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RAC-owned Nebula Systems cloud diagnostic platform wins major award

RAC-owned Nebula Systems cloud diagnostic platform wins major award

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2017 10:05 BST

A UK firm has picked up this year’s prestigious TU-Automotive award for Best Aftermarket Telematics Product/Service - after being nominated for best newcomer just two-years-ago. Nebula Systems, part of the RAC group of companies, won the accolade for their cloud diagnostic platform MECH5.

Hagerty and RAC announce partnership to provide classic car owners with a market-leading product

Hagerty and RAC announce partnership to provide classic car owners with a market-leading product

Press Releases   •   Apr 19, 2017 00:01 BST

Hagerty and the RAC confirm all Hagerty policyholders will receive RAC Breakdown and Recovery throughout the UK and Europe

RAC appoints Roger Williams to head up  Business Services sales team

RAC appoints Roger Williams to head up Business Services sales team

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2017 09:30 GMT

RAC Business Services has strengthened its sales team and is looking to future growth with the appointment of Roger Williams as its new sales director.

RAC and RHA in joint call for driver safety

RAC and RHA in joint call for driver safety

Press Releases   •   Dec 22, 2016 10:54 GMT

Driving with an undiagnosed sleep condition is more dangerous than drink driving, according to leading players in the motoring sector, which have joined forces to raise awareness of the problem among employers of commercial vehicle drivers.

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions installs RAC Telematics

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions installs RAC Telematics

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2016 00:01 GMT

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions, one of the UK’s biggest vehicle and specialist asset leasing companies, has signalled its confidence in telematics and connected vehicle technology by installing RAC devices in all of its new commercial vehicles.

RAC launches first dedicated Truck Rescue Patrol

RAC launches first dedicated Truck Rescue Patrol

Press Releases   •   Dec 16, 2016 00:01 GMT

The RAC is launching the first of its dedicated Truck Rescue Patrol vehicles in December, aiming to keep haulage and logistics customers on the move during the busiest time of the year.

DFC installs RAC Telematics to deliver fleet support for Northern Ireland businesses

DFC installs RAC Telematics to deliver fleet support for Northern Ireland businesses

Press Releases   •   Dec 15, 2016 00:01 GMT

Increasing numbers of businesses in Northern Ireland are benefitting from the cost saving features of vehicle telematics technology, according to a Belfast-based vehicle management company.

Nebula Systems cloud-based vehicle diagnostics  set to disrupt sector

Nebula Systems cloud-based vehicle diagnostics set to disrupt sector

Press Releases   •   Nov 25, 2016 09:05 GMT

A truly innovative cloud-based diagnostics tool is set to disrupt the garage aftermarket sector when it is launched by Nebula Systems, a member of the RAC Group of Companies.

RAC, VHD and Europ Assistance form new alliance in motor services

RAC, VHD and Europ Assistance form new alliance in motor services

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2016 00:01 GMT

The RAC, VHD and Europ Assistance have strengthened their position as European-wide motoring services business partners, by signing a new agreement that will bring together unrivalled levels of technical expertise, experience and reach.

RAC selects Microsoft to deliver next generation  of technology solutions for customers

RAC selects Microsoft to deliver next generation of technology solutions for customers

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2016 00:01 GMT

In a move that marks a significant further shift towards “access from anywhere” cloud-based services for its customers, the RAC has selected Microsoft to add scale to its telematics platform and to transform data into new services.

RAC Patrol of the Year joins MPG Marathon line-up

RAC Patrol of the Year joins MPG Marathon line-up

Press Releases   •   Oct 13, 2016 00:01 BST

RAC Patrol of the Year, Charlie Harding, will be joining the line-up of competitors for this year’s MPG Marathon, and says he’s looking forward to putting his new Ford Transit Custom through its paces.

Rise in company car drivers speeding on motorways

Rise in company car drivers speeding on motorways

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2016 00:01 BST

Nine out of ten (88%) company car drivers admit to speeding on motorways, according to new research from RAC Business, which represents a 7% increase on figures from last year. In fact almost half (48%) of company car drivers surveyed said they break the speed limit on motorways on most journeys, compared to only 26% of private motorists.

Driver distraction tops connected car concerns

Driver distraction tops connected car concerns

Press Releases   •   Aug 25, 2016 10:44 BST

More than half of businesses say they are concerned about their company drivers being distracted by in-car technology with the introduction of connected cars to their fleet, according to new research by RAC Business*.

Telematics take-up almost doubles in less than a year, says report

Telematics take-up almost doubles in less than a year, says report

Press Releases   •   Aug 16, 2016 00:01 BST

The number of UK businesses which are using telematics vehicle tracking technology in 2016 has almost doubled since last year, according to the findings of a new report released today by RAC Telematics*.

“Pass me a falafel mate” - Is it the end of the road for the truck stop fry up?

“Pass me a falafel mate” - Is it the end of the road for the truck stop fry up?

Press Releases   •   Aug 08, 2016 00:01 BST

The words ‘low fat’ or ‘sugar free’ might not appear on most truck stop menu boards, but in fact that is just what four in 10 businesses say their HGV drivers tell them they want, according to research by RAC Truck Rescue*.

Lower petrol prices fuel business expansion

Lower petrol prices fuel business expansion

Press Releases   •   Jul 20, 2016 00:01 BST

UK businesses have saved on average 11% on their fuel bills in the last year, according to new research by RAC Business*. Company owners have capitalised on the 10p drop at the pump since last June by investing in new vehicles and increasing the number of journeys driven by employees.

Trucks off the road costing businesses more than £7k a year

Trucks off the road costing businesses more than £7k a year

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.

Potholes and congestion top Brit bosses’ business bugbears

Potholes and congestion top Brit bosses’ business bugbears

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*.

Business need for greater awareness of sleep disorders at work

Business need for greater awareness of sleep disorders at work

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

Tea firm’s fleet less thirsty after installing RAC Telematics

Tea firm’s fleet less thirsty after installing RAC Telematics

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.