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Natalie Middleton

HILS named latest Driving for Better Business business champion

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The Driving for Better Business campaign has awarded ‘business champion’ status to Hertfordshire Independent Living Service (HILS) in recognition of its safe driving policies.

Toyota to invest £240m in UK plant

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Toyota is investing more than £240m to upgrade its Burnaston plant in Derbyshire to enable production of vehicles using its new global platform.

Facelifted Toyota Yaris priced from £12,495

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Toyota has announced prices and specifications for the facelifted Toyota Yaris.

New role for Drive Software Solutions’ Simon West-Oliver

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Drive Software Solutions has promoted director of sales and marketing, Simon West-Oliver, to the newly created role of marketing director.

More research needed on safety implications of autonomous cars, says Lords report

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Making sure that the UK benefits from autonomous vehicles will require further research to address possible safety risks as well as to ascertain the social and economic benefits of such vehicles.

Business lease fleet up 6.6% in Q4 2016

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Fleet take-up of new cars and vans through British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) members rose in Q4 2016 although the main growth was seen in the personal contract hire sector.

Lark signs up FMG for bespoke broker claims management service

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Independent insurance broker Lark has awarded a three-year contract to FMG to provide a dedicated claims management service to help mitigate their fleet policyholders’ total cost of claims.

Greg Taylor takes managing director role at Essential Fleet Services

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Essential Fleet Services has announced changes to its leadership team, including increased investment and involvement by chairman Andrew Cope and the appointment of Greg Taylor as managing director.

SEAT to launch ‘Fleet Excellence’ dealership programme

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SEAT is launching a new dealer support programme to further enhance its services to fleets.

Intel to acquire autonomous car tech firm Mobileye

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Intel has signed a deal to buy Israeli autonomous car technology specialist Mobileye for around $15.3bn. The combined global autonomous driving organisation will be headquartered in Israel. The agreement will see a subsidiary of ... Read More »

Supermarkets slash fuel prices

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Asda, Morrisons and Tesco have cut fuel prices by up to 2ppl, with major retailers expected to follow suit.

Devon council to install pay-as-you-go rapid chargers

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Mid Devon District Council is to install rapid electric vehicle charging points across the region under an agreement with InstaVolt.

Average fleet values fall as volumes rise, reports Manheim

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Average selling prices for ex-fleet cars fell in February although the overall price for all used cars rose compared to the same month last year.

Fleetcompetence Group expands international fleet consulting team

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Tobias Kern has joined the fleetcompetence Group as it expands its international network of specialised fleet consulting experts.

Government under fire for not tackling diesels in Budget

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The chancellor has missed an opportunity to tackle air quality by imposing a first-year VED charge for diesel vehicles in the Budget.

Councils and fire authorities call for lower drink-drive limit

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Councils and fire and rescue authorities are urging the Government to lower the drink-drive limit in England and Wales to help cut alcohol-related accidents.

Fleet and lease values reach second highest point on record in February

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Headline average used car values hit a new record in February while fleet and lease values reached the second highest point on record.

Raymond Brown Construction outsources to Ogilvie

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Hampshire-based Raymond Brown Construction has awarded an outsourcing contract to provide and maintain 140 vehicles to Ogilvie Fleet.

AA DriveTech MD joins TTC Group as CEO

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TTC Group has appointed Jim Kirkwood, former managing director at AA DriveTech, as its new CEO.

Spaces left for ICFM Fast Track training course

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Delegate spaces remain available for the next ICFM Fast Track training course but fleets are being warned that places are filling up fast.


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