Author Archive: Holly Martin

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About Holly Martin

Holly enjoys: Reading, music and spending time with friends.

Within a week of Holly starting work at OSV she became an indispensable part of the marketing team. She's very intuitive and gets on with the whole office effortlessly.

A list of the best electric vans available in the UK

Looking for a van that lowers your carbon footprint? We look at the top electric vans...
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An electric van might be a bit of an odd concept for some, but they are becoming increasingly popular. While electric cars are becoming ever popular, 100% electric vans are also becoming more appealing for business owners and employers alike. But, which ones are the best? In this article, we take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of an electric van, and which ones are the best...

Top Nationwide Car Leasing Companies in the UK (Reviews / Ratings)

We count down the best leasing companies in the UK...
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Every year here at OSV, we work with well over 1,000 individuals and businesses in an effort to help them find the right vehicle for their leasing needs. And although we generally can find the right fit for most of our customers, we realise there are occasions when another leasing company may be the better option. Furthermore, our customers do ask us about competitors all the time as they seek to do their due diligence while shopping for the best leasing value. It is, for this reason, we decided to write this post today. It gives you a list of some of the companies that have a solid vehicle leasing history in the UK. Please keep in mind there are assuredly companies with a sound reputation that aren't on this list. Simply put, we can't include everyone, and this is simply based on our experience. Also, even though the following companies are numbered, the following isn't meant as a ranking. It's simply meant to educate you on the vehicle leasing marketplace. After all, at OSV we understand that knowledge means better buying decisions. Here goes, and we hope it helps…

Should You Lease Your Next Car?

Thinking about leasing your next car? Here are some things you should consider...
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Around 20% of all new car transactions are leases. Having the option to drive a brand new car every two or three years is very appealing to most people and with the amount of great deals available, leasing is become increasingly popular.But, should you lease your next car? Aside from the fact that you get a new car every few years, leasing does have its good qualities. However, it isn’t for everyone. At OSV, we help people decide if leasing is for them every day, and have done so for almost two decades. So in this article we will be looking at the pros and cons of leasing, and whether you can get a better deal if you lease your next car. There are lots of advantages to leasing a car such as...

Car Travel Tips

We give you some of our top travel tips...
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Going on a winter break? Maybe you desperately want to get away after the stress of Christmas and New Year. Or perhaps you want to celebrate the end of dry January in style by going away for a few days. Regardless of the reason, you are going away and you are going to take your car with you. Like people, pets and work, cars also have to go through preparation before you travel. If you don’t prepare your car then you could end up in all sorts of trouble. So in this article...

Who Is In More Accidents? Men or Women?

We look to answer the age long debate...
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A few years ago, we reported that the IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists) found that men are more likely to be involved in crashes because of bad driving habits than women. These bad habits included driving too fast and drink-driving. They found that men were nearly twice as likely to be involved in a collision due to being careless, reckless or in a hurry. They also found that men are more likely to crash because of poor behaviour or inexperience. However, that was a few years ago, so is this still the case? In this article, we settle the argument once and for all and give you some top tips to stay safe on the roads...
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Toyota are one of the largest car manufacturers in the world and are hugely popular. Known for their city cars and their hybrid car, the Prius, Toyota are a common sight on our British roads. Their affordability, practicality and great style means that they are popular for first time drivers and families alike. They are also hugely popular to lease. But which Toyota’s are the best to lease? In this article we look at the Top 5 Toyota lease deals on the market today, and the ones you might want to consider leasing through OSV...

Winter Tyres Explained: Should I Get Winter Tyres?

Everything you need to know about winter tyres...
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Christmas may be over, but that doesn’t mean that winter is. In fact, we’ve got quite a way before we get to summer again. And, the recent bad weather might have got you wondering whether you should invest in some winter tyres. So should you get winter tyres? In this article, we look at everything you need to know about winter tyres including the different types, how much they cost and whether they are something you should consider.

Volvo Lease Deals: Is It Best To Go For A Volvo? What Volvo Is Best For Me?

We look at some of the best Volvo lease deals out there at the moment...
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Volvo have seen a huge surge in popularity as of late, and in 2016 their sales in the UK hit a 25-year high. The Volvo V40 was the most popular model here in the UK, followed by the XC60 and the XC90. Their somewhat conservative but stylish looks and penchant for the best and most advanced safety technology has made them hugely appealing for families and business buyers alike. This rise in popularity of Volvo models has led to some great lease deals. So what Volvo is best for you? In this article...

Infiniti Lease Deals: Top 5 Infiniti Cars

We look at the top Infiniti lease deals...
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There are so many lease deals out there that it can be overwhelming, and it can be difficult to know which ones are right for you and which ones aren’t. Infiniti haven’t been hugely popular in the UK in the past, but they are becoming increasingly popular recently, and we think that this rise in popularity will coincide with a rise in great lease deals to be had on the brand. So which deals are the best? We look at the top 5 Infiniti cars to lease, and talk a little bit about their reliability.
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