The Diesel/Petrol/Electric Debate- Our Viewpoint

One of the challenges that new car buyers face is which type of engine technology to select.  In addressing this, it’s worth considering several factors.  Speaking purely from a company car point of view, electric or petrol/electric hybrid vehicles are attractive to the driver because of the reduced benefit in kind liability, but there are hidden issues for business owners.  Where will the vehicle be charged, and who will pay for the electricity?  Will hybrid Read more

WLTP Explained

Heard of WLTP? Possibly not, but the new Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure is something which is causing a massive headache for European car manufacturers. From 1st September all brand new passenger cars must be tested under the new rules prior to the registration process. Every variant of a model – thousands in all – must undergo testing, because different powertrain and option packages can affect carbon dioxide emissions in different ways. There have been huge Read more

Freedom is a Happy Customer

We were so pleased to receive this lovely commendation from our long standing customer Kevin Farthing, of Freedom Installation & Service.  Thanks Kev! I have been using HV Motor Finance since starting up 10 years ago as a sole trader. It was very difficult to lease a vehicle when setting up my business I had no sets of accounts so many companies were not interested. Richard and the team made it very easy for me to Read more