How to check a Vehicle’s insurance status

How to check a Vehicle’s insurance status

Use AskMid to check a vehicles insurance With all of our cars on Customers Own Insurance (COI), its important to check the insurance status of a vehicle and we do carry out regular checks. But did you realise that you can check the status of a vehicle yourself using the online service offered by www.askmid.com. […]

One month car lease enquiries on the up

One month car lease enquiries on the up

With the recent relaxation of the Covid-19 rules announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, more and more people are looking at ways of avoiding public transport. Over the last two weeks, we have seen an increase in customers wanting to take a car for 1-2 months to get themselves to their workplace but hiring a […]

BMW 330e now available on Car Subscription

BMW 330e now available on Car Subscription

The long awaited update to the BMW 330e PHEV has arrived and its a popular car amongst company car drivers, user choosers and salary sacrifice schemes due to the low CO2 levels. We’re also now pleased to announce that we’re now able to offer the BMW 3 Series 330e on Flexi-rental (Long Term Car Hire) […]

London Congestion Charge reintroduced with a price rise

London Congestion Charge reintroduced with a price rise

From Monday 18th May 2020, the Congestion Charge for central London has been reintroduced and from the 22nd June 2020 there will be a price rise. Transport for London (TfL) required emergency funding to keep the vital tube and bus services from being withdrawn and the reintroduction of the Congestion Charge is to help fund […]

Is the Tesla Model 3 a great Company Car?

Is the Tesla Model 3 a great Company Car?

We have had hundreds of enquiries recently on the Tesla Model 3 with the bulk of these from user-choosers who want to look at the TM3 as their company car. Since the 6th April 2020, the BIK has dropped to 0% for the tax year when a company car driver chooses a 100% electric car […]

Do I still need to pay Company Car tax whilst furloughed or working from home?

Do I still need to pay Company Car tax whilst furloughed or working from home?

With the UK government recently announcing an extension of the furlough scheme until October and many of us working from home during the Coronavirus epidemic, its not been overly clear what the BIK implications are when it comes to a company car. However, HMRC have now updated their website to explain to employers and employees […]

3 Possible ways to avoid public transport for the next month

3 Possible ways to avoid public transport for the next month

The government have given their updated guidelines and have said that people who can go to work and cannot work from home must try and at the same time avoid public transport. Depending on where you live, if public transport is ruled out, then it might be impossible to get to the workplace, but we […]

Top 5 reasons why the BMW X5 is a great short term car lease deal

Top 5 reasons why the BMW X5 is a great short term car lease deal

The BMW X5 has always been a very popular car with many of our customers on both short term car lease and traditional contract hire. But now is a great time to really take advantage of the X5 on shorter car agreements. The BMW X5 was introduced to the world in 1999 and it was […]

A helpful guide to Hybrid Cars

A helpful guide to Hybrid Cars

Hybrid cars are still very much on the motoring scene, despite the influx of electric car registrations into the market place. But at the moment, Hybrid car sales and leases are still very popular and with more and more manufacturers releasing their models into the market place, there is more choice than ever. We look […]

April 2020 has been impressive for the Tesla Model 3

April 2020 has been impressive for the Tesla Model 3

April 2020 has been impressive for the Tesla Model 3 The SMMT has announced the registration figures for April 2020 and despite the Government Lockdown due to the Covid-19 breakout, the Tesla Model 3 has hit the number 1 spot for registrations during the month. We to, at Cocoon Vehicles has also seen the number […]

Consumers Guide to a Car Lease

Consumers Guide to a Car Lease

Consumers Guide to a Car Lease We’ve been inundated by questions over the last few weeks of lockdown on what a car lease is and how it could work for you, whilst its not for everyone, we try and explain the basics. How does Car Leasing Work? Car leasing is where a consumer is provided […]