Research into the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) vehicle registration data by Cornwall Insight shows Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in 2020 have already grown 76.1% on the whole of 2019.
Grey fleet issue should become an area of increasing concern in the ‘new normal’ and robust systems need to be in place to ensure businesses are compliant and fully covered. Doing nothing should not be an option
Between 2008 and 2018, five million extra cars were added to our roads. But in that time, congestion marginally eased, and in 2020, traffic numbers have fallen even further, with congestion down as much as 70% in April and down more than 10% on average in October.
As companies electrify their fleets and car manufacturers eye potential increased EV demand, they are increasingly looking for business charging solutions to meet their, and their customers’ charging needs.
Diesel vans are an essential tool for many small businesses and sole traders, yet many in the new zone at present fail to meet the new emission regulations. Newly-published research from Lombard evaluates the implications of the expansion for SMEs and sole traders in the capital.
Parkinson has been a BVRLA leasing broker committee member since 2015. The committee is comprised of member representatives from a cross-section of large and small organisations, including vehicle leasing brokers and funders with a remit is to improve industry standards, particularly around financial compliance.
Research reveals big increase in business mileage while public transport expenses have dropped from 18% to only 5% of total claims but hotel and air travel were the hardest hit sectors, with both now accounting for just 1% of claims, down from 16% and 20% respectively.
EI is a new vehicle for research, experimentation and innovation in the fleet market that seeks to address the next real-world problems and turn them quickly into open-market solutions.
Latest technology gives long-lasting durable results in the form of gloss and protection. The use of graphene paint coatings can provide a wide range of advantages to the vehicle paintwork.
Fleetondemand has also started to roll out its next generation vehicle rental management system, powered by the Mobilleo MaaS platform. The new system integrates various ground transportation services, including car and van hire, car sharing, car clubs, taxi booking, chauffeur services, trains and a whole suite of public transportation providers
study of vehicles tracked by Vimcar’s technology in the UK and Central Europe reveals how new behaviours around the use of business vehicles have created cost-saving opportunities for SMEs and could help to further the cause for increased sustainability
Alphabet is already working on developing further functionality for the app, to support Alphabet’s drivers during the whole Lease Cycle with payment options, order updates, email based log-ins and LCV driver checklists which they can submit directly to their fleet manager.
There are signs that fleets are moving towards electrification so what’s around, what are the benefits and what are EVs like to drive? We are running a number of vehicles over the coming months and will help provide some of the answers to those questions.
Electric Vehicle (EV) Salary sacrifice in particular is having a renaissance, following the government’s announcement that from April 2020-21 zero emission cars will pay 0% company car tax.
The Achieve programme of driver and fleet management services covers an array of areas including driver management; crash management; maintenance management; management services and fleet service partnerships.
Free to use platform enables leasing companies, as well as franchise dealerships and independent retailers, to offer motorists a tailored comparison of home charge points and energy tariffs designed for electric car drivers, combined with recommended installers for the charger.
The company car may see a surge in popularity. Alphabet’s research showed 37% of consumers would now consider using a company car following the pandemic, to enable them to travel safely, whereas prior to lockdown many employees favoured a cash benefit.