Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is discounting fixed-price and All-In service plans for customers by 25 per cent, providing enhanced value and reassurance over service and maintenance costs.
Commercial vehicle owners looking for added reassurance and value will benefit from a 25 per cent discount on fixed-price servicing and All-In service plans taken out before 2 May 2022, as Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles introduces new offers for the spring.
Sarah Palfreyman has been appointed as UK Sales Director for Mercedes-Benz Vans UK and brings more than 26 years of automotive experience to the role.
Effective 1 May 2022, Sarah will lead the UK Van sales division to help shape the future of electric mobility with digital solutions that provide best-in-class customer experiences for new and existing customers in retail, fleet, and direct distribution channels.
With the potential of a government clampdown on pavement parking just around the corner, motorists could soon be kicking pavements to the kerb in favour of rented driveways, claims the online parking portal YourParkingSpace.co.uk.
A Department for Transport consultation into future pavement parking rules came to an end in November 2020, however a decision or analysis of the consultation results is yet to be released but will reveal the level of industry support for the three proposals put forward, and which of these the government is likely to implement, possibly including a ban on pavement parking.
Even with the 5p cut, petrol and diesel prices are still around 40% cent higher than this time last year. Over that period, the government has received huge sums in fuel duty and can clearly afford the cut.
The average price of petrol has risen more than 40p a litre since last year’s Spring Statement, which means the government has received an extra 7p per litre in VAT, the other tax the government imposes on fuel. Diesel prices are up by nearly 50p a litre, almost 9p of which is VAT, said Nawaz Haq, Executive Director at fuel technology specialist SulNOx Group.
As part of Mazda’s commitment to encourage greater diversity within the automotive industry, the brand has introduced a Gender Balance Initiative to address and tackle the representation of women in front-line and senior management roles across its 122 UK dealership network.
With the aim of achieving a minimum of 30 per cent representation of diverse women in key leadership roles by 2030, the initiative is a progressive step towards achieving this aim and subsequently driving industry change.