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Category : Features

Testing the alternatives: The 2018 MPG Marathon in focus

3 days 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 »

Interview: Gavan Walsh, founder & CEO, iCabbi

4 days ago / 0 comments

iCabbi might not be a household name like Uber, but that’s because it’s a cloud based dispatch system for the taxi and private hire community that’s … Read More »

Saving time, saving money: The benefits of driver training

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Driver training can save fleets a huge amount of money from very little effort, finds Jonathan Musk, who embarks on IAM RoadSmart’s Eco Driving Course.

Profile: DS Automobiles

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

DS Automobiles intends to upset the apple cart with a new brand, fresh focus and chance to really shake up the premium market, discovers Jonathan Musk.

Tech Spotlight: Airbubbl by Airlabs

1 month ago / 0 comments

The enclosed cabins of your fleet vehicles might be more harmful to your drivers’ health than you realise. But there is a solution, as Alex Grant … Read More »

To connect and serve: Carmakers’ latest digital services

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From app-based ‘digital keys’ to built-in telematics hardware, and emergency assistance, high-speed data connections are unlocking new services for fleets. Alex Grant finds out what’s available … Read More »

Race to Road: How electric technology is jumping to the mainstream

1 month ago / 0 comments

With electrified vehicles rapidly encroaching into fleet lists, Jonathan Musk takes a look at how electric technology is making its way from race to road.

Industry roundtable: decarbonising transport

2 months ago / 0 comments

Energy systems are evolving to incorporate new clean technologies, with research underway to prepare for the potential opportunities and challenges.

City, Slicker: Developments in multi-modal navigation

2 months ago / 0 comments

Connectivity and data is revolutionising urban travel. But how will cities, and business travelers, make sense of it all? Martyn Collins reports from the inaugural Niu … Read More »

Paris Motor Show 2018 Roundup

2 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet World’s round-up of the most important fleet headlines from the 2018 Paris Motor Show.

Case Study: How the University of Birmingham made EVs a core component

2 months ago / 0 comments

With entries now open for this year’s Energy Saving Trust Fleet Heroes awards, we take a look back at the innovations that earned last year’s winners … Read More »

Want to slash your motoring costs? Read on

3 months ago / 0 comments

Professor Colin Tourick reckons fleets might be missing an obvious trick when it comes to keeping costs under control.

Case Study: How one NHS Trust slashed grey fleet mileage

3 months ago / 0 comments

With entries now open for this year’s Energy Saving Trust Fleet Heroes awards, we take a look back at the innovations that earned last year’s winners … Read More »

Elektrik Technik: How Audi’s electric SUV will disrupt the market

3 months ago / 0 comments

Kyle Fortune rides along with Audi’s E-tron as it undergoes final testing, the plug-in electric SUV certain to be a disruptive player in the traditional fleet … Read More »

Case Study: How Leeds City Council cracked EV charging

4 months ago / 0 comments

With entries now open for this year’s Energy Saving Trust Fleet Heroes awards, we take a look back at the innovations that earned last year’s winners … Read More »

Case Study: How Cross River Partnership is tackling London pollution

4 months ago / 0 comments

With entries now open for this year’s Energy Saving Trust Fleet Heroes awards, we take a look back at the innovations that earned last year’s winners … Read More »

The future of fleet: BVRLA’s fifth Fleet Technology Congress in focus

4 months ago / 0 comments

The BVRLA’s fifth Fleet Technology Congress offered special insight into the key elements that will make up the future of fleet. Jonathan Musk reports…

Shell Power of Data survey: How attitudes to telematics are changing fast

4 months ago / 0 comments

In the third of our exclusive surveys, Shell and Fleet World analysed attitudes to telematics and emerging connected technologies from 252 industry executives to see how … Read More »

Hero or Zero? The Road to Zero Strategy in focus

4 months ago / 0 comments

This summer saw the Government publish its long-awaited Road to Zero Strategy. Natalie Middleton looks at what it means for fleets.

Time to lighten the load

4 months ago / 0 comments

Society is starting to make real progress in opening up about mental health. Craig Thomas looks at how occupational drivers can identify and address any issues.

Making the right connections

4 months ago / 0 comments

Peugeot plans to significantly grow its SME business with the rollout of dealer-based initiatives for local car and van customers. Curtis Hutchinson reports.

Case Study: Mapping Heathrow’s Electric Fleet

4 months ago / 0 comments

With entries now open for this year’s Energy Saving Trust Fleet Heroes awards, we take a look back at the innovations that earned last year’s winners … Read More »

Small investment, Big return

4 months ago / 0 comments

Given the potential financial benefits of driver training, Professor Colin Tourick wonders why it isn’t more common for fleets to offer it to employees.

Ultra-low emission vehicles… Time to get on board?

5 months ago / 0 comments

In an uncertain economic climate, Professor Colin Tourick reckons now might be the right time to take another look at ULEVs.

Minutes to Midnight: Saving the Company Car

5 months ago / 0 comments

Under unprecedented pressure, the UK’s vital company car sector needs urgent action from Government to avoid irreparable damage. And the clock is ticking, explains Alex Grant.

Feature: Fleet Mobility – A switch in time

5 months ago / 0 comments

A revolution in business mobility is just around the corner. Craig Thomas looks at what we can expect to help us travel more efficiently.

Addressing the human factor post accident

6 months ago / 0 comments

Repairing broken metal is just one aspect of accident management; the key element is the impact on the staff and their subsequent wellbeing. Curtis Hutchinson reports.

Spotlight: Ford Focus

8 months ago / 0 comments

The fourth-generation Focus is a technological showpiece, out to re-assert itself in a segment that’s still a core part of the UK fleet sector. Alex Grant … Read More »

Ford Focus: reflecting on Ford’s game-changing original

8 months ago / 0 comments

As Ford’s all-new Focus breaks cover, Alex Grant looks back at how the original broke new ground for the Blue Oval 20 years ago.

Statement of Intent: How the Autumn Budget will impact on fleets

9 months ago / 0 comments

The Autumn Budget sent out a clear message on how the Government views diesel vehicles, which will impact future choice. But will the changes impact the … Read More »