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Hydrogen and natural gas bid for attention as fleets head for a multi-fuel futureThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

European Fleet has been more or less a one-fuel business for so long that the prospect of having to manage as many as seven fuels in a few years’ time might seem far-fetched. But with no single fuel type or drivetrain technology ready to fill the growing vacuum created by the reduction in new diesel vehicles being deployed within fleets, a multi-fuel future is looking increasingly likely. Alongside its’ sad warning that the obvious gove

Álvaro Bonnardeaux steps into new European role as TMC continues international expansionThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

TMC have appointed Álvaro Bonnardeaux to the newly-created role of International Sales, Market Director for Belgium, France, Germany and Spain in response to growing international demand for its consolidated fleet and fuel solutions. Álvaro has more than 20 years' experience in sales and business development, management consulting in eight countries on three continents. "I am delighted to be joining TMC at this exciting time in its developm

Double win for TMC at the Fleet World HonoursThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

We are absolutely delighted to win not one but TWO awards at the Fleet World Honours!  One for Innovation in Fuel Saving and Management for TMC Fuel+, the other for Innovation in Cost Reduction for TMC Mobility+.  We are over the moon!  Read what the judges had to say here: Innovation in Cost Reduction: TMC Mobility+ A powerful tool for managing multi-modal travel, Mobility+ combines data from a multitude of suppliers to give a cle

What young people’s expectations tell us about the future of fleet and mobilityThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

The fact that the number of young people holding a driving licence has fallen by 40% since 1992 has major implications for the fleet and automotive businesses. Fewer 17-20 year olds passing the driving test won’t come as news to many people. But new research suggests that the trend will not only continue but could accelerate as driving moves beyond the expectations of more young people. Researchers from the universities of Oxford and the

One million EVs on UK roads in two years’ timeThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

How TMC is helping fleets keep abreast of shift to plug-in drivetrains. Chargemaster is predicting that the number of plug-in cars on UK roads will hit 200,000 in 2018 and pass the one million mark by the end of 2020. The next 12 months also see several new and updated plug-in models arrive on the fleet market, headed by the latest Nissan Leaf in February. As well as featuring even higher levels of intelligent driver assistance, for motorw

New TMC Mobility+ brings ‘Mobility As A Service’ (MAAS) a step closerThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

TMC has launched a new service, Mobility+ that enables companies to manage all business-related travel costs via a single dashboard. The new system can make recommendations for optimising mobility at both company and individual level, based on employee travel patterns. The system also features a dashboard designed to enable employees to keep track of their spend and stay within any specified mobility budget. Available in the UK and Europ

Higher fuel costs are hurting businesses. Here’s what you can do about themThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

6 DECEMBER 2017. Today’s business sections are reporting that Britain’s services sector is “reeling from its biggest inflation shock for almost a decade.” The number one driver of this cost inflation is sharply rising transport fuel bills says the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). UK pump prices for diesel and petrol climbed by 20% last year and have continued to rise slowly but steadily throughout 2017. And the e

TMC welcomes Budget response to recommendation on flat-rate travel and subsistence claimsThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

Paul Hollick, managing director of TMC, has welcomed yesterday’s Budget promise that HMRC will return to a less-cumbersome regime for settling travel and subsistence claims. Earlier this year, TMC called on the government to restore the facility for drivers to submit flat-rate subsistence claims based on time spent away from the office, rather than having to support every item with a receipt. Yesterday the Chancellor announced that, to re

What does Oxford’s proposed vehicle ban mean for fleets?The Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

Oxford wants to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles from its city centre in three years’ time. We look at the wider implications for fleets. October 2017 may eventually be regarded as something of a turning point in the long history of cleaning up the air in cities. London’s new toxicity or ‘T’ charge currently affects vehicles registered before 2005 (which are charged £10 on top of the £11.50 Congestion Charge to drive in Central

New analysis of plug-in hybrid car mpg and emissions is expected to spark debate on their suitability for fleet operationThe Miles Consultancy NewsThe Miles Consultancy News

Real-world mpg data contradicts claimed running cost benefits as time starts to run out for hybrids’ tax breaks As official car registration figures for August show a 47% rise in hybrid car sales compared to last year, and some leasing companies report a 300% increase in orders for plug-in hybrids, newly-released data from TMC highlights their worryingly-high fuel consumption and emissions in real-world driving. TMC’s real-world drivin