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Natalie Middleton

Fleet Show seminar programme announced

4 years ago / 0 comments

The seminar programme proved to be an extremely important aspect of this year’s event and organiser Ross Durkin explained that the emphasis at next year’s show would continue to be shared by the educational … Read More »

UK gridlock costs economy £4.3bn per year

4 years ago / 0 comments

The research found that the biggest direct cost comes from wasted fuel, with a cost of over £426 million – that’s £52 worth of fuel cost per car commuter for 8.2 million British commuting … Read More »

Land Cruiser takes Glass’s top RV spot

4 years ago / 0 comments

The data from the used car price expert shows that the 4.5 D-4D auto Land Cruiser has achieved an RV figure of 73.4% of its original list price for the ’59-plate model with an … Read More »

Renault responds to Autumn Statement announcement on time-limited BiK incentives for cleaner vehicles

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Government has said it will ‘consider the case for providing time-limited incentives through company car tax to encourage the purchase and development of ultra-low emission vehicles, while ensuring that all company cars are … Read More »

Shell targets fleet drivers with fuel economy campaign

4 years ago / 0 comments

New research by Shell has found that 76% of drivers are not selecting a fuel economy fuel and are missing out on a range of other techniques for reducing the amount of fuel they … Read More »

trg Vehicle Hire appoints former Northgate manager

4 years ago / 0 comments

Riddick will run the company’s existing three sites in Tolworth, Epsom and Croydon, and will support the planned accelerated growth of the business in 2013 and beyond. With 25 years’ experience in the vehicle … Read More »

Fleet sales underpin 11.3% increase in November new car registrations

4 years ago / 0 comments

The market has grown 5.4% in the year to date and this puts the full-year market on track to be the best since 2008. As a result, the UK is now the second largest … Read More »

Autumn Statement: Government to re-examine BiK incentives for ultra low-emission vehicles

4 years ago / 0 comments

Changes announced in the last Budget mean that from 2015/16 an electric car with zero emissions will attract a BiK rating of 13% instead of 0%. Meanwhile drivers of a company car with emissions of … Read More »

Autumn Statement: Road improvement investment programme provides further boost for motorists

4 years ago / 0 comments

Chancellor George Osborne said: ‘We’re committing an extra billion pounds to roads, including four major new schemes to: upgrade key sections of the A1, bringing the route from London to Newcastle up to motorway … Read More »

Autumn Statement: Government scraps fuel duty rise

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Government’s previous plans for hiking fuel duty by 3.02ppl from 1 January with 20% VAT would have pushed pump prices up by 4.00ppl and would have added almost £2 a tank for the … Read More »

Road safety organisations welcome latest drink-drive campaign

4 years ago / 0 comments

This year the police will be targeting drivers going to work the morning after festive drinking this year, claiming it is one of the biggest sources of drink-driving. An ACPO spokesperson said: ‘Fleet drivers … Read More »

Employers blind to the danger…

4 years ago / 0 comments

Even if a corporate manslaughter charge was upheld because an employee had driven with poor eyesight and caused a fatal accident, not one of the employers questioned thought this would raise the priority of … Read More »

BVRLA to campaign for increase in VAT reclaim rate for lease rental charges

4 years ago / 0 comments

Since 1995, businesses have been able to reclaim 50% of the VAT incurred on the finance element of a car leasing agreement, reflecting the business use of company cars. This is done under a … Read More »

Renault does a 180 on brand strategy to boost sales

4 years ago / 0 comments

The carmaker has said that it is now looking to find a niche somewhere between premium and mainstream brands, using its Dacia brand to fill in at the lower end of the market. Global … Read More »

Land Cruiser takes Glass’s top RV spot

4 years ago / 0 comments

The data from the used car price expert shows that the 4.5 D-4D auto Land Cruiser has achieved an RV figure of 73.4% of its original list price for the ’59-plate model with an … Read More »

Fleets urged to take lessons from 2012 MPG Marathon

4 years ago / 0 comments

The 30 competitors in the MPG Marathon achieved an average 16% improvement over the published fuel consumption figures for their vehicles, with two teams even managing to achieve over 100 MPG in the event, … Read More »

Tax and cost-efficient Hybrid to take lion’s share of fleet sales for new Toyota Auris

4 years ago / 0 comments

Fleet World motoring editor Alex Grant has reported back from the launch that the Hybrid will take 60% of UK company car sales when it goes on sale from December 3rd. The boost in engine … Read More »

Asda move back into company cars is no-brainer

4 years ago / 0 comments

The supermarket giant has announced that its company car fleet has grown rapidly by 76% over the last 2 years, following a shift from colleagues taking a cash allowance to entering the company car … Read More »

AFR rate freeze re-emphasises need for fuel claims review

4 years ago / 0 comments

The latest rates, used to reimburse company car drivers for corporate mileage, are effective from 1 December and valid for three months. Petrol and diesel rates have been frozen for the last six months … Read More »

Latest European new car sales show signs of hope

4 years ago / 0 comments

According to the latest analysis from JATO Dynamics, Europe’s new car sales declined by 4.6% in October, and 7.2% year-to-date compared to last year. Great Britain recorded the largest rise in sales out of … Read More »


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