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Barclaycard and TMC win fuel card contract with Centrica

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Barclaycard Commercial Payments, in association with TMC, has won a contract to provide a single fuel card programme for Centrica’s car and van fleets.

Rapid responders get to grips with Michelin CrossClimate+ tyres

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North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust has deployed Michelin CrossClimate+ tyres to help save money and boost mobility for its 160-strong rapid response paramedic fleet.

Ford to take driver out of loop on path to full autonomy

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Ford is to skip plans to introduce partially autonomous, Level 3 cars due to concerns over driver safety.

New Hyundai i30 Tourer teased

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Hyundai has published a teaser image of its new i30 estate prior to its unveiling at Geneva.

UK named third most congested country in Europe

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Traffic jams cost UK motorists more than £30bn last year as congestion increased due to stable economic conditions, low fuel prices and record high employment.

Inaugural ICFM Masterclass to put spotlight on salary sacrifice and cash allowances

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Imminent changes to car salary sacrifice scheme and cash or car allowance rules are come under the spotlight at this March’s inaugural ICFM Masterclass.

Research shows vehicle smartphone apps are easy to hack

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Smartphone apps which enable drivers to control vehicle functions remotely are vulnerable to a number of security threats, according to new research. 

Electric Peugeot Partner Tepee to bring 100-plus mile range

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Peugeot is to launch an electric version of its Partner Tepee MPV, bringing a range of over 100 miles on the NEDC cycle.

EU new car registrations to rise in 2017 while UK drops, predicts Cap HPI

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New car registrations across the European Union will grow by at least 2.8% in 2017 in spite of a drop in the UK, according to forecasts from Cap HPI.

‘Toxicity Charge’ to start in central London from October

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Older, more polluting vehicles will face a £10 ‘Toxicity Charge’ to enter central London from 23 October.

Transpoco signs up VQS as UK telematics installations partner

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Global fleet telematics supplier Transpoco has appointed Vehicle Quality Solutions (VQS) to install black box telematics technology to its UK customers through a same-day service.

Research begins on virtual pothole map for drivers

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Work has begun on a new crowd-sourced virtual pothole map that will identify potholes and suggest alternative routes.

New Kia Picanto to bring enhanced tech and engines

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Kia’s new Picanto city car will bring new in-car technologies and connectivity features as well as updated engines, including a new entry-level petrol.

Fleets called on to support life-saving initiative

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Fleet drivers, operators and transport managers are being called upon to support a scheme that could help save lives following road traffic collisions.

Toyota reduces prices for new Prius Plug-in

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Toyota has reduced prices for its new Prius Plug-in, meaning the all-new model costs less than its predecessor.

Kia teams up with KeeResources for online comparator tool

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Fleet drivers and managers can now compare specification and running costs for Kia models and their competitors using independent KeeResources’ data.

TomTom Telematics passes 700,000-vehicle milestone

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TomTom Telematics has exceeded 700,000 subscriptions to its connected car and fleet management solutions in Europe.

Fuel prices reach two-year high

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Fuel prices continued to rise this month, driven by the weaker pound as well as increasing oil prices, leading to a two-year high.

Ford Focus Electric gains 140-mile range and fast-charging tech

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Ford has updated its Focus Electric with new battery and fast-charging technology.

High-level executives biggest culprits for speeding

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High-level executives have the highest proportion of speeding convictions of any occupation in the UK, with sales directors the biggest culprits.