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Vehicle fleet management, is it a waste of time.

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It was brought to my attention the other day that when lease manage a fleet of vehicles the question should always be who is managing what……
Lets create an example here, if a lease fleet managed vehicle requires a service, windscreen and tyres. The is no such thing as a one stop shop, so it renders the question who is managing what.

If I had a fleet of vehicles and realised that getting Tyres, Windscreens, and servicing are not able to be ...

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Tesla car a world leading technology

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Many years ago our traditional car makers started to make an electric vehicle but with one major difference.

They seemed to be determined to make the worlds ugliest designs and with no effort for technology on every level.

Well that was until Mr Elon Musk decided to show the world what it means to make an electric vehicle. We might all agree that the tesla electric car is with the greatest of design and world leading technology.
The tesla EV is the ...

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Audi Q7 (4M) MY2020-2021 and Q8 (F1) MY2019-2021 RECALL

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Audi Australia Pty Ltd — Audi Q7 (4M) MY2020-2021 and Q8 (F1) MY2019-2021

PRA No.2020/18366Date published17 Jun 2020Campaign number38C7Product description

Audi Q7 (4M)
Model Years 2020-2021 

Audi Q8 (F1)
Model Years 2019-2021

With gearbox type AL552-8Q
Manufactured between September 2019 and December 2019 

7 affected vehicles

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)See attached VIN listVIN list.pdf (51.64 KB)

What are the defects?

A gearbox oil pipe may have been incorrectly welded, which can result in a transmission oil leakage.

What are the hazards?

If the transmission oil leaks, there is an increased ...

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Toyota RAV4 Recall

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Toyota Motor Corporation — Toyota RAV4 (AXAH54, AXAH52, MXAA52 & AXAA54) MY2020

PRA No.2020/18348Date published9 Jun 2020Campaign numberVGG15Product description

RAV4 (AXAH54)
Model Year 2020
409 affected vehicles

RAV4 (AXAH52)
Model Year 2020
416 affected vehicles

RAV4 (MXAA52)
Model Year 2020
642 affected vehicles

RAV4 (AXAA54)
Model Year 2020
85 affected vehicles

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)See attached VIN listVIN list.xlsx (38.04 KB)

What are the defects?

Small cracks may form in the front lower suspension arms and with rapid acceleration and deceleration over the parts’ lifetime, these cracks could spread and the suspension arm ...

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