Category: Automotive

company car

Why is Company Car and Pool Car Confusion Costly?

Many see the company car as an employee perk, albeit an expensive one when it comes to tax.  Classifying the car as a Benefit in Kind is...

winter tyres

Fleet Managers: Are You Prepared for Safer Winter Tyres?

October was Tyre Safety Month in the UK. There was a good reason for this.  For many fleet drivers to get the optimum performance out of...

tyre pressure

Is Low Tyre Pressure a Priority for Fleets?

An AA Populus poll revealed that in 2015, nearly a third of UK accidents, where vehicle defects were a contributory factor, involved low...

driver fatigue

Is Driver Fatigue a Business Risk?

New research from the Department for Transport has found that driver fatigue contributes to more road accidents in the UK than...

better driving for fleet businesses

Can Better Driver Habits Improve Fleet Businesses?

For many fleet businesses, there is a constant squeeze on margins from costs that are inherent to how they are run.  Alongside these...

clean air zones - exhaust

Will Clean Air Zones Affect Future Fleet Business?

The UK Government’s air quality plan is controversial. It is inflaming opinion from different sides. Environmental lawyers are accusing...

fleet managers - vehicle repairs

Fleet Managers: How Important is Preventative Maintenance?

Fleet Managers need to maximise fleet performance and vehicle availability.  One key way to do this is to undertake preventative...

telematics - fleet management

How Can Telematics Aid Effective Fleet Management?

Telematics are a well-established means for recording data about vehicles.  Principally, their location and how long they have taken to...

alternative fuels to diesel

Fleet Managers: Should You Be Reliant on Diesel?

Corporate vehicle fleets in the UK currently rely on diesel fuel to power 86% of their vehicles on average, according to Arval’s 2016...

brexit and the UK car industry

How Could Brexit Dent the Automotive Sector’s Skillset?

During 2015, the UK car industry turned over £71.6bn, contributed £15.5bn to the economy.  It also saw the number of people dependent on...