All articles by Alejandro Gonzalez

Alejandro Gonzalez

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

Spring Budget 2024: Industry urges Chancellor to revitalise UK’s EV transition through fair taxation

The industry proposes measures such as halving VAT on new EVs, treating EVs as essentials in Vehicle Excise Duty rates, and making public charging more affordable.

Gary McLeod appointed as head of commercial at Startline Motor Finance

Having been one of the company’s earliest employees, McLeod’s journey within the organisation began in 2013 when he joined as the Underwriting Manager.

V12 Vehicle Finance to expand stock funding team

The move aims to support dealers in expanding their businesses by facilitating their access to unit-stocking finance.

Outrage over increase in van thefts: How can business keep their fleets and drivers safe?

With van break-ins occurring every 23 minutes in the UK, the issue of van theft has become a growing concern for businesses and drivers alike.

Volkswagen Group UK partners with Ecobat for EV battery recycling 

Under the latest agreement, Ecobat will extend its services to collecting and recycling lithium-ion battery materials from EVs.

Signal: Unnamed British company enters $3m partnership with ILUS

British company, operating manufacturing and assembly facilities in the UAE, specialising in producing autonomous vehicles and defence solutions inks M&A deal.

European automakers embrace the inevitable: 2035 fossil-fuel vehicle ban

Luca de Meo, President of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) described the industry’s role as “not to argue against the regulation,”

Octopus Energy partners with AeroVolt to streamline electric plane charging

The partnership facilitates pilots’ access to Electroverse’s charging interface at AeroVolt’s airside chargers located across the UK. 

CarMoney unveils franchise model

CarMoney, founded in Glasgow in 2016, approved over £1.3 billion in loans in the past year.