The average bill for each of those motorists affected over the last year was £115, covering repairs to components such as tyres, suspension and wheels.
Tyre retailer Kwik Fit has introduced social distancing measures for its mobile fleet operators as interest in the service has risen due to coronavirus.
Kwik Fit has agreed a six-year deal with Lex Autolease, the largest deal by value and forecast tyre volume that Kwik Fit has ever secured with a leasing company.
Kwik Fit awarded three-year Alphabet contract.
Tyre tread depth causing confusion for UK motorists.
The company says tyre replacement decisions and driving style will be key to limiting tyre consumption during an electric model’s fleet life.
More than 2.7 million drivers have had a collision or veered off the road in the past two years because they were distracted by their mobile phone, research by Kwik Fit has found.
Kwik Fit has expanded its ‘Mobile7’ operation and plans to continue rolling out the tyre-fitting service throughout 2019.
Kwik Fit has won a three-year sole supply contract with SG Fleet UK for the provision of tyres and associated products.
Future fleet and manufacturer wheel and tyre choices could be influenced by the introduction of the Worldwide harmonised Light Vehicles Test Procedure, says Kwik Fit.
Communication and clarity with company car and van owners and drivers will be more critical than ever with this month’s introduction of MOT changes, says Kwik Fit.
The damage caused to vehicles from potholes over the past year is a 34% increase on the £684m repair bill in 2016.
The second annual Supplier Awards from Alphabet has recognised outstanding and best practices within the fleet sector.
Michelin and Kwik Fit technicians have found that 40% of cars they checked had at least one tyre that was “dangerously” or “very dangerously” underinflated.
Kwik Fit has announced its three-year contract to exclusively supply a range of tyre-related services to British Gas.
Research shows that replacing 10-year-old diesel cars could reduce the national fuel consumption by 173 million gallons, says Kwik Fit.
Kwik Fit is taking part in Brake’s road safety event, Speed Down Save Lives, for Road Safety Week during November 20-26.
Kwik Fit has been named Fleet Service Provider of the Year by Lex Autolease, the UK’s biggest vehicle management and fleet leasing company.
Kwik Fit fleet sales director outlines the strategy as the company develops from tyres-only to a more comprehensive SMR service.
Kwik Fit has won the Fleet Service Provider of the Year title at fleet leasing Alphabet GB’s inaugural Supplier Awards.
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