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All the latest news on managing business cars, from vehicle financing, maintenance, telematics (tracking and diagnostics), driver management, speed management, fuel management and health and safety management for SMEs with company cars and small fleets

Vehicle price increases “damaging” OEM-fleet relationships

By |2022-07-25T08:59:41+01:00July 25th, 2022|News, SME business motoring and fleet management|

Fleet managers report that they’ve never seen prices move up so quickly, in many cases faster than they can easily track in order to keep their choice lists up to date. It is creating a situation where, if you manage to get a confirmed order for a vehicle, there is no guarantee you will receive it because a cancellation remains likely and, even if it does arrive after 9-12 months, there is a strong chance that the price will have risen markedly.

Total Motion launches all-inclusive fleet management solution

By |2022-03-30T10:19:32+01:00March 30th, 2022|News, SME business motoring and fleet management|

From just £10 a month, Fleetiful guarantees one point of contact and one monthly invoice for all fleet spend, and the format makes it more competitive than using multiple suppliers or brokers, as well as making a business easier to run. It is also more cost effective than a business buying or creating its own software, setting its own fuel supply / card deal, having multiple administrative and support suppliers, and setting up and managing its own telematics deals.

New digital investment aims to benefit fleets

By |2022-01-18T09:42:22+00:00January 18th, 2022|News, SME business motoring and fleet management|

ViSN provides a single platform to manage fleet operations for fleet companies of all sizes. Designed using the latest cloud technology, it provides a more efficient experience than is currently available in the market. Users benefit from real-time management information and a single platform that connects the driver, in-life services, EV charging and payment integration, driver services and customer communication. In addition, it drives efficiency by enabling customers to self-serve everything from repairs to driver compliance.

Find out what Fleet Management could save you

By |2022-07-05T10:54:52+01:00April 1st, 2021|Award Feature, Car news and reviews, Contract hire and leasing, News, SME business motoring and fleet management|

DEALING with vehicle management used to be complicated, mountains of paperwork, unexpected charges, time-consuming admin, and countless legal responsibilities. Any business that has a fleet of vehicles needs to ensure the vehicles are kept fully functioning. The right policies combined with the right technology can make managing a vehicle fleet much easier on the company's time and budget. Fleet management [...]

London’s ULEZ starts in April 2019; and expands in 2021. So are you ready?

By |2018-12-19T06:07:14+00:00December 19th, 2018|Newsletter, SME business motoring and fleet management|

BUSINESS motorists operating in London, or driving to London to meet clients, should be aware of a significant new charge to drive in the capital. On April 08, 2019, London's Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) begins. The ULEZ is separate to the Congestion Charge which will continue. However, the ULEZ will replace the current T-charge. It is being introduced one [...]

Keeping yourself safe on the road while travelling for work

By |2019-02-22T11:31:03+00:00December 14th, 2018|SME business motoring and fleet management|

Did you know that more than a quarter of all road traffic accidents may involve someone who is driving for work, according to the Department of Transport? If you are an at-work driver, it’s worth reading our top driving tips as they will help you to stay safe and avoid a road accident. Follow driving for work policies Your employer [...]

Businesses should consider global warming in their company car policies

By |2018-12-11T10:52:58+00:00December 10th, 2018|Electric Vehicles, EV News, Newsletter, SME business motoring and fleet management|

SMALL businesses and SME fleets should take greater consideration of the global warming consequences of their company car and business motoring policies. As evidence of global warming grows, companies need to change course over their fleet policies or face the consequences says fleet management specialist Fleet Evolution. After three years of static emissions growth, global carbon dioxide levels are on [...]

Play the right cards in fuel cost evaluation

By |2018-12-04T09:50:59+00:00December 4th, 2018|Car news and reviews, EV News, News, Newsletter, SME business motoring and fleet management|

AN SUV that's more economical on fuel than a hybrid Toyota Prius? Sounds wrong doesn't it. But that really is the case. The SUV in question is the Hyundai Kona - the new electric version of the SUV - and it tops the leagues for fuel costs over 10,000 miles. The Kona costs just £89; the Prius £460. If that's [...]

Are you handling stress during your business motoring?

By |2018-08-15T06:35:04+01:00August 15th, 2018|Driving advice, SME business motoring and fleet management|

Stress affects us all at one time or another – whether it’s down to work, home life or a tough situation you’re facing. Stress can affect how we feel physically and emotionally as well as impair our judgement and our reactions, which isn’t good news when we need to concentrate on something significant, like driving. So how do you cope with handling stress during your business motoring?

Silvey Fleet launches new style fuel card with management monitoring

By |2019-12-09T12:22:59+00:00July 9th, 2018|SME business motoring and fleet management|

HOW is the administration of your company car fleet? Perhaps you have some vans to look after as well to complicate the mix. Not just the organising of the car or van lease deals, and any refurbishment work required before the end of the lease. But the nitty gritty stuff: the filing of fuel expenses; checking and reconciliation of receipts; [...]

Opting out of a company car scheme needn’t be a worry

By |2021-01-07T11:53:20+00:00June 26th, 2018|Featured, SME business motoring and fleet management|

WHEN you are in the enviable position of being offered a company car it's tempting to opt for something you've always wanted but couldn't necessarily justify. It doesn't matter if your heart's desire is luxury, performance, or just making the neighbours feel slightly inferior, with a company car you can drive something that may otherwise be out of your price [...]

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