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We predict that connected vehicles will deliver a new level of transparency for daily rental fleets

We are predicting that daily rental fleets look set to benefit from the availability of a new generation of products utilising connected vehicle data. Tim Meadows, Chief Commercial Officer says the development will bring a previously unavailable level of transparency to how short term hire cars and vans are being used in real world conditions.…
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We predict connected vehicle technology will improve fleet tyre management as prices rise 33% in two years

Matt Waller, Director of Connected Car at our parent company, FLEETCOR, said that spiralling costs meant that both the monitoring of tyre performance in real time and prediction of future wear were becoming essential to controlling costs. “The average price of a fleet tyre has risen by a third in the last two years, according…
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Connected vehicle penetration into fleet parc shows potential for data

New research we have undertaken shows that for new vehicle registrations between 2020 and 2022, the percentage of connected internal combustion engine (ICE) cars and vans registered on our 1link Service Network platform has risen from 62% to 76%, while the percentage of connected electric vehicles has also increased – from 94% to 97%. Matt…
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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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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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