With the iconic Corsa reaching 25 years on the UK market this year, Vauxhall is starting the party early by offering one year’s free insurance and five years’ zero per cent Flexible Finance with no minimum deposit to all buyers of the best-selling supermini.
Open to drivers aged 21 to 75, the offer is available on Corsa Energy and Limited Edition models registered between now and 31 March 2018.
Arnaud Leclerc has been appointed Managing Director, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK & Ireland, and takes up his new role immediately.
He succeeds Ashley Andrew, who has left the company and Mr Leclerc will oversee operations for all FCA functions and brands throughout the UK and Ireland, and reports directly to Alfredo Altavilla, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Chief Operating Officer, EMEA region.
A new car is being considered by 1 in 7 British drivers.
On average they will spend about £8,200 and most likely they will be 25-34 years old, according to figures collected for Freedom Finance.
Employers and companies are seeking Government clarity on promised tax exemptions if they provide workplace charging.
The relief was announced in the Autumn Budget but has not been included in the current Finance Bill going through Parliament, said the Asociation of Taxation Technicians.
A quarter of drivers who pay for their car on finance didn’t understand the finance options open to them when they took the agreement out, while nearly three-quarters (72%) took the first product recommended by a single car dealer without shopping around for the best deal, new research has found.
The study for RAC Flexiloan of drivers reveals a picture of confusion and even timidity on the part of car buyers with a majority not having the confidence to challenge a dealer or finance company, nor perhaps the willingness to ensure they don’t end up with a poor deal that costs them dear.
The European automobile manufacturers’ association welcomed Honda Motor Europe as its newest member.
The other ACEA members are BMW Group, DAF Trucks, Daimler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford of Europe, Hyundai Motor Europe, Iveco, Jaguar Land Rover, PSA Group, Renault Group, Toyota Motor Europe, Volkswagen Group, Volvo Cars, and Volvo Group.
In a rare move of sourcing, McLaren has commissioned its forthcoming centre for making the sports cars’ latest generation carbon fibre tubs near Sheffield.
Eventually, 200 people will work at the centre being created in a programme involving the University of Sheffield.