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Terra forming

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Unless you were looking for it, you could easily drive past Buntingford Police Station. It’s an anonymous looking building which, until the 1970s was a police house, home to the local community officer. However, within the … Read More »

A police station on wheels

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Just as criminals are using technology to carry out ever more sophisticated crimes, the police are adopting equally high-tech solutions in a bid to beat them at their own game. And perhaps the most … Read More »

Fleet Geek – the latest techy developments

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Energie ChargeGenie 200 Power Mountain Storing enough power to add up to five hours of life to a laptop, up to ten full recharges for a smartphone and the ability to run two devices … Read More »

How to make a fast-fit faster

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In much the same way that Formula One teams have refined the art of the quick pit-stop to give them on-track advantage, so the fast-fit industry itself is investing millions of pounds in making … Read More »

Behind the warranties

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The modern fleet vehicle has never been more complicated. Downward pressure on fuel consumption and CO2 means the latest models are achieving ever-higher efficiency from ever-lower cubic capacity, while consumers expect high durability with … Read More »

The road ahead

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  A technological showcase for the low-carbon industry, the LCV2013 event offered a glimpse of developments set to revolutionise road transport in the near future, as Alex Grant reports. Organised by Cenex, the Loughborough-based … Read More »

AutoGlass Eco-Drive

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What is it? Eco-Drive is AutoGlass’s internal project to reduce the cost and carbon footprint of its 1,000-vehicle fleet. With 90% of the company’s business now mobile, it trialled numerous telematics-based solutions before deciding … Read More »

Fleet Geek – the latest techy developments

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Garmini Nuvi InrixThe latest range of nuvi navigation systems comes in three levels to suit all tastes and budgets. All include lane guidance, while the top two direct users as a human navigator might, … Read More »

Fleet Geek – the latest techy developments

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Proximo Keep track of up to five items – such as bags, keys, and cameras – with Proximo’s Bluetooth-based tracking fobs. Paired in seconds with the free iPhone app, each connected tag can be … Read More »

MITIE’s mobile simulator

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What is it? The state-of-the-art simulator, which uses the latest training software, gives drivers the experience of challenging driving conditions, including varying light and weather settings, to improve their skills and safety. Users are … Read More »

Fleet on Fleet: IBM's Phil Redman interviewed

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Fleet size: 4,100 company and salary sacrifice cars.   IBM historically had a very large fleet, managed on sole supply? The fleet has decreased in size in recent years as we restructure the business … Read More »

Building bridges, removing barriers

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From its head office in Loughborough, the UK’s first centre of excellence for low carbon vehicle technologies, better known as Cenex, has been an ever-present organisation in the first steps of the move towards … Read More »

What are fleets thinking?

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Cost (table 1) In what remain challenging economic conditions, it is no surprise that company vehicle fleets are coming under significant cost pressure. What may be more surprising is that larger companies are positive … Read More »

Accident assistance

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Lead from the top ‘Management leadership and engagement at all levels from directors to first line managers is vital to cutting crashes and repair costs. Recent research by Loughborough University showed a clear link … Read More »

The robot fleet

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How much time do your employees waste on the road driving? For many businesses this time is significant, but vital: after all they have to get to their meetings and jobs. But they also … Read More »

Speech recognition

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What is it? Voice recognition is nothing new in cars, but the technology is evolving rapidly. The most modern dictation systems, such as the Dragon Drive! technology, allow drivers to dictate text messages, e-mails … Read More »

Fleet Geek – the latest techy developments

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Deutsche Telekom V-Tron Driver Behaviour System Real-time safety alert systems are becoming more common on new cars, and this kit allows the familiar road sign recognition, lane departure and collision warnings to be retro-fitted … Read More »

The drive for a renewable future

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The onus on EV adoption is most certainly growing. Central to this is the fact that the UK is moving towards a much greater renewable and nuclear future, whereby energy could potentially become totally … Read More »

Fleet Geek – the latest techy developments

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Scholl U-Pop Offering quick relief from neck ache at home, work or on the move, the U-Pop is a supportive cushion with a few extra talents up its sleeve. Powered from either a USB … Read More »

30 years' young – White Clarke Automotive Solutions celebrates RentMan anniversary

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Q: Take us back to the beginning. Thirty years ago, nothing like RentMan existed. Can you sum up how you identified the market need and opportunity, brought it to life, and have kept it … Read More »


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