Vehicle drivetrain components were the source of more than half (58%) of the service, maintenance and repair disputes in Q1, new data shows.
SMH Fleet Solutions is speeding up refurbishments with a six-figure investment in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) recalibration equipment and training.
The owner of Rivus Fleet Solutions has bought AutoRestore from Belron International for an undisclosed sum.
Paul Holland, managing director for Fuel at Fleetcor, explains the importance of vehicle maintenance during an economic downturn.
The cost of repairs to vehicles suffering pothole damage over the past 12 months has been revealed in new research published by Kwik Fit.
The number of cars that have missed their MOT test expiry by more than three weeks has tripled during the last six months.
The likeliness of a car needing a new battery due to failure has increased by a third, according to TrakM8.
Two new electric vehicle training courses have been launched by the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA)
Autodata is warning fleet operators that have their own workshops of an influx of vehicles this spring, with March expected to be the most popular month for vehicle servicing and repairs.
Fleet Assist has secured a three-year contract with RCI Financial Services to support the SMR needs of its fleet of more than 12,500 vehicles.
A record number of vehicles – almost 1.3 million – failed their MOT last year, because of faults relating to exhaust emissions, new data suggests.
Fix Auto UK has secured accreditation to the Motor Ombudsman's Service and Repair Code to help with customer confidence in the services of its franchise partners.
MOT test centres will remain open during Lockdown 3, but driving tests cancelled.
Demand for MOT tests is expected to soar this Christmas as motorists who took advantage of the Government’s six-month extension in June now require a test.
South Wales Police Force is saving £45,000 a year on fleet maintenance and has reduced its vehicle downtime by using ‘green’ parts supplied by Synetiq.
New UK managing director Nick Caller sets out an ‘aggressive’ plan for growth focused on finance lease and fleet management services
Vehicle data from Epyx suggests that 14% of cars and vans operated by fleets are now either hybrid or battery electric vehicles (BEVs).
Problems experienced with MOT and servicing during the first lockdown have not be repeated a second time around, new research from Fleet Assist suggests.
The total market value for UK primary vehicle body repairs has fallen by 26.6% to £3.57 billion in 2020.
Cars have grown by as much as 55% since the 1970s, leaving drivers to squeeze out of them in parking bays that have remained the same, new research suggests.
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