Why VN5 is right for you
Whatever your business, VN5 is built to help you succeed.
We know that when it comes to a successful van, lists of features aren’t everything. What matters is how the van performs in the real world: how it meets the needs
Electrifying – Business Motoring’s new EV guide
Car news and reviews, Electric Car Reviews, Electric Vehicles, EV leasing, Featured, News
THINKING of electrifying your fleet? We can help with the launch of the Business Motoring Electric Vehicle Guide.
Fleets and private buyers are increasingly interested in electric vehicles with sales rising every month, despite a slow new car market.
The SMMT now
We need to talk about the VN5. It's a game changer
LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is set to revolutionise the commercial vehicle segment with VN5, its new electric light commercial van - available to order now.
So what makes it a game changer?
Bold, distinctive design and lightweight aluminium construction
A new way to pay for tyres
Car news and reviews, Featured, News
Tyres can be expensive to repair and replace, and an ongoing expense if you have one vehicle personally or a full fleet of vehicles.
To help spread the cost, a subscription service offering complete peace of mind, ‘Pay Monthly Tyres’ -
How vehicle tracking creates savings for site-based work
For many businesses, company vehicles remain at work sites for long periods and are only used to make short journeys. When can a vehicle tracking system create savings for a business in these situations? The answer is 24/7
We'll look at five different
Keyless car theft warning issued by police
THE UK’s top police officer investigating vehicle crime is encouraging drivers to take steps to keep their car or van safe amid a rise in criminals exploiting keyless technology.
Provisional figures from the National Police Chiefs’ Council show a 3.1% increase
Vauxhall to be fully electric within seven years
Electric Vehicles, Featured, News
At the Stellantis EV Day 2021, it was announced that a new, exciting, all-electric car – a modern day version of the Opel Manta – will be introduced mid-decade following on from the positive public reception to the Manta GSe
Volkswagen Touareg R eHybrid - SUV flagship
Car news and reviews, Featured, News, Volkswagen Reviews
What is it?
The latest version of Volkswagen’s big SUV which has now seen the addition of the Touareg R eHybrid, a new performance flagship for the range.
It is also a flag waver for VW’s technology, loaded with equipment, which can
By Chris Wright|2021-10-13T09:35:54+01:00October 13th, 2021|
Updates to the Highway Code, set to be introduced in November, will see the introduction of a ‘hierarchy of road users’. This means those who are most likely to be seriously harmed, i.e. pedestrians and cyclists, will have greater priority over other road users.
By Chris Wright|2021-10-13T09:14:08+01:00October 13th, 2021|
The scheme, called Electric Dreams, is the first to be offered by a co-operative in the UK. Businesses are able to lease an EV for their employees, who then sacrifice a portion of their salary for the vehicle, with no upfront costs. The deduction covers the monthly cost of a brand new electric car, as well as insurance, servicing, maintenance, repairs, MOT, tax, tyres and road assistance, over an agreed term and mileage.
By Chris Wright|2021-10-13T10:19:49+01:00October 12th, 2021|
Shortages of petrol and diesel at fuel stations have not solely been down to problems with supply, but part of an ongoing shift in patterns of usage. The number of petrol stations in the UK has fallen by nearly a quarter in the past years according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
By Chris Wright|2021-10-12T13:03:33+01:00October 12th, 2021|
Most well-managed fleets have fuel policies that are designed to minimise costs, for example by specifying certain types of outlet or using a fuel card, but those measures have very much gone out of the window and there has been a rapid loss of control
By Chris Wright|2021-10-12T09:53:08+01:00October 12th, 2021|
One challenge can be convincing decision-makers and office managers to give the green light to installing charging points in the workplace. Fleet managers need to be sure they understand and can demonstrate the business benefit, such as reducing the tax burden, Class 1A National Insurance contributions and Car Fuel Benefit charges.
By Chris Wright|2021-10-08T09:14:47+01:00October 11th, 2021|
Improving fleet utilisation was cited as one of the top three priorities in the next 12 months for more than half of the UK fleet managers surveyed. And whilst making efficient and cost-effective use of a fleet has always been an important part of the fleet manager’s role, the past 18 months has shone a spotlight on the challenges and inflexibilities many fleets face.
Trial of char.gy’s wireless induction pad, the first of its kind available to the general public in the UK, is a collaborative effort, between Buckinghamshire Council, Milton Keynes Council, London Borough of Redbridge, the University of Warwick, the Open University, IPT Technology, and additional support from hiyacar. With funding from the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) and Innovate UK.
Petrol Retailers Association said it's latest survey this week showed 12% of filling stations in London and the South East are still dry, while 17% have just one grade of fuel. While 71% of filling stations in this region have both grades, compared to 90 per cent outside London and the South East.
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.