Cost, technology and management: a look at the evolving tyre landscape

The tyre industry is changing dramatically and quickly, just like a lot of other areas of the automotive business. Variations in technology, the growing variety of tyre sizes, budgetary constraints, and a more acute emphasis on sustainability will all have an effect on how a fleet operates. “There have never been as many changes to […]

Fuel retailers could be fined as new powers given to watchdog

The government claims it will provide further authority to shield motorists from excessive fuel costs and boost competition. As per the latest modifications to the Digital Markets, Competition & Consumers Bill, which were presented today, November 15, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) would have the responsibility of vigilantly monitoring road gasoline costs and promptly […]

EV charge point operators warned to obey competition laws

When planning new infrastructure, highway service operators and charging point operators have been cautioned by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) not to violate competition regulations. The institution has already looked into possible violations of the Competition Act of 1998 pertaining to the provision of electric vehicle charging stations next to or on highways. Additionally, […]

New rules slash EV charging infrastructure costs for fleets

Businesses who wish to install workplace electric vehicle (EV) charging stations have encountered a significant obstacle in the form of exorbitant costs associated with upgrading their substation due to insufficient power capacity at their location. As a result of new regulations from regulator Ofgem, which went into effect in April 2023, the distribution network operators […]

Best en-route charging networks revealed in annual Zapmap survey

In Zapmap’s annual electric vehicle (EV) charging survey, the Fastned network, which offers many devices at each site and high-power charging hubs, has been ranked best. In its sixth year, Zapmap’s annual EV charging survey—to which over 4,000 drivers of electric cars responded—is the source of the league table. Fastned and MFG EV Power shared […]

UK car manufacturing grew by almost 40% in September

In the greatest September since 2020, UK automobile manufacturing soared by 39.8% with 88,230 vehicles departing British assembly lines – 25,105 more than the same month last year, according to fresh numbers provided by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). It was actually the best month for growth thus far this year, with […]