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Category : Feature

Under pressure

2 years ago / 0 comments

What is it? Developed by WheelRight, the system instantly checks the pressures of a full set of tyres just by driving over pads in the ground. Already in use at bus depots, a 13-week … Read More »

Paper travails

2 years ago / 0 comments

It’s over three years since the Government announced that the paper counterpart to the photocard driving licence was to be axed as part of the Red Tape Challenge, and while we’ve waved a fond … Read More »

Drivers of change

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  Gerry Keaney, BVRLA chief executive 1) We would like the introduction of a fairer, simpler tax regime that continues to incentivise fleets as early adopters of low emission vehicles. 2) Continue to modernise … Read More »

Autonomy in the UK

2 years ago / 0 comments

What is it? Following a six-month review, the Department for Transport has given the green light for driverless cars to be tested on UK roads, aiming to establish a pathway for the technology to … Read More »

The Swiss Showcase

2 years ago / 0 comments

  SEAT product explosion is on a long fuse By the looks of SEAT’s 20V20 SUV concept, the firm’s design direction is for much sharper, more dynamic and sporty-looking cars. But the Audi Q5-sized … Read More »

How secure is your fuel payment solution?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Bringing security to the fuel card market It’s remarkable that so much of the fuel card market has yet to catch up with the nationwide switch to Chip and PIN that happened almost 10 … Read More »

Can JLR do an Audi…?

2 years ago / 0 comments

“There is space in the market for the XE” considers JLR MD Jeremy Hicks. “I think of it as a bit like the new kid going to school, coming across the three big kids … Read More »

7 steps to better… Fuel Management

2 years ago / 0 comments

  Efficient vehicles One of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to preserve assets, limit down-time, decrease road risk and reduce fuel consumption is to ensure all vehicles are regularly maintained. Vehicles that receive … Read More »

Is your fleet spend solution fuelling fraud?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Third-party threatsCard theft by third parties can happen to anyone, with outright theft most common when cards are kept in vehicles. Magnetic stripe cards are susceptible to opportunistic theft and, once stolen, are difficult … Read More »

A no-nonsense guide to fleet vehicle remarketing

2 years ago / 0 comments

Simon Henstock joined BCA in 1978 and has held a number of senior operational and sales roles in the intervening years.   His current role encompasses operational direction and strategy for BCA’s nationwide network of … Read More »

Is it time for you to take action on ESOS?

2 years ago / 0 comments

The story so far ESOS is an Environment Agency-run energy audit initiative, created to encourage organisations to cut energy use by identifying opportunities for greater energy efficiency. December 2015 marks the first deadline for … Read More »

Fixing brokers

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  Over the past few years there’s been an exponential growth in the car leasing broker industry. It’s matured into a credible vehicle sourcing option, recognised by all the major vehicle manufacturers and primary … Read More »

No small risk

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  Volvo Business Sales has joined forces with its driver risk consultancy partner, Fleet 21, to offer SMEs a risk management strategy that can help keep employees safe, help employers stay on the right … Read More »

Can telematics revolutionise business?

2 years ago / 0 comments

A number of fleets and fleet consultants explained the benefits of telematics and how they can transform a business at a recent Fleet Industry Advisory Group workshop staged at the Arnold Clark Group’s GTG … Read More »

Extraordinary in Ordinary: Living with the Tesla Model S

2 years ago / 0 comments

Tuesday No range anxiety. For all the technology on board, that’s the detail which should grab businesses’ interest. There’s a large 85kWh battery pack sandwiched into the car’s floorpan, offering a range of 312 … Read More »

2015: The year of falling fuel prices?

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  Whisper it quietly, but 2015 could see a year of falling fuel costs due to a drop in the price of global oil. According to analysts at investment bank Goldman Sachs, US benchmark … Read More »

Technology: Part of the Process

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What is it? The Tegra K1 is a mobile computer processor developed by NVIDIA, a brand best known by the computer gaming industry for its graphics processing units (GPUs). Adopting technology already used in … Read More »

Stopping power

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  Neglecting a vehicle’s braking system can lead to expensive repair costs and vehicle downtime, not to mention increased risk to the driver should it underperform. Especially at this time of year where road … Read More »

Fleet Geek – the latest techy developments

2 years ago / 0 comments

Saeco GranBaristo Avanti This is the world’s first app-controlled coffee machine. Connected via a Bluetooth connection, users can choose from 18 coffee varieties and over 6,000 drink combinations via easy-to-use sliders within the app, … Read More »

Data overload

2 years ago / 0 comments

Telematic systems, from the most basic vehicle tracking to an all-encompassing fleet management solution such as TomTom’s Worksmart, can save time and money. Simply knowing where vehicles are is a vital component of fleet … Read More »


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