Fleet Managers

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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Budget 2015: What do fleet managers need to know?

July 9, 2015

    What do fleet managers need to know? We’ve taken a look at yesterday’s budget  - here’s what might interest you if you work within fleet management: One unexpected change in the budget was Osborne’s announcement that cars will only need to undergo an MOT test when they are 4 years old rather than [...]

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How much are potholes costing fleet managers?

July 2, 2015

Potholes – the bane of every fleet manager? Here’s a no brainer; hitting a pothole can damage your vehicle. Big time. An analysis of RAC breakdowns has shown that potholes are more of a problem to British drivers than ever. If your vehicle hits a deep enough pothole in the road, anything from steering system misalignment [...]

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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 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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Reducing fleet costs using metrics

February 27, 2015

The responsibility of reducing fleet costs   Fleet vehicles can vital to successful business operations. However, fleet managers are under growing pressure from rising fuel costs, congestion and the need to reduce environmental impact. One of the biggest problems infleet management is cost control. If you’re not disciplined, costs can quickly spiral out of control . The challenge [...]

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2014 – The year in fleet management

December 3, 2014

2014 – A fleet management year in review   2014 has been a big year in fleet management. Back in October we bid a final, fond farewell to the tax disc after almost 100 years. Electric cars have moved much closer towards being a regular part of day to day fleet management and the major [...]

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Challenges facing fleet managers in 2014

June 10, 2014

  Dealing with the challenges facing fleet managers There are many critical issues that fleet managers face. Whether fleets are looked after by a dedicated fleet manager, by HR, or perhaps the facilities manager, the problems and issues remain the same. These are just three of the current challenges facing fleet managers and how they [...]

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Driver Safety Policy for Company Vehicle Drivers – is yours up to date?

May 23, 2014

Your driver safety policy All fleet managers running a fleet know that an effective driver safety policy has to be put in place. Not only will it guide company vehicle drivers to safe practices and good driving habits, it protects the employer in terms of compliance. From The Health and Safety Executive; “Employers have duties [...]

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Road safety for fleet managers – Tougher sentences for banned drivers

May 15, 2014

  Improving road safety for all The government is bringing in changes to increase road safety and discourage banned drivers from flouting bans and driving. The changes were brought in after the government listened to concerns raised by families of victims killed and injured as a result of accidents caused by banned drivers. The changes are [...]

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