A ‘perfect storm’ is forcing government fleets to outsource an activity that the overwhelming majority still complete in-house: routine vehicle maintenance. Steve Saltzgiver, a 30-year-plus fleet management executive, explains why to Mark Boada.
The Czech Republic automotive sector has matured greatly over the past 12 months according to Rene Buzek, managing director of Autorola Czech Republic, with vehicle manufacturers leading the charge.
Felipe Munoz, global analyst at JATO Dynamics, looks at the latest update for carmakers’ WLTP testing programmes in Europe.
Michal Wojciechowski, managing director of Autorola Poland, discusses how the country will take on unwanted diesels from other countries and how younger drivers are happy to carshare rather than own their own wheels.
Dave Moss looks at the growing problem of traffic congestion and what the future holds.
Thilo von Ulmenstein, managing partner, Fleetcompetence Group, looks at the benefits of adopting a Europe- or global-wide fleet policy.
The role of telematics in helping better manage global fleets is growing on the back of connected car technology, but centralisation is the key to success. Curtis Hutchinson reports.
Neil Briscoe gets an early drive of the all-new, high-technology 3 Series in prototype form, to find out what’s in store for the next generation of the fleet stalwart.
In the third of our exclusive surveys, Shell and Fleet World analysed attitudes to telematics and emerging connected technologies from 252 industry executives to see how data is affecting the way they run their …
With his ‘America First’ mantra, President Trump is trying to protect his own county’s economy by proposing tariffs on a wide range of products – including imported passenger cars. Our man in North America, …
Brian Madsen, Autorola Sweden’s country manager explains the massive hike in sales in June and how export is helping balance a restricted demand for used diesels.
Autorola Portugal country manager Miguel Vassalo looks at how data science is a powerful tool to make smarter business decisions in a country where diesel sales remain very strong.
The number of battery electric passenger car models continues to rise as diesel demand drops. But are other alternatives a viable solution to future transportation needs? Dave Moss investigates.
Kevin Loeffelbein, senior manager future mobility, Capgemini Invent, and Manuel Schneider, business strategy manager, Alphabet International, on the changing face of fleet management.
The leasing industry has experienced growth and has introduced innovative ways to finance equipment for companies worldwide. By Brendan Gleeson, group CEO, White Clarke Group.
Autorola Australia country manager Philip Browne on the changing face of the automotive industry since it lost its final domestic car manufacturer.
Jon Mitchell, group sales director for Autorola UK, discusses growth of used cars and consumer finance in the UK and how online is becoming the sales channel of choice for vendors.
The ability to keep staff moving on a local, regional or national level can be a challenge. Dave Moss looks at how more flexible vehicle procurement options are helping to ease the pain.
A recent report by Arthur D. Little found cities still need to work intensively on improvements to their mobility systems. Francois-Joseph Van Audenhove, partner at the firm, looks at the findings.
Thomas Andresen, Autorola Italy’s country manager, says growing new car sales give a false picture of the country’s automotive industry.
Dick Dennis, Autorola USA’s country manager, shares his thoughts on how the American markets for new and used car and light trucks are faring under the Trump administration.
New technology is driving collision repair costs upwards. Dave Moss finds out why and what can be done to stop the trend.
A fleet manager’s main concern is typically the vehicle, but what about the driver? Klaus Allion, managing director at ANT Telecom, warns not to underestimate health and wellbeing of those behind the wheel.
France is beginning to change its mindset to online selling, says Autorola France country manager Pierre Emmanuel Beau.
Glenn Atkinson, vice president of product safety at Geotab, argues why the telematics industry should advance the concept of the ‘neutral vehicle’ to fix security and privacy issues.
Michael Cole, chief operating officer at Kia Motors Europe talks to Martyn Collins about alternative vehicles, new products and the future of fleet.
Dieter Fess analyses the resale value of Land Rover’s seven-seat family SUV Discovery.
The past few years have seen huge advances in autonomous vehicles. Trials of wireless trucks travelling in convoy across Europe have been a success, and manufacturers like Mercedes-Benz are creating concept commercial vehicles such …
Car sharing is growing exponentially in China, due to still-inadequate public transport options and government efforts to stimulate the new energy vehicle (NEV) market. As a result the alternative solution has grown in popularity …