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Category : Feature

Spotlight: SEAT Ibiza

7 months ago / 1 comments

The fifth generation of SEAT’s supermini puts an emphasis on technology, refinement and personalisation, explains Alex Grant.

BT Fleet: Better connected

7 months ago / 0 comments

Positioned within a diverse portfolio, with its own fleet as a customer and the EE mobile network, BT Fleet has all the tools to meet the challenges of today’s – and tomorrow’s – fleet … Read More »

Information overload: managing telematics data

7 months ago / 0 comments

Increased use of telematics is generating more data on drivers than ever before, but companies must be prepared to analyse and act upon the data – or face legal consequences.  Julian Kirk reports.

What you need to know about new Skoda Octavia

7 months ago / 1 comments

Skoda has updated its Octavia for 2017 with a new design as well as new infotainment, connectivity and driver assistance systems. We take a look at the new model.

Top highlights from Detroit

7 months ago / 1 comments

As this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit gets underway, we look at the highlights of the show.

Autumn Statement: The key points for fleets

9 months ago / 4 comments

The key points of the 2016 Autumn Statement and what it means for fleets. By Alex Grant and Natalie Middleton.

Autumn Statement 2016 – key points for fleets

9 months ago / 0 comments

The most important announcements for fleets, from the 2017 Autumn Statement. By Alex Grant and Natalie Middleton.

A key issue for fleets?

9 months ago / 0 comments

As security issues from commonplace key technology once again hit the headlines, Natalie Middleton asks, is smartphone-based entry the solution or a forthcoming problem?

Your automotive P.A.?

9 months ago / 0 comments

Combining familiar and near-future technology, Jaguar Land Rover is readying a range of features which will make business motoring easier, safer and more fuel-efficient, explains Alex Grant.

Go Ultra Low Summit 2016

9 months ago / 0 comments

Go Ultra Low’s second annual Summit took place on 7 November at the SMMT in London, and saw representatives of project partners, Go Ultra Low companies and interested parties share their experiences with ULEVs … Read More »

A new era for electric vehicles?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Daimler’s electric truck hints at near-future electric cars with longer ranges and much faster charging, explains John Kendall.

Day in the life: the RAC

11 months ago / 0 comments

It’s one of the most common breakdown callouts, but misfuelling needn’t live up to the horror stories. We took a ride with one of the RAC’s Fuel Patrol team to find out more.

The start of something new?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Launched in August, a trio of Government tax consultations could lay the foundations for significant changes in fleet operating costs. Natalie Middleton finds out how.

Where next for the combustion engine?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Despite the headline-grabbing move to electromobility, there’s still huge untapped potential for efficient combustion engines, explains Chris Pickering.

Exceeding expectations: Developments in leasing

11 months ago / 0 comments

Savvy contract hire and leasing customers now expect a level of service that extends far beyond access to vehicles. Katie Beck talks to suppliers about how they aim to provide support and added value … Read More »

Make the future

1 year ago / 0 comments

Held in the last week of June, Shell’s Make The Future London 2016 festival incorporated a series of exclusive events, including a fleet-focused panel discussion. The session explored topics as diverse as future mobility, ... Read More »

Problems shared – How connected cars will benefit driver safety

1 year ago / 0 comments

As the first car-to-X system comes to market, Alex Grant explains how connectivity is making use of familiar technology to improve safety for drivers.

Mobiles & mobility

1 year ago / 0 comments

The smartphone is revolutionising the way business people travel. We ask experts what effect it is having on rental and leasing markets. By Katie Beck.

Stand and delivered – Highlights of the 2016 Fleet Show exhibition

1 year ago / 0 comments

Dozens of fleet service companies exhibited at the Fleet Show at Silverstone. We highlight some of the best products, services and news from them during the event. By Steve Moody, Natalie Middleton, Katie Beck ... Read More »

Brexit – Where next for new cars?

1 year ago / 0 comments

As a large importer and exporter of new cars, clarity about the future of trade with the EU can’t come soon enough, as Alex Grant explains. In 2015, 80% of cars made in the ... Read More »


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