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Advantages of rail transport – An alternative to using fossil fuels for transportation

By |2023-11-27T10:27:21+00:00November 27th, 2023|Industry articles|

Introduction to rail transport Rail transport (also known as rail transport) is a means of transport that carries passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails integrated into the tracks. Unlike road transport, where vehicles move on a prepared level surface, railway vehicles (wagons) are guided along the tracks on which they travel. Rails are usually made of steel [...]

Keep your car safe and protected at home with these tips

By |2023-11-21T09:50:29+00:00November 21st, 2023|Industry articles|

Do you have a car that's sitting in your driveway and you're looking for ways to keep it safe? You don't have to worry about criminals stealing your car if you take the proper precautions. Keeping your car secure at home is an important part of owning a vehicle, especially if it's not being accessed regularly or taken on long [...]

Revealed: Research suggests new EV could save couriers £5.5k per year, with those working in clean air zones saving and additional £1.5k with zero emissions

By |2023-11-08T09:10:08+00:00November 8th, 2023|Industry articles|

As the Ford Fiesta has ceased a production, a new courier van has been launched that is fully electric and looks set to deliver savings to couriers of over £5,000 annually, when compared to the leading diesel alternative – the Ford Fiesta van. Those operating in congestion charge/clean air zones, could benefit from an additional £1,500 saving in charges with [...]

Driving through Europe: Your comprehensive guide to car rentals on the continent

By |2023-10-31T10:45:10+00:00October 31st, 2023|Industry articles|

Europe is a continent renowned for its rich history, diverse cultures, and stunning landscapes. When you're exploring Europe, having the freedom of your own set of wheels can truly elevate your travel experience. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or embarking on your first European adventure, renting a car in Europe can be an excellent choice. In this comprehensive guide, we'll [...]

Wax for car paint protection: Hard or soft?

By |2023-11-02T11:36:49+00:00October 31st, 2023|Industry articles|

Whether your car is brand new or quite old, wax can significantly enhance its aesthetic appeal, prolong the lifespan of the paint job, and minimise the effort required for washing your car. While the benefits of using car wax seem highly appealing, it can be rather confusing to choose between hard and soft waxes. This article will shed light on [...]

Smart electric driving – Understanding the sustainable benefits of smart #1 electric vehicles

By |2023-11-01T10:08:45+00:00October 31st, 2023|Industry articles|

Smart electric driving is a rapidly emerging trend in the world of transportation. This is so because it combines the latest advancements in car technology along with electrical power. In simple words, as the world becomes more conscious of the need for sustainable sources of transportation, smart electric vehicles have gained a lot of applause as a viable alternative to [...]

What to look for when leasing a car for business

By |2023-10-24T10:16:37+01:00October 24th, 2023|Industry articles|

Leasing a car for your business can make a lot of financial sense. But to make sure you pick the right lease, there's some key stuff you have to look at closely. Here is a breakdown of 20 factors to look out for: Lease Term: Settle on the length of lease you need. Options usually range from 2 years to [...]

The freight rail shipping fair market act – Fairness and competition in transport

By |2023-10-06T13:10:00+01:00October 6th, 2023|Industry articles|

Objectives of the act The Freight Rail Shipping Fair Market Act has a clear mission: to make the freight rail industry fairer and more competitive. This comprehensive law focuses on three key areas: pricing, service quality, and competition. Let's explore these goals in simpler terms to understand what the act aims to achieve. Pricing rules One essential part of the [...]

Sustainability Through SAP: How businesses are using technology to drive environmental initiatives

By |2023-09-29T10:02:25+01:00September 29th, 2023|Industry articles|

In this day and age, sustainability is an ever-important factor for companies to consider in benchmarking success. By embracing initiatives that reduce environmental impact and promote conservation, businesses can benefit from improved public perception by establishing themselves as leaders in corporate social responsibility practices. What many may need to realize, however, is the role technology can play in driving these [...]

How to choose the perfect electric vehicles for business fleets

By |2023-09-27T11:15:32+01:00September 27th, 2023|Industry articles|

As the world shifts towards a cleaner future, almost all industries have embraced environmentally conscious practices. For instance, those who sportstream motorsport will tell you about Formula E, a single-seater motorsport championship, which was invented to show what sustainable mobility was capable of. Since almost everyone in the automotive industry has embraced sustainable transportation solutions, electric vehicles (EVs) are now [...]

Keep your cables tidy

By |2023-09-19T09:22:54+01:00September 19th, 2023|Industry articles|

Vehicles have come a long way in a short time. Where they were once rather simple machines, they have come to include things like a full stereo system, a navigational system, bluetooth technology, and more. Beneath the panels and hood, there are wires running throughout the car. Those wires and cables deliver power to these now essential components, allowing our [...]

The impact of driving a sports car on professional image

By |2023-09-18T09:51:47+01:00September 18th, 2023|Industry articles|

For corporate leaders, a vehicle selection surpasses mere functionality – it reflects their standing. A stunning automobile is not merely a means of transportation; instead, it serves as a representation of professional accomplishment and self-assurance. The abundance of options yields sports cars as a notable choice for businessmen. How might driving a sports car influence a business executive's professional image [...]

The UK’s ten most challenging roads

By |2023-09-15T09:43:36+01:00September 15th, 2023|Industry articles|

Woven into the intricate tapestry of Britain's diverse landscapes, our roads act as vital links that bring us together, quietly witnessing countless stories. Yet, certain paths have gained a reputation for their tricky bends, demanding terrains, and higher frequencies of incidents. For travellers, being aware of these hidden risks is crucial, guiding us to navigate these routes with care. In [...]

Rev-up your sales: SEO strategies for auto body shops

By |2023-09-01T09:36:08+01:00September 1st, 2023|Industry articles|

The automotive repair industry has long been a cornerstone of local commerce, offering essential services that nearly every vehicle owner will need at some point. But digital transformation is shaking things up. Auto body shops are now facing a unique challenge: the battle for online visibility. Gone are the days when word-of-mouth referrals or a prime location near a busy [...]

From dream to drive: Launching your chauffeur service in Ireland

By |2023-08-25T13:26:26+01:00August 25th, 2023|Industry articles|

The chauffeur industry, with its blend of luxury, convenience, and professionalism, has always held a certain allure. In Ireland, this allure is magnified by the scenic routes, historic landmarks, and the ever-growing corporate sector. With the right approach, starting a chauffeur service in this beautiful country can be both a profitable and fulfilling venture. Let's delve deeper into the steps [...]

How to maintain electronic braking systems high-performances on a trailer truck

By |2023-08-23T10:26:56+01:00August 23rd, 2023|Industry articles|

If there is anything important to drivers of trailer trucks, it is the efficiency of their electronic breaking system. With the weight that they carry, the smallest issue that would affect it, could be catastrophic. That is why each of them pays a special attention to them, in order to ensure their safety and everyone else's that they cross paths [...]

Exploring Rural Transportation – Establishing a Rural Shuttle Service

By |2023-08-07T15:18:10+01:00August 7th, 2023|Industry articles|

Living in a rural area has its advantages, including picturesque landscapes and a sense of community. However, one challenge that often arises is limited access to transportation options. Rural residents who cannot drive or don’t have easy access to public transport may find it difficult to commute to work, access healthcare facilities, or engage in social activities due to inadequate [...]

Fraud Mitigation Strategies for Automotive Websites: Safeguarding User Transactions and Data

By |2023-08-04T12:07:08+01:00August 4th, 2023|Industry articles|

Did you know that one in 10 Brits have been the victim of fraud when purchasing a vehicle? It’s clear that this is an increasing problem in the auto industry. Because of this, automotive businesses need to do everything in their power to protect customers from cyber threats. Of course, this is a lot easier said than done. However, understanding [...]

The ultimate mountain biking experience: Tips and techniques for off-road riding

By |2023-08-04T08:39:42+01:00August 4th, 2023|Industry articles|

Are you ready to experience the thrill of mountain biking? Off-road riding is an exhilarating way to escape everyday life and explore the outdoors. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced rider, plenty of tips and techniques can help take your mountain biking skills up a notch. From knowing what gear to use, understanding safety protocols, and developing proper trail [...]

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