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Category : Comment

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

5 days 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

6 days 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 week 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 »

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

3 weeks 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 weeks 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 »

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

4 weeks 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 »

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

2 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

2 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?

2 months ago / 0 comments

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

Comment: The automotive trends for 2021

2 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

2 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.

Comment: Putting the brake on smart motorways?

2 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

3 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.

Comment: Why it pays fleets to go electric

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 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 »

Comment: Fleets want to go green but has the Government stalled on its Road to Zero?

5 months ago / 0 comments

Paul Holland, MD of UK fuels at Allstar Business Solutions, on how more must be done to help the increasing number of businesses prepared to make … Read More »

Comment: Conquering the headache of deploying telematics

5 months ago / 0 comments

Telematics will continue to drive change in the fleet management industry, with the growth of IoT in fleet management industry expected to boom. Still, careful consideration … Read More »

Comment: Three ways for fleet managers to embrace Road Safety Week

5 months ago / 0 comments

As this year’s Road Safety Week gets underway, Damian Penney, vice president of Lytx Europe, looks at how fleet operators can demonstrate their commitment to road … Read More »

Comment: Planning for mobility in a new travel paradigm

5 months ago / 0 comments

Simon Gould, head of corporate mobility services, at Alphabet (GB), discusses the opportunities that the continually changing travel paradigm has created for businesses, as well as … Read More »

Comment: Taking an outside look at Brexit

5 months ago / 0 comments

Andreas Schneider, managing director at telematics firm Vimcar GmbH, on Brexit and its view as a German company operating in the UK.

Comment: Why the Government must capitalise on EV developments to support UK businesses

5 months ago / 0 comments

Electric vehicle uptake is on the rise but the Government should capitalise on these promising developments and help businesses looking to introduce EVs into their fleets, … Read More »

Comment: How the connected vehicle offers solutions to today’s fleet challenges

5 months ago / 0 comments

Today, fleet managers have an unprecedented amount of data at their fingertips, but how do they use this data to their advantage? Steve Jones, future feet … Read More »

Comment: Is Covid-19 an unexpected re-route for future mobility?

5 months ago / 0 comments

With the lockdown expected to leave a legacy of increased home working, less travelling and unprecedented delivery demand, Nick Tebbutt, head of global strategic sales at … Read More »

Comment: Mitigating stress in the workplace

6 months ago / 0 comments

Tina Chander, head of employment law at law firm Wright Hassall, looks at how businesses should be dealing with the rising issue of workplace stress.