European lessors more confident and UK brokers exceedingly buoyant as business surges ahead

European lessors are continuing to build confidence despite the gloom emanating from the economic challenges facing the Chinese economy. The outlook for new business volumes of leasing over H2 2015 remains positive, with 79% of European lessors expecting new business volumes to increase, while just 4% anticipate a decline.

European lessors more confident and UK brokers exceedingly buoyant as business surges ahead

Sep 03, 2015

European lessors are continuing to build confidence despite the gloom emanating from the economic challenges facing the Chinese economy. The outlook for new business volumes of leasing over H2 2015 remains positive, with 79% of European lessors expecting new business volumes to increase, while just 4% anticipate a decline.

Aerospace leasing predicted to boom as executives prepare for rising interest rates and fuel price volatility

Aerospace executives are optimistic about the short-term prospects of their industry, including the use of leasing, but looming interest rate hikes and fuel price volatility are compelling them to act. Over the next two years, executives say their companies plan to increase in-flight sales (60%), the number of routes (58%) and the number of flights (55%).

Aerospace leasing predicted to boom as executives prepare for rising interest rates and fuel price volatility

Sep 03, 2015

Aerospace executives are optimistic about the short-term prospects of their industry, including the use of leasing, but looming interest rate hikes and fuel price volatility are compelling them to act. Over the next two years, executives say their companies plan to increase in-flight sales (60%), the number of routes (58%) and the number of flights (55%).


Frost and Sullivan predicts new funding model for autonomous cars

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Henk Uunk investigates the impact of the proposed lease accounting changes on real-estate leasing

The single most eye catching change coming from the new lease accounting standard will be that rented real estate will come on-balance sheet for entities reporting on the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS). The reason is - the value of real estate will substantially increase current balance sheet totals.

Henk Uunk investigates the impact of the proposed lease accounting changes on real-estate leasing

Sep 02, 2015

The single most eye catching change coming from the new lease accounting standard will be that rented real estate will come on-balance sheet for entities reporting on the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS). The reason is - the value of real estate will substantially increase current balance sheet totals.

Rupert Pontin argues that distortions in the UK new car market are likely to re-bound on retail finance deals

A falsely buoyant picture is likely to be painted by this month’s new plate change - despite the probability that it will show the 42nd consecutive monthly increase in new car registrations.

Rupert Pontin argues that distortions in the UK new car market are likely to re-bound on retail finance deals

Sep 01, 2015

A falsely buoyant picture is likely to be painted by this month’s new plate change - despite the probability that it will show the 42nd consecutive monthly increase in new car registrations.

Uwe Hildinger appointed as new CCO at Alphabet International

Uwe Hildinger has been appointed chief commercial officer at Alphabet International.

Uwe Hildinger appointed as new CCO at Alphabet International

Sep 01, 2015

Uwe Hildinger has been appointed chief commercial officer at Alphabet International.

China aims for pole position with government’s financial leasing boost

Amid the turmoil amongst international stock markets in recent weeks, due largely to news of the economic slowdown in China, a ray of optimism has broken through the gloom.

China aims for pole position with government’s financial leasing boost

Sep 01, 2015

Amid the turmoil amongst international stock markets in recent weeks, due largely to news of the economic slowdown in China, a ray of optimism has broken through the gloom.

Ford’s new autonomous driving team aims to forge ahead with innovation

Ford Motor Co which has lagged behind competitors, notably General Motors Co, VW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Tesla Motors, has recently hired a global team to develop self-driving vehicles. The team is headed up by 29-year Ford veteran Randal Visintainer (pictured).

Ford’s new autonomous driving team aims to forge ahead with innovation

Aug 31, 2015

Ford Motor Co which has lagged behind competitors, notably General Motors Co, VW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Tesla Motors, has recently hired a global team to develop self-driving vehicles. The team is headed up by 29-year Ford veteran Randal Visintainer (pictured).

Cyber auto crime sparks concern amongst auto lenders

Cyber auto crime is on the increase and is likely to have serious implications for autonomous cars – and those lenders seeking to evolve new auto finance products.

Cyber auto crime sparks concern amongst auto lenders

Aug 26, 2015

Cyber auto crime is on the increase and is likely to have serious implications for autonomous cars – and those lenders seeking to evolve new auto finance products.

46% increase in millennial car leasing over the last five years

During the first six months of 2015, millennials (those born after 1980) in the US were significantly more likely to lease a new auto than the cash-paying car-buying population.

46% increase in millennial car leasing over the last five years

Aug 25, 2015

During the first six months of 2015, millennials (those born after 1980) in the US were significantly more likely to lease a new auto than the cash-paying car-buying population.

Jenny Powley argues that company bosses should opt for long-term leasing rather than short-term hire

According to a recent study by RAC Business, SME bosses are willing to spend more than £100 a time on car hire in order to improve their professional image when attending a business meeting.

Jenny Powley argues that company bosses should opt for long-term leasing rather than short-term hire

Aug 24, 2015

According to a recent study by RAC Business, SME bosses are willing to spend more than £100 a time on car hire in order to improve their professional image when attending a business meeting.

US farm gripes hit John Deere Capital and its parent

The sales slump hitting US farm equipment makers continues to be influenced by lower crop prices and farm incomes. As yet there are no signs that the downturn may cease any time soon for tractor and harvester makers, including Deere & Co.

US farm gripes hit John Deere Capital and its parent

Aug 24, 2015

The sales slump hitting US farm equipment makers continues to be influenced by lower crop prices and farm incomes. As yet there are no signs that the downturn may cease any time soon for tractor and harvester makers, including Deere & Co.



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LeasePlan enjoys 21% profit uptick in H1 2015

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Ian Sinclair-Ford argues that with 94% of businesses being non-compliant with the Data Protection Act pose a risk to lending

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