Hyundai Commits To Hydrogen By Boosting Fuel Cell Production

Behind all the hype and interest in electric vehicles lies another contender for replacing petrol and diesel; hydrogen. First unveiled

Birmingham’s New Clean Air Zone Charges: What You’ll Be Paying

Cities up and down the country are weighing up how to combat the rising menace of emissions. Claiming dozens of

UK Car Industry Could Lose £9 Billion A Year In ‘No-Deal’ Brexit Scenario

The UK’s automotive industry could be set to lose £9 billion a year in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Driving Assistance Technologies Could Be ‘Disengaging’ Drivers

Car manufacturers of all shapes and sizes are in pursuit of the holy grail of all things automotive; a truly driverless

How Fleets Can Clamp Down On Drink And Drug Driving

With recent research suggesting that one in ten fleet drivers are regularly drink and drug driving, it’s more important than

Fiat Panda Becomes Second Car Ever To Earn ZERO Safety Stars

Whilst the Fiat Panda is hardly the car of choice for fleet drivers, it’s hopes of ever becoming a popular

Drivers Are Confused By Daytime Running Lights

Daytime running lights are poorly understood and are confusing motorists in the UK, according to to new research conducted by

One In Ten Fleet Drivers Are Regularly On Drink And Drugs

Safety is a priority for any fleet manager or decision-maker. Duty-of-care, especially in light of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate

Tesco’s Set To Install 2,400 Electric Vehicle Chargers At Its Stores

Tesco is working with Volkswagen and Pod Point to launch what it claims will be the country’s largest Retail-based charging

New Uber Competitor Promises Rides In Golden Supercars And £5 Fares

How would you go about challenging an international ride-hailing giant that practically defined an entire industry like Uber? We don’t

The Vast Majority Of Vehicle Fleets Will Be Electric Within A Decade

Nine out of ten fleets intend to make a transition to electric vehicles (EVs) within a decade, according to new

Volkswagen Recalls 75,000 Vehicles Due To ‘Potentially Lethal’ Fault

Volkswagen has found itself at the centre of a fresh controversy following its announcement that 75,000 vehicles sold in Britain

Everything You Need To Know About London’s ‘Hackney Carriages’

What could be more iconic in London than the black cabs, or ‘Hackney Carriages’, that dominate its streets? Like blood

Uber Wants To Electrify Its London Fleet By 2025

Uber, the ride-hailing giant, will be working to ensure all of the vehicles used via its app in London are

Car Cloning Has Risen By A Staggering 50% In One Year

Car Cloning incidents have risen by a shocking 50% in the nation’s capital according to new data, with fears that

Dashcam Usage Has Increased 20-Fold In Five Years

More and more drivers believe that dashcams should come as standard in cars, according to new research. Conducted by GoCompare

How Do You Encourage Good Driving? Pies And Gift Cards, According To This Tech Company

How do your encourage motorists to drive safely and appropriately? It’s a challenging question which the government, the police and

The Majority Of Fleets Don’t Have A Vulnerable Road User Policy

New research has revealed that the majority of fleets don’t have a vulnerable road user policy, with just one in

Grey Fleet And Duty Of Care

Almost every company has a ‘grey fleet’, whether it knows it or not. It consists of vehicles owned privately by

What Makes A Great Fleet Manager?

At the heart of every successful fleet is a successful fleet manager. There’s a lot of debate and discussion lately

The Best Company Cars Of 2018

You might not know it, but 55% of new car models registered in the UK end up with fleets. That

The Vans Most Likely To Fail Their MOT

Any fleet vehicle is a significant investment, regardless of its role within overall operations. Therefore, a vehicle’s reliability is paramount

Plug-In Hybrid Drivers Are ‘Ridiculous’ For Not Charging Them

Research conducted by The Miles Consultancy, a Cheshire-based fuel management company, has revealed that plug-in hybrids are achieving 90 miles

Fleet Car Sales Have Decreased By Nearly 100,000

New cars being registered to fleets are down by nearly 8% year-on-year, according to figures released by the Society of Motor

Preparing Your Fleet For The Winter

Winter weather poses challenges for all drivers, but fleets in particular face significant obstacles in keeping their operations running smoothly.

New Car Tech Aims To Reduce Pollution Inside Of Vehicles

When we think of pollution, we tend to think about how it might affect us going about our business in

Britain’s About To Get A Lot More Charge Points For Electric Cars

In a recent review in the Sunday Times, Jeremy Clarkson reviewed the Hyundai Kona Electric; an all-electric SUV. He praised

New Diesel Cars Are Already ‘Outperforming’ Tougher Emissions Tests

If fleet managers and decision-makers have felt under by pressure by what some are calling ‘anti-diesel hysteria’, there’s some good

These Are The Van Drivers Most Likely To Cause An Accident

Do certain types of drivers opt for certain types of vans? Quite possibly. Extensive research by MoneySuperMarket has revealed the

Driverless Cars Could Make Traffic WORSE

The advocates of autonomous cars are largely in agreement that the vehicles will play a crucial role in reducing the

Soaring Taxes On Company Cars Have Become ‘Punitive’

Drivers of company cars are paying 105% more Benefit in Kind (BiK) tax than they were ten years ago, despite

The Government Is Setting Aside £29 Billion For Britain’s Biggest Roads

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, is expected to announce a £29 billion cash-injection for some of the nation’s

What Is WLTP And Why Is It Important?

The Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) was introduced on September 1, 2018 and replaces the now outdated New

Five Ways To Motivate Your Fleet Drivers

All fleet managers and decision-makers need to contend with the issue of driver retention. This is the prized art of

The UK Is Facing An HGV Driver Crisis

The UK is facing an HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) ‘crisis’ as the demand for drivers skyrockets and the number of

Britain Needs Three Million Electric Vehicle Charging Points By 2040

The UK will need three million EV charging points by 2040 in order to keep up with the transition towards

MPs Want Diesel And Petrol Vehicle Sales Banned By 2032

A select committee from the House of Commons has petitioned the government to introduce an earlier target for banning the

Confronting Congestion: What Your Fleet Can Do

One thing that unites private, commercial  and company car drivers is their dislike of traffic and congestion. After all, what

Minimising The Environmental Impact Of Your Fleet

Arval UK, a leasing and contract hire company, has released a new guide concerning best practice for reducing the environmental

Record Attendance At 2018’s Fleet Live

Fleet Live is a leading event for the fleet industry in the UK. The event aspires to provide decision-makers from

Telematics Law May Be Introduced After Fatal Bus Crash

Telematics and driver behaviour monitoring could be enshrined in law following a fatal bus crash. Kailash Chander, now aged eighty,

Fleet Technology: Everything You Should Be Aware Of

A recent study by Shell has revealed that around a third of fleet decision-makers are finding it hard to keep

The Fleet Industry Is Changing And Fleet Managers Are Struggling To Keep Up

Shell as recently released its ‘The Future of Fleet’ report, in which it hopes to piece together all of the

Why You Need A Fleet Disposal Strategy

If the fleet management process is a life-cycle, disposal represents its natural conclusion. A vehicle has either ceased to be

New Study Reveals The Most Congested Places In The UK

Much in the same way that veins play a vital role in transporting blood around the body, our roads are

Five Ways To Keep On Top Of Your Commercial Fleet’s Maintenance

As a fleet decision-maker, you no doubt have a whole host of considerations to contend with on a day-to-day basis.

How To Select The Right Drivers For Your Fleet

For fleets of all sizes, good drivers mean good business. Whether it’s through increased efficiency or saved costs through improved

Fleets Are Failing To Prepare For ‘Clean Air Zones’

New research has revealed that up to a third of fleets have ‘no plans’ through which to deal with more

Fleets Should Focus On Fuel Management, Not Fuel Prices

Fleet managers and decision-makers should be focused on fuel management and efficiency rather than prices at the pump, according to

What Are The Challenges Of Fleet Electrification?

Fleet200 members recently met to discuss the advantages and challenges of fleet electrification. Whilst many fleet decision-makers now see a

Older Fleet Managers ‘Less Likely’ To Monitor Driving Behaviour

For fleet managers, there’s an almost inexhaustible list of metrics and variables that need to be consistently monitored. Whether it’s

Case Study: The Ethics And Practicalities Of An All-Electric Fleet

Fleet managers and decision-makers are weighing up the pros and cons of all-electric vehicles. A clamp down of diesel and

The Best Vans For Your Fleet

Vans are many a fleet’s bread and butter. Veritable workhorses, they’re essential for a wide variety of industries and companies

EVs And Hybrids ‘Increasingly Suitable’ For Commuting

Fleet Evolution believes that electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrids are becoming ‘increasingly suitable’ for commuters. The claim is based on

Diesel Prices Could ‘Significantly’ Rise Next Year

Diesel, despite the immense and often unmitigated criticisms it now often receives, remains the most popular choice for fleets of

‘No-Deal’ Brexit Could Increase Van Prices By £1,500

As negotiations with Brussels struggle to gain momentum, increased talk of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit has emerged. In this event, the

Zero Tolerance On Speeding ‘Not Achievable’

Recently, West Mercia Chief Constable Anthony Bangham has suggested that the current informal speeding buffer of a 10% plus 2

A ‘Huge’ Gap Exists Between Fleet Eco Buying Intentions And Sales

Numerous surveys have discovered that a variety of fleets intend to purchase electric vehicles (EVs) in the near future for their

Cutting Down On Grey Fleet Mileage: A Case Study

Nearly every company or business will have a ‘grey fleet’, made up of employee-owned vehicles that are used for business-related

BP Fuelcard Coverage Extends To Esso Tesco Alliance Stations

BP’s Fuelcard customers are set to benefit from a interdependent agreement between the energy giant and Esso. The two will

How To Safely Improve Delivery And Arrival Times for Your Fleet

One of the primary metrics of your fleet is the time it takes to get vehicles and goods from point

The Majority of SMEs Are ‘Confident’ Despite Brexit

Small and medium fleets face a number of challenging obstacles at present. Whether it’s keeping up with government environmental policy,

Reducing Your Grey Fleet Risks

Your ‘grey fleet’ is simply all of the vehicles that you company or business doesn’t own, but are nevertheless used

E-Cargo Bikes – Beating The ‘Last-Mile Conundrum’ Through Government Grant

The government is offering fleets a £2 million funding pot through which to encourage the adoption of e-Cargo bikes. It

Some Of The UK’s Largest Fleets Are Planning To Scrap Diesel Vehicles

16 of the UK’s largest and most established fleets have agreed to take on 2,400 electric vehicles by the year

Making Your Fleet Eco-Friendly

Company cars are excellent incentives for your employees and can prove essential in allowing them to carry out their duties

Fleets Targeted By Fake Vehicle Deals On Social Media

Car fraud is becoming a major problem in the UK. Taking a whole host of shapes and forms, it costs

Driver Turnover: How To Keep Your Fleet Intact

The turnover of fleet drivers has, at least for some companies, reached unbearably high levels. It causes wanton disruption to

What Does Mobility As A Service (MaaS) Mean For Fleet Managers?

Mobility as a service (Maas) is expected to become the new norm within twenty years, according to leading fleet figures.

Four Overlooked Fleet Metrics You Should Be Monitoring

Talk of metrics may sound like business spin or jargon, but they’re real and have a significant affect on a

Beating The European Average: One In Three British Fleets Use Telematics

Technology is fundamentally changing the nature of fleet management. Slowly but surely it’s injected itself into most of a fleet

Company Cars And Accidents: What You Need To Know

  When someone’s had a car accident, the chances are they’ll understand the general routine. They’ll make sure that everyone

Fleet Safety: Keeping Your Drivers Safe

It’s sometimes hard to admit, but driving is one of the most dangerous tasks we carry out on a day-to-day

AA Releases New ‘Car Genie’ Breakdown App For Fleets

The AA’s new breakdown app, ‘Car Genie’ is due to be released to businesses and fleet managers later this year.

6 Ways To Effectively Manage Your Grey Fleet

A variety of business are failing to effectively manage their grey fleets. This is because, for many businesses, the grey

Understanding Benefit In Kind Tax – What It Means For Your Fleet

The government defines a ‘Benefit in Kind’ (BiK) as benefits received by an employee or director that are not included

British Fleets Are Replacing Vehicles Earlier Than European Average

British fleets are potentially wasting tens of thousands of pounds by replacing their vehicles prematurely, new research has found. Conducted

The Best Budget Company Cars of 2018

Company cars are big business in the United Kingdom, with 55% of new models going to fleets. In addition, survey

What Is The Government’s ‘Road To Zero’ Initiative?

In July, the Government released details concerning its new ‘Road to Zero’ (RtZ)  initiative. The plan is to reach a

Five Ways To Cut Your Fleet’s Costs

The most successful fleet managers are financially fastidious, always striving towards continuous improvement. This means utilising modern telematics in order

New Emission-Based Parking Charges To Be Introduced In London’s Square Mile

New emissions-based parking charges are to be introduced in the City of London on the 20th of August, 2018. The

How Telematics Can Break Your Drivers’ Bad Habits

Your fleet is only as good as its drivers. They are, after all, its lifeblood. Knowing how your drivers are

Choosing The Right Fuel For Your Fleet

In terms of fuel and powertrains, fleet managers now have more choice than ever before; a product of government pressure

Mileage Fraud: How To Clamp Down

In the UK, surveys have shown that up to 90% of fleet drivers have confessed to mileage fraud, with 63%

Driver Fatigue: How Your Fleet Can Beat It

Driver fatigue is a major obstacle for fleet operators. Not only does it seriously impact on your business’ overall performance,

Fleet Drivers’ Well-Being: Are You Doing Enough?

Fleet operators have a plethora of considerations with which to contend, one of which is the safety and well-being of

Businesses Aren’t Ready To Give Up On the Company Car

New research by Arval has revealed that half of UK businesses are interested in new mobility solutions. When questioned, 48%

Tips For Successful Fleet Operators, Save Time and Money

Effectively managing a fleet, regardless of its size and composition, is no easy feat. There are a vast array of

Belgians Offered ‘Mobility Budget’ To Avoid Company Cars

The Belgian government is unveiling a new scheme to encourage commuters to move away from company cars. Under a new

Fleet Demand for Electric Vehicles Could Triple

New research conducted by the Corporate Vehicle Observatory (CVO) has suggested that the number of electric vehicles in UK fleets

The End of the MOT?

The MOT test has been a staple of British driving since its inception in 1960. Every year, tens of millions

The Most Dangerous Roads in the UK Revealed

As well as minimising vehicle downtime and ensuring deliveries are made punctually, safety is always a number one priority for

BP Acquires UK’s Largest Car Charging Company

The oil giant BP has purchased the UK’s largest electric car charging company, Chargemaster, for a reported 130 million. Plans

Diesel’s Not Dead? Fleets Advised to Avoid ‘Blanket’ Anti-Diesel Approach

Fleets and decision-makers are being advised to avoid adopting a blanket anti-diesel strategy. Recent leasing statistics have demonstrated a shift

Surprising Things that Your Car Insurance Won’t Cover

There are a number of ways your car insurance can be invalidated, which means that your insurer won’t pay out

Almost Half of Motor Penalties are Overturned

It has been reported that almost half of penalties used to fine motorists for parking offences and driving in bus

Car Sickness: How to Prevent It

 Most people get car sick, especially children, but its nothing to worry about! Car sickness is caused by mixed signals

How You Can Get Fined £2,500 for Driving With a Dog in Your Vehicle

 Most pet owners enjoy having their companion besides them as they are driving. However, if your pet isn’t properly restrained

What do I do about post warranty faults?

Once the warranty for your car has expired, the manufacturer has no obligations to help with the repairs, so what

You Can Be Fined For Moving Out of The Way Of An Ambulance

When any kind of emergency vehicle is catching up to you, most drivers feel as though they have to move

Tip Of The Day

Fuel Economy is essential and a few basics make a big difference: Add a little TLC with a thorough tune

Thought For The Day

Is the diesel vehicle dead or will buyers vote with their cheque book. Diesel vehicles have better mileage and engine

Tip Of The Year

Seven is a lucky number so 2017 can be a great year, all we need to do is go for

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Christmas 2016  According the Clarkson, this is the best Aston ever and he is not always wrong. The DB5 ,

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Beware the Electric vehicle – On lots of grounds Lithium is not at all green or sustainable. The processing, transportation

Thought for the Day

  Henry Ford said you can have any colour you like so long as it is black and on this

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Uk motorists are being taken for a ride when it comes to vehicle maintenance due to lack of knowledge and

Tip of the Day

The new DB11 is a fabulous car but because Aston’s don’t have the money to properly de bug the car

Tip of the Day

Grey fleet drivers could well be in for a shock shortly when the Chancellor is likely to change the rules

Tip Of The Day

  Vehicle Rental can be very tricky when it comes to damage because it is seem as a profit centre.

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Tyres are a real pain, we think they don’t need attention but they do. Tyres need air on a regular

Tip of the Day

You know its right – next to the white. Good tip if you are driving in Europe, always drive with

Tip of the Day

  Why Not Chill Out when driving- Plan your journey better and allow enough time – unthinkable – actually turn

Tip of the Day

If you look after your vehicle it will look after you. Using pro firms like Autoserve helps with a no

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The Blame Game How observant are you ? Most of us never spot these signs or choose to ignore them

Tip of the Day

Who understands Horsepower never mind Torque . Strangely Horsepower was calculated originally by a horse drawing coal from a mine

Tip of the Day

Like most of us no doubt you have forgotten where your car is parked in the multi storage particularly when

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The Dangers of Topless Motoring If the summer does eventually arrive we will all be so delighted that our soft

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The 12,000 Mile test When considering a new vehicle the diesel / petrol question comes up. Although petrol engines are

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Fail to Plan for the Road Trip – Plan to Fail. It is essential to check all levels and tyres

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Driving like a Valkyrie is not the answer. loud music pumps up the blood but cranking up the music slows

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Tip Of The Day JULY 11, 2016 Diesel Particulate Filters can be a seriously expensive item if a replacement is

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Diesel Particulate Filters can be a seriously expensive item if a replacement is needed. Incorrect engine oil can be a

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Don’t risk a £1000.00 fine for letting your photocard driving licence run out of date when a £14.00 fee will

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A Little TLC Please. A little TLC for your motor vehicle is not out of the way and will pay

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Don’t Drive Till You Drop ! It is very tempting to push on when you are driving, to have a

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Buying Cars Online is a Cut Price Revolution Car buying online is now a massive business because customers are saved

The Accelerator is a Fuel Pump

It is possible to reduce fuel consumption by 30% if you change your driving habits. Since the accelerator is a

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When hiring a vehicle in the UK or abroad there are precautions that are well worth taking. The cost of

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A recent survey by the Society of Motor Manufacturers finds that UK motorists spend £700.00 a year maintaining their vehicle.

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Do You Have A Spare Wheel ? If you do not have a spare, trouble awaits ! Many vehicles now

Audi Develop New Turbo

“Audi also revealed that the new SQ5, which is expected in 2017, will use a 48V electric system powering an

Yet another SUV

Not another SUV I hear everyone say………..  Well yes, actually.  As the desire for this style of vehicle shows no

Bentley Bentaygo

The new Bentley Bentaygo is rated as a five star vehicle by Giles Smith in the Sunday Times. No doubt

Welcome to the Future of Motoring

Audi A4 1.4 TFSi Saloon   Those who know their TFSi’s from their TDi’s will be instantly wondering why a

Tyre Safety Month

Since October is Tyre Safety Month, it is as well to remember the value we place on tyres. With correctly

Clueless about maintenance

9 out of 10 drivers when asked did not understand the terminology, wheel brace, jump cable, battery charger or tyre

When is a Discovery not a Discovery ?

When is a Discovery not a Discovery? Answer: When it’s a Sport that used to be a Freelander………… Sort of.

Don’t Scrimp on Vehicle Maintenance

It is very tempting to avoid vehicle maintenance either because of cost or sheer forgetfulness, however when you have made

Diesel falls 5p a litre in July as retailers pass on wholesale price savings

The average price of diesel at the pumps fell 5p a litre as retailers passed on the savings in the

Changing a wheel isn’t hard – if you know how

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What we think of the Jaguar XE…….

    Well it’s here at last….. One of the most awaited new cars of recent times. Jaguar was last

Registrations rising Month on Month

March saw an 11.6 per cent rise in new car sales this year. More cars were registered in March than

Powerful New Honda CR-V

The new Honda 2015 CR-V has been introduced with a 1.6 diesel engine replacing the 2.2 version but producing more

Free Fleet Review

  Autoserve are offering Free Fleet Reviews on whole life running costs to smaller fleets that perhaps do not have

Jaguar F-Type Road Review

The Jaguar F-type bridges the gap between the Boxster and 911 on price, but can it offer the best of

Mercedes-Benz Citan Panel

Mercedes’ first-ever compact van is the sister of the Renault Kangoo, but the Citan offers considerable brand appeal The Citan

Audi A3 Saloon 2.0 TDI Sport

The only diesel engine to accompany the A3 saloon at its launch is smooth, refined, and of worthy consideration One

2013 Hyundai ix35 – First Drive Review

A mild refresh ensures the Hyundai ix35 remains a strong option among the soft-roader frontrunners The Hyundai ix35 has established

Land Rover Range Rover Sport TDV6

Ten Point Test Auto Trader Ten Point Test rating: 79% The Land Rover Range Rover Sport is one of the

Drink-drive rules to be tightened

Under new regulations the most dangerous offenders will have to prove they are no longer dependent on alcohol before they

Used Car Values Are Falling

A long period of stability in used car values has given way to falling prices in the trade, according to

Driver Wrongly Convicted

The courts have dropped two cases against drivers incorrectly charged with not keeping their driving licences up to date. They

DSA–VOSA Merger To Bring Gains For Fleets

Fleet operators are set to see improved services and cost efficiency with the news that the testing and standards services

Plans To Open M6 Toll Road For Free

The M6 toll road could be opened for free to help beat congestion if the Government releases the operators from