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DASH CAM MONTH: Beyond Accidents – The evolving market for fleet dash cams
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For many UK fleet managers, investing in dash cams has primarily been a defensive measure. Capturing accident footage protects businesses from false claims and helps settle disputes. However, the market for dash cams is poised to evolve, offering a wider range of benefits that extend beyond accident protection… From Reactive to Proactive: Traditionally, dash cams…

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THE WHICHEV VIEW: Is Dacia about to shake up the European EV market?
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By WhichEV Back in 2019, WhichEV carried a story that quoted the (then) CEO of VW saying that electric vehicles would require something like 40% fewer parts than traditional petrol/diesel cars… and that this would provide huge cost savings in the future. It was ‘in the future’ because of the massive cost of batteries –…

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CALL FOR SPEAKERS! We’re looking for expert talks on everything from Customer Service to Decarbonisation
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If you’re a fleet industry professional and would like to share your knowledge, case studies and best practice with peers, then please get in touch – we have speaking opportunities upcoming at the Fleet Services Summit! This long-running and unique, invite-only event is attended by senior fleet management professionals and leading suppliers, offering a great…

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PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: The Clean Car Club, from Wilcomatic
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The Clean Car Club is an exciting new service for commercial car and van fleets, from the industry experts in automotive cleaning in the UK, Wilcomatic Wash Systems. Through their easy to use mobile app, you can find, navigate to and use any of their 550+ UK-wide Automatic and Hand-held Jet Wash sites, for up…

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If you specialise in Driver Training we want to hear from you!
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Each month on Fleet Management Briefing we’re shining the spotlight on a different part of the fleet market – and in March we’ll be focussing on Fleet Driver Training solutions. It’s all part of our ‘Recommended’ editorial feature, designed to help fleet buyers find the best products and services available today. So, if you’re a supplier…

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Driving Success: How haulage businesses and fleets can utilise finance facilities in 2024
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The UK haulage and freight sector has faced a number of challenges over the past few years – inflation and fixed costs have rocketed, and the uncertain legacy of Brexit has made UK exports less lucrative to EU importers. Now, as we move towards a more sustainable future, the impetus lies with UK fleet operators…

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Data data data – The key for logistics and transportation businesses to meet their sustainability goals in 2024
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By Serge Schamschula, Head of Ecosystem at Transporeon, A Trimble Company It is fair to say that the EU has certainly been in full ‘green mode’ in recent years, with the aim to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030. And, in its bid to meet this ambitious, long-term environmental and…

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Harnessing IoT technology for stolen vehicle recovery
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The battle between car thieves and those committed to preventing vehicle theft is an ongoing struggle. Every day in the UK, an average of 159 cars are stolen, and the culprits are often professional gangs of thieves. This figure represents a 20% increase from the previous year in 2022. In this high-stakes game, the role…

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DASH CAM & SECURITY MONTH: A safety baseline set for a machine learning-powered future
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Dash cam technology has become an indispensable tool for fleet managers, offering a plethora of benefits ranging from enhanced safety to improved driver behaviour and significant cost savings. Here’s an exploration of the current applications of dash cam technology by fleet managers and how its usage is likely to evolve going forward… Current Applications Enhanced…

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THE WHICHEV VIEW: One million battery EVs are now registered for the UK’s roads – Where next?
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By WhichEV January 2024, the UK automotive sector marked a significant milestone with the registration of the country’s millionth battery electric vehicle (BEV), highlighting a growing trend towards greener transportation. This achievement coincided with an 8.2% increase in new car registrations, totalling 142,876 units, marking the strongest start to a year since 2020 and continuing…

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