Category : Feature
Camera-based driver assistance systems are adding vitally important calibration work to a windscreen replacement. As they become more common, Alex Grant finds out what the implications are for fleets. Camera-based driver assistance systems are ... Read More »
One year on from the abolition of the paper licence counterpart, we look at how the licence checking industry is changing. The abolition of the paper licence counterpart has made fleet licence checking even ... Read More »
Often the first place new technology breaks ground, the luxury class is a sign of the convenience headed for core fleet cars in the coming years. Alex Grant explains the latest features.
Capstar is a chauffeur firm with a difference: its drivers are ex-soldiers who have often suffered battlefield injuries or trauma. By Steve Moody.
Active noise cancellation is the latest tool in the car industry’s quest to improve refinement and make cars less stressful places to be for company car drivers. It works on a similar principle to … Read More »
A vital part of Europe’s automotive industry since 1969, insurance owned independent organisation Thatcham has played a huge role in reducing running costs for fleets. Alex Grant finds out how.
What is it? A new quattro four-wheel drive system for Audis with longitudinally-mounted engines – so the A4 and larger vehicles – targeting fuel economy and CO2 emissions close to a two-wheel drive version. … Read More »
Nationwide auction network As a group auctioneer at Manheim I engage in pre‐sale activity, trying to get bids on vehicles and placing vehicles, and checking catalogues when needed. After the sale itself – which … Read More »
In January, ACFO and the Institute of Car Fleet Management (ICFM) announced that they are to work more closely to promote the benefits of professional fleet management and the importance of training and education, … Read More »
Actions speak louder than words – it’s not exactly a new code to live by, but the amount of hot air often expelled by business people looking to claim how fabulous and groundbreaking their … Read More »
Volkswagen Volkswagen’s headline-grabber was the Budd-e concept, an all-electric, four-wheel-drive interpretation of the company’s famous camper van with a 233-mile range. Inside, the connectivity technology showed how future VWs could be part … Read More »
The challenge: Bolloré Group took control of the former Plugged-in Places scheme, Source London, in September 2014. Notoriously unreliable, this included 835 charging points spread across the Capital’s boroughs, with a 60% availability … Read More »
Personal Data Connected services are becoming more common in the latest infotainment systems, including emails, calendars, social media and downloadable apps – potentially with accounts containing banking. Most fleet cars are at least … Read More »