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News and Advice
News and Advice

Fuel News & Fleet Management Insights

At Fuel Card Services, we recognise how important it is for fleet operators and commercial drivers to stay in the loop with the latest developments and updates in the industry.

That’s why this blog comprises informative guides, blog articles, and case studies to help shine a light on topics such as fuel cards, fleet management, and UK driving laws.

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Driver ID Software: How Can Your Fleet Benefit?

Written by: Simon Pavey, Last updated:10th May 2024

Fleet management solutions come in all shapes and sizes but one of the most fundamental elements of a functioning fleet management suite is the ability to identify drivers. For schedule...

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Fleet AI: How Artificial Intelligence Underpins Fleet Solutions

Written by: Simon Pavey, Last updated:26th April 2024

AI capability has seen dramatic growth in the last year, and it shows no sign of slowing down. With generative AI such as GPT-4 and Google’s Gemini Ultra hitting the...

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Electrifying New Figures on Fleet EV Acquisition: FCS Fleet Survey 2024

Written by: Simon Pavey, Last updated:3rd May 2024

Expensive, inefficient, and hard to implement - is this the consensus on electric vehicles and fleet electrification today? Are EV fleets and electric company cars a pipe dream? Apparently not,...

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Direct Vision Standard: What DVS Means for HGV Fleets

Written by: Simon Pavey, Last updated:18th March 2024

In October 2020, it became compulsory for HGVs to comply with the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) in order to drive in the Greater London area. The DVS rates drivers’ ability...

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Tachographs: Rules, Regulations and Applications

Written by: Simon Pavey, Last updated:23rd February 2024

Tachographs are one of the oldest pieces of modern fleet technology, and have become an essential part of effective fleet management. The first tachograph dates back to 1844 and was...

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How can efficient driving reduce fuel costs?

Written by: Simon Pavey, Last updated:15th December 2023

Fuel efficient driving is all about taking or omitting actions in order to optimise your vehicle’s fuel usage and keep expenditures down. With fuel prices fluctuating massively over the last...

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Are Electric Cars Safe?

Written by: Simon Pavey, Last updated:30th November 2023

In the past, there has been a lot of superstition towards the safety of electric vehicles. A few viral videos of an electric vehicle catching fire circulated the internet, and...

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AC vs DC charging: what’s the difference?

Written by: Simon Pavey, Last updated:24th November 2023

Whether expanding your electric fleet, encouraging the uptake of electric vehicles amongst your workforce, or simply keeping an eye on the electric HGV market; many fleet managers are now steadily...

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Second-Hand EV Buying Guide

Written by: Simon Pavey, Last updated:13th October 2023

Second-hand vehicles are a great option for businesses looking to expand their fleet without spending too much to do so. When it comes to buying electric vehicles, new models often...

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