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Now is the time to power on to electric

By |2021-12-07T10:23:54+00:00December 7th, 2021|Electric Vehicles, EV leasing, EV leasing, finance and taxation, Industry Intelligence, News|

Companies and fleet managers today understand the importance of building true environmental sustainability into their business. Not only is this becoming a key differentiator to attract potential new employees, but it is also vital to help businesses achieve net zero targets. However, implementing sustainable practices can often feel like a daunting task, with many not knowing where to begin. 

Volkswagen Group asserts its EV authority in salary sacrifice market

By |2021-12-06T08:53:58+00:00December 6th, 2021|Electric Vehicles, News, Salary sacrifice|

Customers now have a much wider choice of models, many of which are from mainstream manufacturers and very competitively priced, and they are more willing to be a little more adventurous in their choice of vehicle. At the same time, more employers, in a very competitive labour market, are realising that a salary sacrifice electric vehicle scheme is an excellent way of attracting the best talent and so are willing to make such schemes more widely available.

How electric motoring can cut your costs

By |2021-12-02T12:12:33+00:00December 2nd, 2021|Electric Vehicles, News|

There’s a reason most EV drivers state they would never go back to a conventional car now they’ve made the switch to electric. To help, Peter Vardy has crunched some numbers to help understand the monetary benefits of driving and owning an electric car. According to the research, using the incentives available could save drivers thousands.

Do you need your eyes tested?

By |2021-12-02T11:53:40+00:00December 2nd, 2021|News|

Whilst it is not a legal requirement for drivers to update the DVLA if they have been prescribed corrective glasses or contact lenses since they passed their driving test, one in three responsible drivers had taken it upon themselves to do so. Other conditions affecting vision may need to be reported including anxiety, high blood pressure, depression and diabetes* and could mean they cannot legally drive certain types of vehicles, particularly lorries and buses.

Rightcharge raises funds to boost smart charging

By |2021-12-02T11:47:14+00:00December 2nd, 2021|Electric Vehicles, Industry Intelligence, News|

Rightcharge unlocks the benefits of smart charging for EV drivers by helping them find the right charge point and energy tariff for their home or business charging needs. It does this via its transparent, easy to use comparison tools that let users review different EV-friendly energy tariffs, home EV chargers and installation prices from a network of over 50 vetted companies. 

Sofico launches eDocs for Miles

By |2021-12-01T10:54:16+00:00December 1st, 2021|News|

The latest addition to Sofico’s Miles Enterprise Suite mainstream software solution, eDocs is intended to automate information capture and processing for smoother, smarter, transactions for Sofico’s expanding group of automotive customers, including leasing companies, captive finance companies, OEMs and mobility providers. 

Licence Check announces record results and new website

By |2021-11-30T10:30:35+00:00November 30th, 2021|News|

In October, Licence Check which now has a record number of 2,500 clients in its portfolio, carried out more than 74,000 driving licence checks – a record number for a single month, and up 31% compared with the same month last year. Since 2015, the company has carried out more than 2.7m checks and has more than 400,000 active drivers on its DAVIS (Driver and Vehicle Information Solution) platform – some 80% of which are now classified as low risk.

AFP to publish first national kerbside charging map

By |2021-11-30T09:31:26+00:00November 30th, 2021|Electric Vehicles, News|

Following the formation of its Kerbside Charging Group in October, the industry body is aiming to collate information gathered on around 160,000 potential and existing drivers. The map can then be used by national and local government, as well as charging and electricity suppliers, to see where kerbside chargers are most urgently needed.

Ctrack teams up with Humn to launch commercial fleet insurance

By |2021-11-29T11:22:23+00:00November 29th, 2021|News|

As part of the agreement, Ctrack Online, the web-based tracking solution, will be integrated with Humn’s data-driven insurance management system,  Rideshur. This will enable a usage-based premium, priced per trip in real-time, that considers location and driver performance alongside thousands of other risk factors such as weather, time of day and driver fatigue.

Nissan appoints Csaba Vincze as Fleet Director

By |2021-11-25T14:14:11+00:00November 25th, 2021|Executive Changes, News|

Vincze takes up his new role at a pivotal moment for Nissan. As an OEM, brand has worked hard to establish itself as a global leader in electric vehicle technology in recent years and is entering an exciting new era with a refreshed LCV line-up and the upcoming arrival of two new halo products: the Ariya coupe crossover EV and Townstar compact van, which will be available with both petrol and fully electric powertrains.

AER increase for EVs is a win

By |2021-11-25T14:04:18+00:00November 25th, 2021|News|

AFP and the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association had been lobbying HMRC for an increase for some weeks and it has now been increased to five pence per mile, up from 4ppm. The AER for electric vehicles had not changed since 2018, this uplift is seen as a positive move towards providing a supportive environment for the push to zero emission motoring.”

Free Report: Your Guide to Zero Emissions Buses, Trucks and Vans

By |2021-11-29T10:45:02+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Car news and reviews, Featured, News|

DOWNLOAD FREE REPORT: Track the market and make the transition happen We are in a climate crisis globally and need to decarbonise our heavy vehicle fleets now. While bus, truck and van fleet owners are committed to a greener future, there are some key common barriers that they face: rapidly changing technology, lack of availability of product, price, charging infrastructure [...]

Government announces plans for EV charge points on new builds

By |2021-11-23T09:37:43+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Industry Intelligence, News|

Government plans will see up to 145,000 charging points installed across the country each year with new-build supermarkets, workplaces and buildings undergoing major renovations also coming under the new law. The announcement has been largely welcomed although there are concerns that the plans do not go far enough.

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