Ensure drivers charge up as well as top up
EMPLOYERS need to undertake due diligence on driver charging facilities as electric vehicles (EVs) start to make their way onto fleets in larger numbers.
Association of Fleet Professionals Chair Paul Hollick said that this was especially important for drivers of petrol
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MASSIVE growth in driver-owned home delivery fleets means that they will need to start aligning to industry norms on safety.
Fleet software specialist FleetCheck, said the increase in these kinds of vehicle operations during the pandemic was an area that needed
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Uncapped data could see insurance premiums rise
PREMIUM car insurance could rocket if new uncapped data is used by insurers.
Since 2009, Thatcham's Group Insurance Rating has placed vehicles into a 1-50 system by using a capped algorithm to help insurers determine the cost of cover. While there
Get your entries in the 2021 Business Motoring Awards
ENTRIES are flowing in for the 2021 Business Motoring Awards and it's not too late to enter.
The 2021 (probably still socially distanced) awards are scheduled for March so we need your entries in by February 12 and you will find
Post Covid-19 fleet strategy - do you have one?
GROWING concern over the impact Covid-19 is having on the safety and compliance of vehicle fleets has led the Fleet Industry Advisory Group (FIAG) to release a series of recommendations on how companies should face up to a post pandemic
EV fleets could save £ millions in congestion charges
FLEET and business vehicle operators could save more than £17 million a year in London Congestion Charge Zone payments by switching to electric or plug-in hybrid cars and vans, according to new research by Citroën UK.
Analysis of Transport for London
What is a pool car?
Company car tax, Featured, Mobility, News, Pool cars
A POOL car is a company vehicle that’s available for use by one or more employees of that company. It can be a pool van, as well.
It's called a pool car, because it is an asset that can be used
By Chris Wright|2021-01-13T09:25:24+00:00January 11th, 2021|
The vast majority of SME business owners (94%) believe UK businesses that use vehicles and wheeled assets have a responsibility to change them to electric vehicles (EVs) as soon as possible, with almost half (46%) believing this should be a priority.
Fleet vehicles are often uniquely suited to V2G applications, due largely to regular and predictable usage patterns, and the fact that they often return to base at the end of the working day, where they sit idle overnight. This provides perfect conditions for V2G to utilise the energy stored in their batteries, before ensuring the vehicles are fully charged and ready for use again the next morning.
By Chris Wright|2020-12-21T16:10:12+00:00December 21st, 2020|
With 80% of new car sales now being made through a finance agreement, VWFS has created the brand-new Lease&Care package for the electric models being launched by Volkswagen, to provide customers with a level of flexibility they would not get with other packages, and retailers with a way to be closer to their customers.
By Chris Wright|2020-12-16T10:32:40+00:00December 16th, 2020|
Although many of us are spending a lot less time on the road this year, the chance of a collision still remains. Richard Gladman, IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, has some helpful tips on the steps to follow if an incident occurs:
By Chris Wright|2020-12-10T10:24:21+00:00December 10th, 2020|
It is anticipated that its low BiK rating will prove attractive for fleet and company car buyers alike, giving the Leon a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of just 30p per mile and a strong residual value of 40% after 3 years and 60,000 miles.
By Chris Wright|2020-12-07T15:03:11+00:00December 7th, 2020|
Essex site is the first of over 100 Electric Forecourts being built by GRIDSERVE over the next five years ahead of the 2030 ban on petrol and diesel cars. The company’s £1bn UK-wide programme aims to make EV driving an enjoyable, ultra-convenient and stress-free experience.