New asset management feature goes live in DAVIS Fleet

Licence Check has added a new asset management feature to the second phase of development of its analytical fleet management solution, DAVIS Fleet. Fully integrated within its risk management platform, DAVIS Fleet is designed to provide fleet managers with management information from a continuous stream of data variables.

New asset management feature goes live in DAVIS Fleet

May 20, 2024

Licence Check has added a new asset management feature to the second phase of development of its analytical fleet management solution, DAVIS Fleet. Fully integrated within its risk management platform, DAVIS Fleet is designed to provide fleet managers with management information from a continuous stream of data variables.

Alphabet reveals European fleet managers are unprepared for incoming CSRD requirements

Alphabet International has today released its second European Fleet Emission Monitor (EFEM) report, which finds that fleet managers in Europe are unaware of the impact new sustainability legislation will have on their business. For example, with a specific focus on the European Union’s (EU) Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), over half (56%) of fleet managers do not consider the legislation to be a major incentive for improving sustainability measures, including how businesses collect CO2 emissions data.

Alphabet reveals European fleet managers are unprepared for incoming CSRD requirements

May 07, 2024

Alphabet International has today released its second European Fleet Emission Monitor (EFEM) report, which finds that fleet managers in Europe are unaware of the impact new sustainability legislation will have on their business. For example, with a specific focus on the European Union’s (EU) Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), over half (56%) of fleet managers do not consider the legislation to be a major incentive for improving sustainability measures, including how businesses collect CO2 emissions data.

Fleets continue to drive new car market in March

The UK new car market clocked up its 20th consecutive month of growth in March, according to new sales figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), highlighting a 10.4% rise in registrations. In what is typically the busiest month of the year due to the new numberplate, 317,786 new cars reached the road with a 24 plate – the best March performance since 2019, although still -30.6% below pre-pandemic levels.

Fleets continue to drive new car market in March

Apr 04, 2024

The UK new car market clocked up its 20th consecutive month of growth in March, according to new sales figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), highlighting a 10.4% rise in registrations. In what is typically the busiest month of the year due to the new numberplate, 317,786 new cars reached the road with a 24 plate – the best March performance since 2019, although still -30.6% below pre-pandemic levels.

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Fleet service providers PurCo Fleet Services and Bynx collaborate to produce vehicle inspection app - PurInspect

UK-based Bynx has been producing fleet software for over 30 years, has customers all over the world and manages fleets of all sizes. PurCo Fleet Services Inc. is America's largest independent risk management company, devoted exclusively to loss prevention for vehicle rental companies. The two companies have joined forces to produce “PurInspect” - a vehicle inspection app that covers all vehicle inspection needs on a mobile phone or tablet.

Fleet service providers PurCo Fleet Services and Bynx collaborate to produce vehicle inspection app - PurInspect

Apr 04, 2024

UK-based Bynx has been producing fleet software for over 30 years, has customers all over the world and manages fleets of all sizes. PurCo Fleet Services Inc. is America's largest independent risk management company, devoted exclusively to loss prevention for vehicle rental companies. The two companies have joined forces to produce “PurInspect” - a vehicle inspection app that covers all vehicle inspection needs on a mobile phone or tablet.

Alphabet showcases uptick in electrified vehicle adoption in 2023

In the face of the challenging economic landscape of 2023, marked by sharp inflation and variable market conditions, Alphabet has reported another year-on-year increase in its vehicle portfolio. Over the last 12 months, this has increased to more than 720,000 vehicles, with new business rising by 16% compared to 2022.

Alphabet showcases uptick in electrified vehicle adoption in 2023

Mar 26, 2024

In the face of the challenging economic landscape of 2023, marked by sharp inflation and variable market conditions, Alphabet has reported another year-on-year increase in its vehicle portfolio. Over the last 12 months, this has increased to more than 720,000 vehicles, with new business rising by 16% compared to 2022.

EV market reaches tipping point – but 40% risk being left behind in electric revolution, says Fleet Evolution

The UK EV market has reached a tipping point where better supply, lower prices and greater access to charging means that market momentum is guaranteed for the next decade. The priority now must be in investing in better resources for the 40% of the nation who cannot charge at home and who risk being left behind in the electric evolution.

EV market reaches tipping point – but 40% risk being left behind in electric revolution, says Fleet Evolution

Mar 25, 2024

The UK EV market has reached a tipping point where better supply, lower prices and greater access to charging means that market momentum is guaranteed for the next decade. The priority now must be in investing in better resources for the 40% of the nation who cannot charge at home and who risk being left behind in the electric evolution.

Holman delivers £100 million in SMR savings to fleet customers

Holman’s portfolio management approach has delivered £100 million in service, maintenance and repair (SMR) cost savings to its customers across their combined fleet operations in the past year.

Holman delivers £100 million in SMR savings to fleet customers

Mar 11, 2024

Holman’s portfolio management approach has delivered £100 million in service, maintenance and repair (SMR) cost savings to its customers across their combined fleet operations in the past year.

UK risks missing ‘golden’ investment opportunities in new ‘green revolution’

The UK risks missing ‘golden’ investment opportunities in the impending green revolution because of decisions by both major political parties to row back on previous spending pledges, according to salary sacrifice and fleet management specialist, Fleet Evolution. Fleet Evolution believe that the recent announcements by both Conservative and Labour parties are heading in the wrong direction at a time when more, not less, green investment is needed.

UK risks missing ‘golden’ investment opportunities in new ‘green revolution’

Mar 04, 2024

The UK risks missing ‘golden’ investment opportunities in the impending green revolution because of decisions by both major political parties to row back on previous spending pledges, according to salary sacrifice and fleet management specialist, Fleet Evolution. Fleet Evolution believe that the recent announcements by both Conservative and Labour parties are heading in the wrong direction at a time when more, not less, green investment is needed.

Ayvens reaches agreement with Stellantis for up to 500,000 vehicles

Global multi-brand and multi-channel car leasing player, Ayvens, has agreed a multi-billion euro agreement with Stellantis to buy up to 500,000 vehicles for its long-term leasing fleet across Europe over the next three years. First significant delivery volumes are expected to begin in the first half of 2024 and continue throughout the year.

Ayvens reaches agreement with Stellantis for up to 500,000 vehicles

Feb 26, 2024

Global multi-brand and multi-channel car leasing player, Ayvens, has agreed a multi-billion euro agreement with Stellantis to buy up to 500,000 vehicles for its long-term leasing fleet across Europe over the next three years. First significant delivery volumes are expected to begin in the first half of 2024 and continue throughout the year.

Ogilvie Fleet reports a year of record growth

Ogilvie Fleet has reported a year of record growth, eclipsing the 20,000 vehicle milestone for the first time. With growth of 9%, the fleet size has reached over 22,000 on-risk vehicles, a figure that rises to 25,000 with the inclusion of fleet managed vehicles. Growth has been entirely organic, and largely fed by referrals from its existing customer base. Ogilvie has maintained its customer retention rate of 98% and now manages the fleets of 700 SMEs.

Ogilvie Fleet reports a year of record growth

Feb 08, 2024

Ogilvie Fleet has reported a year of record growth, eclipsing the 20,000 vehicle milestone for the first time. With growth of 9%, the fleet size has reached over 22,000 on-risk vehicles, a figure that rises to 25,000 with the inclusion of fleet managed vehicles. Growth has been entirely organic, and largely fed by referrals from its existing customer base. Ogilvie has maintained its customer retention rate of 98% and now manages the fleets of 700 SMEs.

BVRLA leasing fleet reaches six-year high

Vans and business contract hire have helped push the BVRLA leasing fleet to a six-year high, recording 2.2% year-on-year growth to approach levels last seen in Q4 2017. The association’s latest Leasing Outlook Report shows more than 41,000 new vehicles were added to the fleet in the year to the end of Q3 2023.

BVRLA leasing fleet reaches six-year high

Jan 11, 2024

Vans and business contract hire have helped push the BVRLA leasing fleet to a six-year high, recording 2.2% year-on-year growth to approach levels last seen in Q4 2017. The association’s latest Leasing Outlook Report shows more than 41,000 new vehicles were added to the fleet in the year to the end of Q3 2023.

Chinese BEV dominance – opportunity or threat?

The transition to BEVs comes at an interesting time when there are a lot of moving parts at play in the automotive industry – agency, changes in regulation, new mobility products such as subscription, and the advent of the connected car. Much of the news we consume about electric cars is around how the vehicles perform on the road in real life situations. And the media is consistently negative about range and charging anxiety both in the UK and across Europe.

Chinese BEV dominance – opportunity or threat?

Dec 21, 2023

The transition to BEVs comes at an interesting time when there are a lot of moving parts at play in the automotive industry – agency, changes in regulation, new mobility products such as subscription, and the advent of the connected car. Much of the news we consume about electric cars is around how the vehicles perform on the road in real life situations. And the media is consistently negative about range and charging anxiety both in the UK and across Europe.

TraXall International acquires Fleet Logistics Group

TraXall International has acquired Fleet Logistics Group from its shareholders Volkswagen Financial Services and TÜV SÜD for an undisclosed sum. The combination of the two groups will create Europe’s largest independent mobility and fleet management provider with around 400,000 contracts under management.

TraXall International acquires Fleet Logistics Group

Dec 14, 2023

TraXall International has acquired Fleet Logistics Group from its shareholders Volkswagen Financial Services and TÜV SÜD for an undisclosed sum. The combination of the two groups will create Europe’s largest independent mobility and fleet management provider with around 400,000 contracts under management.