Category: Blog

Connected Vehicle

How connected car technology could transform fleet remarketing

Debbie Fox, commercial director, epyx At epyx, we’ve recently been looking in-depth at the possibilities presented by connected car technology – and one of the key conclusions we’ve reached is that there is potential for its use in remarketing in a manner that could be described as transformative. The huge advantage for the used car…
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1link Product Status

Why fleets are increasingly automating disposal

Debbie Fox, commercial director, epyx When it comes to major fleets that sell thousands of cars and vans every year, you’ll probably agree that the term ‘disposal’ is inadequate to describe the complex and varied processes they need to complete. Instead, it’s better to think of the whole undertaking as something like ‘end of contract…
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Connected vehicle technology set to be embraced by the remarketing sector

We believe that the Remarketing sector is beginning to embrace new solutions around connected vehicle data as a way to deep-dive the key health indicators for a car or van throughout its lifecycle. Debbie Fox, our commercial director at epyx, said that they had been involved in several encouraging conversations throughout the sector – ranging…
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Connected vehicle data will soon become “successor product” to telematics for fleets, we predict

We are predicting that connected vehicle technology will become the “successor product” to telematics for fleets over the next few years as the data it provides becomes more widely available in commercially viable formats. Connected vehicle data offers key advantages over telematics including the fact that information comes direct from the vehicle and avoids the…
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Used car supply is improving, but what does that mean for you?

Debbie Fox, commercial director, epyx Finally, it looks as though the used car and van stock situation is starting to ease a little after two years of unprecedented market conditions. We’ve seen the numbers of vehicles published on 1link Disposal Network rise by 63% in February versus January, which is a substantial increase, and trading…
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Semi-Conductor

What will you do when the semiconductor crisis ends?

Debbie Fox, Commercial Director, epyx It’s a question that perhaps few vehicle leasing companies appear to have yet considered but some experts are predicting that new car and van production will start to normalise relatively soon. That moment could represent a significant change for remarketing strategies, as the used car markets subsequently readjust over time…
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Leasing fleets looking to third parties to power digitalisation strategies

We are reporting that major car and van leasing fleets are increasingly looking to third party suppliers to power the digitalisation strategies they want to pursue over the next few years. Debbie Fox, Commercial Director at epyx, said these lessors were keen to pursue transformative strategies that would help them become genuine all-round mobility providers…
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Fleet technology

Fleet interest in “joined up” cross-platform strategies being spurred by pandemic

An increased interest in digitalisation, spurred by the pandemic, is leading more fleets to investigate “joined-up” cross-platform strategies. Debbie Fox, Commercial Director at epyx, explains that there is rapidly growing awareness of the synergies available from adopting complementary technologies to create new efficiencies. “It’s been widely reported that the last year has seen much increased…
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Charlie Brooks appointed Strategy Director

Charlie Brooks has been appointed as our new Strategy Director. A qualified chartered accountant and graduate of the University of Bristol, he joins from Achilles Information, where he was global operations and strategy director. Previously, he was also a strategy consultant at KPMG UK. He will be working mainly on strategy for epyx but will…
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Growth in mobility services likely when effects of pandemic start to wane

A growth in mobility services is likely to take place when the effects of the pandemic start to wane, epyx are predicting. While the coronavirus crisis has had a negative impact on take-up in the sector, it has also opened the door for more imaginative future thinking. Debbie Fox, Commercial Director, explained: “A large proportion…
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