UK Clean Air Zone (CAZ) Map

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UK Clean Air Zones (CAZ) are currently ‘hot’ environmental topics that are affecting operational planning and budgets for businesses who run fleets, which is why Sandicliffe Motor Contracts are encouraging customers to utilize its CAZ map. As a BVRLA member, SMC has extensive access to many resources including the new interactive BVRLA CAZ map which can be… Read more »

Which cars beat the 4% BIK diesel supplement?

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The Real Driving Emissions Stage 2 (RDE2) was introduced to capture a ‘real-world’ view of a car’s performance. The start of the new WLTP emissions testing procedure last year impacted all road users including company car drivers, having implications on company car choice and tax rates. WLTP also introduced the on the road Real Driving… Read more »

Commercial Vehicle Show 2019 highlights sector growth

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Representatives from Sandicliffe Motor Contracts business development team attended this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show which took place 30 April – 2 May 2019. The CV Show is is the largest and the most comprehensive road freight transport, distribution, and logistics event staged in Britain and has attracted over 20,000 visitors this year. In terms of presence, the show… Read more »

Google Maps Electric Vehicle (EV) charge map search is the game changer for UK drivers

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Besides the problems that social media can create, technology and the internet is constantly enhancing our day to day lives. This has been also true of Google since it came into our lives from the early 2000s and since then we have seen an array of features that have provided benefits to everyone, every day… Read more »

Brexit: Taking Vehicles Abroad – Important Advice (VE103)


Important information for driving your vehicle abroad. From 29th March, regardless of whether there is a deal or no deal Brexit, all drivers taking vehicles abroad will require a VE103 form issued by the owner of the vehicle, an insurance Green Card and a GB car sticker, in order to drive in the EU. It… Read more »

BVRLA’s Fair Wear & Tear Standard e-guide now available


Sandicliffe Motor Contracts are pleased to announce the investment in the licensing of the BVRLA’s ‘The Industry Fair Wear & Tear Standard’ a e-guide. The BVRLA’s Fair Wear and Tear guide identifies how a vehicle should be returned to a leasing provider at the end of a lease, hire or contract agreement. Customers and drivers… Read more »

Geneva International Motor Show 2019

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The 89th Geneva International Motor Show took place (7-17th March) so we thought we would look at some of the highlights and insights into the future of fleet vehicles. Maxda CX-30 The all new Mazda CX-30 is the latest addition to the Japanese maker’s range, and it was revealed for the first time at Geneva. Peugeot e-208… Read more »

UK drivers of rental and leased vehicles still require VE103 certificates regardless of EU-Exit Deal


If you are planning to use your company car (leased vehicle) post 29 March in Europe, you will still be required to carry VE103 certificate.  The Government has confirmed that drivers of rented or leased vehicles will still be required to carry a VE103 certificate when taking their vehicle abroad post 29 March, regardless of the outcome of… Read more »