Arval in the News

Welcome to the Arval news area. This resource has been created for journalists and commentators, providing you with the latest facts and figures about Arval as well as the latest news releases relating to our business. If you are a customer looking for information, please visit the homepage of our website or call us on 01793 887000.

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The latest fuel rates
Wednesday, 1 March, 2017

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced revisions to Advisory Fuel Rates, the rates which companies use to repay company car drivers for fuel used on business travel. These rates are reviewed four times a year. Any changes take effect at the beginning of each calendar quarter (on 1 March, 1 June, 1 September and 1 December).


Friday, 18 March, 2016

On the 16th March, Chancellor George Osborne delivered his Budget speech. Some of the announcements made will have an impact on business fleets and drivers. That's why we've collated the most important, fleet-relevant highlights in the form of a visual summary and a more detailed review of Budget 2016.


GE acquisition is the start of growth for Arval
Friday, 13 November, 2015

Arval has confirmed the acquisition of GE Capital's European leasing business, which makes the company Europe's largest leasing operator and number three in the UK, fewer than 3000 vehicles behind Leaseplan.

The European fleet size of the combined companies is 930,000, with the addition of 160,000 vehicle assets, amounting to around ?2.4bn (£1.7bn), across 12 European countries, making it larger than previous European leader Leaseplan.

Arval finalised the acquisition of GE Capital Fleet Services
Wednesday, 4 November, 2015

The deal is shaping the number One in Europe  of the vehicle full service leasing sector.

On 2nd November 2015, Arval finalised the acquisition of GE Capital Fleet Services activities in Europe.

This strategic move propels us to the number One position in Europe in the full service vehicle leasing sector, with a leased fleet of 930,000 vehicles worldwide, in 26 countries.

Arval CEO, Philippe Bismut, said: "We look forward to sharing our expertise and service quality with all our clients serving them at our best".

Arval to support Tyre Safety Month
Tuesday, 29 September, 2015

Leasing provider Arval is to support October's Tyre Safety Month.

Each year, TyreSafe, the organisers of this national campaign tackle an important issue with the aim of improving road safety. This year the focus is ‘practise safe checks’.

Leasing more than 100,000 vehicles in the UK, Arval understand the importance of safe tyres and so are promoting the campaign to customers and employees to ensure that they are fully aware of the dangers of not taking their tyres seriously.


40% of large fleets using telematics, finds Arval
Monday, 13 July, 2015

Arval research has found that 40% of businesses with 1,000 or more employees are using telematics systems. In companies ranging from 10 to 999 employees, take-up is also increasing to over a quarter. 

While there are many reasons for this increase, the research found that the main reasons for larger companies are to reduce costs (especially fuel), track vehicles, monitor driver behaviour and to improve driver safety. 

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Colleagues set to cycle from Swindon to France for charity fund
Wednesday, 10 June, 2015

A team of 20 of cycle enthusiasts from Arval will bid au revoir to Swindon and make for Paris on bikes, all the while raising money for charities Prospect and The Finlay Foundation.

The Arval UK colleagues will cycle from the UK Windmill Hill base to the Arval head office in Rueil-Malmaison, Paris, using pedal power alone with the aim of completing their goal within just three days.

The team will begin their cycling adventure from Swindon on Saturday13th June 2015 at 9am and aim to arrive in Rueil on Monday 15th June.

Arval Driver Solutions Product
Monday, 11 May, 2015

Arval has launched a new product, which provides full driver support to Arval customers and includes the full range of driver-related services from the vehicle order process, throughout the vehicle life and right through to the vehicle return. The Driver Solutions Product includes the build of a secure driver website and numerous administrative tasks like driving licence checks and managing driver documentation. 

Arval Driver Solutions Product update
Company News
Friday, 8 May, 2015

The Arval Driver Solutions support product has been enhanced and re-launched, to further support Arval drivers and fleet managers.


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