Simon T.

Weekly News Roundup September 11

Fleet decision-makers urged to book places at ICFM Masterclass on big data

05/09/2017 Fleet News

Fleet decision-makers have been urged to book their places for the forthcoming ICFM Masterclass focusing on ‘big data’. ICFM’s third Masterclass will analyse the changing landscape and how the unprecedented stream of information with the arrival of the connected car, the Internet of Things and the concept of Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS), will help managers drive efficiencies.

Drivers more inclined to change travel behaviour

06/09/17 Fleet World

Willingness amongst drivers to consider alternative forms of transport is on the rise, new DfT research indicates.

Fleet managers urged to “think again” about diesel choices at Fleet Management Live

07/09/2017 Fleet News

Fleet managers are being urged to “think again” about their fleet policy and reconsider traditional assumptions about vehicle choices. To reduce costs, businesses should review the make-up of their fleets to assess the impact of recent market changes on their future choice lists, according to David Rawlings, director of BCF Wessex.

Uninsured accident claims on the rise

07/09/17 Fleet World

The number of claims made following accidents with uninsured drivers has increased for the first time in more than a decade, the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) has reported.

Meridian hub to accelerate connected and autonomous vehicle development

07/09/2017 Fleet News

The Government has today launched Meridian, an industry-led hub aimed at accelerating the development of connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technologies. The initiative was announced by climate change and industry minister Claire Perry at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Show – Cenex LCV2017.

Brake to run free webinar on identifying at-risk drivers

08/09/17 Fleet World

Fleets looking for more information on how to investigate crashes and identify at-risk drivers are being invited to register for a free webinar.

Guidance for fleets on a changing urban landscape

08/09/2017 Fleet News

Fleets are beginning the journey to a carbon-free future and they will be briefed on what the first steps will look like at a special seminar to be held next month. Experts from the Energy Saving Trust and British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association will outline the journey towards cleaner cities and how fleets can adapt to a greener future.