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Motor insurance and driving in the EU with a no deal Brexit

3 days ago / 0 comments

Following the UK Government’s updated advice on driving in the EU post Brexit, Michael Brooks, legal director at Corclaim takes a look at the insurance side … Read More »

Extra funding for EV charging points is welcome – but more must be done

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Policymakers need to step up the pace on EV charging to get the EV ball really moving, says Paul Gisbourne, CEO of same-day delivery business CitySprint.

How the fleet space is ‘consumerising’ the B2B offering

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Albert Chu, VP marketing & strategy, Masternaut, on how techniques seen in the consumer space are expanding into the fleet sector, bringing benefits to operators and … Read More »

Why fleet managers are the stormtroopers in the battle to save the planet

1 month ago / 1 comments

Fiona Howarth, CEO of Octopus Electric Vehicles, comments on the big benefits electric vehicles could bring to fleet managers, as well as the overall energy system.

Doing the maths on opt-out vehicle maintenance

1 month ago / 0 comments

Clive Buhagiar, head of operational services, Alphabet (GB) Limited, looks at how fleets and opt-out drivers should take action to avoid extra costs and risks with … Read More »

Green credentials taking precedence over company car model and grade, says FleetCheck

1 month ago / 0 comments

Company car choice hierarchies could become less important in the near future, as employees place less focus on model and grade and more on eco friendliness.

Comment: Hands-free and hand-held phone debate misses the point

1 month ago / 0 comments

Following today’s publication of the Transport Select Committee’s report urging a clamp down mobile phone usage, Shaun Helman, TRL’s chief scientist – who provided evidence for the … Read More »

The efficiencies of fleet management software

1 month ago / 0 comments

Peter Marsden, principal consultant at business change consultancy Entec Si, on how the latest fleet software solutions can bring indepth benefits to fleets looking to move on … Read More »

Curtis Hutchinson: Hyundai’s fleet vision

2 months ago / 0 comments

Curtis Hutchinson, motor industry guru, looks at how the erstwhile retail brand’s focus has changed to the business sector and the role played by electrification.

Curtis Hutchinson: Joined-up thinking?

2 months ago / 0 comments

What should fleet professionals make of the current round of mergers, collaborations and joint ventures in the OEM world?

Comment: Preparing for the advent of autonomous vehicles

2 months ago / 1 comments

Ian McIntosh, CEO of RED Driving School, on the issues facing the adoption of autonomous vehicles.

How to change driver behaviour

2 months ago / 0 comments

Driver behaviour can have a major influence on the efficacy of your fleet, explains Mark Thorneycroft CMILT, head of telematics training at Connexas Group. However, collecting … Read More »

Curtis Hutchinson: Hyundai’s fleet vision

3 months ago / 0 comments

How the erstwhile retail brand’s focus has changed to the business sector and the role played by electrification.

Duty of care: Helping NHS drivers understand the fundamentals

3 months ago / 0 comments

Neil Everatt, CEO at Selenity, on the need for stringent duty of care with NHS drivers.

Is the timing right for a mobility revolution?

4 months ago / 0 comments

Shaun Armstrong, co-founder of Creditplus, on whether fleets and consumers are ready for the future of mobility.

Curtis Hutchinson: Dealer satisfaction revealed

4 months ago / 0 comments

A company car off the road for servicing or repair work remains a painful experience for drivers of certain brands. The latest JD Power study reveals … Read More »

Preparing your fleet for Clean Air Zones

4 months ago / 0 comments

Climate change and environmental awareness are currently high on the political – and social – agenda. Consumers are more conscious about plastic use than ever before. … Read More »

Curtis Hutchinson: Breaking the rules

4 months ago / 0 comments

Peugeot’s product-led revival has been accompanied by a new way of doing things in its dealer network which is already resonating with user-choosers and SMEs.

Is the UK’s electric future grid-locked?

4 months ago / 0 comments

Matthew Walters, head of consultancy and customer data services at LeasePlan UK, outlines the biggest barriers facing electric vehicle adoption.

Curtis Hutchinson: It’s good to talk

5 months ago / 0 comments

Volvo’s product-led revival puts it in an ideal position to grow its fleet business, which is why it has recruited virtual sales managers to talk to … Read More »

Going electric: Is it suitable for your fleet?

5 months ago / 0 comments

The recent introduction of the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London has put electric vehicles (EVs) to the forefront of fleet owners’ minds. EV fleets would avoid charges … Read More »

How distracted driving evidence has fallen behind latest technological changes

5 months ago / 0 comments

TRL’s head of impairment research Dr Paul Jackson and head of behavioural science Dr Neale Kinnear argue that the evidence base for distracted driving has failed … Read More »

Could the drive to zero catch fleets flat-footed?

6 months ago / 0 comments

Jayne Pett, sales and marketing director at Fleet Operations, looks past the introduction of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone to consider what next in the drive … Read More »

Curtis Hutchinson: Mitsubishi goes for growth

6 months ago / 0 comments

For most car makers 2018 was a tough year. Not so for Mitsubishi whose sales, powered by strong business demand, saw it grow faster than just … Read More »

Why rival car mapping services could cause collisions

6 months ago / 0 comments

Miranda Sharp, innovation director at Ordnance Survey, says the autonomous car industry urgently needs to embrace a single standard for mapping Britain’s road networks and communicating … Read More »

Q&A: Brake’s new Global Fleet Champions campaign and what it brings for fleets

7 months ago / 0 comments

Last month saw Brake launch a new free-to-join Global Fleet Champions campaign. Sarah Plumb, senior fleet officer, tells Fleet World how the new initiative enables fleets … Read More »

Curtis Hutchinson: The future for car sharing

7 months ago / 0 comments

Car sharing is starting to build momentum in the fleet world as more OEMs and rental companies roll out business offerings. Curtis Hutchinson reports.

The cost to the car market of a no-deal Brexit

7 months ago / 0 comments

LMC Automotive’s European Light Vehicle Trade Flow Forecast reveals where some of the biggest risks lie in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Managing director Pete … Read More »

No-deal Brexit would give green light to Green Card system

8 months ago / 0 comments

Michael Brooks, legal director at debt recovery and asset finance specialist Corclaim, looks at how a return to a Green Card system could spell problems for … Read More »

Flexibility holds the key to a changing fleet landscape

8 months ago / 0 comments

Jayne Pett, sales and marketing director at Fleet Operations, examines the road ahead and offers advice to fleet decision-makers on how best to cope with change.