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Category : Features

Spotlight: Mercedes X-Class makes its worldwide debut

1 year 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…

1 year 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’

1 year 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…

1 year 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.

2 years ago / 0 comments

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

Barometer – June 2017

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years ago / 0 comments

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

Fleet Geek – May 2017

2 years 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

2 years ago / 0 comments

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

A Bridge Too Far?

2 years 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 »

Four key trends outlined in new BT Fleet Operational Insight report

2 years ago / 0 comments

BT Fleet has teamed up with the AA to publish a new report examining the everyday and long-term strategic challenges for fleet managers. We look at … Read More »

New speeding fines: what’s actually changed?

2 years ago / 1 comments

Despite the tabloid hysteria, changes to the UK’s speeding fine system only affect a small number of drivers, as Alex Grant and Natalie Middleton explain.

The Finance Bill – a seismic shift for fleet managers

2 years ago / 2 comments

Professor Colin Tourick explains some of the key changes presented by the new Bill, and how it could affect fleets.

The next automotive revolutions

2 years ago / 0 comments

New research by creative agency Six and major leasing firms looks at the key trends in digital connectivity and connected vehicles. Natalie Middleton highlights some of … Read More »

Fleet Geek – April 2017

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Katie Beck looks at some of the best tech aimed at making life-on-the go and in the office that little bit easier. Duronic portable luggage scales … Read More »

Barometer – April 2017

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UK manufacturing in demand Overseas demand helped deliver the biggest February for UK car production in 17 years, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) … Read More »

Barometer – March 2017

2 years 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 »

Reality Check: WLTP, RDE and the impact for fleets

2 years ago / 0 comments

A new testing regime is being introduced later this year aimed at providing a more accurate reflection of a car’s fuel economy and emission. Julian Kirk … Read More »

Fleet Geek – March 2017

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Katie Beck looks at some of the best tech aimed at making life-on-the go and in the office that little bit easier.Products of the month Flight … Read More »

Barometer – February 2017

2 years 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 »

Going it alone – what will Brexit mean for UK fleets?

2 years ago / 0 comments

What could the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and the single market mean for fleets? Natalie Middleton asks the experts.

Fleet Geek – February 2017

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Katie Beck looks at some of the best tech aimed at making life-on-the go and in the office that little bit easier.Products of the month Rowenta … Read More »

Spring Budget: Fleet industry responds to changes

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In his first and last Spring Budget, chancellor Philip Hammond set out a number of changes that will impact on fleets. Natalie Middleton reviews the fleet … Read More »

Top highlights from Geneva

2 years ago / 3 comments

A look at the top 10 highlights for fleets at this year’s Geneva Motor Show.

Insignia Heritage: From Victor to Grand Sport

2 years ago / 0 comments

With a new Insignia only weeks away, Alex Grant looks back at the Vauxhall’s 60-year history of large family cars.

Tour de fours

2 years ago / 1 comments

A new generation of economical four-wheel drive systems are finding a growing role outside the SUV sectors, including in fleet. Natalie Middleton looks at the market … Read More »

Euro NCAP’s life-saving work in focus

2 years ago / 0 comments

As Euro NCAP marks 20 years of car crash testing, Natalie Middleton looks at how the organisation has transformed safety and helped fleets make better decisions.