Arval unveils Active Link telematics system & brings enhanced digital offerings to UK
In addition to the new telematics platform, Arval also presented ehancements to existing digital tools and launched other services to the UK market for the first time.
Arval Active Link is an innovative telematics offering that fully integrates with Arval’s existing digital services.Using Active Link, Arval customers can now access in-depth information on a car and its driver’s behaviour, accompanied by a wide range of optional services, including pinpoint GPS tracking and mileage capture for audit purposes.
Arval Active Link costs £2.25 (€3) per month, with optional services including Active Journey and Active Routing available as bolt-ons at a further £1.50 (€2) per month each. A 'privacy button' which allows the driver to set journeys as personal or business trips themselves is available for an extra 75p. Available in the UK now, it will be launched in France, Italy, the UK, Spain, the Netherlands and Czech Republic, starting from September 2015.
Arval also announced updates to its reporting and connected tools. Arval Analytics, Arval Fleet View and Arval Mobile+ have all received upgrades, available now to the UK market. Arval Analytics and Arval Fleet View give users access to new modules, new indicators and faster response time, helping fleet managers to manage and optimise their fleet operation.
“This unique integrated suite of tools offers our customers a seamless navigation within the Arval universe, and gives them the opportunity to closely monitor all aspects of their fleets in real-time and engage into strategic decisions with confidence,” commented Bart Beckers, Arval chief communication officer.
Arval Mobile+, an app available on smartphones free-of-charge, offers drivers information on their contract, their car and their trips, as well as information on traffic and weather conditions.
Finally, coupled with the launch of new country websites, Arval is also giving UK SMEs access to the Arval Webstore for the first time. Webstore is the first B2B service to offer full-service leasing quotes on an unrestricted list of vehicles (40 makes, 500 models) without the need to register.
Arval Webstore and new releases of Arval Mobile +, Arval Analytics and Arval Fleet View will be made available in all Arval entities starting from June 2015.