Electric cars – how far how fast?

Electric cars: seems like they’ve been around forever. As ever, there were the initial early adopters, but now they are moving from a niche to the ‘oh that’s interesting’ category as they become increasingly popular. And with improvements to battery…

The Fleet Alliance F1 grid

It is the end of March and after a 117 day break, plus the reveal of new cars and drivers – 10 teams and 20 drivers go head-to-head to lift the prestigious Formula 1 World Championship and Constructors titles at…

My 10 Geneva Show stoppers

The beginning of March is an exciting time for the motor industry and its staff, as most jump on a plane and decamp to the home of expensive clocks – Geneva! Why? Well, it’s the first European opportunity in 2017…

Greener vehicles fuel record car sales

Wow! Demand for new cars continues unabated. Although there were some doubters that car sales could continue at 2016 levels, January 2017 proved the resilience of the car industry and new car registrations reached a 12 year high. But what…

Detroit show stoppers

So, the first big motor show of 2017 has taken place. In the cold of Detroit. But the weather won’t stop the thirst for new cars on display at the Detroit Motor Show. Preparations for my own venture into the…

Hanover Show’s top five vans

As our Commercial Director, David Blackmore revealed in a previous blog from the NEC CV Show earlier this year, not all of our fleet work revolves around cars at Fleet Alliance – a significant part of our business is in…

The changing choice of company car

Not so long ago, the only company car worth considering was a diesel: low on CO2 emissions, efficient on company car tax, and went for miles on a tank of fuel. A no-brainer. A bit like: what am I going…

EV models are being used for longer journeys

  Following news that registrations for new electric vehicles (EVs) reached a new record for the first eight months of this year, a report from the government body that promotes ultra low-emission vehicles (ULEVs) has revealed that their use is…

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