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.
Duty of care information needs to be captured and managed properly to ensure drivers are only using grey fleet vehicles which are safe, legal and appropriate for business use.
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.
Contactless service allows Fleet Managers/HR to safely check drivers’ records for penalties or disqualifications, removing the need to handle any paperwork.
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.
New 2.0-litre four-cylinder P400e plug-in hybrid produces a combined 404PS and 640Nm of torque from its 300PS petrol engine and 105kW electric motor, with an impressive 0-60mph in 5.1 seconds (0-100km/h in 5.4 seconds).
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.
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.
Super Collision Waiver, Super Theft Protection and Windscreen Cover is discounted up to 25% and Roadside Assistance Plus is included for free as standard.
New business brings together the expertise of the existing consultancy division in terms of market intelligence and methodologies, with the data management and analytical skills of the international reporting team.
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.
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.
Two schools of thought appear to be emerging – to push forward with plans for strategies such as electrification and adoption of mobility solutions, or to dig in and make the most of existing resources.
Forecasts predict that 37% of new car registrations will come from the private market with corporate channels driving the rest. The business of fleet management has developed into a huge industry.
Fleets and businesses play a vital role in transitioning the UK car parc to zero emission vehicles and with 34 new plug-in vehicles due to launched by the end 2020 now is the time to review fleet requirements to comply with environmental standards and ensure a solid ethical reputation of a business.