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News

Defleeted car values hit second highest in 12 months

Average values of ex-company cars climbed to £7,791 in March, £1,076 more than in the same month last year and the second highest in the last 12 months. Data, based on final bids for defleeted cars at Manheim auctions,…

Frugal 1.6 diesel joins drop-top Audi A3 lineup

Audi’s A3 Cabriolet is now available to order with the VW Group’s frugal 1.6 TDI engine. This means the top-down A3 can return 72.4mpg combined, up from the previous best in the 2.0 TDI 150PS (67.3mpg) and a 1.9mpg fall…

M6 gains smart motorway status

A stretch of the M6 near Birmingham made the switch to ‘smart motorway’ today as the Highways Agency attempts to relieve congestion by making greater use of technology. Overhead gantries between junctions 5 and 8 will tell…

Toyota Corolla becomes world’s top selling car

This next news story may make you feel a little left out – the biggest selling car of 2013 was a model not available in the UK since 2007– the Toyota Corolla. An amazing 1.22 million of this C-segment family car sold in…

First drive: Kia Soul 2014

Mention the words ‘kooky crossover’ and Kia’s positively square Soul should be one of the first cars that springs to mind. We’ve seen more dramatic mid-life facelifts but Kia says every exterior panel has been replaced…

Leasedrive’s David Brown joins ICFM Council

Leasedrive Group’s David Brown has joined The Institute of Car Fleet Management’s (ICFM) Council. After starting his professional automotive career as an apprentice at a VW dealership and entering the fleet industry in…

Volvo unveils inflatable child car seat concept

Volvo has developed an inflatable child car seat, intended to make child transport safer and more convenient. The rearward-facing seat, unveiled in concept form, can inflate in under 40 seconds, weighs half of a conventional…

Majority of foreign lorries complying with HGV Levy

Around 215 lorry drivers have been fined for failing to pay the newly introduced HGV Levy. Since April 1, any HGVs registered outside of the UK and weighing 12 tonnes or more have had to pay up to £10 a day or £1,000 per…

Features

First drive: Infiniti Q50 2014

Infiniti offers a welcome breeze of fresh thinking and attitude in the small executive sector but does the Q50 match BMW's 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class?

Why the new Mercedes C-Class should have its rivals scared

The arrival of Mercedes’ new C-Class doesn’t so much upset the equilibrium of the compact executive class as restore it to where it should be.

First drive: Seat Leon ST estate 2014

It's the first time in 15 years that the Spanish brand’s C-segment hatch has been offered in estate form but is it any match for the Focus or Golf Estates?

Why RoSPA’s training course will bring out the best in your fleet drivers

The level of awareness required of your driving as part of the RoSPA course means you cannot help but be a better driver by the time you sit the test.

Small cars are making it personal; why that’s good news for company car drivers

Personalisation of cars is here to stay and will only get bigger in the near future, spreading from the small car sector to other parts of the market.

First drive: Nissan Qashqai 2014

No longer a trailblazer, but usefully improved in almost every area, the Qashqai remains the Crossover by which rivals should be judged.

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Skoda Rapid

1.6 TDI CR 90 GreenLine 5dr

£175.00 PCM, 3+35 10k Miles p/a

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Published on 18/04/2014

Skoda Octavia

1.6 TDI CR GreenLine III 5dr

£215.00 PCM, 3+35 10k Miles p/a

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Published on 18/04/2014

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

2.2 SD4 Pure 5dr Auto

£355.00 PCM, 6+35 8k Miles p/a

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Published on 18/04/2014

Skoda Rapid

1.6 TDI CR 90 GreenLine 5dr

£175.00 PCM, 3+35 10k Miles p/a

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Published on 18/04/2014

Skoda Octavia

1.6 TDI CR GreenLine III 5dr

£215.00 PCM, 3+35 10k Miles p/a

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Published on 18/04/2014

Mercedes-Benz A Class

A180 CDI ECO SE 5dr

£180.88 PCM, 9+23 10k Miles p/a

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Published on 18/04/2014