More than 200 businesses are already using a new range of online fleet tools created for members of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) by fleet software specialist FleetCheck and launched at the CV Show 2019 a month ago. Available free to FORS members, there are three key elements to FORS Fleet Tools. A Fuel Tracker which allows fleets to record and track fuel use; a PCN Tracker which delivers management of penalty charge notices;
Fleets need to compile accurate and reliable data about their use of electric and hybrid vehicles if they are to make a compelling case for more widespread use within their organisations, says FleetCheck. Peter Golding, managing director at the fleet software specialist, explained that an increasing number of businesses were starting to operate a handful of these cars on a trial basis but many were failing to effectively monitor them in use. He said: “In
Evaluation tools that help fleet managers and their drivers assess the suitability of electric vehicles for their specific needs could become central to wider adoption, believes FleetCheck. Peter Golding, managing director at the fleet software specialist, says that some quite rudimentary products are already available but that they need to become much more thorough and accurate to help speed up acceptance. He said: “Assessing whether a driver should be provided with an EV as a
  The manifesto launched in April 2019 by CECRA, the European Council for Motor Trades and Repairers, could be an important step in fleets keeping some level of control over the information that their vehicles generate. The document asks the EU to introduce an “interoperable, standardised, secure and open access telematics platform” to ensure a level playing field on connected car data. Peter Golding, managing director at FleetCheck, said: “Clearly this is an EU campaign