Month: July 2019

Why lower new car sales mean a bigger focus on SMR

You’ll probably have already noticed that fleet new car sales are down again. In June, according to the SMMT, there were 133,310 new cars registered to fleets and businesses, a 5% fall year-on-year. In total, the market is down about 3.4% so far this year. The reasons for this are probably no mystery – continuing…
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Higher level of data security for fleets promised by new data accreditation

A higher level of information assurance for fleets is being promised by a widely-recognised certification achieved by us this week. We have met the ISO27001:2013 standard, which specifies and audits processes intended to bring information under clear and unambiguous management control. Tim Meadows, Commercial Director, said: “At the most fundamental level, this makes a statement…
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Why company car and van duty of care matters for everyone

A surprising number of employers in smaller companies are unaware that, even if they operate just one company vehicle, they have a legal duty of care. This is no small responsibility. If there is an accident that results in the injury or death of any road user and you are found to have been negligent,…
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Retail Ready Vehicle

Greater emphasis placed on ready-to-retail condition for rental companies

2019 is seeing more vehicles being sold as ‘ready-to-retail’ with companies deciding to improve the condition to grade 1-2 before sending to auctions. Read more about this topic on our dedicated remarketing site here

Data

Easy access to data needed to maximise fleet connected car potential

Much easier access to the data generated by connected cars is needed to maximise the wide range of potential benefits they could bring to fleets. While there are now increasing numbers of connected cars on the road, there are no direct ways of reaching the information they generate in real time. Nazma Meer, growth strategy…
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