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Fleets comprised low-mileage vans should focus on petrol and hybrid as the government shuns diesel

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or indisposed in some other way for the last year or so, you’ll have read or heard something about our own government and those of various other developed countries making bold moves to try and wipe out diesel in what unarguably amounts to one big U-turn. From ‘Britain [...]

By |July 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy birthday, BVRLA!

It’s humbling to think that the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association was founded all the way back in 1967, the year in which Top Gear presenter Matt LeBlanc was born, along with Jason Statham who equally loves a fast Audi. In the same year, Gibraltar held a referendum on staying with Britain or joining [...]

By |March 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vehicle Consulting appointed by Virgin Fast Track 100 company to manage new van fleet

One of the fastest-growing private firms in the North West and the UK as a whole has appointed Stockport-based leasing provider Vehicle Consulting to care for its van fleet. Lundy Projects, an engineering design and manufacturing company established in 1976, now specialises in the rail industry and has an impressive portfolio including major Thames Link [...]

By |February 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Supporting a worthy Stockport charity

If you use social media or work in an office there's the strong likelihood that you'll be aware that today is Christmas Jumper Day, workplaces across the UK once again jazzed up with a dazzling array of festive sweaters. Our car leasing team eagerly got into the spirit and donned some fabulous pullovers, including a [...]

By |December 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An impromtu visit from the Mayor of Stockport

The Vehicle Consulting team had the privilege of meeting the Mayor of Stockport, Councillor Chris Gordon, when he visited our new offices on Acorn Business Park to discuss a charitable project with our managing director, Simeon Briggs. A Stockport man through and through, Councillor Gordon chairs the Stockport Disability Forum and volunteered for the Samaritans for [...]

By |October 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We’ve moved! Check Out The New Place!

Previously based in south Manchester, we're excited to break the news that we have now relocated to modern offices in Stockport, a major Cheshire town very much in the ascendancy thanks to significant investment in schemes like Stockport Exchange and Redrock Stockport, along with global names including BSkyB having put down roots here. Our new [...]

By |July 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Road-testing the Maserati Quattroporte GTS

From national flags and football team crests to religious symbols and even jewellery designers’ hallmarks, the mere glimpse of certain icons can awaken emotions. The MY15 Maserati Quattroporte in Grigio Maratea proved equally arresting and soul-stirring as it prowled the streets of Skipton before being unleased in the Dales, with the unmistakable Trident on its grille, [...]

By |May 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exciting new addition to Fleet Show 2016

Marking the fifth year of this successful show, which experienced a 25% increase in attendance last year, Fleet World's Fleet Show 2016 is set to include a new feature that will unarguably prove beneficial for fleet managers throughout the UK. This year, in addition to 300 new cars provided for test drives around three different [...]

By |May 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diesel particulate filters – what you need to know

What is a diesel particulate filter (DPF)? A diesel particulate filter traps most of the soot produced by a diesel engine, preventing it travelling down the exhaust and out into the atmosphere where it can cause breathing problems, particularly in cities. DPFs are required by law in Europe. Why do DPFs need to regenerate? Just [...]

By |March 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lee joins BusinessCar commentator ranks

At Vehicle Consulting we're delighted that co-director Lee Wolstenholme has joined the team of bloggers and commentators writing for BusinessCar. Primarily aimed at fleets, BusinessCar's printed magazine and website contain a wealth of news, vehicle reviews, features and advice for fleet managers and business drivers, from video test drives and remarketing analysis to whole life [...]

By |February 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments