Fleet200 companies have different views on whether a business should contribute to a home charging point if an employee chooses an electric vehicle (EV).
National Grid’s fleet manager Lorna McAtear has used the changes to working practices caused by Covid-19 as an opportunity to rethink employee mobility.
Company car drivers wanting to switch to a cash allowance is a temporary response to the Covid-19 situation and not a long-term trend.
Driving for Better Business is appealing for experienced fleet managers to join a benchmarking project aimed at improving standards across the industry.
Fleets are adjusting their funding and vehicle policies in the light of new travelling behaviours due to the impact of coronavirus on working practices.
Is benchmarking important? What do you currently benchmark on your fleet? What do you do with the results? What data gets reported at board level?
Lower mileages during the lockdown and an increasing likelihood of more people continuing to work from home means electric vehicles will come out of the crisis in a strong position, according to fleets.
Fleets considering electrification should “stay calm” and take a considered decision before making the move to EVs.
The fleet industry has an important part to play in the future of transport by providing vehicles and managing them efficiently, says Tomorrow’s Journey.
Fleets report fuel use fell by as much as 38% during the lockdown period as staff worked from home, and business trips were put on hold.
While talk of electrifying fleets has been growing, many organisations are still in the infancy of their journey to operating significant numbers of EVs.
Safety and risk management continues to be a major priority for fleets, with the process often beginning during the recruitment of a new employee.
Leasing works for electric vehicles over two to four years to enable the fleet to be renewed with the latest technology. However, every EV should be evaluated to ensure the right lease length.
Fleet decision-makers should share knowledge and strategy to get better deals from suppliers, says Pete Bell, senior category manager at Centrica.
Education and experience are two of the biggest factors which can help alleviate electric vehicle range anxiety.
Fleets want a greater choice of electric vehicles and want to be able to add them to choice lists now, but are prevented from doing so by considerable challenges.
Fleet decision-makers speak of the increasing challenges placed on them by increased focus on the management of the fleet, BIK pressure - and driver rebellion
Schneider Electric has launched an ultra-low emission company car policy as part of its efforts to cut CO2 emissions by 10%.
Many fleet operators just want to know the outcome of the Britain’s divorce from the European Union, whatever the circumstances.
Companies are generally comfortable with grey fleet as long as they have all the checks in place within a policy that mirrors/is the same as the company car policy.
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