Author Archive: Ashley Scannell

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About Ashley Scannell

Ashley is a new starter here at OSV and has already proven himself to be friendly, passionate and great fun to be around.

He loves playing football, golf and spending time in London

Five reasons the Nissan Qashqai is better than the Kia Sportage

The Qashqai vs. the Sportage; Which is better?
Five reasons why the Nissan Qashqai is better than the Kia Sportage
The Nissan Qashqai was one of the first cars to popularise the ‘crossover’ genre. The genre, along with the Qashqai, has since become a huge success.It wasn’t long before the Qashqai had rivals, and strong ones at that. One of its main competitors is the Kia Sportage, the car that put the South Korean brand back on the map. While the Sportage and the Qashqai have both stolen the hearts of many, including ours, there can only be one winner. And, for me, it’s the Qashqai.Let’s take a look at the reasons why I think the Nissan Qashqai is better than the Kia Sportage. When I found out that the Qashqai had scored highly (or low) on its CO2 emissions, I knew we were onto a winner. The two-wheel-drive 1.5 litre diesel holds the lowest CO2 rating at just 99g/km...

Car Leasing for Dummies

Everything you need to know about car leasing...
car leasing for dummies
You’re thinking about getting a new car, and maybe you’ve seen the term ‘leasing’ thrown about.What is leasing? How does it differ from buying? Why do some people think it’s amazing and others think it’s the worst idea ever? Leasing may seem complicated at first, and it can be pretty daunting trying to get your head around it. However, it’s really not as complex as it seems. In this article, I’m going to tell you everything you need to know about leasing so by the time you finish reading, you’ll be an expert.First things first, how is leasing a car different to buying one? Leasing is essentially where you rent a car for a certain period of time. But, it’s different to daily/weekly rental, which you would do through the likes of Hertz, for example. When you lease you have the car for around 2-5 years. You pay a series of monthly payments for that period of time. When the time is up, you hand the car back...

Why do business owners lease cars?

Why is business leasing so popular?
business woman wearing a suit getting out of a blue car
When people talk about car leasing, most of the time they tend to be talking about business leasing. Business leasing is an extremely popular form of leasing, and is an attractive option for many business owners. But why is leasing such a good idea for business owners? What’s so special about business leasing? In this article, we look at why exactly business owners lease cars, and whether it would be right for you. Leasing is great for businesses because, when you lease a car, you can get a new car every few years. This means that you can refresh your fleet at the end of every contract, and don’t have to worry about the disposal of your vehicle. This also means that your cash isn’t tied up in a depreciating asset...

How does Business Leasing work?

Everything you need to know about business leasing
how does business leasing work
Business leasing is an extremely popular form of leasing. In fact, leasing was originally aimed at businesses before it looked at private individuals. But, how does business leasing work? In this article we look at the pros and cons of business leasing, the different contracts, and how it all works. Firstly, who exactly qualifies for business leasing? You can lease a car if you are any of the following...
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