Jun 13, 2017: Penske Truck Leasing is building on its presence in Canada with a new location. ...

 

Jun 05, 2017: Canadian auto lenders are focusing on highly tailored solutions to maintain business growth in an increasingly tough market, according to research from J. D. Power. ...

 

May 31, 2017: Some three years ago, US carmakers leased about 3.3 million vehicles, just over 23% of US sales to individual buyers. ...

 

Apr 12, 2017: Clicking a button to buy a car is not only the route that US car-buyers want to go, it’s also the route they should go. ...

 

Feb 14, 2017: Swapalease.com predicts that the US auto lease market will remain at healthy and near-record levels heading into Q1 2017, particularly with overall US new-vehicle sales expected to remain in the forecasted 17+ million mark for 2017. ...

 

Feb 14, 2017: General Motors and Toyota Motor officials will tell a US House panel on Tuesday 14 February that automakers need changes to automotive safety rules to allow the deployment of self-driving cars on American roads. ...

 

Jan 24, 2017: Ford has developed a new way for customers to purchase or finance a new Ford vehicle in minutes – right from a dealership website from anywhere, on any device - and requiring only one dealer visit. ...

 

Jan 24, 2017:

Exclusive Capital expands to 20 countries

Exclusive Capital, the financing and leasing division of Exclusive Group, has expanded its network to 20 countries.

Exclusive Capital expands to 20 countries

Jun 22, 2017

Exclusive Capital, the financing and leasing division of Exclusive Group, has expanded its network to 20 countries.

New Opel CEO promises to create “a European champion”

The newly-appointed CEO of Opel has promised to create “a new European champion” as the company starts its journey as part of Groupe PSA. Michael Lohscheller, Opel CFO since September 2012, was appointed with immediate effect by the supervisory board of Adam Opel to ensure continuity for the business and its stakeholders, with the priority task to build the new strategic plan for Opel.

New Opel CEO promises to create “a European champion”

Jun 19, 2017

The newly-appointed CEO of Opel has promised to create “a new European champion” as the company starts its journey as part of Groupe PSA. Michael Lohscheller, Opel CFO since September 2012, was appointed with immediate effect by the supervisory board of Adam Opel to ensure continuity for the business and its stakeholders, with the priority task to build the new strategic plan for Opel.

Sofico innovation day inspires Australian fleets

Australian fleet operators focused on operational efficiencies during an inaugural innovation day hosted by Sofico Services Australia, which included new ideas in finance.

Sofico innovation day inspires Australian fleets

Jun 19, 2017

Australian fleet operators focused on operational efficiencies during an inaugural innovation day hosted by Sofico Services Australia, which included new ideas in finance.

Which countries are driving Auto and Equipment Finance growth in the Asia Pacific region?

Analysis of the Asia Pacific region in a new report has revealed the countries which offer the greatest potential for future growth in the auto and equipment finance industry. The White Clarke Group Asia Pacific Auto and Equipment Finance Survey shows widely differing outlooks for individual countries.

Which countries are driving Auto and Equipment Finance growth in the Asia Pacific region?

Jun 15, 2017

Analysis of the Asia Pacific region in a new report has revealed the countries which offer the greatest potential for future growth in the auto and equipment finance industry. The White Clarke Group Asia Pacific Auto and Equipment Finance Survey shows widely differing outlooks for individual countries.

Why ‘customer-centricity’ is vital for finance industry

Finance companies need to balance ‘cool versus creepy’ as getting closer to customers becomes critical in a more competitive environment, according to new research.

Why ‘customer-centricity’ is vital for finance industry

Jun 19, 2017

Finance companies need to balance ‘cool versus creepy’ as getting closer to customers becomes critical in a more competitive environment, according to new research.

Industry Profile: Simon Dixon, Rockar – The motor industry has to adapt to the needs of the digital consumer

Rockar has positioned itself as a revolution in car retailing and its founder Simon Dixon is looking to change the industry with his business model. Instead of operating from traditional new car dealerships, Rockar is focused around an online sales process, supported by showrooms in high footfall areas, such as shopping centres.

Industry Profile: Simon Dixon, Rockar – The motor industry has to adapt to the needs of the digital consumer

Jun 19, 2017

Rockar has positioned itself as a revolution in car retailing and its founder Simon Dixon is looking to change the industry with his business model. Instead of operating from traditional new car dealerships, Rockar is focused around an online sales process, supported by showrooms in high footfall areas, such as shopping centres.

Volvo appoints new head of financial services

Selwyn Cooper has been appointed head of financial services of Volvo Car UK with immediate effect. The new role will see him heading up the Volvo Car Financial Services division, with responsibility for the management and delivery of its range of the finance and insurance products offered by Volvo in the UK.

Volvo appoints new head of financial services

Jun 16, 2017

Selwyn Cooper has been appointed head of financial services of Volvo Car UK with immediate effect. The new role will see him heading up the Volvo Car Financial Services division, with responsibility for the management and delivery of its range of the finance and insurance products offered by Volvo in the UK.

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Follow the money – the future evolution of automotive markets

The automotive industry is undergoing a period of rapid and radical transformation fueled by a range of technological innovations, digital advancements and wave after wave of new entrants and alternative business models; as a result, the entire sector is seeing major disruption.

Follow the money – the future evolution of automotive markets

Jun 15, 2017

The automotive industry is undergoing a period of rapid and radical transformation fueled by a range of technological innovations, digital advancements and wave after wave of new entrants and alternative business models; as a result, the entire sector is seeing major disruption.

Brian Marin joins Dealflo as chief operating officer

Dealflo, the award-winning provider of automated financial agreement services, is targeting ‘aggressive growth’ with the appointment of Brian Marin as chief operating officer.

Brian Marin joins Dealflo as chief operating officer

Jun 14, 2017

Dealflo, the award-winning provider of automated financial agreement services, is targeting ‘aggressive growth’ with the appointment of Brian Marin as chief operating officer.

UK used car outlook ‘resilient’ says Sword Apak

Analysis by wholesale finance software expert Sword Apak indicates the UK used car market will remain ‘resilient’ throughout 2017 as the new car market struggles.

UK used car outlook ‘resilient’ says Sword Apak

Jun 13, 2017

Analysis by wholesale finance software expert Sword Apak indicates the UK used car market will remain ‘resilient’ throughout 2017 as the new car market struggles.

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Asset finance market grows in UK

Figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that asset finance new business (primarily leasing and hire purchase) grew by 5% in April, compared with the same month last year.

Asset finance market grows in UK

Jun 13, 2017

Figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that asset finance new business (primarily leasing and hire purchase) grew by 5% in April, compared with the same month last year.

Penske Truck Leasing expands in Canada

Penske Truck Leasing is building on its presence in Canada with a new location.

Penske Truck Leasing expands in Canada

Jun 13, 2017

Penske Truck Leasing is building on its presence in Canada with a new location.

U.S. Bank appoints Kevin Weeks as division head of global sales

U.S. Bank has named Kevin Weeks as head of global sales for its corporate and institutional trust services division.

U.S. Bank appoints Kevin Weeks as division head of global sales

Jun 13, 2017

U.S. Bank has named Kevin Weeks as head of global sales for its corporate and institutional trust services division.

Women with Drive network aims to inspire female executives

A new national networking group in the UK has launched to promote diversity in the workplace.

Women with Drive network aims to inspire female executives

Jun 12, 2017

A new national networking group in the UK has launched to promote diversity in the workplace.

Global customer experience programme targets leasing brokers

Automotive research and insight company APD Global Research has announced a new customer experience programme tailored for vehicle leasing brokers.

Global customer experience programme targets leasing brokers

Jun 12, 2017

Automotive research and insight company APD Global Research has announced a new customer experience programme tailored for vehicle leasing brokers.

UK SMEs call for a return to Europe

Nearly one-third third of UK SMEs (31%) want a new government that would reverse the Brexit decision, according to new research from Hitachi Capital Business Finance.

UK SMEs call for a return to Europe

Jun 09, 2017

Nearly one-third third of UK SMEs (31%) want a new government that would reverse the Brexit decision, according to new research from Hitachi Capital Business Finance.

Brexit concerns amid UK power struggle

A gamble by UK Prime Minister Theresa May to hold a snap election in a bid for a stronger mandate to deliver Brexit has failed after her party lost control of Parliament in yesterday’s election.

Brexit concerns amid UK power struggle

Jun 09, 2017

A gamble by UK Prime Minister Theresa May to hold a snap election in a bid for a stronger mandate to deliver Brexit has failed after her party lost control of Parliament in yesterday’s election.

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Jan 04, 2017: Faraday Future has staked its claim to have produced the world’s fastest electric car with its FF91 production model. ...

 

Dec 29, 2016: Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) has acquired Vancouver-based PayByPhone, a leading parking payment provider. ...