July 2012

Fleet History – Hitler’s fleet car bought by unknown over the internet!

July 27, 2012

Would you like to own Hitler’s fleet car?   One very lucky man in New jersey has managed to aquire himself a fascinating piece of fleet history without even knowing it!  Zenop Tuncer the owner of a vehicle repair shop was searching for 540K model for his friend and real estate developer Fred Daibes when he stumbled [...]

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Driving during the Olympics – What will London 2012 mean for Company Fleets?

July 25, 2012

Driving during the Olympics   Some sound advice if you’re driving in London over the Olympics from DrivingAdvice.org Expect congestion during the Olympics. If you’re driving to London even if it’s to Heathrow or around the M25 – leave plenty of time.  You know traffic will be heavy so prepare for the worst and check the [...]

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Company car drivers: Will the Olmypic parking prices put you off driving into London?

July 24, 2012

Olympic car parking prices – fair on company car drivers?     Commuters and company car drivers have recently been outraged by the soaring prices at car parks in central London. Although they are only meant to be a temporary fixture for this years London Olympics it is another expense we could do without. NCP, [...]

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Company Car Drivers: What’s your favourite driving songs?

July 20, 2012

Driving songs – Are you a sing-a-long driver?   We’ve all been there, you’re singing your heart out, lost in the moment, when you look to your left or right and realise you’re pulled up at the traffic lights and the car driver next to you has been watching you the whole time. You either [...]

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Company car drivers: Do you ignore your dashboard warning lights?

July 16, 2012

Dashboard warning lights!   So you’re driving in your company car, and you notice a light come on on your dashboard. Do you look again and decide on a course of action, or do you ignore it and think “I’ll deal with it later”. Well if you answered yes to the second option then you [...]

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Fleet Managers: Will the Volvo V40 be your next company fleet car?

July 13, 2012

Fleet Managers test the new Volvo V40   As a Fleet Manager will you consider the Volvo V40 for your company fleet? The latest creation by Volvo – the Volvo V40 – is the brand’s first premium five-door hatchback & has impressed company car drivers. At the Company Car In Action (CCIA)  fleet managers and [...]

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Company Cars : Diesel vs Electric – How do they compare when it comes to the company fleet?

July 11, 2012

Company cars diesel or electric?   How do diesel and electric cars compare when it comes to company cars? As fleet managers you are always looking for ways to make your company fleet more financially efficient. So one option we’ve thought about is using the new environmentally friendly electric car. Not having the regular wallet stinger of topping up [...]

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Fleet Managers – Do You have a Technology Policy for your Fleet? Who wipes the company car memory??

July 9, 2012

Technology Policy for Company Fleet Cars   As fleet managers, do you have a Technology Policy for your company fleet? In days past, when drivers handed back company cars it was easy. Empty the glovebox and boot and check all the sidepockets are clear and that nothing had fallen down the sides of the seats [...]

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Company Car drivers: Have you noticed less traffic on Britain’s roads?

July 4, 2012

Traffic on Britain’s Roads   Traffic! One word we love to hate, especially as company car drivers. But have you noticed less traffic on Britain’s Roads? Last year in the UK we wasted a whopping 32 to hours stuck in traffic. However it is actually 2.4 hours less than we spent in traffic than in [...]

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Fleet Managers – Focus on Road Safety : Road deaths report from ROSPA

July 2, 2012

Road deaths rise for the first time in nearly a decade Press release from ROSPA The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has urged greater focus on road safety following the publication of annual casualty figures which show the first increase in road deaths since 2003. The figures for 2011 for Great Britain, [...]

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