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Comment: The future’s green: fleet electrification opportunity post-COVID-19

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Lauren Pamma, electrification propositions lead at Lex Autolease, discusses the role electric vehicles can play in businesses’ green recovery plans, and the advantages they offer for … Read More »

Comment: Why fleets have a critical part to play in the UK’s green recovery

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

André ten Bloemendal, VP Europe for ChargePoint, discusses the outlook for electric transport being more promising than ever despite the impacts of COVID-19, its potential to … Read More »

Comment: What is the main challenge for fleet operators?

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Auto Futures and UK tech scale-up Immense teamed up to launch a poll titled “What is the main challenge for fleet operators?” exploring the main difficulties … Read More »

Comment: Leasing in a lockdown

1 month ago / 0 comments

Scott Norville, managing director of Silverstone Fleet Management, navigates the opportunities now present in a brave new fleet world.

Comment: UK transport post-lockdown: What can we expect?

1 month ago / 0 comments

There are many opposing forces at work when it comes to the changing face of UK transport in a post-lockdown Britain, explains Chris Black, commercial director … Read More »

Comment: Future proofing business with new rules in transport and parking

1 month ago / 0 comments

The current state of the automotive and fleet industry raises many questions as to what the solution will be to make ‘the new normal’ work for … Read More »

Comment: Fleet managers need to get to grips with autonomous vehicles

1 month ago / 0 comments

Fleet managers need to get used to AVs as the new normal, says Michael Brooks legal director at Corclaim, as they represent not only the future … Read More »

Comment: Are companies legally responsible for workers’ commutes?

1 month ago / 0 comments

By Kate Hindmarsh, partner and head of employment team, at Langleys Solicitors.

Comment: Managing a remote fleet during lockdown

1 month ago / 0 comments

As we continue through the uncertainty of lockdown, fleet managers are likely to be finding themselves in situations where their drivers are busier than ever, or … Read More »

Comment: Covid-19 lessons

2 months ago / 0 comments

Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) CEO Paul Campion reflects on the lessons we have learnt from the changes in transport use over the last couple of months … Read More »

Comment: Inform to empower

2 months ago / 0 comments

Technology such as telematics has failed to have a positive impact on insurance costs. With premiums continuing to rise, businesses need to find innovative ways to gain … Read More »

Comment: Fleets and oil volatility during Covid-19

2 months ago / 0 comments

Paul Holland, MD for UK Fuel at Fleetcor, looks at the current uncertainty of oil and fuel prices.

Comment: AI’s helping hand with fleet safety

2 months ago / 0 comments

Derek Bryan, VP EMEA, Verizon Connect, explores the  impact that using real-time AI analysis of dash cam footage in combination with telematics data will have on … Read More »

Comment: Is now the right time for fleets to switch to electric driving?

2 months ago / 0 comments

For many of us the recent pandemic has allowed for more time to focus on business planning and strategy and that includes time to assess what … Read More »

Comment: Keeping your fleet drivers safe during Covid-19

2 months ago / 0 comments

David Brennan, CEO of Nexus Vehicle Rental, offers advice on how to continue operations safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Comment: Air pollution and Covid-19 – Clean Air Zones postponed across the UK

2 months ago / 1 comments

Katherine Nield, lawyer, UK clean air at ClientEarth, on why it’s essential that Clean Air Zones – postponed due to the coronavirus crisis – should go … Read More »

Comment: A drivers’ guide to lockdown

3 months ago / 0 comments

Alfonso Martinez, managing director at LeasePlan UK, advises key workers and other drivers making essential trips on how to use their vehicles safely during lockdown.

Comment: Why a bottom-up approach is vital in EV design

3 months ago / 0 comments

Mike Brown, director of industry collaboration & partnerships at the University of Salford, looks at the need for manufacturers to diverge from simply converting existing vehicle … Read More »

Comment: How to disinfect your vehicle and stay protected from Covid-19

4 months ago / 1 comments

Attila Dobos, operations director at LeasePlan UK, shares shared seven steps to ensure that your car is as clean as possible during the coronavirus outbreak. 

Comment: Busting the myths of autonomous vehicles

4 months ago / 1 comments

The UK Government has pledged to have autonomous vehicles on the street by next year, but how far are we really in making the self-driving car … Read More »

Why risk your business reputation over failing to make basic safety checks?

4 months ago / 0 comments

A new report has revealed UK businesses are failing to make basic checks to ensure the safety of employees who drive for work, including failings to … Read More »

Meeting the urban mobility challenge

4 months ago / 0 comments

Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) represent a considerable opportunity for fleets, says Andrew Overton, CEO of connected vehicle solutions provider, Connexas Group.

Comment: International Women’s Day and my fleet journey

4 months ago / 3 comments

With International Women’s Day being celebrated on Sunday 8 March, Agility Fleet operations director Jacki Stevenson looks at how perceptions have changed in the workplace and … Read More »

Comment: Realigning the fleet gender imbalance

4 months ago / 0 comments

Ahead of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2020, Jayne Pett, sales and marketing director at Fleet Operations, looks at the under-representation of women in the … Read More »

ADAS is changing our vehicles: regulation needs to keep up

5 months ago / 1 comments

Dr Chris Davies, head of technical superiority at Autoglass, recently spoke at an industry roundtable hosted by Autoglass and Brake entitled ‘Small Degree, Big Impact: How … Read More »

Curtis Hutchinson: Why PHEVs still plug a gap

5 months ago / 0 comments

Demand for new PHEVs tumbled 18% in 2019 but this is not necessarily the end of the road for this transitionary technology.

A less taxing option?

6 months ago / 0 comments

New company car tax incentives are expected to boost the sales of plug-in hybrid cars. So is this the time to consider the PHEV alternatives? By … Read More »

Why 2020 will be a pivotal year for fleets

7 months ago / 0 comments

Jon Lawes, managing director at Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions discusses the trends that are likely to dominate the fleet management sector in 2020.

Curtis Hutchinson: Expecting the unexpected

7 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota’s acquisition of Inchcape’s leasing operations is part of a wider trend as OEMs move to future-proof themselves.

Comment: Making the UK’s EV mission a success

7 months ago / 0 comments

Jarkko Aro, sales and operative director at IC Electrical, on how the electricity grid is at the heart of the EV rollout.