Business Barometer unveils dawn of fleet recovery post-lockdown

Business Barometer unveils dawn of fleet recovery post-lockdown

We can’t say we’ve ever used a barometer to gauge what the weather’s going to do from one day to the next. Though perhaps we should start now, if the recent unpredictable showers are anything to go by. But there’s a new barometer that we certainly will be paying attention to; and it’s one that’s ... Read More
 
A different kind of bounce back…

A different kind of bounce back…

If you read our recent blog about Rishi Sunak's summer statement, you'll know that we're feeling a little down about the lack of help that fleets and fleet managers are getting from the Government right now, as we ease our way out of the lockdown. That being said, I've just noticed a very different kind of ... Read More
 
Where were fleets in the Summer Statement, Rishi?

Where were fleets in the Summer Statement, Rishi?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak made his Summer Statement last week. It’s got half the nation excited about eating out for cheap throughout August, and the other half logging onto Rightmove to find their new home, free of stamp duty. But it’s not such great news for fleets. We’re as gutted as you are. We were hoping ... Read More
 
Sparks flying on the highway

Sparks flying on the highway

When things get heated between two people, they say "sparks fly". Never has the saying been truer than in Corona in California last week. Sparks certainly were flying in a very literal sense for miles down Route 91, thanks to an awkward encounter between a minivan driver and a - thankfully - driverless motorbike. Click here to see this crazy encounter! ... Read More
 
Is this “the moment” for electric vehicles?

Is this “the moment” for electric vehicles?

There’s absolutely zero doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has changed, well, pretty much everything. And one area of life that has definitely been affected is the way people work. With the public advised to work from home if they can, we’ve seen a great exodus from the office, with people setting up shop in a ... Read More
 
A colossal mistake and 28 Teslas

A colossal mistake and 28 Teslas

If you ever went to the supermarket in the middle of March, you probably found your jaw dropping rather a lot. Mine certainly did. I’d stop still, staring around in disbelief at the rows and rows of empty shelves, thanks to the deluge of panic buying that took over the entire country for a few ... Read More
 
E.ON continue to work with Driving Monitor to keep drivers safe

E.ON continue to work with Driving Monitor to keep drivers safe

Driving Monitor has been working with E.ON UK PLC over the last 5 years to manage around 9,000 employees under the driver risk management programme. Some of the successful projects undertaken include the integration of the Trakm8 telematics data set for a more in-depth analysis of driver behaviour and the integration of ... Read More