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Category : Opinions

Comment: All fleets need to know about EV incentives

1 week ago / 0 comments

New research indicates that large numbers of fleet managers aren’t aware of electric vehicle incentives. Chris Black, commercial director at LeasePlan UK, looks at what’s on … Read More »

Comment: How the pandemic is driving appreciation for transport workers

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Peter Millichap, marketing director at Teletrac Navman UK, on how the work of the UK’s unsung transport heroes is now being better recognised.

Comment: Why fleet managers need to prepare for 2030 now

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Matthew Walters, head of consultancy services and customer value at LeasePlan UK, urges fleets to start planning for the 2030 ICE ban and warns that nine … Read More »

Comment: How public and private sector collaboration will pave the road to 2030

1 month ago / 0 comments

Jon Lawes, managing director, Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions, on how funding the transition to mass EV uptake will require collaboration between the private and public sectors.

Comment: Overcoming EV charging point access issues

1 month ago / 0 comments

Concern about access to charging points is one of the main barriers to wider adoption of electric vehicles in fleets, but Mike Todd, CEO of Volkswagen … Read More »

Comment: Brexit and its impact on the EV market

1 month ago / 0 comments

Adam Hall, head of electric vehicles at Drax Group, on the evolving role of the fleet manager post-Brexit and the need to adapt for the transition … Read More »

Q&A: Adam Hall, head of electric vehicles at Drax, on the EV revolution

2 months ago / 0 comments

Adam Hall, head of electric vehicles at Drax, speaks to Fleet World about its work to help fleets electrify, its 2021 ambitions.

Comment: Why public charge point rollout requires hard evidence, not just incentives

2 months ago / 0 comments

Geoff Murphy, charge project lead at SP Energy Networks, on making the ‘business case’ for public charge points.

Comment: How opening up motorway charging points will speed up EV adoption

2 months ago / 0 comments

Following the news that the Government wants to break the monopoly of Ecotricity electric vehicle chargers at motorways, Adrian Keen, CEO at InstaVolt, comments on why … Read More »

Interview: 2021 Eco Superstar Kevin Booker on going green

2 months ago / 0 comments

Kevin Booker, IT systems and fleet officer at the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, took the Eco Superstar title at the 2021 Fleet World Great British … Read More »

Comment: More to the Plug-in Car Grant change than meets the eye?

2 months ago / 0 comments

Last week saw the Plug-in Car Grant drop from £3,000 to £2,500 per car while the cost-new cap dropped to £35,000. Rupert Pontin, director of insights, … Read More »

Q&A: Tusker’s Alison Argall on how sal sac is driving EV uptake

2 months ago / 0 comments

Alison Argall, Tusker’s business development director, talks to EV Fleet World about how salary sacrifice is contributing to the growth in sales of EVs.

Engineius ramps up profile to become go-to vehicle movement provider

3 months ago / 0 comments

Vehicle movement specialist Engineius is looking to grow its profile as it positions itself as the go-to movement provider across the fleet sector.

Comment: Covid-19 and the rise of the grey fleet

3 months ago / 0 comments

The coronavirus pandemic has made an indelible mark on how we work, commute and drive for business. Peter Mansfield, group sales and marketing director at Trakm8, … Read More »

Comment: Let the network take charge

3 months ago / 0 comments

2021 is the year for the EV charging infrastructure to shape up, according to Cecilia Routledge, global head of e-mobility at EV charging specialist CTEK.

Comment: What does 2021 have in store for fleets?

3 months ago / 0 comments

Matthew Walters, head of consultancy and customer data services at LeasePlan UK.

Comment: The automotive trends for 2021

3 months ago / 0 comments

Aside from Brexit, three other key areas will continue to influence the automotive sector’s response post Covid-19, says Mike Todd, CEO at Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS).

Comment: The automatic revolution and its effect on RVs

3 months ago / 0 comments

Rob Donaldson, car editor at Glass’s, on how the increased popularity of automatic cars is helping to drive residual values.

Q&A: Alphabet’s David Bushnell on why fleets need to plan for an electric future

3 months ago / 0 comments

David Bushnell, principal consultant, Alphabet GB looks at why now is the turning point for businesses to plan for an electric future.

Comment: Putting the brake on smart motorways?

3 months ago / 0 comments

Following the recent inquest into deaths on a stretch of smart motorway near Sheffield, law firm Clyde & Co has been exploring the potential issues. Kate … Read More »

Comment: Why green will be the next tick box for procurement

4 months ago / 0 comments

Richard Lilwall, vice president and managing director, Europe at Teletrac Navman UK, on the many reasons why fleets need to go green.

Q&A: Crown Commercial Service’s Tammy Carter on new services for public sector fleets

4 months ago / 0 comments

Tammy Carter, head of category – fleet at Crown Commercial Service, speaks to Fleet World on her fleet background and CCS’s work to support fleets.

Comment: Why it pays fleets to go electric

4 months ago / 0 comments

With uptake of electric vehicles on the rise, Lucy Simpson, head of product management for EV enablement, UK and Europe at Centrica Business Solutions, looks at … Read More »

Comment: The changing market for EV charging

4 months ago / 0 comments

Alex Lewis-Jones, senior analyst at Delta-EE, on whether the switch to homeworking in lockdown has changed the equation for the EV outlook?

Comment: Why Mobility as a Service is key to the adoption of EV fleets

4 months ago / 0 comments

Matthew Terry, head of business mobility as a service at Mobilleo, looks at the drive to fleet electrification and how Mobility as a Service can support … Read More »

Comment: The opportunity for road usage charging in the UK

4 months ago / 0 comments

Dr Ben Miners, chief innovation scientist at IMS, speaks to Fleet World about how road usage charging schemes could work in the UK.

Comment: Why data is the future of fleet insurance

4 months ago / 0 comments

Mark Musson, founder, CEO and chief product architect at Humn.ai, the company behind fleet insurance proposition Rideshur, comments on the future of fleet insurance.

Comment: How 2020 shows progress in the face of adversity

5 months ago / 0 comments

Alfonso Martinez, managing director at LeasePlan UK, looks back at the biggest challenges and breakthroughs of the year.

Interview: Emma Wilkinson at Lloyd Kia Carlisle on Kia’s work with fleets

5 months ago / 0 comments

Lloyd Kia Carlisle has become the latest dealership to gain Kia’s Business Specialist Dealer (BSD) status. Business development executive Emma Wilkinson speaks to Fleet World about … Read More »

Comment: The role of procurement in the shift towards electric vehicles

5 months ago / 0 comments

As Britain transitions to a cleaner low-carbon future, Barney Goffer, UK product manager at Teletrac Navman, discusses what the Government’s plans mean in the context of … Read More »