Intelligence shows organised crime gangs are using relay technology to receive the signal from a key inside a house and transfer it to a portable device, allowing them to unlock and drive the car or van.
With many GP surgeries having to reduce face-to-face consultations during the pandemic, SELDOC Healthcare found that its home visiting services were becoming ever more important. In order to get doctors to see patients quickly and safely, the team needed greater mobility and very reliable vehicles.
While it is still at a pilot stage at five locations, the goal is to roll the YourParkingSpace car club out across the UK over the next year as the online parking portal has a network of 65,000 parking spaces which have the potential to host cars.
Northgate, which supplies LCV flexible hire solutions and support services to British businesses, is committed to supporting its customers as they transition to electric vehicles. The company has already adapted its workshops for EVs, and is installing charging infrastructure across its network of 70+ locations. It has also professionally trained over 300 technicians on EVs.
Planner incorporates key factors affecting replacement such as vehicle mileage, age, total maintenance costs and the finance terms under which it is funded. These settings can be created by the user and customised to suit their existing vehicle replacement policy, or benchmark profiles created by FleetCheck can be adopted.
The transition to BEV in cars account for 54% of orders in June compared to 32% in the same month last year. Over the Past 12 months, 41% of orders were for BEVs. Demand for electric vans also increased in June to account for 69% of van orders compared to 1% in June 2020.
A salary sacrifice car scheme offers employees a number of benefits. Typically, all maintenance, road tax, business insurance and breakdown cover costs are included within the monthly cost, which is deducted from the employee’s gross salary. This creates savings in income tax and National Insurance Contributions which can be significant.
Fleets carry a huge range of risks and costs to businesses, all of which can be minimised. They could even be eliminated with careful planning. What’s more, not only does mitigating risk protect against negative consequences, but there can be significant benefits for the most proactive businesses.
THE steps required to reach the Government's plans to achieve net zero emissions from transport by 2050 have been announced by the Department for Transport. These include: Accelerating a modal shift to public and active transport. The decarbonisation of road vehicles. Decarbonising how we get our goods, including a transformation of ‘last-mile’ deliveries. Place-based solutions, to consider how and why [...]
The 2-litre EcoBlue diesel with six-speed manual gearbox performs nicely enough and only really caught out on the hills when fully loaded. We've covered our first 500 miles in the Tourneo with an average fuel consumption return of 33.1 mpg.
Whilst there are lots of advantages to these increasingly advanced onboard systems, the rise in connectivity has raised concerns about data protection and an individual’s right to privacy. Essentially, cars made today are closer to smartphones than ever before, with the new Tesla chip able to perform 72 trillion operations per second.
By providing the means for tyre fitting when a car or van is already at a garage for other SMR work, TyreServe creates a one-stop shop for fleets. Work can be carried out at a network of over 3,500 franchise dealers and independent garages that offer competitive, fixed pricing for the tyre brands, using parameters defined by subscribing vehicle leasing companies.
Partnership signifies the continuation of Allstar’s EV network expansion and follows the launch of its EV charging payment solution, the Allstar One Electric card. As the 282 chargers are added to the network, the partnership comes at a time when businesses are increasingly looking to incorporate alternative fuels (AF) vehicles and EV into their fleets.
All-inclusive electric vehicle (EV) subscription service for professional ride-hail drivers includes a brand new private hire vehicle (PHV) licensed electric vehicle car, charging from the bp pulse network, Public Carriage Office (PCO) insurance, comprehensive servicing including maintenance and breakdown cover.
Users can compare factors from range and fuel cost to the congestion charge eligibility. In addition, the comprehensive Total Cost of Ownership data allows users to build a true picture of the running costs of owning an electric vehicle.
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 ElektroMOD restomod concept.
According to figures released by DVLA, 92,000 UK drivers already have between 9 and 11 points on their driving licence, making them a high risk to employers. This figure is only set to rise too – with motorists having racked up a hefty 1.5 million points during the first half of 2020 alone, amidst a full lockdown.