Duplicated and wasted journeys are on average costing £71 a week in unnecessary fuel per vehicle, businesses have been told by RAM Tracking.
The comprehensive fleet management software embracing dashcam and tracking systems also encourages careful driving to reduce bills and accidents as well as downtime when avoidable repairs are needed.
A new report has revealed a significant increase in the number of households living close to public chargers, but with wide variations between local authorities.
New research from Field Dynamics, in partnership with Zap-Map – the UK’s leading EV charging app – shows that the percentage of households without the space to charge at their own property, but who live within five minutes’ walk of a public EV charger so they can easily plug in their car and walk home, has risen from 12% to 17% since 2020.
As north and mid-Wales councils look to roll out public ev charging points, new software from SP Energy Networkspinpoints the best places to set up and the cost of doing so.
EA Technology’s Cost Estimator works with the ConnectMore Interactive Map, which combines current and future transport patterns with existing network capacity in the region to enable stakeholders to identify optimal chargepoint locations.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced UK pricing for the highly anticipated ID. Buzz Cargo, with prices starting from £38,125, exc. VAT and OTR costs.
Launching with two trim levels: Commerce and Commerce Plus, both offer a range of business-ready practicality, advanced connectivity, and driver assistance systems. Featuring a 77kWh (net capacity) lithium-ion battery, the ID. Buzz Cargo is capable of an all-electric range of up to 256 miles and it offers up to 3.9 cu ms with 1,000 kg trailer hitch.
New data from GoCompare Van Insurance has revealed that van insurance premiums have risen by an average of 5.3% in 2022, since new insurance rules were introduced in January this year – with drivers of certain makes of van seeing increases of around 10%.
General Insurance Pricing Practice (GIPP) regulations were introduced in January 2022 by the FCA to stop insurers offering new car, home, van and bike customers a better deal than those who automatically renew.
The Independent Garage Association has responded to the Mayor of London’s consultation, opposing his proposed plans to extend the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone in August 2023.
The IGA surveyed its members based within the M25 orbital motorway to understand their views on the proposed extension, and 95% did not support the proposal, 88% felt that the extension would have an adverse effect on their business, and 86% felt it would result in job losses.