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Europcar research suggests that more than half (52%) of fleet have had to pay fees on leased vehicles handed back early.
MOT test centres will remain open during Lockdown 3, but driving tests cancelled.
Autoglass has introduced a new sanitisation service to help fleets protect their drivers and any passengers, by providing a cleaner and safer environment.
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered a bleak assessment of the UK’s finances, warning the coronavirus crisis would create lasting damage to growth and jobs.
Karl Howkins, managing director of SOGO, explores the need for flexibility and resilience in the fleet industry.
Head of Fleet Assist, Vincent St Claire, says higher bills are more about ‘sample of vehicles having work done’.
UK vehicle leasing companies say that lessons learned during the first lockdown mean processes are in place to ensure fleet services continue.
Thrifty Car & Van Rental is reporting significant demand for FlexiFleet vehicles from fleets wanting to adapt operations to the fast-changing economic climate.
BCA says that it will be business as usual, with sales remaining online and extended opening hours for vehicle collections, during lockdown.
Fleet News has finalised the speaker line up for the next webinar in its coronavirus series looking at the challenges presented by the pandemic.
Classification of journeys causes headache for fleets, because of the rise of homeworking due to coronavirus, says the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP).
Three influential women in the automotive sector shared their learnings from the Covid-19 pandemic at a Women with Drive online event yesterday (October 1).
Forty-one per cent of fleets are experiencing issues booking service, maintenance and repair (SMR) work or MOTs, despite dealerships re-opening in June.
Plans to help protect jobs announced by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, have been welcomed by the fleet and leasing industry.
Fleet decision-makers have until Monday, September 7 to share their views in the latest Fleet News survey on the long-term impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Drivers whose photocard licence or entitlement to drive expires between February 1 and December 31, 2020 have been extended for 11 months from the date of expiry under temporary changes announced by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).
More than a third (36%) of fleet decision-makers believe company car drivers will want to take a cash allowance rather than a company car.
Business interest in outsourcing fleet operations is on the rise as companies consider their bottom line and the impact of Covid-19, according to LeasePlan.
Fleet News is asking for fleet decision-makers’ views on the long-term impact of the Covid-19 pandemic with a quick-fire, multiple choice survey.
The Government is being urged to persuade motorists to book their MOT now in the interests of road safety and fears testing stations could become overwhelmed.
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