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Category : Opinions

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

12 months 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’

12 months 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 »

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

1 year 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 year 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

1 year 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?

1 year 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

1 year ago / 1 comments

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

How to change driver behaviour

1 year 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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

For whom the road tolls

1 year ago / 0 comments

The subject of road user pricing has been back in the headlines following a new report from Centre for London. Natalie Middleton wonders if such a … Read More »

Duty of care: Helping NHS drivers understand the fundamentals

1 year 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?

1 year 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

1 year 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 »

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

1 year 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.

Preparing your fleet for Clean Air Zones

1 year 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

1 year 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.

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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

Is the UK’s electric future grid-locked?

1 year 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

1 year 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 »

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

1 year 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 »

Going electric: Is it suitable for your fleet?

1 year 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

1 year 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 »

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

1 year 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

1 year 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 »

Could the drive to zero catch fleets flat-footed?

1 year 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

1 year 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 »

Interview: JLR MD Rawdon Glover

1 year 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.

Why rival car mapping services could cause collisions

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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.