huge benefits. First, the pros. Telematics offer a series of tremendous advantages...

Road pricing’s a hard sell without the carrot

Written by | Posted on 23.06.2014

Last month’s paper by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), The Long Road to Ruin has received a fair amount of...

Potholes on top of potholes

Written by | Posted on 17.04.2014

In last week's Sunday Times there was a suggestion that our pockmarked roads could help raise awareness of climate change. Perhaps there’s a reason why Chancellor George Osborne isn’t rushing to fill them all in, after all.

Taking green strides with ISO14001

Video | Posted on 18.03.2014

We all say we care about the environment. But it’s what we do that really matters. This is why we went...

Watch out for the potholes, George

Written by | Posted on 30.01.2014

Here on the LeasePlan blog, we tend to bridle at the idea that motorists are a single homogenous group. But if there’s...

Car Sales Apps

Written by | Posted on 09.12.2013

Car salesmen have a problem. Younger customers who have grown up in a digital environment have an apparent reluctance to visit their...

Pay-as-you-drive in Scotland

Written by | Posted on 09.12.2013

The think-tank Reform Scotland has just produced a paper arguing that the country should consider an alteration to current motoring taxes. Its...

The Sharing Economy

Written by | Posted on 06.11.2013

Shared use of some resources – particularly expensive items – has a long history and has taken many forms, dating right back...