Gap insurance can usually be purchased from a car dealership, but is often found cheaper online from individual providers. Many users opt to purchase it at the dealership alongside their investment so everything is under one roof, for ease and simplicity. However, this is not always the best financial decision to make. What is gap insurance? So what is gap [...]
The country’s car industry is a boon to the national economy. The UK automobile industry is worth about £60 billion a year. However, this is not as healthy as it once was. As sales over the years have slid, margins and profits have also tightened. This of course leads manufacturers, and dealers to look at other ways to improve sales [...]
Case Study: WJ Road Markings WJ Road Markings used Quartix vehicle tracking data to transform the carbon efficiency of their fleet operations. Achieving a better performance on the road while considering the safety and wellbeing of drivers was critical. In just one year of using Quartix vehicle tracking, WJ achieved: 12% increase in MPG £26,000 savings in fuel costs 65% fewer HGV accidents £160,000 [...]
PETRONAS Lubricants International returns to Autopromotec trade fair to showcase new lubricants for modern drivers
PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI) makes its return to celebrated automotive trade show, Autopromotec, for the third year to showcase its new range of lubricant solutions, specially designed to meet the needs of a diverse and ever-changing market. Held at the Fiera Di Bologna in Italy from 25th – 28th May, it promises to deliver the most specialised international exhibition of [...]
Significant opportunities can operate smoothly when managed correctly. Planning is the primary determinant of whether things will go your way. Kindly think strategically about the charging point location and how to connect them with the grid. Failure to plan will lead to over 80% of grid investment costs and monthly energy bills. It will help to minimize or avoid these costs by using the provided simulations.
Reducing fuel and maintenance costs can be a fast way to make savings if your company uses vehicles regularly. In this step-by-step guide we talk you through ways to reduce costs, including: Optimizing fleet mileage Monitoring waiting times Preserving vehicle health & reduce fuel waste Creating productivity KPIs Read more Join over 20,000 customers who trust Quartix to provide their vehicle tracking. Book a [...]
If you're looking to buy a van, you might find yourself overwhelmed. While a new one is a good bet, a well-maintained second-hand van can get the job done, especially if you have limited financing options. Sadly, buying a used vehicle can result in a total nightmare if you don't know what to look out for. That said, here's the [...]
HVO stands for Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil fuel and is a paraffin based diesel. There are many ways that HVO is different from the fossil fuel based diesel, but chief among them is the fact that it is renewable. Since it is vegetable based and synthetic, it doesn’t get pumped from the ground and can be grown in perpetuity.
Depending on your vehicle's make and model, it may require different types of motor oil. Choosing an oil that doesn't meet your car's requirements can lead to severe engine damage or failure—and a costly repair bill. It's essential to carefully read and understand your owner's manual before choosing an oil for your vehicle. If you aren't sure what type of oil is best for your car, take it to a mechanic who will be able to determine which one is right for you.
With fuel costs rising around the world, companies are more conscious than ever of the need to reduce waste and make savings. Vehicle tracking could help you manage fuel consumption and make savings. See how much you could save with our Savings Calculator Enter details of your company vehicles to get a clear, customised idea of how much Quartix vehicle tracking [...]
Tyres can be expensive to repair and replace, and an ongoing expense if you have one vehicle personally or a full fleet of vehicles. To help spread the cost, a subscription service offering complete peace of mind, ‘Pay Monthly Tyres’ - has just been launched and it is exactly what it sounds like. Business Motoring and Business Vans Offer [...]
Join Quartix and get 3 months free vehicle tracking on contracts from 12 months. The Quartix experience: Competitive prices No contract auto-renewals 1st class customer service Find out more Join over 20,000 companies who trust Quartix to provide their vehicle tracking. Book a demo today Short contracts | No Auto-renewals | Award-winning customer service “Quartix driver behaviour reports have saved us £160,000.... plus fewer vehicle breakdowns and [...]
Whilst fleet managers were initially reluctant to switch to eLCVs, citing charging infrastructure and battery ranges as primary concerns, recent advancements in battery technology and continued investment in charging solutions mean the industry can now consider eLCVs a viable option for a modern-day fleet. Fleet managers are in a position to kickstart the transition to electric today.
Quartix customer Aqua-King Ltd has delivered quality heating and plumbing services throughout Berkshire since 1990. As a small company, Aqua-King had not previously used vehicle tracking for their vans, but it was something they planned to explore, so they turned to Quartix. “The tracking information enables us to be more productive, more cost effective and to ensure we deliver the best service to [...]
Conventional cars and vans that use petrol account for about 41 % of all automobile carbon emissions. With global warming eating up more and more of the planet, the need to develop electric vehicles (EVs) has become more important than ever. With EVs, there is absolutely no form of carbon or GreenHouse Gas emission.