For those who make decisions about what kind of cars go into your fleet it's often a long, difficult, and tiring process. But now there's a new way that hopes to make these choices much easier.
Whatever the circumstances, buying a new car or fleet is an opportunity to introduce new assets to your business. However, according to the AutoTrader Car Buyers Report, some 85% of UK respondents expect the car buying process to be difficult. 60% give up their search and settle on a vehicle out of exhaustion.
This should come as no surprise. According to research from YouGov, 98% of SME fleet managers said they juggle other jobs alongside their fleet responsibilities. Time isn’t something they have in abundance. As a result, one in four SME managers are struggling to cope (RAC), given the other roles they have to perform.
Meanwhile, the introduction of new WLTP regulations in September 2018 – a test to measure fuel consumption and emissions – mean that a car’s additional features affect its CO2 value, creating further admin for SMEs.
A new online car-configurator process launched by SEAT could make purchasing a new vehicle more straightforward for business owners. The manufacturer’s new three-step easymove platform means customers don’t have to worry about the multitude of vehicle options because, whatever they choose, they are guaranteed quality. Unlike elsewhere in the market, customers can select their preferred model, trim level and colour without endless extras and add-ons. SEAT even provide metallic paint as standard.
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