New European fleet management association sets out detail on how it will work

The founding members of the not-for-profit European Fleet and Mobility Management Association (EUFMA) have agreed on how the organisation will collaborate in the future. The founder members met during the Global Fleet Conference in Rome at the end of May this year and agreed that the EUFMA will be headquartered in Mannheim, Germany. Each of the national associations will elect a representative to serve as a member of the board, which coordinates the association’s activities.

New European fleet management association sets out detail on how it will work

Jul 19, 2018

The founding members of the not-for-profit European Fleet and Mobility Management Association (EUFMA) have agreed on how the organisation will collaborate in the future. The founder members met during the Global Fleet Conference in Rome at the end of May this year and agreed that the EUFMA will be headquartered in Mannheim, Germany. Each of the national associations will elect a representative to serve as a member of the board, which coordinates the association’s activities.

British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association launches Plug-In Pledge

The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has launched an ambitious ‘Plug-in Pledge’ to get hundreds of thousands of plug-in vehicles registered by 2025. The association says its members will be buying 300,000 plug-in vehicles a year within the next six years, which will see their total fleet size of zero-emission capable cars and vans surge from the current level of 50,000 to 720,000. BVRLA members and their customers will in future account for 60% of new plug-in hybrid and pure electric vehicle registrations, association executives say.

British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association launches Plug-In Pledge

Jul 16, 2018

The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has launched an ambitious ‘Plug-in Pledge’ to get hundreds of thousands of plug-in vehicles registered by 2025. The association says its members will be buying 300,000 plug-in vehicles a year within the next six years, which will see their total fleet size of zero-emission capable cars and vans surge from the current level of 50,000 to 720,000. BVRLA members and their customers will in future account for 60% of new plug-in hybrid and pure electric vehicle registrations, association executives say.

Lack of communication impacts fleet financing

Fleet Advantage, a specialist in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and lifecycle cost management, has warned of a significant lack of communication between fleet operations and finance departments, which means that many organizations with a private fleet are failing to achieve the full financial benefits of leasing. Over one-third (38%) of fleet executives surveyed said their largest communications struggle was the inability of finance departments to clearly communicate the company’s financial metrics and goals to the operations department.

Lack of communication impacts fleet financing

Jul 13, 2018

Fleet Advantage, a specialist in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and lifecycle cost management, has warned of a significant lack of communication between fleet operations and finance departments, which means that many organizations with a private fleet are failing to achieve the full financial benefits of leasing. Over one-third (38%) of fleet executives surveyed said their largest communications struggle was the inability of finance departments to clearly communicate the company’s financial metrics and goals to the operations department.

Europe

Vehicle connectivity to reach 100% by 2025

Jul 06, 2018

The UK fleet market will have 100% vehicle connectivity by 2025, according to new industry research. The finding comes from a British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association report into the impact connected vehicles are having on the vehicle rental and leasing industry and their future potential. The BVRLA Fleet Technology Report considers issues ranging from mobility as a service (MaaS) and vehicle tracking through to the potential for more efficient maintenance handling and mileage management.

Americas

LeasePlan joins global Zero Emission Vehicle Challenge

Jul 13, 2018

Car-as-a-service provider LeasePlan has become a founding partner of the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Challenge, a new global coalition to increase uptake of cleaner transport. The aim of the ZEV Challenge is to bring together local authorities, cities, businesses and organisations to send a clear signal to the automotive industry about the increasing demand for electric vehicles (EVs).

Asia Pacific

Australian celebrations for Sofico

Nov 03, 2017

Sofico Services Australia has marked its 15th year of providing automotive finance, leasing and fleet software with a special industry forum for the country’s fleets. Executives from companies operating a total of more than 350,000 vehicles attended the event, entitled The Future of Fleet, which was held at Deckhouse, in Sydney.