company car drivers

Fleet safety: Are you safe from car hacking?

August 25, 2015

Fleet safety: security researchers hack a car We’ve all seen those scenes in the movies where someone sits in front of their laptop with tonnes of code flying across the screen at an alarming rate as they hack to code for some highly important IT system. Well that may well become an all too familiar [...]

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For Fleet Managers and company car drivers – Volvo V60 D4 SE Review

November 12, 2013

  Fleet cars – Volvo Thank you to the team at Automotive Industry Digest for sharing their review of the Volvo V60 D4 SE. “When you read other reviews of the Volvo V60 a couple of common threads run through most of the them , they all criticise the practicality of the boot and the rear passenger space [...]

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Fleet Managers : How will the drop in business mileage rates affect company cars?

May 30, 2013

      Company cars – mileage rates The HMRC has released the company cars advisory fuel rates from 1 June 2013. How does this affect company cars and business mileage rates? Will the rate per mile figures change if fuel prices go up or down? Since March 2011 the rates have been reviewed four [...]

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Fleet News : Dramatic fall in company car usage and fleet mileages

January 15, 2013

Fleet News reports on how company car usage has “fallen dramatically” - why is this? It seems technology continues to provide an alternative to traditional face-to-face meetings, and so less reason for the sales team to get in their cars and drive to a meeting! Reports from the RAC Foundation and the Government’s National Travel Survey [...]

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Motorway Service Stations Drive Company Car Drivers Away With Sky High Prices!

October 22, 2012

Company Car Drivers – Where do you stop for lunch?     Do Motorway service stations drive company car drivers away? How much do you think it costs to get an average lunch from a motorway service station? We’re not talking about anything gourmet here, just a standard sandwich, maybe some crisps and a drink… [...]

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Distracted Driving: Do your company car drivers cause crashes by ogling?

August 16, 2012

Ogling drivers cause crashes     Do your company car drivers get distracted easily in the summer months by pedestrians wearing less clothes? It has been reported that nearly one million crashes happen in Britain every year due to ogling drivers concentrating more on members of the opposite sex than the road, mainly resulting in [...]

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Could your company car drivers cut their fuel bills like these taxi drivers have?

August 1, 2012

Cut your company car fuel bills   Fuel bills have stumped us all recently, hitting the headlines on a regular basis and not because it is good news! However recently some London taxi and private hire drivers have taken part in a smarter driving programme, run by  the Energy Saving Trust’s (EST’s) in a bid to [...]

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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: 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 – 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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