Press Releases • Jun 29, 2016 10:15 BST
UK firms running van and HGV fleets could be losing more than £7,000 a year through vehicles being off the road due to breakdown, according to new research* by RAC Business. The survey of 500 businesses ranging in size from SME to large corporates, found fleet managers face a raft of challenges when it comes to the cost of dealing with breakdown and loss of business.
Press Releases • Jun 20, 2016 00:01 BST
Research from RAC Travel Insurance reveals that British holidaymakers take an average of 3.2 gadgets away with them, totalling 121.4m throughout the year
Press Releases • Jun 16, 2016 00:01 BST
Damage to vehicles due to potholes and sitting in congested traffic are the top business bugbears for companies that run fleets, according to new research by RAC Business*.
Press Releases • Jun 13, 2016 00:01 BST
New research finds half of motorists believe the current penalties of a fine and points for illegal mobile phone use should be more severe
Press Releases • Jun 10, 2016 00:01 BST
Research from RAC Cars reveals three-quarters of Brits would rather go the extra mile to make the outside of their motor gleam
Press Releases • Jun 06, 2016 16:23 BST
Findings from new research into a sleeping disorder reveals eight out of 10 businesses that run fleets would benefit from greater awareness of the condition
Press Releases • Jun 04, 2016 00:01 BST
RAC Fuel Watch data shows the price of fuel has risen for the third straight month
Press Releases • May 27, 2016 11:46 BST
A family-run tea merchant is set to install RAC Telematics across its entire delivery fleet following a successful trial which identified a range of businesses benefits, including 10 per cent off its fuel bill.
Press Releases • May 26, 2016 00:01 BST
Small businesses in the UK say they have to deal with vehicles being out of action for almost three working weeks (14 days) on average each year, due to preventable breakdowns. New research by RAC Business has discovered this equates to an average income loss of £248 per day for each working day lost, or £3,472 across the year.
Press Releases • May 25, 2016 10:00 BST
More than 15 million cars will be on the country’s major roads for the coming bank holiday getaway, RAC Traffic Watch data predicts
Press Releases • May 24, 2016 00:01 BST
Press Releases • May 16, 2016 14:29 BST
Commercial vehicles up to 3.5 tonne can now be checked with the new RAC Car Passport for Dealers. The provenance check was introduced for cars in March and has since been adopted by more than 300 dealers.
Press Releases • May 13, 2016 11:01 BST
The RAC has launched a new smartphone app to bolster its award-winning* telematics, which is now available in the Microsoft App Store following its launch for iPhone in April. The new app brings driver behaviour data, journey history, vehicle health information and engine fault alerts together in one place to support business drivers.
Press Releases • May 09, 2016 00:01 BST
The total number of reported thefts of vehicle number plates in England and Wales fell between 2010 and 2014, new data seen by the RAC shows.
Press Releases • May 05, 2016 00:01 BST
Oil rises by $9 a barrel in April making for a 25% increase and price of diesel goes up by 2p a litre
Press Releases • May 04, 2016 10:18 BST
RAC Business has appointed Phil Barnes as strategic sales and development manager, a newly created role by the business to support the continued growth of RAC’s telematics offer.
Press Releases • Apr 28, 2016 10:00 BST
Arval, the leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company, has insourced much of its Accident Management product in order to maintain greater control over interactions with customers and leverage in-house technical expertise. At the same time, Arval has moved to RAC to provide the outsourced elements of the product, utilising their systems and expertise.
Press Releases • Apr 27, 2016 00:01 BST
The RAC is warning motorists planning on taking to the roads for the May Day Bank Holiday weekend to expect a frantic Friday followed by a supercharged Saturday and Sunday of traffic.
Press Releases • Apr 25, 2016 00:01 BST
Thirteen years after the introduction of the a law forbidding use of a handheld phone at the wheel, new RAC research shows the behaviour is far from being stamped out.
Press Releases • Apr 14, 2016 00:01 BST
The RAC has launched a new smartphone app to bolster its award-winning* telematics product by bringing driver behaviour data, journey history, vehicle health information and engine fault alerts together in one place to support business drivers. The RAC is the first major UK breakdown service to develop and launch a telematics driver app.