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Natalie Middleton

ARI Fleet UK warns of true cost of driver tyre negligence

4 years ago / 0 comments

The company, formerly Fleet Support Group, says that poor driver care and maintenance is responsible for the premature replacement of a quarter of tyres on vehicles that it manages. ARI in the UK last … Read More »

MG6 proves worth for life-saving duties

4 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicle has been supplied to volunteers for FastAid, a group of highly-trained Community First Responders who support West Midlands Ambulance Service by attending 999 calls in their area. The MG6 GT has been … Read More »

Paragon expands vehicle processing business with Stobart Vehicle Services acquisition

4 years ago / 0 comments

Previously the vehicle services division of Autologic, the division will be immediately renamed Paragon Vehicle Services, with Stobart Group retaining all of the Stobart brands. The rebranded division will provide support for automotive manufacturers … Read More »

EST transport webinar to focus on running an efficient LCV vehicle fleet

4 years ago / 0 comments

Presented by the EST’s Ian Featherstone, knowledge manager and Fergus Worthy, assistant knowledge manager, the webinar will cover topics including vehicle procurement and specification, and how to maximise fuel economy performance from your vehicles … Read More »

Government move to encourage more 20mph limits welcomed by Brake

4 years ago / 0 comments

The guidance sees the Department for Transport ask local authorities to consider the introduction of more 20 mph limits and zones, over time, in urban areas and built-up village streets that are primarily residential, … Read More »

Healthcare firm to make major savings following fleet review

4 years ago / 0 comments

The company provides patient transport, carrier and waste disposal services to hospitals, GPs and private sector healthcare organisations and following the review is benefiting from a new contract hire and daily rental solution for … Read More »

New driver licence changes to add administrative time for fleets

4 years ago / 0 comments

Effective as of 19 January 2013, the changes mainly impact drivers passing their test after the 19 of January and introduce restrictions around towing a trailer. Drivers who passed their test before the 19 … Read More »

Visitor registrations open for 2013 Fleet World Fleet Show

4 years ago / 0 comments

Taking place on Wednesday 24th April 2013 at Silverstone, UK, the event builds on the success of the 2012 show and combines a seminar programme, test driving on the Grand Prix and Stowe circuits, … Read More »

Brake reasserts call for zero-tolerance drink-drive limit following latest enforcement statistics

4 years ago / 0 comments

The association’s data shows that a total of 7,123 drivers were caught risking lives by driving over the limit during the month-long December enforcement campaign across England and Wales; approximately the same as the … Read More »

New Chinese carmaker Qoros to show first car at Geneva

4 years ago / 0 comments

The compact saloon will offer ‘modern, German-influenced design, world-class safety technology, and the highest production quality standards’ as well as a touchscreen infotainment system as standard, which offers navigation system, extensive social networking connectivity … Read More »

Mazda and Fiat seal deal to co-produce new roadster models

4 years ago / 0 comments

The open-top, two-seater sports cars will be produced at Mazda’s plant in Hiroshima, Japan, starting from 2015. Both will feature rear-wheel drive but the two brands have stressed that the models will be differentiated, … Read More »

Burnt Tree Vehicle Hire launches safer winter driving campaign

4 years ago / 0 comments

Customers hiring one of Burnt Tree’s vehicles in January will be given a “top tips” guide to safer driving along with a specially produced winter safety pack. In addition, a donation will be made … Read More »

Police Christmas campaign shows reduction in drink-drivers

4 years ago / 0 comments

Figures released by the Association of Chief Police Officers show that during the month of December, more than 175,000 people were stopped and tested for drink driving compared to nearly 157,000 people in 2011. … Read More »

Brian Nott becomes head of vehicle operations at Tusker

4 years ago / 0 comments

Reporting to chief operating officer Mark Sinclair, Nott joins the contract hire and salary sacrifice provider with over 25 years’ fleet industry experience, including with companies such as Godfrey Davis, Bank of Scotland Vehicle … Read More »

Martin Burke to leave role as Skoda UK head of fleet

4 years ago / 0 comments

Burke joined the carmaker in 2005 as the company’s head of fleet sales and has built Skoda Business Sales into a significant division. Fleet registrations have soared from 8,500 in 2004 to 23,524 in … Read More »

Nissan to build on record fleet figures in 2013

4 years ago / 0 comments

Speaking to Fleet World, Pollock said the brand's fleet plans are based on improved communication and further growth of its business centre network as well as new product. Despite unconventional crossover models in key … Read More »

TomTom simplifies driver mileage claims with new app

4 years ago / 0 comments

Available for iPhone and Android smartphones, the new WEBFLEET Logbook app can help drivers and businesses reduce mileage claim administration and creates reliable logs to help with tax compliance. The app is used in … Read More »

New Mycompanyfleet system to save fleets 25% on maintenance costs

4 years ago / 0 comments

The technology is intended for those fleet managers who either outright-purchase their vehicles or lease them but carry out maintenance management themselves and was originally developed for a Midlands-based civil engineering group that operates … Read More »

UK car manufacturing breaks export records in 2012

4 years ago / 0 comments

Total vehicle output reached its highest level since 2008 at 1.58 million units – an increase of 8%. Car output was up 9% in 2012 to 1.46 million units, ending the year with a … Read More »

Volvo opens bookings for new test drive programme

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Freedom programme enables fleets to log onto a specifically-designed website (www.volvocars.co.uk/freedom) to book up to two, 45-minute test drives, at a time to suit and with a choice of 13 locations around the … Read More »


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