Ogilvie Fleet reports a year of record growth

Ogilvie Fleet has reported a year of record growth, eclipsing the 20,000 vehicle milestone for the first time. With growth of 9%, the fleet size has reached over 22,000 on-risk vehicles, a figure that rises to 25,000 with the inclusion of fleet managed vehicles. Growth has been entirely organic, and largely fed by referrals from its existing customer base. Ogilvie has maintained its customer retention rate of 98% and now manages the fleets of 700 SMEs.

Ogilvie Fleet reports a year of record growth

Feb 08, 2024

Ogilvie Fleet has reported a year of record growth, eclipsing the 20,000 vehicle milestone for the first time. With growth of 9%, the fleet size has reached over 22,000 on-risk vehicles, a figure that rises to 25,000 with the inclusion of fleet managed vehicles. Growth has been entirely organic, and largely fed by referrals from its existing customer base. Ogilvie has maintained its customer retention rate of 98% and now manages the fleets of 700 SMEs.

BVRLA leasing fleet reaches six-year high

Vans and business contract hire have helped push the BVRLA leasing fleet to a six-year high, recording 2.2% year-on-year growth to approach levels last seen in Q4 2017. The association’s latest Leasing Outlook Report shows more than 41,000 new vehicles were added to the fleet in the year to the end of Q3 2023.

BVRLA leasing fleet reaches six-year high

Jan 11, 2024

Vans and business contract hire have helped push the BVRLA leasing fleet to a six-year high, recording 2.2% year-on-year growth to approach levels last seen in Q4 2017. The association’s latest Leasing Outlook Report shows more than 41,000 new vehicles were added to the fleet in the year to the end of Q3 2023.

Chinese BEV dominance – opportunity or threat?

The transition to BEVs comes at an interesting time when there are a lot of moving parts at play in the automotive industry – agency, changes in regulation, new mobility products such as subscription, and the advent of the connected car. Much of the news we consume about electric cars is around how the vehicles perform on the road in real life situations. And the media is consistently negative about range and charging anxiety both in the UK and across Europe.

Chinese BEV dominance – opportunity or threat?

Dec 21, 2023

The transition to BEVs comes at an interesting time when there are a lot of moving parts at play in the automotive industry – agency, changes in regulation, new mobility products such as subscription, and the advent of the connected car. Much of the news we consume about electric cars is around how the vehicles perform on the road in real life situations. And the media is consistently negative about range and charging anxiety both in the UK and across Europe.

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TraXall International acquires Fleet Logistics Group

TraXall International has acquired Fleet Logistics Group from its shareholders Volkswagen Financial Services and TÜV SÜD for an undisclosed sum. The combination of the two groups will create Europe’s largest independent mobility and fleet management provider with around 400,000 contracts under management.

TraXall International acquires Fleet Logistics Group

Dec 14, 2023

TraXall International has acquired Fleet Logistics Group from its shareholders Volkswagen Financial Services and TÜV SÜD for an undisclosed sum. The combination of the two groups will create Europe’s largest independent mobility and fleet management provider with around 400,000 contracts under management.

How will the delay on the ban of the manufacture and sale of ICE vehicles affect the UK fleet industry?

The average retail price of a battery electric vehicle (EV) in Europe far exceeds the cost of buying an EV in China. The cost of buying an EV in Europe is 146% more expensive than buying the cheapest combustion vehicle in Europe, whilst in China the cheapest electric vehicle is 8% cheaper than the cheapest ICE car. As we can see from these figures, the big overriding issue with BEVs in the UK is the price, both to buy a new EV and run them.

How will the delay on the ban of the manufacture and sale of ICE vehicles affect the UK fleet industry?

Dec 13, 2023

The average retail price of a battery electric vehicle (EV) in Europe far exceeds the cost of buying an EV in China. The cost of buying an EV in Europe is 146% more expensive than buying the cheapest combustion vehicle in Europe, whilst in China the cheapest electric vehicle is 8% cheaper than the cheapest ICE car. As we can see from these figures, the big overriding issue with BEVs in the UK is the price, both to buy a new EV and run them.

BVRLA report finds that growth is back on the agenda for 2024

The vehicle rental and leasing sector is feeling positive about 2024, according to the latest BVRLA Industry Outlook report, which shows members are predicting growth across virtually all market segments, and feeling more confident about business conditions.

BVRLA report finds that growth is back on the agenda for 2024

Dec 08, 2023

The vehicle rental and leasing sector is feeling positive about 2024, according to the latest BVRLA Industry Outlook report, which shows members are predicting growth across virtually all market segments, and feeling more confident about business conditions.

Driving the future: Sustainability strategies for fleets

Did you know that the transportation sector is responsible for more than 20%1 of UK carbon emissions? As country delegations, non-governmental organisations and global business leaders meet in Dubai for COP28, the automotive sector finds itself once again in the spotlight for its contribution to global warming.

Driving the future: Sustainability strategies for fleets

Dec 08, 2023

Did you know that the transportation sector is responsible for more than 20%1 of UK carbon emissions? As country delegations, non-governmental organisations and global business leaders meet in Dubai for COP28, the automotive sector finds itself once again in the spotlight for its contribution to global warming.

Alphabet strengthens international offering through new partnerships

Alphabet, global provider of business mobility solutions, has entered the Australian, New Zealand and Mexican markets through new partnerships with TIP México and FleetPartners, to further expand the company’s global reach.

Alphabet strengthens international offering through new partnerships

Dec 07, 2023

Alphabet, global provider of business mobility solutions, has entered the Australian, New Zealand and Mexican markets through new partnerships with TIP México and FleetPartners, to further expand the company’s global reach.

Allstar expands Alphabet partnership with enhanced EV payment solutions

Allstar, the fuel, EV and business expense payment provider, has expanded its existing partnership with leasing and business mobility expert, Alphabet (GB) to offer on-the-road and home charging payment solutions to its customers.

Allstar expands Alphabet partnership with enhanced EV payment solutions

Dec 07, 2023

Allstar, the fuel, EV and business expense payment provider, has expanded its existing partnership with leasing and business mobility expert, Alphabet (GB) to offer on-the-road and home charging payment solutions to its customers.

Rightcharge unveils electric fuel card for seamless EV charging

EV charging company, Rightcharge, is set to transform the landscape of fleet management with the launch of their electric fuel card. Fleets will be able to manage their employees’ electric vehicle charging at home, work and on the road with payments for all drivers bundled into a single bill.

Rightcharge unveils electric fuel card for seamless EV charging

Nov 28, 2023

EV charging company, Rightcharge, is set to transform the landscape of fleet management with the launch of their electric fuel card. Fleets will be able to manage their employees’ electric vehicle charging at home, work and on the road with payments for all drivers bundled into a single bill.

Fleet Evolution sees growing EV orders through salary sacrifice due to three factors

New orders for electric cars through salary sacrifice are on the increase because of shorter lead times, a wider range of new models and growing manufacturer support. That’s the view from Andrew Leech, managing director and founder of Fleet Evolution.

Fleet Evolution sees growing EV orders through salary sacrifice due to three factors

Nov 22, 2023

New orders for electric cars through salary sacrifice are on the increase because of shorter lead times, a wider range of new models and growing manufacturer support. That’s the view from Andrew Leech, managing director and founder of Fleet Evolution.

BVRLA launches three-point plan for fleet decarbonisation

The BVRLA has announced its key asks of government for the fleet sector, calling for certainty, focus and fairness in the transition to zero-emission road transport. The Future of Fleets Manifesto was launched last week as part of the association’s Parliamentary Reception event held at the House of Commons.

BVRLA launches three-point plan for fleet decarbonisation

Nov 13, 2023

The BVRLA has announced its key asks of government for the fleet sector, calling for certainty, focus and fairness in the transition to zero-emission road transport. The Future of Fleets Manifesto was launched last week as part of the association’s Parliamentary Reception event held at the House of Commons.

Travis Perkins announces fleet management deal with Zenith

UK distributor of building materials, Travis Perkins, has announced a new five-year partnership for fleet management with the commercial division of Zenith. The agreement covers more than 3,000 assets, including 1,600 heavy goods vehicles, 800 light commercial vehicles, 300 cars, 250 moffetts and 250 trailers.

Travis Perkins announces fleet management deal with Zenith

Oct 30, 2023

UK distributor of building materials, Travis Perkins, has announced a new five-year partnership for fleet management with the commercial division of Zenith. The agreement covers more than 3,000 assets, including 1,600 heavy goods vehicles, 800 light commercial vehicles, 300 cars, 250 moffetts and 250 trailers.