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Category : Feature

Spotlight: Mercedes X-Class makes its worldwide debut

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Mercedes-Benz has taken the covers off its all-new 4×4 double cab pick-up, the X-Class, and it goes on sale in the UK this November with customer deliveries starting in early 2018.

A few things to ponder about cash allowances…

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Professor Colin Tourick reckons it’s time to re-assess your approach to cash allowances.

Thinking big: the potential for ‘Big Data’

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The arrival of the ‘Big Data’ era poses plenty of advantages for fleets, but with plenty of challenges too, as delegates at ACFO’s Spring Seminar discovered. Alex Grant reports.

Use it up, wear it out? Not so fast…

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Changing our tyres before we absolutely need to might be a false – and expensive – economy for fleets. Craig Thomas discovers how Michelin is attempting to get us all to think differently about … Read More »

Spotlight: The new Volkswagen Polo

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Unveiled in Berlin, the latest iteration of the Polo takes a step up in space and technology, as Alex Grant explains.

Danger! Diesel.

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Professor Colin Tourick examines the backlash against diesel and weighs the alternatives.

Barometer – June 2017

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We’ve pulled together the pertinent points from the myriad of research done in the fleet industry this month to give you a clearer view of what’s really going on…

ICFM Masterclass: Top six priorities for managing road risk

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ICFM’s second Masterclass put the focus on managing work-related road safety, with fleets being urged to make a ‘cultural change’.

BVRLA sets out pressing fleet issues in six-point manifesto

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The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has launched its six-point Fleet and Mobility Services Manifesto, calling the new government to address issues covering emissions, air quality, road safety, Brexit, red tape and … Read More »

Barometer – May 2017

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We’ve pulled together the pertinent points from the myriad of research done in the fleet industry this month to give you a clearer view of what’s really going on…

Manifesto Focus: Where parties stand on transport and travel

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A guide to the political parties’ stance on transport and travel issues.

Fleet Geek – May 2017

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Katie Beck looks at some of the best tech aimed at making life-on-the go and in the office that little bit easier.

The Finance Bill: the aftershocks

2 months ago / 0 comments

Professor Colin Tourick takes a deeper look at how changes presented by the Bill will impact fleets.

A Bridge Too Far?

3 months ago / 0 comments

Seven countries, over 700 miles, one tank of diesel – after a marathon driving session, can the new Insignia Grand Sport lure drivers back out of the premium brands? Alex Grant finds out.

Four key trends outlined in new BT Fleet Operational Insight report

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BT Fleet has teamed up with the AA to publish a new report examining the everyday and long-term strategic challenges for fleet managers. We look at some of the key findings. 

New speeding fines: what’s actually changed?

3 months ago / 0 comments

Despite the tabloid hysteria, changes to the UK’s speeding fine system only affect a small number of drivers, as Alex Grant and Natalie Middleton explain.

The Finance Bill – a seismic shift for fleet managers

3 months ago / 2 comments

Professor Colin Tourick explains some of the key changes presented by the new Bill, and how it could affect fleets.

The next automotive revolutions

3 months ago / 0 comments

New research by creative agency Six and major leasing firms looks at the key trends in digital connectivity and connected vehicles. Natalie Middleton highlights some of the findings.

Fleet Geek – April 2017

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Katie Beck looks at some of the best tech aimed at making life-on-the go and in the office that little bit easier. Duronic portable luggage scales Duronic portable luggage scales Travel scales help to ... Read More »

Barometer – April 2017

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Overseas demand helped deliver the biggest February for UK car production in 17 years. UK manufacturing in demand Overseas demand helped deliver the biggest February for UK car production in 17 years, the Society ... Read More »