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Category : Opinions

Fleet SOS: How to gear up your fleet this winter

2 years ago / 0 comments

Scott Chesworth, operations director at RAM Tracking, looks at how to prepare fleet vehicles for winter driving.

View from the top: Alex Smith, MD, Nissan UK

2 years ago / 0 comments

With 2016 sales growth largely driven by new LCV launches, communication will be key as Nissan begins this year with a reinvention of one of its … Read More »

A question of attitude

2 years ago / 0 comments

What do dealers really think of the brands they represent and what does this mean to fleets? Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports.

What I’ve learnt – Nick Cleary, Autoglass

2 years ago / 0 comments

Nick Cleary, customer and digital director for Autoglass, on how technology is accelerating customer-centric businesses and how the fleet industry can benefit.

Q&A – Adrian Rushmore, Cap Automotive

2 years ago / 0 comments

Established for over 30 years in the UK, cap hpi is launching a new globally-applicable Cap Code in Europe’s biggest markets as a first step towards … Read More »

New opportunities for SEAT

2 years ago / 0 comments

SEAT might be on the cusp of its biggest-ever product offensive, but it’s never felt more streamlined, as UK head of fleet, Peter McDonald, tells Alex … Read More »

What I’ve learnt: Chris McClellan of RAM Tracking

2 years ago / 0 comments

Chris McClellan, CEO and co-founder of RAM Tracking, on the challenges of developing a business.

A solution to driver privacy concerns over telematics

2 years ago / 0 comments

RAC Telematics managing director Nick Walker looks at the issue of overcoming driver concerns to telematics.

The Insider: Driven to distraction

2 years ago / 0 comments

Investing in safety tech is useless without driver eduction, reckons The Insider.

Q&A: Simon Lloyd, CEO of EV HUB Global

2 years ago / 0 comments

Simon Lloyd, CEO of EV HUB Global, explains how the company’s network of charging ‘hubs’ will make life easier for electric vehicle drivers.

French Connections: Mark Dickens of Renault

2 years ago / 0 comments

Behind a raft of successful product launches, Renault’s recent sales growth is just as much a sign of a streamlined process behind the scenes, as head … Read More »

Back from the Brink: Renault’s recovery

2 years ago / 0 comments

Renault dealers have achieved a remarkable turnaround in the latest Driver Power satisfaction survey, says Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader.

Accidental data sharing: could your car be sharing personal data with strangers?

3 years ago / 0 comments

John Chuhan, chief risk officer at Alphabet examines why the data generated and stored in your vehicle is just as vulnerable as information stored on a … Read More »

Public sector fleets increasingly investing in software, finds Chevin

3 years ago / 0 comments

Public sector fleets are increasingly turning to software to help them maximise value from their vehicles, plant and other assets, says Chevin Fleet Solutions. The company … Read More »

Q&A – Tom Hughes of the TTC Group

3 years ago / 0 comments

Tom Hughes, recently appointed business development director of road safety organisation the TTC Group, on latest developments… Are fleets waking up to the message of managing … Read More »

What I’ve learnt – Andrew Cope

3 years ago / 0 comments

Andrew Cope, the driving force behind vehicle leasing giant Zenith, on lessons learnt when managing teams and identifying top talent – along with some insights into … Read More »

Beyond retail therapy – Why RRP is important to fleets

3 years ago / 0 comments

How useful is a car’s retail price when fleets are deciding what to source? Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports. No-one really talks about recommended … Read More »

The Insider: The only certainty is uncertainty

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Insider reckons that while Brexit may bring increased costs for fleets, there could be opportunities too.So we’re out! I am of course referring to Brexit, … Read More »

Bringing greater insight: ARI Fleet managing director Keith Allen

3 years ago / 0 comments

ARI Fleet is geared up for businesses with highly complex, bespoke needs, MD Keith Allen tells Steve Moody.

The Insider: Diesel debate revisited

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Insider has been doing his sums on petrol vs diesel…

Car auction independence at risk

3 years ago / 0 comments

The independence of UK car auctions is at risk – that’s the message from Matt Dale, director of vehicle remarketing specialist G3. The bold statement comes … Read More »

Order of service: How service plans could aid SMEs

3 years ago / 0 comments

Service plans sales have grown in the retail sector and could play a useful cost control role for SMEs too. Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, … Read More »

Changing the law for autonomous vehicles

3 years ago / 0 comments

Nick Terry, a partner at Burton Copeland LLP Solicitors, explains why adapting the current law governing motor vehicles may not be enough to cater for the … Read More »

Brand with a plan: How Vauxhall’s servicing initiative will benefit fleets

3 years ago / 0 comments

A new Vauxhall fleet initiative for servicing SME vehicles is to be welcomed. Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports. Last year was a record breaking … Read More »

Supply demands: Why fleets should research their suppliers

3 years ago / 0 comments

The integrity of your suppliers is fundamental in running a successful fleet, says The Insider. The availability of robust independent data quantifying the return on investment … Read More »

Q&A: John Watkins, executive chairman of Trakm8

3 years ago / 0 comments

John Watkins, executive chairman of Trakm8, on developments within the group and the broader telematics marketplace. What are the plans for the Trakm8 group following its … Read More »

What I’ve learnt: John Ellis, MD of Nexus Vehicle Rental

3 years ago / 0 comments

First impressions count The importance of first impressions cannot be underestimated; the impact of your first interaction with a customer, supplier or member of your team … Read More »

SEAT targets user-choosers for ongoing growth

3 years ago / 0 comments

SEAT is aiming for “double digit” growth in sales by optimising its product range and focusing on higher-value segments than previously, according to chairman of the … Read More »

Canterbury tales: An interview with Longleys Private Hire Ltd director, David George

3 years ago / 0 comments

Telematics can transform a business. It certainly did for Longleys Private Hire, which installed a system and found its business crippled as a result. The Canterbury-based … Read More »

Q&A: Eric Feunteun on Renault’s EV programme

3 years ago / 0 comments

How healthy is the EV market? The growth of EV volumes is quite impressive; over 50% worldwide, and also on a European basis. Among that Renault … Read More »