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Category : Features

Lighting the way: The issues for public sector fleets

3 days ago / 0 comments

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

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

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

1 month ago / 0 comments

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

1 month ago / 0 comments

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

2 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

2 months ago / 0 comments

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

3 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 »

Interview: Gavan Walsh, founder & CEO, iCabbi

3 months 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 months 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 months 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

4 months 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

4 months ago / 0 comments

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

4 months 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

4 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

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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 »

Zoning in on clean air

4 months ago / 0 comments

With only a year to go until the UK’s first clean air zones go live, Natalie Middleton looks at how different cities are tackling urban air … Read More »

Paris Motor Show 2018 Roundup

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

7 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

7 months ago / 1 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

7 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

7 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

7 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.