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”

What the Spring Budget means for you and your fleet

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the unprecedented economic fallout, the 2021 Budget was always going to be an historic one. The fleet industry watched with bated breath as the Chancellor sought to balance protecting the economy during the final months of the pandemic with kick-starting recovery. A range of tax and spending … Continue reading “What the Spring Budget means for you and your fleet”

One in ten UK vehicles sold are now electric

Fleet registrations and the wider UK car market both fell by almost a third in 2020 – this will come as little surprise given the unprecedented challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. However, against the backdrop of a total fall in annual registrations to 1,631,064 units, sales of EVs have doubled over the last … Continue reading “One in ten UK vehicles sold are now electric”