Hybrid is a Le Mans-winning technology

What was that old motor racing saying? Win on Sunday, sell on Monday. Yes, that was it. I’m not so sure that’s the case anymore now that the racing formats have changed so what you see on the track isn’t…

Watching you

Should you worry about or just embrace the raft of new technologies that not only monitor you but your car too? Hmmm, sounds almost like in-car CCTV. Nevertheless, myself and all of us at Fleet Alliance, are always interested in…

Driverless cars – how will they affect me?

All this talk of driverless cars being tested on UK roads has got me thinking – as a driver, how will their introduction affect me? Imagine a world without crashes, congestion and road rage – heaven, right? But as an…

Finding the right fleet management tools

Do you remember a time before calculators? No, neither do I. My father used to try and explain to me how it ‘used to be done’ with long hand arithmetic, trig tables, and so on. I think he realised when…

Readable roads

What was the last book you read? I have to admit I’m more of an occasional reader: when I’m on holiday I like the odd thriller while lazing by the poolside. Otherwise it’s a diet of news digests on my…

The networked car

About as near as I ever get to ‘networked’ is switching on my mobile phone. Social networks? I tend to leave Facebook to others, to be honest. But one network I’m quite keen to understand more about is ‘networked driving’….

Safe in the city

OK, so perhaps road safety isn’t quite as ‘exciting’ as an episode of Sex in the City, but staying alive in an accident is always quite high up my agenda. In fact, keeping other people alive in an accident is…

If it computes, it connects…

Now, those that know me well will probably snigger at this blog, given my general lack of internet skills. I just about stretch to Twitter, but then only occasionally. But I was really intrigued by this news snippet I stumbled…

New cars will snub fuel fill ups

Threatened tanker strikes, Jerry can gaffes, queues at fuel stations as drivers rushed to fill up, changing government advice…and that’s before we even had a strike. What a strange, frothed up concoction the recent fuel ‘crisis’ was. Despite the ephemeral…

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