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Who should pay for vehicle sanitisation?

One of the interesting questions that has emerged as we start to come out of lockdown is the issue of sanitisation charges and who pays them. There appears to be general agreement among both fleets and garages that after vehicles have undergone service, maintenance and repair (SMR) work, they will need sanitising thoroughly before they…
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How to manage alternatives to public transport for business travel

Do any of your employees use public transport for business travel, aside from their normal commute? In that case, a new poll from IPSOS MORI* may be of interest to you, showing that 61% of people would be reluctant to travel using buses or trains in the future because of the risk of catching coronavirus.…
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Guidance on reducing the risk of spreading coronavirus in your car

One of the many questions that COVID-19 has raised for the motor industry is how to clean vehicles to try and ensure they are as free of the virus as can reasonably be expected. This issue applies to almost any part of the supply chain where there are multiple drivers or passengers of a car…
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RAC Approved Garages and epyx team up to help key worker fleets stay on the road during the current crisis

We have teamed up with the RAC’s Approved Garages and Accredited Repairer Network to help key worker fleets stay on the road during the coronavirus crisis. With many garages closed at the moment, the arrangement helps ensure that broken-down fleet cars and vans driven by key workers can be recovered by RAC patrols to open…
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Why mobile mechanics could have a key role to play during the lockdown

At epyx, we’re currently highlighting the particular advantages of mobile mechanics for fleets delivering essential services during the coronavirus lockdown. While a relatively large number of workshops are staying open through the crisis, it seems to us that mobile has an important role to play at the moment in supporting those on the frontline. Firstly,…
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Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

It goes without saying that our number one priority is keeping our employees and customers safe while maintaining all our services as usual, albeit remotely. We have done everything in our power to ensure our products continue to work without interruption while utilising the digital interfaces we offer as much as possible during times of…
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New page to enable fleets to check current availability of service, maintenance and repair during lockdown

We have created a new page on our web site that allows fleets to check the availability of service, maintenance and repair (SMR) outlets during the coronavirus lockdown. You can view the page here. Tim Meadows, vice president and commercial director at epyx, says: “We are dealing with a very fluid situation but, as it…
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Will fleet managers become mobility architects?

Mobility is one of the buzzwords around the fleet sector at the moment, with predictions of current fleet operations within businesses gradually morphing into flexible transport functions by embracing a whole raft of new technologies based around the concept of mobility-as-a-service (MaaS). As with many buzzwords, what one person means by its use can be…
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Entering the 20th year of epyx

2020 is a significant year for epyx. The company will celebrate its 20th birthday later this year. Over the coming months, we’ll be marking the milestone in a number of ways but thought that an interesting way to start proceedings would be to look back at the landscape in which the company was formed two…
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