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Can you use a lease car as a pool vehicle?
By Ronnie Jones
19-10-2018
Can you use a lease car as a pool ...
In another post in our series of Leasing Myths, we take a look at a myth that companies can't lease cars to then use as pool cars for their employees. What is a pool car?Before we get into the leasing aspect of a pool car, we thought it would be best to discuss the specifics of what a pool car ...
Car trends of the 80s and 90s
By Richard Bolton
18-10-2018
Car trends of the 80s and 90s
The style of cars have changed a lot from the 1980s and continues to change today. Each car today has been built for a purpose whether that is economy, performance or luxury. Looking back at the history of car styling to lets us really appreciate how far cars have come not in functionality, economy,...
What Do Engine Names Stand For?
By Ronnie Jones
11-10-2018
What Do Engine Names Stand For?
Ever wondered what those letters attached to your car mean? Or have you ever been in traffic and wondered what on earth is the difference between a CDTI and a TFSI? Well, in this blog we take a look at the meanings behind various engine names and what the acronyms stand for.Alfa Romeo/FiatJTDM -&nbs...
The History of the Volkswagen Golf
By Ross Wild
09-10-2018
The History of the Volkswagen Golf
Mark1 - (1974/1983)The Golf has always been the perfect car for any car enthusiast with its embracing looks and high specifications, and has always posed a threat within the motoring industry. The Golf made its debut in Europe (1974), and was blatantly intended to be the successor to the ever-p...
Car Manufacturer Performance Divisions
By Chris Taylor
08-10-2018
Car Manufacturer Performance Divis...
Performance models are typically used by car manufacturers as advertising poster boys, due to the rise in popularity and consistent level of improvement seen in the motor industry over the past decade, these models have gained an enormous amount of demand, with equal need for both affordable and mor...
Meanings Behind Car Manufacturer Logos
By Ronnie Jones
05-10-2018
Meanings Behind Car Manufacturer L...
Have you ever looked at a vehicle manufacturer's logo and wondered and what went on behind the scenes to create it? Well, lucky for you we've looked at every manufacturer we currently work with and found the history and meaning behind their logos.AbarthThis logo originated due to the star sign of th...
Mercedes AMG One
By Richard Bolton
28-09-2018
Mercedes AMG One
Mercedes has been making waves once more, not content with the success their Formula One team or the impact that the Mercedes-Amg SLS had with its gull-wing doors and mind-blowing performance the boffins have been back at it to create the companies first in-house hypercar, the Mercedes-AMG One or Pr...
Changing Contract Details - Leasing Myths Debunked
By Ronnie Jones
24-09-2018
Changing Contract Details - Leasin...
Here we have another post to our popular Leasing Myths series and today we're going to tackle the myth that a leasing contract is set in stone and can not be changed whatsoever once it's started. Here we're going to explain some of the potential origins of this myth and of course reasons why it's a ...
Bump N Ride
By Ronnie Jones
20-09-2018
Bump N Ride
Have you ever bumped or scraped your car at a drive-thru or hit a bollard parking your car at a car park or multi-storey? Well, if the answer’s yes then you’re not alone as we conducted a survey to find out just how often people have accidents at these sorts of places and what the ‘true’ cos...
Stay Safe - Stay Back
By Chris Taylor
18-09-2018
Stay Safe - Stay Back
An interesting new "Stay Safe, Stay Back" campaign has been launched by Highways England in effort to encourage safer driving and combat the very common problem of tailgating. The campaign has quickly been backed by the UK government, even ex Formula 1 driver Nigel Mansell has voiced his support, sa...
The New 2019 Suzuki Jimny
By Chris Taylor
14-09-2018
The New 2019 Suzuki Jimny
The Jimny has been around for absolutely decades, though its sported Suzuki's 4WD technology right from the start back in 1970. Back once again with a much more modern face-lift, the Jimny marque is just shy of its 50th anniversary but still uses the same formula as its predecessors - a cheap, small...
Best Cheap Automatic Lease Cars
By Chris Taylor
10-09-2018
Best Cheap Automatic Lease Cars
With congestion getting increasingly worse, many drivers are now opting for an automatic transmission car as opposed to the traditional manual to make their everyday commute that little bit easier and eliminate 'clutch ache'. With modern automatic gearboxes having improved quite significantly over t...
Dashcams and Leasing
By Ronnie Jones
10-09-2018
Dashcams and Leasing
We get a lot of our customers asking us as they are negotiating their lease contracts on whether or not dashboard camera recording equipment (dashcams) are mandatory or recommended for their vehicle, as technology gets better and better and dashcams are becoming better quality and more reliable when...
Londons Ultra Low Emission Zones
By Chris Taylor
04-09-2018
Londons Ultra Low Emission Zones
From the 3rd of September, rules surrounding the new 'ultra-low emission zones' will come in to effect in effort to fight against the air pollution crisis in the congested capital London, meaning only modern hybrid, hydrogen or fully electric cars/bikes will be allowed to drive on the nine streets t...
History of the UK Vehicle Registration Plate
By Ronnie Jones
03-09-2018
History of the UK Vehicle Registra...
With the new 68 registration coming out in September we had a discussion at the All Car office about the history of the UK vehicle registration plate and how did it ended up with the version it is today.What is a vehicle registration plate?A vehicle registration plate is a means to be able to identi...
Car Tech - Heated and Cooled seats
By Richard Bolton
29-08-2018
Car Tech - Heated and Cooled seats
As the age of technology continues to develop and what was once a luxury or futuristic becomes mundane and every day it is important to know where it all begins and where it could be leading, it is no surprise the features seen on race cars make their way to sports cars and luxury cars, eventually a...
Mobberley Victory Hall Bowls Sponsorship Renewed
By Ronnie Lawson-Jones
23-08-2018
Mobberley Victory Hall Bowls Spons...
We at All Car Leasing continue to show our support to local businesses and communities by renewing our sponsorship for the Bowls green over at the Mobberley Victory Hall. The hall lies in the heart of Cheshire and is located in the same village as our own office in the idyllic Mobberley. The ha...
Charges when the car is handed back - Leasing Myths Debunked
By Ronnie-Lawson Jones
22-08-2018
Charges when the car is handed bac...
In another post in the Leasing Myths Debunked series we take a look at the claim that handing leasing cars back may be 'unfair' and that car leasing customers are treated harshly and should expect a big bill at the end for even the most slight of damage. Well, we're here today to obviously debunk th...
Every Manufacturers Fastest Accelerating Car
By Chris Taylor
21-08-2018
Every Manufacturers Fastest Accele...
It's all well and good having a car with a high top speed, but since achieving such a thing on the public roads isn't possible without endangering other road users or having your license taken away, acceleration is one of the major stats that sways buyers towards particular models. For the sake of t...
How to become a racing driver
By Chris Taylor
20-08-2018
How to become a racing driver
When considering a future in motorsport racing, it is sometimes important to start young, although not every professional starts their career early in go-karts some of Britain’s top motoring greats including the likes of Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton and David Coulthard from recent history. Karti...
All Car Leasing New home page
By AllCarLeasing
15-08-2018
All Car Leasing New home page
We have been working hard to provide our customers with a better service and our development continues with the first phase of changes coming in to effect today 15/08/2018. We have made significant changes to the home page. Why the change?Since our new website was launched in March 2018 we have...
Budget Crossovers You Can Lease Today
By Ronnie Jones
14-08-2018
Budget Crossovers You Can Lease To...
Crossovers are quickly becoming one of the most popular car types on the market (we’ve covered what exactly is a crossover in this article) thanks to its bigger exterior, loftier ride and hatchback economy – what’s not to like? In this blog, we take a look at some of the cheapest crossovers on...
SEAT Leon Cupra 300 Returns To Cupra 290
By Chris Taylor
14-08-2018
SEAT Leon Cupra 300 Returns To Cup...
One of the latest manufacturers facing difficulty over the new Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) is SEAT. More specifically, the model facing issues is the highly desirable Leon Cupra 300, the manufacturers only hot hatchback. If you aren't clued up on the new testing standard...
Car Insurance and Leasing A Car - Leasing Myths Debunked
By AllCarLeasing
09-08-2018
Car Insurance and Leasing A Car - ...
In another post in our series of leasing myths debunked we take a look at another myth which completely surprises us every time that people believe it; that insuring a leased car is a hassle or in some cases more expensive than a used car or a car purchased through another type of finance! This is o...