Fleet news roundup – June 2015

June 9, 2015

Latest fleet news roundup   It’s hard to believe that we’re almost half way through 2015. It’s been a busy few months for the car industry. Driverless cars seem closer than ever and it looks like electric cars might finally hit the mainstream over the next year or two. So we thought this was the perfect [...]

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The new BMW X1 – Will it make it into your fleet?

June 2, 2015

Will the BMW X1 be in your fleet? BMW have released details of their upcoming new and improved X1 and it sure does look impressive. This latest BMW X1 takes on a more rugged appearance than the model it replaces. There are many notable feature changes including its bolder front end and face-lifted headlights, LED daytime [...]

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Fleet Management News – Driverless cars

May 26, 2015

Fleet management news – The Driverless Revolution If the first five years of the decade are any guide the two big trends in fleet management news for the next five years will be electric cars and driverless vehicles. We’ve covered the potential, prospects and pitfalls of electric vehicles before on this blog. In October we [...]

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New Cars coming in 2015 – A Fleet Manager’s Guide

May 12, 2015

  New cars coming in 2015 – our highlights   2015 has been an exciting year for new car launches. The new BMW 3 Series has already hit the road, updating a car that has been popular among fleet managers for more than a decade. The good news is that there are more facelifted and [...]

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Fleet management breakdown : recovery fleet management

May 6, 2015

  Safety first – motorway driving   Six out of ten deaths on motorways involve a stationary vehicle. It seems breaking down on the motorway comes with a health warning. In the event of a breakdown, it can be hard, and often dangerous, to stop, especially if you happen to breakdown on a SMART motorway. [...]

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What’s in the pipeline for safety systems for cars?

April 20, 2015

  The next essential: Safety systems for executive cars Lane departure, intelligent braking systems and blind spot monitoring are set to become the next essential options in executive cars and predicts Glass. Systems such as lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring and intelligent braking systems are rapidly becoming more significant in the eyes of used car buyers, according to Steve [...]

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End of Q1 – Fleet management roundup

April 13, 2015

  Fleet management – What caught our eye in Q1! We always keep up to date with the latest in fleet management software for our fleet manager readers. We’ve written about various topics in the first quarter of the year, ranging from company car management, The New York Motor Show, reducing fleet costs, business contract [...]

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2015 Pension Reforms – The way to a brand new car?

April 7, 2015

2015 Pension Reforms – The motoring angle On Monday the biggest shake-up to the pension system in years came into effect. Pensioners will now have full control over what they do with their pension pots when they turn 55 and will no longer be forced to buy an annuity (although the option will still be [...]

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Fleet Managers : Review of Hyundai Genesis

March 30, 2015

Hyundai Genesis – For fleets? The Genesis is one of Hyundai’s luxury sedans and also an expensive one with a price of around £50,000. For some fleet managers,  that price is an instant deterrent, but have no fear as they offer a 3.8L 311 hp V6 GDI engine alternative to the 5.0L 420 hp V8 GDI engine. [...]

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Company Car Management – Are you running risks?

March 25, 2015

  Company car management – What are the risks? Company cars can be a legal minefield. Many companies end up operating fleets of company cars without understanding the legal obligation this places upon them. Even if you’re just sending staff from one office to another it’s critical to know what risks you could be facing [...]

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