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Katie Beck

Fleet World Honours 2017 – Full list of winners

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Fleet World Honours 2017 took place this afternoon (21 February) at the RAC Club in Pall Mall, London. Recipients were invited to a winners-only champagne reception before the presentation, followed by a three course ... Read More »

FTA extends AA contract for 2,000 Recovery members

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The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has signed a five-year extension with the AA fleet and SME division to provide breakdown and recovery services to 2,000 FTA Recovery members.

Barometer – March 2017

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

We’ve pulled together the pertinent points from the myriad of research done in the fleet industry this month to give you a clearer view of what’s really going on…

Fleet Geek – March 2017

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Katie Beck looks at some of the best tech aimed at making life-on-the go and in the office that little bit easier. Products of the month Flight 001 Go Clean Flight 001 Go Clean ... Read More »

Pump prices fall by 2.5p a litre in March

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The price of fuel fell by more than 2.5p a litre in March bringing the average price of petrol down to 117.54p and diesel to 119.54p, data from RAC Fuel Watch reveals.

Vauxhall previews Insignia Country Tourer

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall has revealed its latest-generation Insignia Country Tourer, marking the third variant in the Insignia line-up.

March registrations hit all-time high ahead of VED changes

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

The UK’s new car market grew by 8.4% in March, making it the biggest month since records began, according to figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Fleets and businesses ... Read More »

BCA acquires Supreme Wheels Direct

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BCA has acquired a 75% stake in Supreme Wheels Direct Ltd, a specialist in alloy wheel refurbishment, for an undisclosed sum. Avril Palmer-Baunack, executive chairman of British Car Auctions. The acquisition allows BCA and ... Read More »

One in six businesses carry out no grey fleet checks

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

More than 16% of companies with grey fleet drivers carry out no risk checks at all, according to new data compiled by fleet management specialist CLM.

Car clubs and digital technology could clean up London’s air, says think tank

1 month ago / 0 comments

Harnessing the best of digital and char sharing technology could help with London’s air pollution issues but only if Mayor Sadiq Khan seizes opportunities.

Barometer – February 2017

1 month ago / 0 comments

We’ve pulled together the pertinent points from the myriad of research done in the fleet industry this month to give you a clearer view of what’s really going on…

Fleet Geek – February 2017

1 month ago / 0 comments

Katie Beck looks at some of the best tech aimed at making life-on-the go and in the office that little bit easier. Products of the month Rowenta Ultrasteam Brush Rowenta Ultrasteam Brush Aimed at ... Read More »

Government urged to set up Road Collision Investigation Branch

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The UK government is being urged to follow the lead of other countries in implementing a Road Collision Investigation Branch to drive down accident rates.

New Insignia first drive opportunity for fleets at Fleet Show 2017

2 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet Show 2017 will be the first UK opportunity for fleet decision-makers to test drive the ground-breaking new Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport.

Cars of the year recognised at Fleet World Honours 2017

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The best fleet cars of the last 12 months were recognised at this year’s Fleet World Honours, held at the prestigious RAC Club in London.

Innovative companies recognised at Fleet World Honours 2017

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The best innovations launched to the fleet and leasing industry in the last 12 months were recognised at this year’s Fleet World Honours, which took place at the RAC Club in London.

Easy, rider: The fleet potential for motorbikes and mopeds

3 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets are increasingly exploring the potential of motorbikes but the risks must be taken into account, reckons The Insider.

Councils hitting motorists with unfair parking fines, says Ombudsman

3 months ago / 0 comments

Motorists may be paying parking fines unnecessarily due to councils not giving the correct advice on how to challenge tickets, according to the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO).

Quartix appoints two new directors

3 months ago / 0 comments

Quartix has announced the appointment of Ed Ralph as chief operating officer and Lynne Austin as director with responsibility for the company’s UK fleet operations, effective immediately.

Damage Limitation

3 months ago / 0 comments

There must be an easier way to handle end-of-contract charges, reckons The Insider.


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