Fleets with vehicles impacted by the current lockdown are being urged to start thinking about how they will remobilise their operations when the pandemic ends.
Vehicle data from Epyx suggests that 14% of cars and vans operated by fleets are now either hybrid or battery electric vehicles (BEVs).
A round-up of some of the latest fleet industry news, including product launches and contract wins.
Thousands of company cars and vans had their contracts extended during the coronavirus crisis, according to new data from Epyx.
Volumes of sales through epyx’s fleet remarketing platform are now exceeding pre-lockdown levels, the company reports.
Bathgate Business Finance has appointed Rachel Berry as its new business development manager.
Customers want to avoid coronavirus creating a bottleneck of both MOT testing and general maintenance work, says Epyx.
Service, maintenance and repair (SMR) for fleets is coming under pressure on three fronts, according to Epyx.
But Epyx warns fleets to ‘take care' as evidence emerges of "serious" component failures, alongside flat tyres and batteries, after vehicles have stood idle.
Fleets should not overlook the SMR advantages mobile mechanics can offer during the coronavirus pandemic, says Epyx.
Increasing connectivity means it’s imperative that the right information is delivered to fleets at the right time, says Epyx.
Epyx extends its 1link Service Network reach in Denmark.
Epyx’s 1link Service Network service, maintenance and repair platform has recorded its 100 millionth fleet transaction today.
The introduction of clean air zones (CAZs) could signal a significant rise in the number of penalty charge notices generated by fleets, warns Epyx.
A free online service, maintenance and repair (SMR) portal is being offered by Fuel Card Services to its 55,000 customer organisations plus all businesses across the UK.
An increase in the number of company cars fitted with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) means fleets need to reassess repair strategies, says Epyx.
Epyx has created a used car engagement team as the number of dealers utilising its 1link Disposal Network platform to acquire stock continues to grow.
An increasing number of ex-lease vehicles are being repatriated back into franchise dealer networks by manufacturers as demand for used stock increases, says Epyx.
Large fleets disposing of thousands of cars and vans every year are becoming more trusting of automated methods of disposal and cascades are becoming much more widely used, according to epyx.
Epyx will host a 1link Disposal Network Christmas online car and van auction that will run from Friday December 21 to Thursday December 27.
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