EV demand drives salary sacrifice boom
RISING demand for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) is creating a record growth in salary sacrifice car scheme orders.
Independent leasing company Zenith said it has seen salary sacrifice prove hugely popular over the past 12 months, with some customers achieving the
Car fleet management developing into three equal pillars
FUTURE car fleet management could soon develop into three relatively equal pillars – conventional fleet, grey fleet and salary sacrifice schemes.
Fleet software specialist FleetCheck says that its conversations with customers about the impact of EVs and the pandemic so far
BP report reveals fleet managers' concerns over EVs
FLEETS managers are stalling on electric vehicles because of initial up front replacement costs, poor range and lack of infrastructure.
A new report from BP polling fleet decision makers across the UK, reveals that only half have EVs in their fleet
Are there savings to be made by switching to an EV fleet?
WITH capital allowances on business cars changing, CBVC Vehicle Management has crunched some numbers and found that business fleets can save money by leasing and take advantage of significant whole life costs savings.
For executives choosing a Tesla Model 3, the
New telematics device helps fleets adapt to new normal
VEHICLE technology specialist Trakm8 has launched an all-new telematics solution, designed to support fleets adapting to new working routines during the pandemic.
The spread of the pandemic, as well as the subsequent government response, has hugely impacted the way many organisations
Deadline extended for the 2021 Business Motoring Awards
WE have extended the deadline for entries for the 2021 Business Motoring Awards - so it's not too late to enter.
The 2021 (probably still socially distanced) awards are scheduled for March so we need your entries in by this Friday
Enterprise turns to hydrogen for zero emission pilot
ENTERPRISE Rent-A-Car has taken delivery of 17 Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric cars as part of a number of initiatives to explore alternative fuels to deliver low and zero-emission transport.
The Toyota Mirai saloons will be used in a pilot programme
Ebbon Group moves into automotive AI
AUTOMOTIVE technology solutions provider Ebbon Group has moved into Artificial Intelligence (AI) via a new strategic partnership with Oxford University spin-off Zegami and the creation of a new business entity, Ebbon Intelligence.
Zegami, which has its origins within the University’s research
Salary sacrifice allows all eligible employees to drive a new BEV at an attractive inclusive monthly cost compared to a petrol or diesel equivalent. And for companies, it is also a positive shift in terms of environmental impact and the broader benefits around duty of care for employees.
By Chris Wright|2021-02-25T15:06:45+00:00February 25th, 2021|
The government wants to end sales of petrol and diesel by 2030 and put us all behind the wheel of an electric car. To see how this might feel and work, an EV subscription is worth thinking about, basically a service that is more flexible than leasing.
By Chris Wright|2021-02-25T15:03:59+00:00February 25th, 2021|
Bioethanol, made from materials such as low grade grains, sugars and waste wood, will become the standard on forecourts from September. The Department of Transport said that E10 could cut transport CO2 emissions by 750,000 tonnes a year – the equivalent of taking 350,000 cars off the road.
By Chris Wright|2021-02-24T11:06:58+00:00February 24th, 2021|
While tax increases and changes in tax law are inevitable and even necessary, if not always welcome, it’s already been a difficult year for Britain’s motorists, and proposed tax changes are unlikely to make it any easier
By Chris Wright|2021-02-23T15:02:10+00:00February 23rd, 2021|
New report polling fleet decision makers across the UK, reveals that only half have EVs in their fleet currently (52%) although 56% would be persuaded to switch if they could have greater confidence in the accessibility of the UKs charging infrastructure, proving that range anxiety is still an obstacle within the industry.
By Chris Wright|2021-02-22T10:57:20+00:00February 22nd, 2021|
Research by Cambridge and Counties Bank comes in the wake of surging demand and use of EVs by UK households and businesses. Along with the Government’s 2030 target, a 0% Benefit in Kind (BiK) rate relief on EVs introduced in April 2020 is also expected to boost usage among UK firms.
By Chris Wright|2021-02-17T15:12:12+00:00February 17th, 2021|
Is the new Defender fit for purpose? To be so, it has to have the ability to go anywhere, do anything and carry everything while not being too bothered about being battered and bruised along the way. The old Defender, was never the prettiest and actually looked all the better for odd dent and scratch.
By Chris Wright|2021-02-10T12:48:11+00:00February 17th, 2021|
Madelaine Webster, formerly of Fleet Logistics UK and Ireland, has been apoointed to the newly created role of Global Consulting Manager, as the division accelerates growth plans following a spike in business levels and growing market interest during the pandemic.