Latest News from Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental

Read the latest news from Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental, including the latest developments in the car hire industry, new car launches, features and reviews, as well as the latest news from the UK events, travel and tourism markets, and changes to legislation.

What it's like to drive an electric car for the first time

As the automotive industry continues to make the switch to electric, here's what to expect if you're driving an EV for the first time.

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Are car headlights too bright?

A new study from RAC has found the brightness of some car headlights appears to be putting motorists off driving at night.

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Poll reveals next generation of drivers would choose electric for their first car

The survey of prospective and existing learner drivers in Britain revealed how many would prefer their first car to be fully electric.

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Electric vehicle drivers’ charging habits revealed in new survey

The survey shows which type of chargers are most used by drivers of electric cars.

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What to expect when driving an automatic car for the first time

We have a range of automatic cars available to hire at Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental branches across the UK.

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Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental showcase the Innovation Centre

Visitors learned about the future of the automotive industry at the Arnold Clark Innovation Centre in Glasgow.

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How to rent a dual control car and how it can help you pass your driving test

Looking for some extra practice before sitting your driving test? Here’s how Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental can help.

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Should I learn to drive in a manual or automatic?

We take a look at the pros and cons of learning to drive in a manual or an automatic car.

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Moving home?

We have a wide range of cars and vans available to hire, and the good news is that it won’t cost you a fortune.

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Hourly hire

If you're only needing a car or van for an hour or so then our short-term hire options could be perfect for you.

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Proposed driving test changes

Under the new rules, learners who fail their driving test will have to wait a month before rebooking.

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EV charging etiquette

New to electric vehicles? Here are the dos and don'ts you should keep in mind when it comes to charging at public stations.

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Highway Code changes 2022

A number of rules, affecting all types of road users, have been updated.

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UK travel resolutions 2022

As we head into the new year, we’ve put together a number of resolutions that will help you achieve your UK travel goals.

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Simple vehicle hire

If you’re thinking of hiring a car or van, then we’ve got you covered – all you need to do is follow these simple steps.

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Common driving test mistakes

Here are some of the most common mistakes people make when they’re sitting their driving test.

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How to apply for your provisional driving licence

Before starting your driving lessons, you’ll need to apply for your provisional licence - here’s everything you need to know.

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Tips for driving an automatic vehicle

Whether you’re new to driving or have only driven a manual in the past, it’s good to familiarise yourself with the difference between automatic and manual vehicles so you can get straight on the road once you pick up your rental.

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How to be the ultimate driving buddy

From DJ to confidante, just because you’re not in the driving seat doesn’t mean you don’t have an important role in the car.

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Checklist for new drivers

You’ve got your driving licence, so what’s next? Whatever you decide, we’ve pulled together some tips to get you where you need to go as safely as possible.

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Tips for driving in the dark

Have a read of our best tips to help you take care this winter.

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Rental locations at Christmas

If you’re travelling over the festive period, make sure your journey is stress-free.

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UK Christmas markets

Fancy a road trip this winter? We’ve provided a rundown of some of the best Christmas markets to visit this festive season.

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Branch supports local charity

A great effort from our team at Manchester Airport!

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UK winter staycation ideas 2021

Looking for staycation inspiration this winter? We’ve got you covered.

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Our driving test top tips

We’ve got some top tips and handy advice to help you lose those L plates.

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Our step-by-step guide to Rental

Hiring a car or van doesn’t need to complicated – here’s what you need to know if you’re a first-time customer.

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Rental employee's GB call-up

Josh Mills, who recently joined the Rental team at our Preston branch, is preparing to go on tour with the Great Britain Lions squad.

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Additional services

Make the most of your rental experience with these additional services to your booking.

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Spooky film locations

Spend this spooky season visiting some of the best horror film locations in the UK and recreating your favourite scenes from horror movie history!

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What we offer

From mileage to insurance, at Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental, we’ve got you covered.

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COP26 is coming!

Find out how it will affect Glasgow and our branches.

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Dual control hire

Learning to drive is something we only ever plan and intend to do once. The earlier you get good at it, the more experienced and responsible you will be on the roads.

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Self-charging hybrids

Self-charging hybrids intelligently switch between a petrol engine and an electric battery, resulting in up to 50 per cent travel time in electric mode with no need to plug in.

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Reduce the stress of moving home

We have a wide range of cars and vans available to hire, and the good news is that it won’t cost you a fortune.

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Checklist for a first-time hire

Whether you’re booking a car for a road trip, or in need of a van to help you move some furniture, we’ve got your covered.

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Festival Road Trips

After a difficult year for the country’s live music sector, the UK’s vibrant festival scene has made a triumphant return!

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UK festivals are back. Here’s why touring musicians should use Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental.

Whether you’re heading to Isle of Wight or TRNSMT Festival this summer, we can help you and your band get there in style.

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The North Coast 500 – a guide to Scotland’s ultimate road trip

Discover everything you need to know about this famous circular route that starts and ends in Inverness.

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Best rental cars for cycling holidays

Staycation looking more likely? Looking to take your bike along for the ride? We take a look at our best rental cars available for cycling enthusiasts.

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Reasons to hire hourly

Whatever the reason, we are giving you more flexibility to find a rental vehicle that suits you. You can now book hourly car hire online!

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Need a little staycation inspiration? We’ve got you!

The long-awaited light at the end of the tunnel is finally in sight, and with the recent government announcements, we can start thinking about summer staycations.

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Tips for driving an automatic vehicle.

Whether you’re new to driving or have only driven a manual in the past, it’s good practice to familiarise yourself with the difference between automatic and manual vehicles so you can get straight on the road once you pick up your rental.

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Get active this winter

Your chance for some winter sun might be cancelled this year, but you can still have plenty of memorable adventures closer to home.

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Tips for moving house

Hiring a van from Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental can help you save on the cost of a removal company – with prices starting at just £35 a day.

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Don’t miss out on spooky season!

Trick or treating might be out this year, but these Halloween-themed day trips are spooktacular…

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Scottish staycations for film fans

From superspies to superheroes, films of all genres have been made in Scotland. So, if you know your Mendes from your Marvel, you’re sure to find the perfect silver screen getaway on this list!

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Staycation days out for families

Looking for some staycation inspiration? We’ve put together a selection of great ideas for family days out across the UK.

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How to cope with failing your driving test

Failing your driving test can leave you feeling disappointed, frustrated and lacking in confidence. But despite this setback, it’s important to keep going and have faith that you’ll ace it one day.

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Top tips for a staycation road trip

So, you’ve found the perfect spot for your summer staycation, you’ve packed your bags, now all that’s left for you to do is get there. We have a few tips and tricks for a hassle-free UK holiday.

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When will driving lessons and tests resume?

After months of lessons and tests being put on pause, learner drivers will finally be able to get back behind the wheel.

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UK staycations off the beaten track.

Looking for a unique getaway after a few months of hibernation? We’ve got plenty of great ideas that will help you beat the crowds.

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Hourly car and van rental.

We are now offering hourly car and van rental across our entire vehicle range so we can provide customers with more flexibility.

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COVID-19: An update for customers.

We are closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and we would like to keep you updated on the current situation at Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental.

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Rental employees win at BVRLA annual dinner.

Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental employees Emma Gilmour and Naomi Kerr both received a commendation at the BVRLA Annual Dinner on Thursday 5th March.

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