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Natalie Middleton

V4B celebrates 25th anniversary with lease give away

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Wrexham-based vehicle leasing broker V4B is celebrating 25 years in business this year with an offer to win a car for a year.

Peugeot-Citroën in talks to buy Opel/Vauxhall

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PSA Group has confirmed that it is in talks with GM to take over the European Opel and UK Vauxhall businesses although it said “there can be no assurance that an agreement will be … Read More »

Fleet replacement cycles no longer clear-cut

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Fleet vehicle replacement cycles trends are becoming less clear-cut with some experts saying more businesses are turning to longer or more flexible cycles while others state that traditional models are being retained. 

London Mayor calls for national ‘dirty’ diesel scrappage fund

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has urged ministers to adopt a national scrappage fund to persuade motorists to replace diesel cars and vans to tackle ‘killer toxic air’.

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV named and revealed

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Mitsubishi has published teaser images of its forthcoming crossover, which will be named the Eclipse Cross.

Airflow adds new V90 to exclusive Volvo fleet

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Ventilation solutions manufacturer Airflow has updated its Volvo-only fleet with the addition of its first V90.

Honda UK to sponsor BVRLA’s 50th Anniversary Annual Dinner

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The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association has signed up Honda UK as the manufacturer sponsor for the 2017 Annual Dinner.

Jim Sumner and Tony English join Isotrak leadership team

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Telematics specialist Isotrak has appointed a new executive chairman and CEO as it announces its new leadership team.

Facelifted Skoda Citigo revealed

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Skoda has revised its Citigo city car with a new front section and upgraded interior for 2017.

New trims bring extra equipment to Yeti line-up

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Skoda has added two new trims to its Yeti SUV range in the form of the SE Drive and SE L Drive.

Top-spec Aygo x-clusiv gains enhanced specification for 2017

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Toyota has enhanced its Aygo x-clusiv with improved specification for 2017.

Ford invests in AI start-up to develop virtual driver system

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Ford is to invest $1bn over the next five years in an autonomous vehicle start-up co-founded by former Google and Uber leaders.

Used car market sees rising volumes in January

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A double-digit rise in sales volumes saw month-on-month average used car selling prices fall in January although values were up compared to 2016. 

New Brake report provides guidance on crisis management for fleets

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Brake has published a report for fleets on crisis management as it also announces two further crisis response training sessions in 2017.

UK’s most polluted cities urge zero tolerance on emissions malpractice

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The Mayor of London and the leaders of five of the UK’s most polluted cities are calling on the Government to take urgent action on vehicle emissions, including a zero-tolerance approach to malpractice.

Eight of 10 drivers admit to driving when very tired

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Motorists are being warned that driving while tired can be as dangerous as speeding after new AA research highlighted alarming figures.

Q&A: Owen Gregory, Ford

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Owen Gregory, appointed director of fleet operations at Ford in 2016, on new opportunities and the advantages of turning long-standing relationships into partnerships.

Fleets prioritising mobility benefits of car clubs above cost savings

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Mobility is the key factor for many fleets turning to car club schemes rather than cost savings, risk management or sustainability benefits.

Société Générale to float ALD Automotive on stock market

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French financial services group Société Générale has announced plans to float its ALD Automotive vehicle leasing subsidiary on the stock market this year.

Traffic volumes hit all-time high

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Motor vehicle traffic in Britain reached an all-time high in 2016, according to provisional figures from the Department for Transport.


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