Volkswagen Pon Financial Services NL has begun the first phase of switching the fleet contracts side of its business, some 75,000 vehicles in total, onto the Miles platform from global software provider, Sofico, following the successful completion of its retail finance project.
Volkswagen Pon Financial Services NL (VWPFS) is a joint venture between Volkswagen Financial Services and Pon Holdings BV in the Netherlands, and currently manages around 48,000 active retail finance contracts, for both private customers and SMEs, and around 75,000 fleet car contracts, including 5,000 trucks and buses.
The business has now completed the successful migration of all its retail contracts to Miles, the hybrid contract management system for fleet and retail users from Sofico, in a project that first went live in November 2015.
Fleet Management Weekly is finalizing our plans for the 60th annual NAFA I&E in Tampa next week -- and we're getting pretty excited to meet and interview many of you! If you haven't registered yet, there is still time to do so.
It's Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and we have an excellent article from Art Liggio at Driving Dynamics. He admits that it might seem like the millionth article on the topic, but this one is a little different: it takes a detour from the status quo and uses a bit of reverse psychology to help lower crashes related to distracted driving.
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The UK’s largest independent commercial vehicle dealer group, Imperial Commercials, has seen gains in operating efficiencies from the introduction of moDel-VM, the new, standalone version of Ebbon-Dacs’ market-leading moDel solution, which improves vehicle collection and delivery efficiency.
The High Wycombe based company which employs 1,500 people in the UK, carried out an initial trial with two major fleet customers: a parcel delivery firm and a housing association which between them operate several thousand vehicles.
Following its successful conclusion, the company is now considering rolling it out for all its fleet customers.
Nissan is making a big push into the commercial vehicle space - and they’re hoping to entice fleet managers and FMCs with a full lineup of trucks and vans offering a 5-year 100,000-mile warranty.
NAFA Institute & Expo opens in Tampa in less than two weeks. Are you ready?
By Ed Pierce, Fleet Industry Marketer
They might be the only new vehicles sold in the United States with high-strength aluminum-alloy bodies, vinyl seats and 10-speed column-mounted shifters – just the way their customers want them.
For its law enforcement, government and fleet customers, Ford is unveiling its new 2018 F-150 Special Service Vehicle and all-new 2018 Expedition Special Service Vehicle designed to meet their very specific needs.
When you shop for cat food online, Amazon knows who you are. When you look for the best airfares for summer vacation, Google knows who you are. Soon, when you get behind the wheel, your car may recognize you, too.
Using cameras with facial recognition software and other biometric indicators, automakers are looking to personalize the driving experience with cars that stare back at you, quietly adjusting seats and driving modes.
They may even anticipate your wants and desires by playing your favorite music based on your mood.
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The new ELD mandate is approaching, and that means paper driving logs are a thing of the past.
On April 11, 2:00 pm EST, join LeasePlan USA’s Dan Shive and EnVue’s Randy Read, to find out the basics on this new regulation — and what you need to do about it.