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Chris Wright has been covering the automotive industry nationally and internationally for 30 years. Following spells with consumer titles he became News Editor of Automotive Management (AM), Editor of Automotive International, International Editor for Detroit-based Automotive News, and Editor of Dealer Update. He has also co-authored several FT Management Reports and contributes regularly to Justauto.com

FCA to tackle concerns about general insurance pricing

By |2020-09-22T08:23:57+01:00September 22nd, 2020|News|

FCA proposes that customers buying a policy online should be charged the same price as a new customer buying online. Firms would be free to set new business prices, but they would be prevented from gradually increasing the renewal price to consumers over time (known as 'price walking') other than in line with changes in customers’ risk.

Are you at risk of conviction for your employees’ driving offences?

By |2020-09-17T10:31:02+01:00September 17th, 2020|News|

Responsible parties can incur the same penalty points as the actual vehicle driver due to the often unknown and much misunderstood ‘cause or permit to drive’ legislation which means that even though the initial offence was committed by a third party, it was ultimately the fleet manager’s responsibility.

Nissan fleet ops go from strength to strength with new agreements

By |2020-09-15T11:22:31+01:00September 15th, 2020|News|

Graymatter project will see the company working with Nissan and its established partner Salesforce to specify, design and build a new dedicated online platform optimized for Nissan requirements – that will enable members of Nissan’s Fleet team to provide customers with more support and increase engagement.

Growing number of SMEs looking to go electric

By |2020-09-15T09:03:41+01:00September 15th, 2020|News|

Interest in electric vehicles is growing rapidly among small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs), according to the latest research from the Arval Mobility Observatory. For plug-in hybrids, almost half of SMEs (46%) either already have them or plan to put them on fleet compared to just 28% in 2019 while, for hybrids, they were 45% this year against 37% in 2019.

Can multi-bid fleet acquisition lead to cost savings?

By |2020-09-10T09:55:19+01:00September 10th, 2020|News|

Fleet management firm, CBVC Vehicle Management, has published a White Paper on The Benefits of Multi-Bid Vehicle Funding that examines the pros and cons of different business contract hire fleet acquisition methods. It concludes that multi-bid is the most effective method to keep downward pressure on fleet costs.

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