All articles by Alejandro Gonzalez

Alejandro Gonzalez has been the Editor of Leasing Life since January 2020.

Alejandro Gonzalez

ULEZ: The way forward or a dead end?

The concept of an “Ultra Low Emission Zone” has been around for a while now, becoming something of a political football, but beyond the politics, is it having an impact? Chris Farnell reports.

UK government publishes Zero Emission Vehicle mandate

‘The softening of the annual targets for vans is a pragmatic step that will provide much-needed breathing room for certain manufacturers’

9th Motor Finance Europe Awards 2023: finalists revealed

Gala event in Vienna on 19 October will celebrate top talent in auto finance across Europe

Asset Alliance Group appoints MD of Asset Finance & Leasing

Bycroft will be responsible for the strategic development of the Group and will oversee the truck and trailer contract hire, leasing and finance sales divisions, as well as the bus & coach, vendor finance and general asset finance sides of the business.

ZEV mandate will continue unabated despite ICE ban delay

Car manufacturers will still need to follow strict quotas to sell more EVs each year despite the PM’s delay on selling new petrol and diesel cars

Time for the motor finance industry to show it cares: Consumer Duty

Joanne Robinson, Director of Lenders of Zuto, considers the role of consumer protection when it comes to car financing.

Sunak’s ICE sales ban delay raises auto finance sector’s hackles

Government roll back comes as the industry is preparing to move out of the early EV adoption phase and into mass market uptake.

Industry takes fire at Gov’t as ICE car ban sale faces 5-year delay

SMMT, Zapmap, Carwow, AFP, New AutoMotive, cap hpi and Cox Automotive critical of government’s expected row back on Net Zero plans.

Signal: China’s Kaixin Auto plans acquisition of WM Motor

WM Motor is a vehicle technology provider based in China.

Signal: Quartix Technologies buys Konetik for €3.9m

Konetik is the owner-developer of the software used in Quartix EVolve product.