Fleet Management Blog

22 Apr 2011

Lex Fleet Management Audit

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This week we had to complete an audit for a client that used Lex for “Fleet Management” including funding. One of the questions asked was when they complete a competitive tender for products and services do they advise the client of the lowest leasing cost, strangely enough the answer was no. That’s not fleet management its leasing dressed up to make more profit.

15 Apr 2011

Food in a Jiffy

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This is a vehicle that we sourced for a client

07 Apr 2011

Hybrid Cars Con

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I have just been told that the batteries in Toyota and Lexus Hybrid vehicles start thier life in Canada, they are then sent to Japan,fitted to the vehicles and then the completed vehicle is delivered to the driver.

Not good for the carbon footprint – just shows that everything is not what it seems

31 Mar 2011

Road Test Seat Exeo 2.0 TDI

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This is my first drive of this car and its a really good car (considering that its and old model A4 it should be) the trim and equipment levels are good (Leather & nav as standard my on criticism would be price, List price and net cost £1500 less and I think it would sell.

To come in the next few weeks I have
BMW, Porsche, Bentley and many others

29 Mar 2011

Fuel Monitoring

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We have just set up a module on our new software that allows us to calculate, monitor and compare a vehicles consumption.

25 Mar 2011

Simon with Englands best ever Goalkeeper

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Dinner with Gordon Banks after a charity golf day. He was my hero when growing up trying to play in goal

22 Mar 2011

Driving Leicester City

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Total Motion have agreed a deal with Leicester City Football Club for the next 3 years to supply a mini bus for the academy. When delivering the mini bus we met the entire first team squad, management team and new owners – see picture

20 Mar 2011

Contract Hire V Ownership or Asset Finance

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During the last 3 months a number of studies by top Business advisers and accountants have indicated that the difference in cost between Contract hire and purchasing outright or using asset finance is now less than £100 over a three year life cycle. So when we factor in the negatives of contract hire, outright purchase or asset finance begin to look far more beneficial as way to acquire and finance a fleet

17 Mar 2011

Is the 4×4 Market about to see a major price correction

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We understand that in the last week all of the large retail dealer groups in the UK have advised thier stock buyers not to purchase large 4×4 vehicles such as Range Rover Sport because they are expecting demand and values to drop significantly over the next 6 months

16 Mar 2011

New Total Motion Blog

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Welcome to the Total Motion blog this si our first post and from today we will be posting on a regular basis on all issues related to fleet and the fleet industry.

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