Sixt partners with XXImo to launch fleet mobility trial

Vehicle hire specialist Sixt has partnered with mobility platform XXImo to trial an expanded service that includes public transport. In a pilot project, called Sixt Mobility Club, a group of up to 400 drivers across Europe will exchange their company vehicles for a mobility budget that can be used to book a range of transport options for between three and six months. Participants will use XXImo’s mobility payment card and Milo app to book and pay for different forms of transport, ranging from car rental, ride hailing and car sharing to trips on public transport, within a specified mobility budget.

Sixt partners with XXImo to launch fleet mobility trial

Oct 23, 2019

Vehicle hire specialist Sixt has partnered with mobility platform XXImo to trial an expanded service that includes public transport. In a pilot project, called Sixt Mobility Club, a group of up to 400 drivers across Europe will exchange their company vehicles for a mobility budget that can be used to book a range of transport options for between three and six months. Participants will use XXImo’s mobility payment card and Milo app to book and pay for different forms of transport, ranging from car rental, ride hailing and car sharing to trips on public transport, within a specified mobility budget.

1link Service Network celebrates 100 millionth fleet transaction

Specialist automotive e-commerce solutions provider epyx has celebrated a business milestone after processing the 100 millionth fleet transaction through its 1link Service Network platform.  The UK-based service, maintenance and repair system revolutionised the fleet market when it was launched in 2000 as a method for major fleets to handle all transactions with franchised dealers, independent garages and fast-fits, with around 14,000 jobs now processed each day. More than four million company cars and commercial vehicles are registered on 1link, which has expanded from providing work authorisation to include vehicle acquisition, remarketing and short-term hire services.

1link Service Network celebrates 100 millionth fleet transaction

Oct 22, 2019

Specialist automotive e-commerce solutions provider epyx has celebrated a business milestone after processing the 100 millionth fleet transaction through its 1link Service Network platform.  The UK-based service, maintenance and repair system revolutionised the fleet market when it was launched in 2000 as a method for major fleets to handle all transactions with franchised dealers, independent garages and fast-fits, with around 14,000 jobs now processed each day. More than four million company cars and commercial vehicles are registered on 1link, which has expanded from providing work authorisation to include vehicle acquisition, remarketing and short-term hire services.

AT&T and Fleet Complete launch telematics service in Mexico

Telecommunications giant AT&T and Fleet Complete have launched a telematics service in Mexico. The companies are offering fleet management and telematics packages to the local commercial vehicle sector under the Fleet Complete brand. AT&T intends to use its national phone and internet coverage – said to reach close to 100 million people – to make Fleet Complete’s asset tracking and driver safety products available throughout the country.

AT&T and Fleet Complete launch telematics service in Mexico

Oct 21, 2019

Telecommunications giant AT&T and Fleet Complete have launched a telematics service in Mexico. The companies are offering fleet management and telematics packages to the local commercial vehicle sector under the Fleet Complete brand. AT&T intends to use its national phone and internet coverage – said to reach close to 100 million people – to make Fleet Complete’s asset tracking and driver safety products available throughout the country.

Europe

Autorola and Sofico integrate solutions to support vehicle fleets

Oct 15, 2019

Online vehicle marketplace Autorola and global leasing and financial services software supplier Sofico are working together to offer enhanced support to fleet operators. Under the new agreement, Sofico will integrate real-time data from INDICATA, part of Autorola Group, into its Miles contract management solution. INDICATA provides business intelligence and market insights software for the management of used vehicle inventories. Through the partnership, fleet and portfolio managers at leasing companies and other financial institutions that use Miles can obtain real-time market data and specific vehicle insights to help manage risk more effectively.

Americas

PSA launches Free2Move brand in Brazil

Oct 21, 2019

Groupe PSA has announced the launch of its fleet and mobility arm, Free2Move, in Brazil. The company debuted its Connect Fleet telematics management product at the Fenatran International Exhibition of Road Freight Transport in São Paulo. Connect Fleet is a B2B telematics fleet management system which aims to reduce total cost of ownership by focusing on vehicle tracking and data.

Asia Pacific

McMillan Shakespeare and Eclipx agree merger

Nov 21, 2018

McMillan Shakespeare and Eclipx have agreed a merger to create a new market leader in salary packaging and fleet management for Australia and New Zealand. As part of the deal, the MMS board will expand to include three Eclipx directors, while current MMS CEO and CFO, Mike Salisbury and Mark Blackburn, will retain their titles in the combined group. The deal requires shareholder approval, but the businesses say it brings major financial benefits, including efficiency savings. The combined businesses provide salary packaging, novated leasing, fleet leasing and fleet management services throughout Australia and New Zealand.