Category : Features

Mobility-as-a-Service: An endgame for fleets?

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Will the mobility revolution see the company car dethroned, wonders Natalie Middleton.

Citroën: Comfort as standard for 100 years

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Comfort has been a staple for Citroën since production began 100 years ago. To celebrate the carmaker’s big birthday, Martyn Collins drives significant models from the … Read More »

Focus on chauffeur fleets: Cutting costs without cutting service

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Changes to the Congestion Charge, plus the implementation of the London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), together with a national framework, are all putting added pressure … Read More »

Spotlight: Audi A4

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Advanced connectivity and electrified drivetrains are the headlines for the heavily-updated A4 range, explains Alex Grant.

Going grey gracefully: How to tackle grey fleet eco and risk issues

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The rise in employees opting to take cash rather than company cars has led to a growing reliance on higher-CO2 grey fleet cars, conflicting with the … Read More »

Changing habits: The promise of flexible mobility for businesses

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The emergence of flexible mobility is promising convenient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternatives to the traditional fleet. Alex Grant finds out how well today’s services stack … Read More »

Celebrating 60 years of the Škoda Octavia

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The Octavia has been a fleet staple for decades, but its rich history goes back much further, finds Jonathan Musk.

A state of emergency: How the UK should tackle transport emissions

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Hard-hitting actions from eco environmental activists over the last month are ensuring progress is being made on upping the climate change ante. Natalie Middleton asks the … Read More »

Spotlight: Ford Kuga

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Larger, sportier and with a plug-in hybrid version, the new Kuga feels well placed to continue Ford’s SUV momentum, explains Alex Grant.

Innovation: Vehicle cameras

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Vehicle cameras have come a long way since the low-res dash cams of the ‘noughties’ and now provide a tangible solution to not only monitoring vehicle … Read More »

Zero to hero: How electric bikes are pioneering the EV market

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Electric bikes may pave the path to your next electric vehicle, whether it’s on two or four wheels, finds Jonathan Musk.

A home for hydrogen?

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A collaborative project in Swindon is tasking hydrogen fuel cell cars with the rigours of a life on fleet. Alex Grant dropped in to find out … Read More »

Hydrogen FCEVs: A breath of fresh air

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Could latest developments in hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles finally put the fuel type on the map, asks Natalie Middleton.

Innovation: Renault e-Tech hybrid technology

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Renault’s e-Tech hybrid technology debuts next year in the Clio. Alex Grant looks at how the technology is expected to command a diesel-like share of the … Read More »

Spotlight: Renault Clio

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Despite evolutionary styling, Renault’s fifth-generation Clio is an all-new car with some innovative fleet-focused technology up its sleeve, as Alex Grant explains.

Spotlight: Jaguar XE

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With a segment-first RDE2-compliant diesel engine and significant step up in interior quality, the updated Jaguar XE is renewing its focus on fleets. By Alex Grant.

Accident Management: Keeping your fleet safe & legal

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Martyn Collins considers all the options for fleets, large and small, to help keep their drivers and vehicles safe on the roads and compliant with current … Read More »

Destination unknown: The future for fleet fuel choices

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The once-simple decision of what fuel type to opt for with fleet cars has become somewhat more problematic. Natalie Middleton looks at the choices available for … Read More »

Clean air zone shockwaves

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Could the impact of London’s ULEZ and the UK’s forthcoming clean air zones on fossil fuel cars – and vans – mean issues for the new … Read More »

Interview: Marc Samuel, head of fleet operations at Honda

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Marc Samuel, head of fleet operations at Honda, spills the beans on the company’s electric future. Jonathan Musk reports…

A grey fleet cloud on the horizon

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While the outlook for the effects of clean air zones on traditional company car drivers may not be that gloomy, could storm clouds be gathering for … Read More »

Connected Cars: The next steps

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What started back in the 1990s with notifications of crashes to emergency responders, locating the vehicle and roadside assistance, has now grown to involve full 4G LTE data … Read More »

Alternative choices: BT Industry Fleet Forum 2018 sheds light on CAZs and alternative fuels

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BT Fleet Solutions’ Industry Fleet Forum 2018 saw a number of experts outline the fleet challenges from clean air zones and alternative fuels. Martyn Collins reports back from … Read More »

Lighting the way: The issues for public sector fleets

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Carmakers supplying vehicles to the emergency services market are faced with their fair share of challenges, as Craig Thomas discovers.

Eliminating the confusion on assisted driving tech

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With many drivers misunderstanding the capabilities of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), Euro NCAP is stepping in to cut through the hype and assess what such … Read More »

How MaaS will change fleets forever

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A tech-led mobility revolution is about to overtake the planet, changing everything we think we know about personal transportation. Craig Thomas assesses how business can take … Read More »

One day at a time: The benefits of short-term rental

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The procurement upheaval caused by WLTP has prompted some fleets to consider short and medium-term contingencies on an ongoing basis. Curtis Hutchinson reports.

Spotlight: Range Rover Evoque

8 months ago / 0 comments

Beneath evolutionary styling, the second-generation Range Rover Evoque has plenty of new reasons for fleets to take note. By Martyn Collins.

Charging 2.0: How the latest EVs are opening up electric motoring to fleets

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With the first long-range, mass-market electric cars coming to market and plug-in sales continuing to grow, Alex Grant looks at how new technology could re-shape the … Read More »

Testing the alternatives: The 2018 MPG Marathon in focus

9 months ago / 0 comments

As the industry prepares to publish full WLTP fuel economy data, the 2018 MPG Marathon put some of the latest models to the test over a gruelling … Read More »