November 2012

Tough new measures to tackle drink drivers – What Fleet Managers need to know

November 29, 2012

Cracking Down On Drink Driving   A package of tough measures to crack down on drink drivers has been unveiled by Road Safety Minister Stephen Hammond. Included in the proposals are plans to remove the statutory right to a replacement blood or urine test where a breath test reading is above and close to the [...]

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What do you know about your tyres? New tyre labelling system is launched!

November 19, 2012

New tyre labelling system     How much do you know about the new tyre labelling system? Blackcircles.com a large tyre retailer investigated what us Brits know about our tyres and it turns out most of us don’t know a lot. Their studies show that 58% admitted to not knowing what brand their tyres are, [...]

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The New Mini Paceman: Your Next Company Car?

November 16, 2012

Mini release yet another Model!   A rival to the 3 doored  Range Rover Evoque and the seventh new model to be brought out by Mini has been revealed – the 3 door version of the Countryman. Like other models the Paceman comes with the Mini’s usual extensive options list which includes rain sensing wipers,  xenon headlights, an electrically operated [...]

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The Next Step in Electric Cars: Solar Powered Cars!

November 13, 2012

Are we ready for Solar Powered Cars?   Just when we thought electric cars couldn’t get any more eco friendly, they did.  Someone came up with the idea of solar powered electric cars. Elon Musk the founder of Telsa, an electric car designer and manufacturer said he sees a future where electric cars are run on solar powered [...]

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Do Company Vehicle Fleet Drivers Know Enough About Their Vehicles?

November 8, 2012

Question for Fleet Managers about Fleet Drivers   An interesting editorial this week from Automotive Industry Digest CAR technology has changed so much over the years that many of today’s sophisticated cars don’t have dipsticks for owners to check oil levels. However, a fleet veteran industry is frequently heard to point out that despite that [...]

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Fantasy Fleet Car – The James Bond Choice

November 1, 2012

Your Dream Bond Fleet Car Have you seen Skyfall yet? The Aston Martin DB5 is reportedly back in the new James Bond adventure (We say reportedly because, you know, spoilers… and you may not have seen it yet).  That got us to thinking – what’s your fave fantasy Fleet Car from all the cars that James Bond has [...]

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