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Category : Interview

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

1 month 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.

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 »

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.

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.

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.

Q&A: Lombard’s Hiten Sonpal on the switch to EVs and Clean Air Zone plans

6 months ago / 0 comments

Hiten Sonpal, director, future mobility group at NatWest and head of specialist sectors at Lombard, speaks to Fleet World about future government plans on ULEZ and … Read More »

Interview: Shell’s work to optimise fleets with data-driven solutions

7 months ago / 0 comments

Sarah Llewelyn, head of Shell Fleet Solutions UK, speaks to Fleet World about the company’s new telematics solution and how it’s helping fleets to keep one … Read More »

Interview: Athlon UK MD Patricia Wolfe talks business mobility plans

7 months ago / 0 comments

Athlon UK managing director Patricia Wolfe talks to Martyn Collins about the firm’s major rebrand and its ambitious plans for business mobility solutions.

Interview: Synergy Car Leasing’s Paul Parkinson on navigating Covid-19

12 months ago / 0 comments

CEO & founder of Synergy Car Leasing, Paul Parkinson, discusses the current Covid-19 situation and the easing of restrictions, from the perspective of SMEs managing their … Read More »

Comment: How rising car use could affect road risk

12 months ago / 0 comments

Colin Paterson, head of marketing at DriveTech, part of the AA, looks at how a switch away from public transport and increased car usage and active … Read More »

Interview: Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions’ Jon Lawes on continuing ‘business not as usual’

1 year ago / 0 comments

Jon Lawes, managing director, Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions, tells Fleet World how the company has taken action to ensure continued operation during the coronavirus pandemic and … Read More »

Interview: Geotab’s Charlotte Argue on EVs, telematics and International Women’s Day

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ahead of this year’s International Women’s Day, Charlotte Argue, senior manager, fleet electrification at telematics specialist Geotab, speaks to Fleet World about working in a notoriously … Read More »

Interview: Richard Abbott, head of specialist fleet, PSA Group

1 year ago / 0 comments

Peugeot has gone from selling 200-250, to a maximum of 1,500 cars thanks to police tenders. Martyn Collins talks to Richard Abbott, head of specialist vehicles … Read More »

Interview: David Peel, managing director at Peugeot

1 year ago / 0 comments

David Peel, managing director at Peugeot, speaks to Martyn Collins about the latest, second-generation 208 supermini and how alternatively fuelled models might change fleet demand.

Interview: Avis Budget Group’s Keith Rankin on shifting mobility

1 year ago / 0 comments

Keith Rankin, newly appointed president of the Avis Budget Group’s international region, speaks to Martyn Collins on the changing face of mobility and the latest pioneering … Read More »

Changing private-hire perceptions: Justin Patterson

2 years ago / 0 comments

Current Eco Superstar winner at this year’s Great British Fleet Awards, Justin Patterson surprised everyone this summer after leaving Addison Lee to join Splend as their … Read More »

Interview: Mitsubishi MD Rob Lindley on the PHEV that broke the mould

2 years ago / 0 comments

Having exponentially increased its fleet share with the ground-breaking Outlander PHEV, Mitsubishi Motors UK managing director, Rob Lindley, sees no reason to start following the crowd. … Read More »

Curtis Hutchinson: Suzuki’s winning formula

2 years ago / 0 comments

A long list of awards shows just how much retail buyers adore Suzuki. Can a new dealer programme do the same for fleet customers?

INTERVIEW: Head of fleet Henry Williams on Škoda’s growing fleet focus

2 years ago / 0 comments

As Škoda broadens its appeal with new fleet models, Jonathan Musk talks to the carmaker’s head of fleet, Henry Williams, about Brexit, industry uncertainty and the … Read More »

Swede appeal: Steve Beattie on the evolution to ‘new Volvo’

2 years ago / 0 comments

Steve Beattie joined Volvo from Vauxhall in September 2017. Since then, the brand has gone through huge change, in terms of product and becoming more premium. … Read More »

Q&A: DfBB’s Simon Turner on the changing face of risk management

2 years ago / 0 comments

Simon Turner, campaign manager, Driving for Better Business (DfBB), on how an evolving fleet industry is bringing new road risk management challenges.

Getting the strategy right: Ashley Andrew on Hyundai’s fleet plans

2 years ago / 0 comments

Four months after his promotion to Hyundai UK managing director, Ashley Andrew talks fleet with Martyn Collins.

Interview: ALD’s Matt Dale on the need for forward fleet thinking

2 years ago / 0 comments

ALD Automotive is working closely with fleets to help them make sense of an ever-evolving landscape – and head of consultancy, Matt Dale, says there’s no … Read More »

Interview: Rob East, general manager, corporate sales at BMW Group

2 years ago / 0 comments

Following his move to BMW from Mercedes-Benz in August last year, Rob East, general manager, corporate sales at BMW Group, shares the Bavarian brand’s corporate plans … Read More »

The Electric Eight: Octopus Electric Vehicles’ fleet proposition

2 years ago / 0 comments

Octopus Electric Vehicles may not yet be a household name, but it’s one that may prove key in the transition to electric vehicles for fleets. Jonathan … Read More »

Interview: JLR MD Rawdon Glover

2 years ago / 0 comments

Not in the job for a year, JLR’s still-new managing director Rawdon Glover met up with Martyn Collins to talk fleet.

Insuring the autonomous car

2 years ago / 0 comments

Craig Thomas speaks to Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at insurer Allianz – and also the current chairman  of Thatcham Research – about the seismic changes … Read More »

Czeching In: An interview with Škoda UK director Rod McLeod

2 years ago / 0 comments

Škoda UK director Rod McLeod talks to Craig Thomas about how the Czech brand is evolving, its fleet offering and its plans for the future.

Interview: SEAT head of fleet Peter McDonald

3 years ago / 0 comments

In a challenging UK market, SEAT’s focus on wider appeal and straightforward interactions is reaping rewards, according to head of fleet Peter McDonald. By Alex Grant.