Fleets have seen an increasing number of drivers opting out of company car schemes to instead take cash allowances.
The lack of knowledge about the van Worldwide Light vehicle Testing Procedure “really is frightening”, according to James Davis, director of insight and strategy (CV), Cox Automotive.
Legislation is a “hard hitter” in determining residual values fleet decision-makers need to be sensitive to.
Anti-terrorism and anti-theft devices are foremost in fleet managers’ minds – particularly those operating vans and trucks - when it comes to technology priorities.
Diesel is still an essential fuel for fleets as cleaner alternatives so far fail to achieve the economy and range it offers.
Fleet operators running electric vehicles (EVs) should adopt 'smart' options (incentives to change their charging patterns) to help electricity network
Organisations should not rush into offering drivers cash allowances without considering the benefits of a company car, warned Mike Moore, director of Deloitte.
Brexit chaos, the suitability of FORS, WLTP and salary sacrifice are the diverse range of issues fleet decision-makers are currently concerned with.
Balfour Beatty has upgraded its telematics reporting procedure, enabling targeted change and driving an “empowered approach” to risk management.
Fleets in our Fleet200 Executive Club discussion had varying experiences with electric vehicles, with some not yet having trialled them and others having run them for 10 years.
Fleet News has revealed dates for Fleet200 Executive Club events throughout 2019, plus the agenda for its upcoming meeting on March 26.
Fleet decision-makers, adapting to the new demands on managing staff travel, are now measuring total cost of journey, rather than total cost of ownership.
Kate Wilson had just passed two decades at Northumbrian Water Group working in various compliance roles when she was asked to look at the vehicle fleet for an audit.
The demand for electric vehicles is likely to be significant over the next two to five years and potentially solves the risk to perk fleets.
Fleet decision-makers looking for support for the electrification of transport within their businesses can call on an international climate action body.
The introduction of new emissions testing has disrupted car choice lists and CO2 caps whether fleets run a total cost of ownership (TCO) or lease rate model.
What are fleet decision-makers’ cost management priorities, how do they plan to bring costs down for run-of-the-mill activities? Does this pressure on costs spell the end of perk cars.
One fleet had seen monthly speeding tickets reduce from between 50 and 70 a month to just one.
Fleet managers are feeling the pain of being associated with ‘dirty’ diesel vehicles despite often using the cleanest Euro 6 diesel engines.
Fleets are finding it hard to convince drivers of the benefits of taking a company car due to delays in orders and legislative uncertainty. And that the perk car is most ‘at risk’ said managers at the September 2018 Fleet200 Executive Club meeting.
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