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Guiding customers and brokers through the EV journey

By |January 21st, 2022|

New website, which is built by a new initiative – lythium Limited - is aiming to bring about more automation for pricing, information and ultimately introduce customers to an upcoming “lythium Journey”. All of the digital aspects have been created by one of the UK’s leading web development, design and digital marketing company – morphsites.

Salary sacrifice drivers turn to online service bookings

By |January 20th, 2022|

Online bookings have moved from 12% in 2020 to 37% in 2021 as drivers have made a significant switch from telephone bookings to using the Fleet Assist’s web portal or Tusker’s API link. Whilst over 60% of drivers still make their service booking via a telephone call Tusker believes the trend to book online is set to grow.

ICE residual value fears helping to drive fleet EV adoption

By |January 18th, 2022|

Worries are being expressed across the outright purchase user base that demand for used petrol and diesel vehicles might start to substantially fall in the second half of the decade. There is a general feeling that, as we head towards the 2030 end of ICE production, no-one really knows what is going to happen to used vehicle buyer sentiment and therefore RVs.

Bushnell moves from Alphabet to Fleet Operations

By |January 18th, 2022|

A former Principal Consultant for Alphabet (GB), Bushnell has more than 30 years’ experience and extensive knowledge of alternative fuels and electric drivetrains, fleet taxation, personal motoring schemes, salary sacrifice and fleet funding. A qualified mechanical engineer, he is a member of the Association of Fleet Professionals and lead trainer on the financial training module for the Institute of Car Fleet Management.

New digital investment aims to benefit fleets

By |January 18th, 2022|

ViSN provides a single platform to manage fleet operations for fleet companies of all sizes. Designed using the latest cloud technology, it provides a more efficient experience than is currently available in the market. Users benefit from real-time management information and a single platform that connects the driver, in-life services, EV charging and payment integration, driver services and customer communication. In addition, it drives efficiency by enabling customers to self-serve everything from repairs to driver compliance.

AFP calls for fleet EV data for national charging map

By |January 17th, 2022|

Association isasking all fleet operators to provide information showing locations of their current and expected demand for kerbside charging facilities. All data provided will be anonymised by the AFP so as not to breach GDPR regulations, which the organisation believes should effectively make the process accessible to all.

Nissan Qashqai – still a top seller

By |January 17th, 2022|

The Qashqai was conceived as a family car and it remains true to its roots – good dimensions, not too big, not too small, plenty of room, a big boot and wide-opening rear doors. It’s easy to get in and out of – for people and the cargo – and it’s easy to drive. Despite the relatively small 1.3 under the bonnet, it’s lively enough in the 156hp for we tried.

Fiat 500 proves the cheapest and fastest EV to Recharge

By |January 13th, 2022|

Survey of 50 models found that coming a close second was Mini electric with a recharge price of  £7.82 with Honda’s new “e” and the Mazda MX-30 behind in joint third with a price of £8.52. The Mini is also slightly quicker than the “e” and the MX-30, taking just 6 minutes longer than the 500 at 30 minutes for a recharge, six minutes faster than the others.

Research highlights lack of EV knowledge

By |January 12th, 2022|

Attitude survey, which went out to around 10,000 drivers, fleet and HR managers, small businesses and private motorists, produced some results which indicated the lack of knowledge and entrenched attitudes that still exist towards EVs.The study, carried out by university researchers, was designed to gauge views on electric cars and charging infrastructure, vehicle operating costs and the desire to switch to EVs.  

Government puts smart motorways on hold

By |January 12th, 2022|

Although available data shows smart motorways are comparatively the safest roads in the country in terms of fatality rates, while their rollout is paused, the Government will go further by ensuring current smart motorways without a permanent hard shoulder are equipped with best-in-class technology and resources to make them as safe as possible.

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