Why VN5 is right for you
Whatever your business, VN5 is built to help you succeed.
We know that when it comes to a successful van, lists of features aren’t everything. What matters is how the van performs in the real world: how it meets the needs
Electrifying – Business Motoring’s new EV guide
Car news and reviews, Electric Car Reviews, Electric Vehicles, EV leasing, Featured, News
THINKING of electrifying your fleet? We can help with the launch of the Business Motoring Electric Vehicle Guide.
Fleets and private buyers are increasingly interested in electric vehicles with sales rising every month, despite a slow new car market.
The SMMT now
We need to talk about the VN5. It's a game changer
LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is set to revolutionise the commercial vehicle segment with VN5, its new electric light commercial van - available to order now.
So what makes it a game changer?
Bold, distinctive design and lightweight aluminium construction
A new way to pay for tyres
Car news and reviews, Featured, News
Tyres can be expensive to repair and replace, and an ongoing expense if you have one vehicle personally or a full fleet of vehicles.
To help spread the cost, a subscription service offering complete peace of mind, ‘Pay Monthly Tyres’ -
How vehicle tracking creates savings for site-based work
For many businesses, company vehicles remain at work sites for long periods and are only used to make short journeys. When can a vehicle tracking system create savings for a business in these situations? The answer is 24/7
We'll look at five different
Keyless car theft warning issued by police
THE UK’s top police officer investigating vehicle crime is encouraging drivers to take steps to keep their car or van safe amid a rise in criminals exploiting keyless technology.
Provisional figures from the National Police Chiefs’ Council show a 3.1% increase
Vauxhall to be fully electric within seven years
Electric Vehicles, Featured, News
At the Stellantis EV Day 2021, it was announced that a new, exciting, all-electric car – a modern day version of the Opel Manta – will be introduced mid-decade following on from the positive public reception to the Manta GSe
Volkswagen Touareg R eHybrid - SUV flagship
Car news and reviews, Featured, News, Volkswagen Reviews
What is it?
The latest version of Volkswagen’s big SUV which has now seen the addition of the Touareg R eHybrid, a new performance flagship for the range.
It is also a flag waver for VW’s technology, loaded with equipment, which can
By Chris Wright|2021-09-22T10:40:26+01:00September 22nd, 2021|
Being different is not a bad thing as it grabs attention and as SUVs go, the Velar has a sleek, sporty look to it. Put it next to and Evoque and a Range Rover Sport and you will immediately spot the differences.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-22T10:22:23+01:00September 22nd, 2021|
In addition to the standard benefits of an Allianz policy, the specialist EV cover includes third-party liability during charging, as well as damage cover for cables, connectors and electric wallboxes located at the insured’s premises or employee’s home (with the insured’s agreement).
By Chris Wright|2021-09-22T10:14:31+01:00September 22nd, 2021|
Organisation says that this is really the first cold period that the vast majority of businesses running electric vans will have experienced, and that operators need to ensure that estimated and real world running costs align.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-22T09:54:54+01:00September 22nd, 2021|
Mercia Fleet Management will offer a comprehensive portfolio of fleet management services, including fleet policy provision, vehicle acquisition advice, licence checking, risk management, fleet service scheduling, vehicle logistics and daily rental, plus wider mobility services.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-21T10:32:52+01:00September 21st, 2021|
Ministers are currently looking at different ways to recover funds lost from both vehicle and excise duty (VED) - or car tax - and fuel duty when more drivers switch to plug-in vehicles and the number of petrol and diesel motors on the road declines.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-21T10:09:59+01:00September 21st, 2021|
Ross Vincent-Norgate has been appointed as UK Business Development Director to help Fleet Managers, Procurement Managers and Business Travel Managers navigate their current business mobility challenges, with the aim of helping them identify where Europcar’s mobility solutions may provide a good alternative to ownership or leasing.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-21T09:57:10+01:00September 21st, 2021|
Research conducted by Leasing.com in August 2021 comparing the eight lowest total cost leasing deals on economy vehicles with equivalent manufacturer PCP offers found that, on average, leasing was £1,269.48 cheaper over the course of the contract and £23.08 cheaper per month.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-21T09:50:30+01:00September 21st, 2021|
Businesses are increasingly realising that the vans from which their products are delivered are now potentially one of the most visible and effective marketing tools of the customer experience – and are investing more time, effort and resources in ensuring that the vehicle projects the right image.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-20T11:59:17+01:00September 20th, 2021|
The eight module range means fleets can, on one hand, stay on top of their remarketing programme, minimise administration and maintain relationships with partners while, on the other, identify new opportunities, use data more strategically and develop insights.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-20T11:45:15+01:00September 20th, 2021|
Traditional split between manual and automatic driving licences is becoming less and less relevant to modern motoring. IAM says it’s time that this artificial distinction was ditched as part of an overall review of learning to drive that prioritises experience in all traffic conditions over the type of gearbox you have.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-20T11:24:24+01:00September 20th, 2021|
Compounding the prospect of cost rises, the driver shortage and lack of stock is also likely to increase lead times, severely affecting SLA performance targets and continuing to have a major impact on the vehicle logistics and the wider automotive sector into Quarter 4 and Q1 2022.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-20T11:17:49+01:00September 20th, 2021|
Despite the enthusiasm, fleet managers and fleet drivers share many of the same concerns about switching, with charging infrastructure (and perceived lack of) remaining a key concern for both groups. A significant 54% of fleet managers and 61% of fleet drivers’ main concern is inadequate public charging.