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Category : Opinions

An electric future for UK fleets

2 years ago / 0 comments

Mike Brown, director of industry collaboration & partnerships at the University of Salford, on how the transition to EVs will bring a number of opportunities for … Read More »

Motor insurance and driving in the EU with a no deal Brexit

2 years ago / 0 comments

Following the UK Government’s updated advice on driving in the EU post Brexit, Michael Brooks, legal director at Corclaim takes a look at the insurance side … Read More »

Extra funding for EV charging points is welcome – but more must be done

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Policymakers need to step up the pace on EV charging to get the EV ball really moving, says Paul Gisbourne, CEO of same-day delivery business CitySprint.

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

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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 »

Getting practical about fleet electrification

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Julie Furber, VP of electrified power at Cummins, on how commercial vehicles can follow passenger cars on the road to electrification.

How the fleet space is ‘consumerising’ the B2B offering

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Albert Chu, VP marketing & strategy, Masternaut, on how techniques seen in the consumer space are expanding into the fleet sector, bringing benefits to operators and … Read More »

Why fleet managers are the stormtroopers in the battle to save the planet

2 years ago / 1 comments

Fiona Howarth, CEO of Octopus Electric Vehicles, comments on the big benefits electric vehicles could bring to fleet managers, as well as the overall energy system.

Doing the maths on opt-out vehicle maintenance

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Clive Buhagiar, head of operational services, Alphabet (GB) Limited, looks at how fleets and opt-out drivers should take action to avoid extra costs and risks with … Read More »

Green credentials taking precedence over company car model and grade, says FleetCheck

2 years ago / 0 comments

Company car choice hierarchies could become less important in the near future, as employees place less focus on model and grade and more on eco friendliness.

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 »

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

2 years ago / 0 comments

Following today’s publication of the Transport Select Committee’s report urging a clampdown mobile phone usage, Shaun Helman, TRL’s chief scientist – who provided evidence for the report … Read More »

The efficiencies of fleet management software

2 years 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

2 years 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?

2 years 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

2 years ago / 1 comments

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

How to change driver behaviour

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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?

2 years 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

2 years 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

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.

Preparing your fleet for Clean Air Zones

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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?

2 years 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

2 years 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

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 »