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Wed, 10 Jun 2009
Honest John, the motorist “agony uncle” website, is now offering car and van contract hire leasing price comparison to its thousands of visitors. sees the new partnership with Honest John broadening the benefits of vehicle contract hire to a much wider audience. has signed a new partnership with Honest John, one of the UK’s most reputable motoring sites. Honest John received over 750,000 unique visitors in May 2009. will now provide Honest John site visitors with price comparison services for, car and van, business contract hire and personal contract hire, via its innovative quoting engines.

This new partnership opens up another sales channel for the car leasing finance partners, to target small businesses, company car opt outs and consumers and recognises the importance of working with a motoring related website with an impeccable track record.

Honest John site visitors will now be able to compare car and van contract hire prices directly from some of the leading contract hire companies, including Arval, Days Contract Hire, Grosvenor Contracts, Hitachi Capital, Honda Finance, Hyundai Contract Hire, Masterlease, jamjar cars, Pendragon Contracts, TCH Leasing, Chevrolet Lease, Vauxhall Leasing and FGA Contracts UK Ltd (Fiat and Alfa Romeo Contract Hire).

“I am really delighted to be working with Honest John as they are a market leader in the motoring editorial sector. This new arrangement will help their customers, who are interested in financing their next vehicle, understand the benefits of contract hire versus ownership of a vehicle” explained Robert Wastell,’s managing director. “Contract hire offers a customer, security through fixed cost motoring at an affordable price and we provide direct access to many of the major UK vehicle finance houses”.

“At Honest John we are always interested in offering new products and services to our existing customer base and we see complimenting our existing partnership arrangements. Our aim is to provide our customers with access to the best deals and to provide honest and open advice so they are always fully informed. The finance partners on are well respected companies in their own right and we are confident they will offer an excellent service to our customers”, explained Sarah Thomas, Publisher at Honest John.

Editors’ notes:

About ( aims to inform smaller companies and consumers about how contract hire works and its financial and administrative benefits. The site also offers guidance and has useful information about other areas associated with running a vehicle including, fuel costs, green and CO2, daily rental, accident management, company vehicle policy and Duty of Care. It also provides access to contract hire quotes from fourteen major contract hire finance companies at one source.

For further information call Robert Wastell at on 020 8398 6775.

About Honest John (

Seven years ago, a motoring columnist and a former car trader saw that the British car- buyers needed a special kind of website. Far from being enthusiasts, most car buyers simply wanted straightforward answers to direct questions, written in a way that they could understand by someone they can trust. was born from the Honest John column on the Telegraph, which has up, to 3 million readers every Saturday

To date Honest John has personally answered over half a million letters and emails centring around two main issues:

What’s the best car for me?
Where can I get the best deal?

For further information call Sarah Thomas at on 01633 897843


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