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New Ring Carnation brand offers comprehensive vehicle conversation offering

Vehicle conversion specialists Ring and Carnation Designs have merged brands to become a single entity – Ring Carnation. This new brand gives clarity for customers of the companies, who can come to Ring Carnation for a one “one-stop-shop” supply of vehicle power management, lighting and vehicle safety solutions. Ring acquired Carnation

Three Peaks success helps hospital buy vital equipment

A team from Synergy Automotive has risen to the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge in soaring temperatures to help boost the quality of life for sick children. The achievement was a first for 8 of the 9 walkers from the award-winning car and van leasing provider who tackled and completed the 24.5

Synergy continues community role as bike donation station

Synergy Automotive will continue to be a bicycle donation station after a highly successful campaign with Welcome to Yorkshire which saw almost 100 unwanted bicycles delivered to its Harrogate headquarters. The preferred vehicle leasing, contract hire and rental provider to Welcome to Yorkshire, Synergy is the 63rd bike donation station in

Ring invests £294k to reinforce quality and support future sustainability

Lighting and automotive aftermarket suppliers, Ring, has invested £60,000 on specialist equipment that will be used in its Quality Assurance (QA) facility, while a further £234,000 has supported the launch of a new Future Technologies Unit (FTU) at its head office in Leeds.   As one of few organisations in the country

Synergy boosts team to 40-strong to meet demand

Synergy Automotive’s latest wave of appointments brings the team to 40-strong – marking a 50% staff increase in 12 months. Expansion and customer demand have sparked the new roles at the multi-award winning vehicle leasing provider which is doubling the size of its Harrogate headquarters to accommodate its growth strategy. The new

JCT600 adds Jaguar and Land Rover to portfolio of prestige car marques

Bradford-based JCT600, one of the UK’s largest privately owned motor retailers, has expanded its choice of luxury car brands with the acquisition of two Jaguar and Land Rover businesses. The Doncaster Jaguar and Doncaster Land Rover dealerships have been purchased from Pendragon, owner of Stratsone, for an undisclosed sum.   All staff

Charity fundraising motors on for Nexus

Leeds-based Nexus Vehicle Rental has taken its fundraising total past £17,000 in the second year of its charity partnership with St Gemma’s Hospice. So far this year employees have held donation days, entered raffles, taken on the Leeds Half Marathon and completed a ten-mile rowing challenge across Lake Windermere. Nexus staff

Greater support for housebuilders required to meet Government electric vehicle charging plans

The UK’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure specialist, Fulcrum, has welcomed the Government’s proposals to install charging points in new homes, business parks and lampposts, but recommends more support for housebuilders to ensure its success. Fulcrum’s head of EV Charing Solutions Foad Albakri said: “The Government’s consultation needs to be clear on


G3 secures long-term contract with vehicle finance firm

First Response Finance Ltd has chosen to partner exclusively with G3 as its sole remarketing partner. The Leeds-based car auction specialist outperformed First Response’s national incumbent partner during a 12 month "Champion Challenge". The result is a new long-term deal, which includes responsibility for the full UK vehicle recovery and disposal, managed

Bondholder membership shifts up a gear with the Car Buying Group

Wakefield Bondholders, the private-sector initiative which aims to promote the Wakefield District as a great place to visit, invest and live, has welcomed The Car Buying Group to its network of members. Based in Yorkshire, and with a site in Wakefield, The Car Buying Group aims to offer consumers a fair,