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How does Gap Insurance work?

By |2022-06-22T10:36:56+01:00June 22nd, 2022|Industry articles|

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 [...]

Managing MPG and emissions with vehicle tracking

By |2022-06-01T08:20:43+01:00June 7th, 2022|Van News|

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

By |2022-05-26T14:46:00+01:00May 26th, 2022|Van News|

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 [...]

How to maintain your fleet’s EV charging platforms

By |2022-05-25T10:55:08+01:00May 25th, 2022|Industry articles|

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.

Guide: Reducing the costs of operating company vehicles

By |2022-05-23T09:35:45+01:00May 23rd, 2022|Van News|

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 [...]

The ultimate buying a second-hand van checklist

By |2022-05-19T09:04:58+01:00May 19th, 2022|Industry articles|

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 [...]

Is HVO the key to a green fleet? all you need to know about the fuel

By |2022-04-20T14:15:53+01:00April 20th, 2022|Industry articles|

 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.

Choosing your oil

By |2022-04-19T16:16:24+01:00April 19th, 2022|Industry articles|

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.

Worried by fuel price rises? Manage fuel consumption with vehicle tracking

By |2022-04-06T10:17:04+01:00April 12th, 2022|Van News|

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 [...]

Tyre prices frightening? Spread the cost today…

By |2022-04-01T10:03:44+01:00March 31st, 2022|Van News|

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 [...]

Three Months free vehicle tracking for your business

By |2022-03-16T09:21:59+00:00March 15th, 2022|Featured, Van News|

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 [...]

Giving eLCVs the green light

By |2022-03-01T10:20:28+00:00March 1st, 2022|Van News|

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.

Having the trackers in the vehicles has opened up many other doors

By |2022-02-24T10:49:17+00:00February 24th, 2022|Van News|

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 [...]

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