Adequate kerbside charging is vital to the corporate fleet sector being able to achieve its 2030 electrification objectives but many are hitting significant problems with those employees that do not have a home charging solution. This is especially the case for people who live in terraced streets or apartments.
As much as the Tourneo's size is its strength, it's also its weakness when it comes to those tight country lanes and even tighter village roads. This is a big beast to handle and it's size and weight do have an effect on fuel economy with a return of 31.4mpg rising to 39.5mpg in a long motorway run. Load carrying, though, is where the Tourneo scores, be it people or cargo. There's plenty of room for all the weekend-away paraphernalia, although if you are fully laden with people - all eight of them - you would struggle to fit the suitcases in.
Businesses that usually manage their driver checks manually with the DVLA can save a significant amount of time with an automated licence checking tool, taking away the hassle of managing potentially hundreds of driver checks – with results returned in real-time.
Licence Check believes the consolidated knowledge base is unique within the licence checking arena and a first for the industry, acting as it does as a vast repository for essential information, all carefully indexed and with clearly marked, separate sections.
The Tamworth, West Midlands-based business has seen huge increase in interest in its salary sacrifice offering, not least because of the highly attractive Benefit-in-Kind tax rates that EVs currently attract.
Brokers said they are experiencing supply and lead-time issues although it does vary from OEM to OEM. One broker reported that a prestige brand recently cancelled up to 100 orders due to be built this year and decided to close 2021/22 model year production on two models altogether.
Chief Executive Officer, Torsten Müller-Ötvös, described the announcement as the "most significant day in the history of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars since 4th May, 1904" when founding fathers, Charles Rolls and Sir Henry Royce, first met and agreed that they were going to create ‘the best motor car in the world’.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-30T12:09:42+01:00September 30th, 2021|
Among the highlights of the updated code is the inclusion of the Dutch Reach, the safety practice whereby drivers and passengers use the hand furthest from the door to exit their vehicle. This naturally turns the driver or passenger towards the window, making it easier to spot approaching cyclists.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-30T11:54:56+01:00September 30th, 2021|
Car insurance scammers have been targeting the influx of newly passed drivers delayed by the pandemic, on Facebook, WhatsApp, and even Instagram. The crime, known as ‘ghost broking’, involves fraudsters posing as insurance brokers on social media offering unrealistically cheap fake policies.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-30T10:02:04+01:00September 30th, 2021|
Taking 15 of the top car manufacturers across the globe, the experts have delved into their privacy policies to reveal which one tells us the most about the data they collect. Being one of the most intelligent cars on the market today, Tesla coming first place is no surprise, as its personalised driving experience needs copious amounts of data to function at full capacity.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-30T09:52:36+01:00September 30th, 2021|
Car on Demand offers a range of services to satisfy the multiple travel needs of customers from several days or months with car-sharing service, short, medium or long-term rental as well as the reservation of parking spaces via an app.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-29T11:27:38+01:00September 29th, 2021|
Partners range from established vehicle dealers – including former Mitsubishi dealers - to agricultural and commercial vehicle businesses. Starting price when deliveries begin from next summer in the UK will be around £48,000 for the two-seat commercial while five-seat commercial and passenger versions will start from the low £50,000s.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-29T07:17:12+01:00September 29th, 2021|
Government is offering generous financial support to help increase the uptake of EVs, especially in the fleet market. Venson Automotive Solutions has shone the spotlight on how to reduce an EV investment to cut a fleet’s carbon footprint.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-28T15:35:08+01:00September 28th, 2021|
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said the government had "long-standing" contingency plans to maintain fuel supplies and relaxed the competition law when the pandemic hit in March 2020 to help supermarkets work together to maintain food supplies.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-27T11:20:42+01:00September 27th, 2021|
The company has seen businesses seeking greater flexibility in lease terms as part of the move to electric vehicles. Sogo has launched the equity release programme to help companies make the transition earlier.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-27T11:03:10+01:00September 27th, 2021|
Being different is not a bad thing as it grabs attention and as SUVs go, the Velar has a sleek, sporty look to it. Put it next to and Evoque and a Range Rover Sport and you will immediately spot the differences.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-22T10:40:26+01:00September 22nd, 2021|
In addition to the standard benefits of an Allianz policy, the specialist EV cover includes third-party liability during charging, as well as damage cover for cables, connectors and electric wallboxes located at the insured’s premises or employee’s home (with the insured’s agreement).
By Chris Wright|2021-09-22T10:22:23+01:00September 22nd, 2021|
Organisation says that this is really the first cold period that the vast majority of businesses running electric vans will have experienced, and that operators need to ensure that estimated and real world running costs align.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-22T10:14:31+01:00September 22nd, 2021|
Mercia Fleet Management will offer a comprehensive portfolio of fleet management services, including fleet policy provision, vehicle acquisition advice, licence checking, risk management, fleet service scheduling, vehicle logistics and daily rental, plus wider mobility services.
By Chris Wright|2021-09-22T09:54:54+01:00September 22nd, 2021|