Geneva International Motor Show 2018

The 88th Geneva International Motor Show may have been and gone. But we thought we would take a look back and re-live some of the highlights from one of the biggest auto shows on the planet. Jaguar i-Pace The all electric Jaguar i-Pace was a firm favourite with visitors. With a range up to 298… Read more »

Let’s have a catch up: Introducing SMC’s new Business Development Managers

Tom and Georgina

Sandicliffe Motor Contracts are delighted to inform customers that we have recently appointed two new members to its strong and growing team of sales professionals. Tom Brown and Georgina Taylor will be supporting the business as we spring into action with our strategic development plans for 2018. Georgina Taylor and Tom Brown join the SMC… Read more »

Top 10 Tips for Winter Driving

Battling the Beast from th East

Motorists from all over the country are being met with some of the worst driving conditions in recent years as the ‘Beast from the East’ continues to sweep across the UK. As the polar vortex, nicknamed the ‘Beast from the East’ meets Storm Emma, conditions may only worsen as we head into the weekend. Temperatures… Read more »

What’s changing for VED in 2018?

VED 2018

We all remember the Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) Reform that came into effect from 1 April 2017. However, have you taken the time since to realise the impact of such changes by undertaking a full fleet review? With the new changes came stricter thresholds for £0 tax to apply only to zero-emission cars, a flat… Read more »

It’s ‘all systems go’ at SMC as new DRIVE software goes live!


Sandicliffe Motor Contracts are delighted to announce the successful launch of their new leasing, rental and fleet management system ‘DRIVE’. Working in collaboration with DRIVE Software Solutions, together both companies completed the final stage of the transition and as of Monday, 22 January 2018 are now live with DRIVE. The new systems integration is part… Read more »

How much does a spare wheel really cost?

Spare Wheel

It’s more common than not for your new company car to come without a spare wheel. According to a report by Honest John, nine out of ten new vehicles are sold without a full-size spare wheel as standard. Manufacturers see removing the spare tyre and replacing with a tyre repair kit as a quick way… Read more »