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What will fleet management look like in ten years?

Over the next ten years, fleet management is going to be re-invented, bringing with it new skill requirements, business models and competitors.
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Are you managing your risk effectively?

Companies may have really good health and safety management across their core business, but when it comes to vehicles and drivers it can be much weaker.
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What to look for in a luxury car cover

It’s important to protect your premoium motor while it’s stationary. Very often, car covers provide a solution – so long as you invest in the right type.
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Harnessing telematics data to transform fleet operations

The emergence of sophisticated IoT and telematics devices further unlocked the potential of tracking systems and accelerated the transition process for many fleet businesses.
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Are South Koreans set to take over the automotive market?

The South Korean car industry has changed dramatically in the last 30 years and while both Hyundai and Kia now build most of their cars abroad, that’s only because they’ve run out of the physical space to keep up with demand at home.
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WLTP – what’s next?

Further developments aimed at improving the emission type approval tests and procedures for light passenger and commercial vehicles, including those for in-service conformity and real-driving emissions, as well as introducing devices for monitoring the consumption of fuel and electric energy.
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New BP Fuel and Charge offer extends to EVs

Due to launch later this summer, offer provides fleets in the UK with access to the BP Plus cross acceptance network, comprising over 3,600 fuel sites and the polar network which is made up of over 7,000 EV charging points.
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Rules of the roads that you should follow

Some accidents may happen due to sheer bad luck or due to external reasons but most of them happen due to driver’s fault. That’s why it is essential that you review some of the unwritten road rules so that you can drive safely.
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Should you lease a car personally or through your business?

However, as society moves away from purchasing outright, more flexible options such as car leasing have increased in popularity.
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VW plugs in to home EV charging

With the introduction of government incentives, and 24/7 Ultra Low Emissions Zones (ULEZ), many fleet managers and their drivers are interested in exploring whether an electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle could work for them.
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Nexus chosen for Inchcape Fleet Solutions’ new daily rental service

Nexus will handle the rental management for Inchcape's customers, providing them with access to Nexus’ network of over 200 suppliers, 550,000 vehicles across 2,000 UK locations and its ‘no turndown policy’.
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Fuel cards – can they work with EVs?

As the mass market for petrol and diesel declines is gradually phased out there will be a need to pay for electricity at a charge point.
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Crypto currency – JLR Smart Wallet allows payment on the move

‘Smart Wallet’ technology allows driveers earn credits by enabling their cars to automatically report useful road condition data such as traffic congestion or potholes to navigation providers or local authorities.
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Rising fuel prices need strong management

With fuel prices on the rise, the onus is on fleet managers to look at measures to ensure that costs are kept under control and within budgeted limits, and that the right fuel purchasing strategy is followed.
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How do pay on foot parking systems work?

Pay on foot parking system is an innovative self-managing parking system that saves time as drivers and also the company that own the car parks, What are the advantages are of these parking machines and what does the future of smart parking technology look like.
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Volvo UK launches complete online sales service

Volvo Online is designed with transparency and trust at its heart. Customers can see in real time the impact on their monthly finance while configuring their car, whether changing the colour or option packs.
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Activa PCH product opens up vehicle ownership opportunities

Models from all major manufacturers can be selected via the web-based scheme and drivers can select contract period, contract mileage and service, maintenance and repair (SMR) levels to be included to suit their personal requirements.
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Why car finance is important

Finance can help make quality cars a more realistic acquisition for potential buyers and gives them hope to drive something that’s safe and functional.
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Stanton joins Volvo in business sales role

Role of New Business Sales Manager has been created with a specific focus on seeking new contract opportunities with businesses that may not have purchased Volvos for a number of years.
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Fleet managers seek more flexibility and shorter leases

Businesses don't want to be tied into a lengthy three or four-year contract or risk potentially exorbitant end-of-contract charges. Equally, they don’t have to concern themselves with vehicle maintenance due to today’s longer service intervals,
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