All articles by Christopher Marchant

Christopher Marchant

MotoNovo Finance records £400m in lending for 2018/19

Aldermore has recorded a 12% rise to £3.4bn (€3.8bn) in business finance in the financial year to 30 June 2019.

Northgate releases fleet leasing product

Northgate Vehicle Hire has introduced van hire product VanHire+, intended to cater to van fleet needs of businesses across the UK.

Modix to partner with LivePerson for live chat services

Modix, the digital marketing arm of Cox Automotive, has entered into a partnership with LivePerson Automotive for live chat and text services to dealers.

Gov’t creates ‘village’ for testing of autonomous vehicles

The minister of state for the future of transport has opened the ‘Autonomous Village’, a self-driving vehicle test facility in Oxfordshire.

Simply provides £130,000 facility to Edinburgh taxi firm

SME finance provider Simply has completed a £130,000 hire purchase deal to enable a taxi firm in Scotland to buy two more electric Tesla ‘Model X’ motors.

DealTrak to collaborate with Godel Technologies on dealer platform

Automotive F&I firm DealTrak is to collaborate with software engineering firm Godel Technologies in the development of the next generation of its platform.

NFDA: Dealers key to consumer EV uptake

The role dealers play in the shift to electric vehicles was a main theme discussed at the Renewable Energy Association’s EV Experience conference.