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ULEVs and electric cars

Everything you need to know about ULEVs

Written by | Posted on 14.03.2017

The UK has seen a surge in Ultra Low Emission Vehicles - ULEVs - in the last three years. In fact, on average 3,000 were registered every month during 2016. Find out more in our ULEV white paper.

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Stay up to date with the latest changes to impact fleets

Written by | Posted on 08.03.2017

From speeding to mobile phone use - stay up to date with the latest changes to impact fleets.

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1 in 4 drivers carry out safety checks before long journeysRead the post
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Written by Posted on 17.11.2017

New research shows that British motorists try to avoid the stresses that can be...

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Leaseplan driver charging his electric car

Written by Posted on 10.11.2017

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

Taking driver safety to the next levelRead the post
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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

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.

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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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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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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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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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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election fleet

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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online tax guide launched

Your online guide to company car taxation

Written by | Posted on 12.05.2017

LeasePlan releases a new digital Tax Guide for fleet managers and company car drivers providing a quick reference to the current tax regulations.

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The long road to the Air Quality Plan

6 things you need to know about the Air Quality Plan

Written by | Posted on 12.05.2017

It’s been a long and winding road to the publication of the Government’s draft Air Quality Plan. Here's our summary of what is .. and what isn't included.

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Commercial Vehicle Show 2017

Written by | Posted on 08.05.2017

Highlights from the 2017Commercial Vehicle Show at Birmingham's NEC Arena on 25-27 April.

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red street light against blue sky

Why we’re still waiting on diesel

Written by | Posted on 05.05.2017

The High Court has refused the Government’s request to delay publication of the draft Air Quality Plan until after the General Election.

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Best apps for the Bank Holiday get-away

Written by | Posted on 12.04.2017

With 20 million drivers expected to hit the highway this Bank holiday, with delays of over 90 minutes on some routes, here are our top 5 driver apps to make the experience a little more enjoyable.

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Van Check App – a useful addition to your tool kit.

Written by | Posted on 07.04.2017

Technology is playing an increasingly important role when it comes to running a fleet that operate as efficiently – and as safely – as possible.

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April and the fleet industry: a month of major change

Written by | Posted on 05.04.2017

April - the start of the new tax year. And, this year, the tax changes for motorists and fleet professionals are more significant than usual. Find out more in our one-stop guide.

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Leaseplan driver app

Helping you get most from LeasePlan

Written by | Posted on 04.04.2017

As a customer you can benefit from a range of LeasePlan digital services designed to help you get the most from your vehicles. Discover how in our video.

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