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Category : Features

Spotlight: Volkswagen T-Roc

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen’s entry into the compact crossover segment is a good reason for established rivals to be worried, and it’s just the start of the brand’s SUV … Read More »

Clock ticking on urgent WLTP tax reforms

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

As Europe shifts over to the new WLTP fuel economy test cycle, Alex Grant looks at the urgent need for clarity on how tax bands will be reformed to … Read More »

It’s budgeting time

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Professor Colin Tourick explores the role and importance of budgeting for fleet managers.

Spotlight: Volvo XC40

1 month ago / 0 comments

Volvo’s first compact SUV is a vital part of its near-future growth plans, as Alex Grant explains.

5 key points from BT Fleet Solutions 2017 Operational Fleet Insight Report

1 month ago / 0 comments

This year’s Operational Fleet Insight Report from BT’s Fleet Solutions sheds light on how businesses are responding to the latest fleet challenges. We look at the … Read More »

Frankfurt IAA 2017

1 month ago / 0 comments

Fleet World’s round-up of the most important headlines from the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.

WLTP requires urgent tax reform, experts warn

2 months ago / 0 comments

The UK’s car tax system needs to be reformed as soon as the next fiscal year to account for higher CO2 figures generated under the new … Read More »

All you need to know about GDPR

2 months ago / 0 comments

New European legislation comes into effect next year which will have serious implications for anyone handling data generated from vehicles. Julian Kirk explains.

Fleet Hero Awards case study: Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Ltd

2 months ago / 0 comments

Healthcare equipment supplier Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare (DDH) has seen its fleet’s average fuel economy rocket by 44% since undergoing an Energy Saving Trust fleet review and … Read More »

Data, data everywhere

2 months ago / 0 comments

Richer data from connected cars could radically alter the telematics sector; so is there still a role for the traditional ‘black box’? Craig Thomas finds out.

Second Hand, Second Rate?

2 months ago / 0 comments

With tightening BIK tax bands and the growth in used car PCP deals, should companies be worried about cash-for-car drivers taking the used route for their … Read More »

Shell Future of fleet survey – the results

2 months ago / 0 comments

In the first in a series of exclusive surveys, Shell and International Fleet World questioned 231 fleet executives about their attitudes to a host of fleet … Read More »

Fleet Hero Awards case study: Gateshead Council

2 months ago / 0 comments

Gateshead Council has taken the lead with a proactive approach to reducing congestion and promoting sustainable and active journeys – with one result being grey fleet … Read More »

Spotlight: Volkswagen Polo

3 months ago / 0 comments

Launching late this year, the sixth-generation Polo could make drivers question the need to move up to a Golf. By Alex Grant.

Navigating the future – meeting sat nav needs

3 months ago / 0 comments

Is manufacturer-sourced mapping and satellite navigation set to be replaced by apps? Craig Thomas spoke to Waze UK country manager Finlay Clark about our future nav … Read More »

Fleet Hero Awards case study: West Yorkshire Police

3 months ago / 0 comments

A large scale telematics-based fleet review involving around 600 vehicles helped West Yorkshire Police to identify savings in its operations. A new national purchasing agreement aims ... Read More »

Government air quality plans: what you need to know

3 months ago / 0 comments

As the UK government sets out its plans to curb air quality issues across the UK, Alex Grant picks out the key points for fleets.

Spotlight: Mercedes X-Class makes its worldwide debut

3 months ago / 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz has taken the covers off its all-new 4×4 double cab pick-up, the X-Class, and it goes on sale in the UK this November with customer … Read More »

A few things to ponder about cash allowances…

3 months ago / 0 comments

Professor Colin Tourick reckons it’s time to re-assess your approach to cash allowances.

Thinking big: the potential for ‘Big Data’

4 months ago / 0 comments

The arrival of the ‘Big Data’ era poses plenty of advantages for fleets, but with plenty of challenges too, as delegates at ACFO’s Spring Seminar discovered. … Read More »

Use it up, wear it out? Not so fast…

4 months ago / 0 comments

Changing our tyres before we absolutely need to might be a false – and expensive – economy for fleets. Craig Thomas discovers how Michelin is attempting … Read More »

Danger! Diesel.

4 months ago / 0 comments

Professor Colin Tourick examines the backlash against diesel and weighs the alternatives.

Barometer – June 2017

4 months ago / 0 comments

We’ve pulled together the pertinent points from the myriad of research done in the fleet industry this month to give you a clearer view of what’s … Read More »

ICFM Masterclass: Top six priorities for managing road risk

5 months ago / 0 comments

ICFM’s second Masterclass put the focus on managing work-related road safety, with fleets being urged to make a ‘cultural change’.

BVRLA sets out pressing fleet issues in six-point manifesto

5 months ago / 1 comments

The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has launched its six-point Fleet and Mobility Services Manifesto, calling the new government to address issues covering emissions, … Read More »

Barometer – May 2017

5 months ago / 0 comments

We’ve pulled together the pertinent points from the myriad of research done in the fleet industry this month to give you a clearer view of what’s … Read More »

Manifesto Focus: Where parties stand on transport and travel

5 months ago / 0 comments

A guide to the political parties’ stance on transport and travel issues.

Fleet Geek – May 2017

5 months ago / 0 comments

Katie Beck looks at some of the best tech aimed at making life-on-the go and in the office that little bit easier.

The Finance Bill: the aftershocks

5 months ago / 0 comments

Professor Colin Tourick takes a deeper look at how changes presented by the Bill will impact fleets.

A Bridge Too Far?

6 months ago / 0 comments

Seven countries, over 700 miles, one tank of diesel – after a marathon driving session, can the new Insignia Grand Sport lure drivers back out of … Read More »