Since its founding in 2013, Vimcar has recorded more than 222 million journeys, over 2.7 billion miles, saving SMEs more than 141 years in time by empowering them to optimise the efficiency of their fleets.
New entity will be led by Autofutura’s Chief Executive Christian Erlandson, with Chrysalis Loyalty CEO and Founder Jolyon Barker progressing to a new role as Strategic Adviser under the new structure. Newly combined, the company will serve customers in over 20 markets via its UK-based headquarters and international offices in Australia, Canada and Germany.
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Toyota Mirai saloons will be used in a pilot programme by existing corporate customers in different parts of the country, by Enterprise Car Club members and by Enterprise employees.
The first practical application of the new relationship, which will see technical experts and developers from both parties working together, is likely to be in the field of smart repair and damage identification. This will allow the pinpoint accurate assessment of the depth and detail of the damage to vehicles during lease or rental periods
Role changes come at a time when Nissan’s EV fleet sales operation is performing particularly strongly. New deals involving LEAF and e-NV200 are announced on a regular basis, with organisations in both the private and public sectors discovering the environmental and financial benefits of running Nissan EVs.
Fleet management software provider DRIVE and Synergy Car Leasing facilitate Xledger UK in optimising its management of a greener fleet of vehicles. The move to DRIVE’s ODO platform was facilitated by Synergy Car Leasing
In the past 12 months, Fleet Alliance, which now manages a fleet in excess of 30,000 vehicles, has seen a 214% increase in EV orders – and a rise of over 5,000% since the start of 2018. Increase mirrors that seen at a national level as 2020 was a record year for sales of battery and plug-in hybrid electric cars, which together accounted for more than one in 10 registrations – up from around one in 30 in 2019.
Whitbread, which has over 800 hotels across the UK and more car park locations than the NCP, aims to install up to a thousand GeniePoint Network rapid charging points, beginning with 600 committed over the next three years as part of its Force for Good sustainability scheme.
Fleets need to ensure that drivers have a good understanding of their charging options, have their own charging facilities that are not just a standard socket and, in the case of PHEVs, will always charge the car even when there is option to avoid doing so.
MASSIVE growth in driver-owned home delivery fleets means that they will need to start aligning to industry norms on safety. Fleet software specialist FleetCheck, said the increase in these kinds of vehicle operations during the pandemic was an area that needed attention Managing Director Peter Golding said: “There have always been some issues with people using their own unsuitable vehicles [...]
As customers look towards buying or leasing EVs, there's increasing interest in charging solutions for home or workplace. The Leasing Broker Federation has partnered with Project EV which specialises in providing cutting-edge electric vehicle charging points, connecting customers with technology that breaks boundaries.
Since 2009, Thatcham's Group Insurance Rating has placed vehicles into a 1-50 system by using a capped algorithm to help insurers determine the cost of cover. While there are no plans to replace the current process, raw data shared as a result of taking the cap off has seen around 500 cars surge into a 50-plus category.
Analysis of Transport for London data obtained via a Freedom of Information request revealed that, despite a freeze in payments last year - from 23 March to 17 May due to the Covid-19 pandemic - businesses still spent more than £1.4 million per month to enter and operate in central London.
Developed in Canada, PAVE, is an open API self-inspection solution that turns any phone into a professional inspector in one click. It enables customer guided professional inspections and extensive inspection reports that are can be fully integrated within businesses and their current technology.
Research commissioned by Europcar Mobility Group in August 2020 found that 52% of fleet manager admitted that they have had to pay increased termination fees. With economic uncertainty continuing well into 2021, an optimised vehicle fleet that can be changed as requirements vary will be key to ongoing success for many businesses
New management tool – Self-Serve – allows fleet managers to upload new drivers to the Miles Monitor system themselves in order for DVLA licence checks to be conducted. The tool gives fleet managers an administrator role, allowing them control over adding and updating employee details without having to contact Silvey Fleet.