To Track or not to Track

Nigel Malcolm - Chief Executive Officer of Fleetcare | 20/05/2010 1:34:50 PM

I was with a prospective new client the other day and they were telling me how all of their vehicles have GPS tracking. Recalling some earlier discussions around concerns for driver privacy I asked how this was addressed in the organisation. They told me privacy concerns had been a minor issue before the accident, but now GPS tracking is fully supported. The accident? They told me that one of their drivers had a head-on collision on the crest of a hill in a remote location, one driver dea...

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Categories: GPS tracking, Safety

Vehicle Maintenance 101

Peter Shelley - Head of Maintenance at Fleetcare | 20/05/2010 1:30:29 PM

Basic car maintenance is not beyond the average driver. Most likely the best bit of help you can get when carrying out some basic checks is still in the same place as when you first got the car - in the glove box! You should find the drivers handbook there and this will give you all the information you need to know specifically about your vehicle. Even if you personally don't plan on carrying out any maintenance on your vehicle have a basic understanding of it, this can help you avoid pro...

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Categories: Driving Tips

2 Simple Reasons Employers Should Start a Novated Lease Program

Bowan Spanbroek - Marketing Coordinator | 14/05/2010 1:36:32 PM

With another skilled labour shortage heating up the old saying good help is hard to find is really starting to ring true. In order to stay competitive employers have to start offering incentives to keep the workforce they have and attract new talent. But how can you differentiate your business? Cheap gym membership and a free flu vaccine every year are nice but it’s doubtful they would really increase retention or attract great new talent. What if you could offer everyone in the...

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Categories: Novated Lease, Leasing

A Hummbling Response: What our readers really thought about the H3

Bowan Spanbroek - Marketing Coordinator | 6/05/2010 2:21:17 PM

A week ago we blogged about the Hummer and why it seems Australians never really warmed up to the flashy SUV. We also performed a survey on some of our newsletter readers to see what everyone really thought about the Hummer. Going by the results it seems it wasn't the brash styling but rather the poor fuel consumption that was the root of the negative response. (function(w,d,s,l,i){w[l]=w[l]||[];w[l].push({'gtm.start':new Date().getTime(),event:'gtm.js'});var f=d.getElementsByTagName(s)...

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Categories: Survey Results, Hummer