Parents in the UK are spending over £2,400 every year, or £46.15 a week, driving their children to different activities such as parties and hobbies, according to Zuto Finance.
The daily school run accounts for the highest percentage of expense and fifth are taking their children over 150 miles a month.
South Wales based Veezu, the UK’s fastest growing taxi and private hire technology platform, has made a £1.75m investment in a fleet of hybrid cars as part of a broader strategy to reduce its carbon footprint.
The firm operates five regional brands across England and Wales – including Dragon Taxis in Newport, Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan – and has added 60 Toyota Corolla Touring all self-charging hybrid electric vehicles to its fleet with a further 30 low emission cars expected to be added to the fleet later this year.
Motorpoint saw profits rise 122% to £21.5M last year.
Some 60% of sales came from online business where income exceeded £1Billion.
Major manufacturers steering sales of new cars towards more profitable private sales rather than fleet is likely to exacerbate the ongoing used car shortage, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association.
Year-to-date figures show that fleet sales are down 25.0% on 2021 and private up 17.8%, showing the significance of the shift that is taking place.
Rhodium White Premium is a special paint colour on some new Mazda models that aims to express a metallic texture based on pure white inspired by Japanese aesthetics, finding beauty in simplicity and the absence of superfluous elements.
Mazda has succeeded in producing the Rhodium White Premium in three layers, consisting of a clear, reflective and colour layer by evolving Takuminuri painting technology developed for Soul Red.