Ebbon-Dacs sets new record for vehicle movements

Ebbon-Dacs’ moDel vehicle movement management platform has handled a record 30,000 movements in a single month. The record is nearly double the number at the same time last year, with movements being managed on behalf of dealer groups, leasing companies, rental suppliers and logistics providers. Seventeen major UK contract hire and leasing companies now use the moDel solution for all their new vehicle transactions, with the country’s largest, Lex Autolease, the latest leasing company to sign up to the system.

Ebbon-Dacs sets new record for vehicle movements

May 11, 2018

Ebbon-Dacs’ moDel vehicle movement management platform has handled a record 30,000 movements in a single month. The record is nearly double the number at the same time last year, with movements being managed on behalf of dealer groups, leasing companies, rental suppliers and logistics providers. Seventeen major UK contract hire and leasing companies now use the moDel solution for all their new vehicle transactions, with the country’s largest, Lex Autolease, the latest leasing company to sign up to the system.

LeasePlan USA partners with Microsoft to offer fleets mileage reimbursement

Clients of LeasePlan USA will be able to automatically manage mileage reimbursement for employees in a new partnership with Microsoft-owned MileIQ. Through the service agreement, drivers will be able to use the MileIQ app, which uses a smartphone to automatically detect when a trip starts and ends using the phone’s GPS and accelerometer. Drivers can then quickly categorise journeys as business, personal or passenger, while also recording fees and tolls per trip.

LeasePlan USA partners with Microsoft to offer fleets mileage reimbursement

May 11, 2018

Clients of LeasePlan USA will be able to automatically manage mileage reimbursement for employees in a new partnership with Microsoft-owned MileIQ. Through the service agreement, drivers will be able to use the MileIQ app, which uses a smartphone to automatically detect when a trip starts and ends using the phone’s GPS and accelerometer. Drivers can then quickly categorise journeys as business, personal or passenger, while also recording fees and tolls per trip.

Free2Move Lease launches Connect Fleet service

Free2Move Lease, the PSA Group’s multi-brand vehicle leasing and finance business, has launched a new telematics service for fleets. Free2Move Connect Fleet offers vehicle tracking and enhanced services including geo-fencing, which alerts managers if a vehicle enters or leaves a specific location. In addition to being able to track drivers’ hours, mileage and fuel consumption, the system can also monitor for key safety issues, such as harsh braking or acceleration, to build a performance profile so employers can provide feedback and advice, ensuring employees are safe and cost-efficient.

Free2Move Lease launches Connect Fleet service

May 11, 2018

Free2Move Lease, the PSA Group’s multi-brand vehicle leasing and finance business, has launched a new telematics service for fleets. Free2Move Connect Fleet offers vehicle tracking and enhanced services including geo-fencing, which alerts managers if a vehicle enters or leaves a specific location. In addition to being able to track drivers’ hours, mileage and fuel consumption, the system can also monitor for key safety issues, such as harsh braking or acceleration, to build a performance profile so employers can provide feedback and advice, ensuring employees are safe and cost-efficient.

Europe

Arval launches mobility card for Dutch and Belgian clients

May 10, 2018

Arval, the multi-national leasing subsidiary of BNP Paribas, has launched a new corporate mobility card, initially for Dutch and Belgian clients. The Arval Mobility Card, developed in partnership with XXImo, provides a single platform for acquiring transport services, from public transport, taxis and shared cars to bikes and trains. The new card also offers access to a growing charging location network for electric cars in nine European countries.

Americas

Canadian lessors in-car entertainment deal

May 18, 2018

Two major Canadian leasing companies have signed up with SiriusXM Canada, a subscription-based audio entertainment company, to offer a range of specialist in-car entertainment systems as part of their deals for fleet drivers. The new partnership will give drivers with Foss National Leasing or LeasePlan access to preferred pricing on SiriusXM subscriptions, as well as complimentary trials on qualified, equipped vehicles.

Asia Pacific

Australian celebrations for Sofico

Nov 03, 2017

Sofico Services Australia has marked its 15th year of providing automotive finance, leasing and fleet software with a special industry forum for the country’s fleets. Executives from companies operating a total of more than 350,000 vehicles attended the event, entitled The Future of Fleet, which was held at Deckhouse, in Sydney.