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Should you outsource your fleet management?

4 days ago / 0 comments

The burgeoning trend for companies to outsource some, if not all, of their fleet management and maintenance roles to commercial vendors shows no sign of slowing in 2017. Clive Winward, an ex-fleet manager and ... Read More »

SEAT’s bold approach

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

SEAT’s days as a fleet outsider may be changing as a result of a new dealer initiative. Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports.

The Insider – Rate of change

1 month ago / 0 comments

The Insider ponders whether the blanket approach to AMAPs has had its day.

Complex relationships

1 month ago / 0 comments

The NFDA’s newly published Dealer Attitude Survey sheds light on the relationship between car manufacturers and their dealers. Motor Trader editor Curtis Hutchinson reports.

Mobility-as-a-Service isn’t a buzzword, it’s already here…

1 month ago / 0 comments

Fleetondemand CEO, Justin Whitston puts forward the case for Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) and Internet of Things (IoT) with examples of initiatives already disrupting the way we travel in 2017. Fleetondemand CEO, Justin Whitston. Mobility-as-a-Service is ... Read More »

PSA and GM Europe – a platform for success?

1 month ago / 0 comments

The combined GM Europe and PSA business will become the second largest automotive company in Europe, with the potential for significant cost-savings thanks to platform and technology sharing. Julian Kirk looks at what the … Read More »

The Insider – Jumping the gun

1 month ago / 0 comments

This month, The Insider is caught off-guard by updates to VED and questions the speed of changes. "This year is bound to see a significant shake up in terms of choice list." Well I ... Read More »

Taxing times: New VED regime

2 months ago / 3 comments

A new VED regime will quietly be ushered in on 1 April 2017 and will have a significant impact on some user-choosers. Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports.

The Insider – New Management

2 months ago / 0 comments

Last month I wrote about a clash of interests as cars become controlled more by electronics and apps than mechanical processes. The availability of mass data, pertaining to both car and driver, who owns … Read More »

DS finds its fleet

3 months ago / 0 comments

This year will see Citroën accelerate the move to make DS a standalone brand, but what will this mean to fleet customers? Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports.

The Insider – Crossed wires

3 months ago / 0 comments

The increasing integration of technology with fleet vehicles creates issues of clarity and security, says The Insider.

Easy, rider: The fleet potential for motorbikes and mopeds

5 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets are increasingly exploring the potential of motorbikes but the risks must be taken into account, reckons The Insider.

What I’ve Learnt: Raj Singh of Crystal Ball

5 months ago / 0 comments

Raj Singh, MD of workforce management specialist Crystal Ball, on the importance of staff retention and a commitment to standing out from the crowd.

Damage Limitation

5 months ago / 1 comments

There must be an easier way to handle end-of-contract charges, reckons The Insider.

Fleet SOS: How to gear up your fleet this winter

5 months ago / 0 comments

Scott Chesworth, operations director at RAM Tracking, looks at how to prepare fleet vehicles for winter driving.

A question of attitude

6 months ago / 0 comments

What do dealers really think of the brands they represent and what does this mean to fleets? Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports.

What I’ve learnt: Chris McClellan of RAM Tracking

9 months ago / 0 comments

Chris McClellan, CEO and co-founder of RAM Tracking, on the challenges of developing a business.

A solution to driver privacy concerns over telematics

9 months ago / 0 comments

RAC Telematics managing director Nick Walker looks at the issue of overcoming driver concerns to telematics.

The Insider: Driven to distraction

9 months ago / 0 comments

Investing in safety tech is useless without driver eduction, reckons The Insider.

Q&A: Simon Lloyd, CEO of EV HUB Global

9 months ago / 0 comments

Simon Lloyd, CEO of EV HUB Global, explains how the company’s network of charging ‘hubs’ will make life easier for electric vehicle drivers.