Company Cars

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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Driver fatigue – how do you ensure your company drivers are safe?

August 13, 2013

Driver fatigue   Driver fatigue is a serious problem – in fact according to ROSPA, it results in thousands of road accidents every year. “It is not possible to calculate the exact number of sleep related accidents but research shows that driver fatigue may be a contributory factor in up to 20% of road accidents, [...]

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Stories behind the cars – does every car have a story?

July 18, 2013

    Looking for a new company car   We were looking through the lot list for the latest Silverstone Classic Car Auction and started musing – what kind of company would have these vehicles as company cars? They have fantastic stories behind them – a great talking point if you added them to your [...]

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Fleet Managers – what apps do your drivers use?

July 4, 2013

    The best apps for company car drivers   We always enjoy reading The Telegraph’s motoring pages, but this video had us looking forward to new technology that is on its way from Volvo – the app that automatically parks a car.   The best apps for drivers The Find My Car app is [...]

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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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What Was Your First Company Car?

January 29, 2013

    Choosing a Company Car Do you remember your first Company Car? Did you take home the company car list and then book test drives, flicking through What Car? Magazine and brochures trying to decide “the best one”? Or was it a case that “you’ll get what you’re given” and you had to take [...]

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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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Fleet Managers: The Most Economical Company Cars on Sale

June 28, 2012

Which are the most economical cars for your company fleet?   Are you a fleet manager looking to invest in some new vehicles? Which cars the most economical on sale at the moment? We’ve found an article on the Telegraph that shares that very imformation! So let’s start from the begining… 1 – Vauxhall Ampera [...]

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The first self-driven car is out and about – But would they make good company fleet cars?

May 15, 2012

What’s next for your company car fleet Just when we thought things couldn’t get any more techy – they did! A car that can drive itself – it’s something we’ve always dreamed about, but now that dream is a reality. Although it hasn’t made its way over to the UK yet, we are excited to [...]

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Company Cars – How do you personalise yours? Furry Dice or Go Faster Stripes??

April 10, 2012

Our cars are our babies, some of us spend more waking hours in them than we do at home! We must cherish them, look after them, and make them our own. So what’s your style? Furry dice? Go faster stripes? You can even invest in some eyelashes for your head lights, but we wouldn’t advise [...]

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