One third of councils across the UK have at least one electric vehicle on its fleet, according to a new study. But which councils have the most? Scotland takes the lead with Dundee City Council in the top spot, and three other Scottish councils in the top five

The answer to costly fuel bills is not just in fuel-efficient cars – it’s in the person behind the wheel. Ebba Nyberg of the Institute of Advanced Motorists explains how to drive both greener and safer

In-vehicle telematics technology can give organisations the vital ‘inside’ information they need to streamline fleet operations, explains Geoffrey Bray, chairman of the Fleet Industry Advisory Group explores how

Too frequently, price is the dominating issue when purchasing new vehicles and fleet services. But there are many other aspects that should be considered if a long-term efficient fleet is to be run. Geoffrey Bray, chairman of the Fleet Industry Advisory Group, shares some procurement best practice

The Crown Commercial Service’s fleet team explains its role in fleet procurement and how it works to promote the green motoring agenda throughout the public sector

Changes to business models, marketplace and legislation mean that the way your fleet is run is likely to change over the years. But keeping the following ten-step plan in mind will ensure that any new techniques adopted will make a positive contribution to the overall effectiveness of the fleet, advises James Langley, director and Council Member of the ICFM

Arcadia Group’s fleet and travel manager John Pryor has assumed the role of new ACFO chairman. He shares his thoughts on how the role of fleet manager is evolving and
 how he and ACFO intends to support those in the industry going forwards

With the choice of using staff-owned cars, pool cars, short-term rentals, and company cars, it is not always clear what business travel method is best for an organisation. James Langley, deputy chairman and director of the Institute of Car Fleet Management, examines the different options

Government Business talks to ACFO chairman Damian James about his new role, the challenges faced by fleet managers, and which
greener fuels he sees taking off in the fleet sector

Van operators attending the FTA Van Excellence conference in Dunblane in October were given a wake-up call from VOSA’s David Wood.

If you have employees that use their own cars for work related trips, there are two pieces of legislation you have to be mindful of in terms of meeting ‘duty of care’ responsibilities, explains Roddy Graham, chairman of the Institute of Car Fleet Management

You are no doubt aware that the way a vehicle is driven has a major impact on how much fuel it burns. But are you aware of the reasons why? The Energy Saving Trust’s Bob Saynor explains the science behind fuel-efficient driving techniques

Following the severe storm this October and further bad weather on the cards, now is the time to review your organisation’s winter driving policy and prepare yourself and staff to stay safe on the roads, writes Kevin Clinton, head of road safety at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

With the opportunity to counter rising fuel prices by opting for more fuel efficient and lower CO2 vehicles, now is definitely the time to think about greening the fleet, writes
 Roddy Graham, chairman of the Institute of Car Fleet Management (ICFM)

With the latest zero emissions bikes becoming financially viable, The Motorcycle Industry Association’s Stevie Muir reports on the many benefits a bike fleet can bring an organisation

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