BNP Paribas announces today (29th June 2015) that Arval has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with GE Capital to potentially acquire its European fleet management activity. The scope of this acquisition covers more than 160,000 vehicles in 12 European countries, of which France, Germany and the UK represent more than … Continue reading
Nearly all (97%) fleets are excited about the changes new automotive technology will bring to the sector, but the majority (58%) say it is difficult to quantify the benefits, according to the latest BVRLA Fleet Technology Survey. This year’s survey collected the views of more than 150 fleet managers, rental … Continue reading
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle Finance has launched Flexible Finance Lease offers for businesses that require non-standard or converted panel vans. The Flexible Finance Lease on Crafter models aims to allow businesses to choose finance packages to suit the vehicle specification, intended use and mileage requirement.
Fleet decision-makers are beginning to turn away from diesel power in favour of lean-burn petrol engines, hybrids and electric vehicles, says fleet management specialist CLM. Analysis shows that although diesel is still by far the most popular means of propulsion among its fleet customers by an overwhelming margin, diesel’s dominance is beginning to show signs … Continue reading
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership has launched a Good Practice Guide for Local Measures to Encourage the Uptake of Low Emission Vehicles. A key recommendation is that policy measures implemented at the local level should be consistent with each other, that common definitions and vocabulary for low emission vehicles should be … Continue reading
Light commercial vehicle hire company Northgate has appointed Personal Group to provide employee benefits to more than 2,000 staff. The Darlington-based rental company was established in 1981 and has seen significant expansion in recent years. Personal Group’s Just For You programme, rolled out on April 27, offers a broad range of retail … Continue reading
Nexus Vehicle Rental has been shortlisted for technological innovation in the CIPS Supply Management Awards. Nexus has been shortlisted in the ‘Most Innovative Use of Technology’ category in the CIPS Supply Management Awards 2015, alongside, among others, global IT enterprise, IBM and one of the UK’s largest insurance companies, LV. … Continue reading
Over four-fifths of van operators running individual vehicles or small fleets are in danger of landing themselves in jail, as they’re unaware of legislation that makes them responsible for the working condition of a vehicle driven by one of their colleagues. According to research carried out by leading Commercial Vehicle … Continue reading