New updates to the Highway Code – the highlights you and your drivers need to know

Fleets should be aware that a major raft of changes to the Highway Code come into effect this Saturday 29 January 2022. The move is part of a £338 million Government package to support active travel across the UK. A total of 33 existing rules have been amended, while new rules have been introduced to … Continue reading “New updates to the Highway Code – the highlights you and your drivers need to know”

EV grant cut spells further trouble for an already overheated fleet sector

The government yesterday announced the second cut in plug-in car and van grant rates in less than a year, slashing eligibility by £thousands. Whitehall may be clarion calling for swift action from the transport sector to support the road to zero, but their actions are serving to keep less environmentally-friendly models on the road for … Continue reading “EV grant cut spells further trouble for an already overheated fleet sector”

The Autumn Budget 2021 in numbers: what it means for your fleet

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has revealed the government’s spending and taxation plans in his second Budget of 2021. The Budget, he said, would be the foundation of the new post-pandemic economy – “an economy fit for a new age of optimism”. With a number of announcements made in the run up to Budget Day, Sunak’s statement to … Continue reading “The Autumn Budget 2021 in numbers: what it means for your fleet”

Six facts you may not know about electric vehicles

As the UK hurtles towards the 2030 fossil fuel ban deadline, demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is set to soar.  But for many looking to make the move to electric, a lack of knowledge can contribute to delay and uncertainty. What’s more, it can lead to false expectations and a lack of requisite know-how for … Continue reading “Six facts you may not know about electric vehicles”

Opportunity knocks to cash in on fleet assets

As companies hit the reset button following the seismic shock of the pandemic, a window of opportunity has opened to reimagine, restructure and restrategise. Seizing the moment to assess business models, commercial agility, liquidity, innovation and exposure to risk, however, should incorporate all areas of operation – including fleet. Fleet reviews are essential to enable … Continue reading “Opportunity knocks to cash in on fleet assets”

TraXall International extends global footprint into Scandinavia

TraXall International has bolstered its presence in Europe by signing up leading Nordic fleet management provider InoFLEET. Now trading as TraXall Nordics, Skien-based InoFLEET provides digital fleet outsourcing to private and public fleets across Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, helping clients to cut operational costs, increase efficiency and plan for a safer and greener future.  … Continue reading “TraXall International extends global footprint into Scandinavia”

Top 10 fascinating facts about life behind the wheel

Whether you’re a sports car fanatic, a classic car collector, a commuter, taxi driver or delivery man, a petrol head, a long-haul lorry driver or just a pootle-about Sunday driver, most of us spend a big part of our lives behind the wheel. For work, leisure or pleasure, driving gives us independence and the freedom … Continue reading “Top 10 fascinating facts about life behind the wheel”

eLCVs in the spotlight: is now the time to green your van fleet?

Richard Hipkiss, Managing Director of Fleet Operations, considers the pros and cons of eLCV adoption. With air pollution recognised as the biggest environmental threat to public health, contributing to 36,000 annual UK deaths, the government has put green transport at the very heart of its Clean Air Strategy and Carbon Budget. The clock is consequently … Continue reading “eLCVs in the spotlight: is now the time to green your van fleet?”

TraXall International’s global growth continues into Turkey and Greece

TraXall International has added another market-leading name to its expanding global presence – Turkey’s largest fleet management provider Pfilo. Istanbul-based Pfilo manages a portfolio of 17,000 vehicles across Turkey and Greece for blue-chip multinational clients such as HSBC, Ericsson, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer. Services include vehicle procurement, leasing and maintenance, fuel and CO2 management, … Continue reading “TraXall International’s global growth continues into Turkey and Greece”

Clean Air Zones are here – what you need to know

It is estimated that around 40,000 premature deaths every year in the UK are linked to poor air quality. The issue had been steadfastly climbing the government agenda but became critical when ministers were ordered by the Supreme Court to deliver measures aimed at tackling the levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in the air. The … Continue reading “Clean Air Zones are here – what you need to know”