News Category: Driving Awareness

Company Car in Action 2019

The Team from Sandicliffe Motor Contracts were out in force on 12-13 June at Millbrook Proving Ground for Fleet News’ Company Car in Action 2019. With around 270 models from 21 manufacturers, the event provided fleet decision-makers the unique opportunity to compare, test-drive and evaluate all the newest manufacturer models and technology on Millbrook’s unique purpose-built tracks – but… Read more »

Which cars beat the 4% BIK diesel supplement?

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 »

BVRLA’s Fair Wear & Tear Standard e-guide updated

The BVRLA has recently made updates to the ‘The Industry Fair Wear & Tear Standard’ e-guide. As of the end of April 2019, the BVRLA has made updates and changes to ‘The Industry Fair Wear & Tear Standard’, which have been developed to provide users with further transparency. What updates were made? Customers were not… Read more »

UK Clean Air Zone (CAZ) Map

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 »

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

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 »