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Category : Opinions

Comment: Getting Europe’s automakers Fit for 55

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Following last week’s Fit for 55 announcement by the European Commission, David Borland, EY’s UK&I automotive leader, comments on the proposals’ impact on automakers.

Comment: The costs of not addressing fleet risks

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Chris Black, commercial director at LeasePlan UK, on why mitigating fleet risk is so important and the repercussions of not taking action.

Comment: Why stakeholder buy-in is key to successful EV fleet transition

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Alberto De Monte, business segment director OEM, EV and sustainable mobility at Masternaut, on the case for electric vehicles and how fleets can demonstrate it to … Read More »

Comment: Covid accelerates the move towards digitisation

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Peter Millichap, marketing director at Teletrac Navman, on how digitisation has been the saviour for many businesses during the pandemic.

Comment: The UK’s EV tipping point and why fleets should grasp the opportunity now

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Sue Branston, country head of Fleet Logistics UK and Ireland, on why fleets should be thinking about all things EV now and the starting steps in … Read More »

Comment: The vital role of local authorities in supporting charging network expansion

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

A new report from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) suggests that at least 2.3 million additional charging points are required by 2030 to … Read More »

Comment: How telematics can help improve your fleet’s sustainability

1 month ago / 0 comments

Adam Hall, director of energy services at Drax Group, on how telematics can be an invaluable tool for creating an optimised, sustinable fleet.

Comment: 10-year wait comes to an end. Or does it?

1 month ago / 0 comments

John Messore and Peter Moroz, managing directors at Innovation Professional Services, comment on the recent judgement in the case of Laing O’Rourke Services Ltd (Laing) v … Read More »

Comment: Why fleets need to consider their strategies for the EV revolution now

1 month ago / 0 comments

Chris Abbotson, national sales manager, Autoglass, on the challenges the repair industry face as electric vehicle adoption increases and what companies should be doing in preparation.

Comment: Fossil fuel bans are wake-up call on tipping point for fleet electrification

1 month ago / 1 comments

André ten Bloemendal, vice president, Europe, ChargePoint, on the European diesel ban and what this means for fleets.

The Not So Fast and the Furious: Does your business really need fast charge points?

2 months ago / 1 comments

Adam Hall, head of electric vehicles at Drax EV, dives into the whole debate around fast vs slow chargers and says that in many cases slow … Read More »

Comment: Road safety and the gig economy

2 months ago / 0 comments

Delivery riders and drivers have helped many of us stay safe and sane while isolating and social-distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic, but who’s looking out for … Read More »

Comment: All fleets need to know about EV incentives

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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?

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

5 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?

5 months ago / 0 comments

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

Comment: The automotive trends for 2021

6 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

6 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.