Even the most cursory glance back over the past 60 years will
find Volvo Cars ahead of the curve time and time again. From
the invention of the life-saving three-point seatbelt and its
focus on driver and passenger safety, to the ergonomics of
its interior designs, the sustainability of its cars and manufacturing
processes, and even the way it supports its fleet customers, Volvo has
quietly led the automotive market.
The shift to electrified van fleets is now a certainty rather than a possibility after the Government announced a ban of the sale of new, conventionally-powered petrol and diesel models from 2030.
However, the sector is still in its relative infancy and an electric van cannot currently always be considered a straight replacement. Here we look at 3 factors in deciding the right time to switch to electric vans.
Fleets across the UK are making the switch to electric vehicles (EVs) to help cut carbon emissions. But, simply transitioning to EVs and away from internal combustion engines (ICEs) doesn’t mean fleets have “gone green”.
There’s no getting away from the fact that manufacturing a car is damaging to the environment, whether it’s an EV, hybrid, diesel or petrol vehicle.
It’s why Polestar, the performance electric vehicle brand, has laid down the gauntlet to the industry to say it will build a well-to-wheel emissions-free vehicle by 2030.
This year marks our major push into electric with lots of battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles coming to market, ranging from the Fiat 500 BEV to the Fiat Professional e-Ducato. Details on both these models, as well as our easyWallbox and vehicle-to-grid solutions, are inside this edition.
Inside issue eight of FCA Soluzioni, we look at the range of measures we put in place together with our funding operation Leasys to support and protect our customers during the coronavirus pandemic, including our new pay-as-you-go solution for the Fiat 500 and Doblo Cargo, and we also outline how we are continuing to help your businesses as we emerge from the lockdown.
This special report from BMW provides a comprehensive guide outlining their electrified strategy, along with how the latest benefit-in-kind (*BIK) rates and industry-wide WLTP changes will affect company car drivers.
Inside issue seven of Soluzioni, our new FCA fleet and business sales director Iain Montgomery talks about why partnerships – with leasing companies and customers - sustainable growth and new product opportunities are his three priorities for 2020.
This edition of Nissan Fleet offers a comprehensive guide to electrifying your fleet, covering everything from benefit-in-kind (*BIK) tax change benefits for EV drivers, to the latest information on clean air zones (CAZs) and insightful case studies on fleets which have made the transition to EVs.
Inside our latest edition we proudly introduce the next generation Nissan Juke to the fleet sector. A combination of cutting-edge design, outstanding efficiency and performance, and packed with Advanced intelligent technologies to make company car drivers safer and more efficient, we are rightly proud of the latest addition to the Nissan family.
Inside issue six of Soluzioni, FCA fleet and remarketing director Andy Waite explains why the time is right to enter the electric vehicle market as we prepare for the launch of a host of new models starting with the electric Ducato later this year.
Inside our latest edition, Fleet Director Iker Lazzari explains how fleet customer focus groups are helping to shape our future plans such as our new one-stop shop fleet portal website which provides best practice fleet management advice and enables you to manage your contracts, orders and purchase history with us.
Inside this edition, we speak to new fleet and remarketing director Andy Waite about his priorities in the fleet sector and the benefits offered by having one of the broadest vehicle ranges on the market.
In our fourth edition, Fleet Director Iker Lazzari reveals how we are working to understand and meet the needs of corporate fleets and why retailers are playing a key role in building relationships with local businesses.
In this issue, FCA fleet and remarketing director Francis Bleasdale reveals the structural and team changes we have made to ensure fleets receive outstanding levels of service, how we are working to protect residual values to keep your costs low, and the vital role that our retail network plays in supporting fleet customers