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.
Sanitisation costs for cars and vans returning from garages are beginning to appear on cost sheets, says Epyx.
Company car and van drivers are being urged to step up maintenance checks as the fleet industry adapts to life under lockdown.
Increasing connectivity means it’s imperative that the right information is delivered to fleets at the right time, says Epyx.
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.
Epyx says it is seeing evidence of a return to more regional-based remarketing in recent months.
Epyx has become the latest company to sign-up to ICFM’s rapidly expanding Corporate Investor Programme.
Fleets and dealers are starting to develop a modern, online version of the traditional motor trade knowledge to buy and sell vehicles, claims Epyx.
A lack of clarity over future company car tax rates, thanks to the introduction of WLTP, is leading to a rise in daily rental bookings, says Epyx.
Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) UK is launching a new series of online car and van auctions, to dispose of unsold stock.
More than 570 garages sign up to use the Network Performance and Opportunities Report (NPOR) in its first six months.
New tool designed to make car and van damage easier to manage for both fleets using daily rental and their suppliers.
A 30% year-on-year increase in short term hire bookings has been reported by Ogilvie Fleet.
Vehicle leasing companies can offer an off-the-shelf service, maintenance and repair (SMR) solution for customers who lease cars and vans without maintenance.
Aditya Varadpande has been promoted to managing director at Epyx to “drive innovation”.
Elstree-based Licensed Carriage Hire (LCH) has adopted Epyx’s 1link Hire Network to manage its agreement with the Mercedes-Benz Chauffeur Programme.
Epyx has announced that it is expanding its 1link Service Network e-commerce platform into Ireland this year.
The number of trade buyers using Epyx’s 1link Disposal Network platform has passed 2,000 for the first time.
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