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Fitness to drive

5 years ago / 0 comments

At-work drivers are almost 50% more at risk of accidents than other motorists, even with higher mileage taken into account. They account for a third of all collisions, or 1,000 deaths and 13,000 serious … Read More »

10 years on: Has CO2 changed fleet forever?

5 years ago / 0 comments

In today’s fleet market, and to a lesser extent the overall car market, CO2 rules just about everything: the initial VED and possible first-year registration fee, subsequent years VED, corporation tax levels and of … Read More »

Fleet mobility in the city

5 years ago / 0 comments

First impressions of Alphabet’s new AlphaCity car sharing scheme is that it is just a very posh pool car scheme. Basically, a firm leases a car (or however many they might need) from Alphabet, … Read More »

The blame game

5 years ago / 0 comments

When company car driver David Jones (not his real name) was involved in an accident, he was left with a written off Volkswagen Golf and a sore shoulder and thumb. Relieved to have walked … Read More »

Pendragon set for 2012 expansion

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2011 was another good year for light CV registrations, with the market for vehicles up to 3,500kg continuing the growth trend that began in the second quarter of 2010. 2011 registrations for vehicles with … Read More »

THE SUB-100 FLEET dream or reality?

5 years ago / 0 comments

There is now a plethora of cars with emissions figures of 100g/km or less, and the list grows longer seemingly every month as manufacturers find more ways of dipping cars below this magical mark.  … Read More »

Emissions: the importance of being idle

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Claiming pollution from idling contributes to the 4,300 premature deaths in London each year, the capital’s Mayor Boris Johnson has revealed plans to increase the penalties levied against drivers who leave their engines ticking … Read More »

Sticking point

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For many commercial fleets, the idea of running their vehicles without using a livery would be simply laughable.  Liveries can provide a valuable way of acquainting people with your brand and, in particular, promoting … Read More »

Leasing lessons for 2012

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For perhaps as much as a decade, the concept of consolidation in the leasing industry has been a constant source of discussion, but much of it has been exactly that – discussion. However over … Read More »

Fleet cars of 2012: The hot ones

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Citroen DS5 Having taken a Germanic approach to established rivals with the C5, the DS5 introduces a welcome dose of French design flair into the D-segment. Part luxury estate and part coupe, it has … Read More »

EVs: a tough sell?

5 years ago / 0 comments

With petrol and diesel prices seemingly hitting all time record highs on a monthly basis some fleets are seriously considering electric vehicles as an alternative for certain users. It might still be early days … Read More »


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