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Easy, rider: The fleet potential for motorbikes and mopeds

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks ago / 0 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

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

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

A question of attitude

2 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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.

Back from the Brink: Renault’s recovery

5 months ago / 0 comments

Renault dealers have achieved a remarkable turnaround in the latest Driver Power satisfaction survey, says Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader.

Accidental data sharing: could your car be sharing personal data with strangers?

6 months ago / 0 comments

John Chuhan, chief risk officer at Alphabet examines why the data generated and stored in your vehicle is just as vulnerable as information stored on a mobile phone or laptop. Jonathan Chuhan, chief risk ... Read More »

Public sector fleets increasingly investing in software, finds Chevin

7 months ago / 0 comments

Public sector fleets are increasingly turning to software to help them maximise value from their vehicles, plant and other assets, says Chevin Fleet Solutions. Ashley Sowerby The company says that a growing number of ... Read More »

What I’ve learnt – Andrew Cope

7 months ago / 0 comments

Andrew Cope, the driving force behind vehicle leasing giant Zenith, on lessons learnt when managing teams and identifying top talent – along with some insights into the fleet industry. Andrew Cope, co-founder of Zenith ... Read More »

Beyond retail therapy – Why RRP is important to fleets

7 months ago / 0 comments

How useful is a car's retail price when fleets are deciding what to source? Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports. Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader No-one really talks about recommended retail prices ... Read More »

The Insider: The only certainty is uncertainty

7 months ago / 0 comments

The Insider reckons that while Brexit may bring increased costs for fleets, there could be opportunities too. So we’re out! I am of course referring to Brexit, although the sentiment could apply equally to ... Read More »

The Insider: Diesel debate revisited

8 months ago / 0 comments

The Insider has been doing his sums on petrol vs diesel…

Car auction independence at risk

8 months ago / 0 comments

The independence of UK car auctions is at risk – that’s the message from Matt Dale, director of vehicle remarketing specialist G3. Matt Dale, director of vehicle remarketing at G3 The bold statement comes ... Read More »

Order of service: How service plans could aid SMEs

8 months ago / 0 comments

Service plans sales have grown in the retail sector and could play a useful cost control role for SMEs too. Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports.

Changing the law for autonomous vehicles

8 months ago / 0 comments

Nick Terry, a partner at Burton Copeland LLP Solicitors, explains why adapting the current law governing motor vehicles may not be enough to cater for the nuances of driverless cars. Current legislation is outdated … Read More »

Brand with a plan: How Vauxhall’s servicing initiative will benefit fleets

8 months ago / 0 comments

A new Vauxhall fleet initiative for servicing SME vehicles is to be welcomed. Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports. Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader Last year was a record breaking one for ... Read More »