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Skoda unveils refreshed Octavia for 2017

7 months ago / 1 comments

New Octavia has been refreshed with a newly designed front and rear section, driver assistance systems and connectivity options ahead of its UK launch in early 2017.

Nissan to manufacture new Qashqai and X-Trail at Sunderland Plant

7 months ago / 0 comments

Nissan will produce new Qashqai and add production of new X-Trail at its Sunderland Plant following assurance from the government of the continued competitiveness of the UK operation.

UK car exports pass the million mark in 2016

7 months ago / 0 comments

According to the latest report for the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), UK car manufacturing reported minor growth in September, with production rising by 0.9%.

FTA driver shortage report reveals reliance on EU nationals

7 months ago / 0 comments

A new analysis of professional drivers by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) shows a drop in driver shortages across the UK but highlights the sector’s reliance on staff from the European Union.

First Drive: Suzuki S-Cross

7 months ago / 1 comments

Can tough new styling help the S-Cross achieve its fleet potential? Alex Grant finds out.

Larger, lighter Vauxhall Insignia replacement due next year

7 months ago / 1 comments

Vauxhall is undertaking final UK development of a larger, lighter replacement for the Insignia, due to be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show next year as the Insignia Grand Sport.

Infiniti bolsters UK fleet team

7 months ago / 0 comments

Infiniti UK has added two senior staff to its fleet team as it looks to focus on business sales with its expanding range.

First Drive: Vauxhall Mokka X

7 months ago / 2 comments

More power and equipment for the second generation Mokka X, says Dan Gilkes.

All-new MINI Countryman revealed

7 months ago / 1 comments

MINI will launch a new, larger Countryman crossover next February, with a range set to include the brand’s first plug-in hybrid from the summer.

DfT aims to make EV charging easier

7 months ago / 0 comments

The Department for Transport launched a consultation into proposals aiming to make it easier for electric and hydrogen-powered vehicles to access charging and refueling infrastructure.

Highways England gets £5m severe weather warning system

7 months ago / 1 comments

Highways England has launched a £5m severe weather information system, providing real-time data which can be used to help maintain traffic flow on the strategic road network.

Knowledge gap a potential barrier for ULEVs, says Arval

7 months ago / 0 comments

Plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles could record higher take-up with fleets, but are being held back by not fitting conventional choice list criteria, according to Arval.

First Drive: Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic

7 months ago / 1 comments

Renault’s pioneering MPV is back among the best in its class, reckons Alex Grant.

Date and focus of BVRLA 2016 Conference announced

7 months ago / 0 comments

The BVRLA’s Annual Industry Conference will this year take place on 1 December 2016 at the National Conference Cente in Solihull. The agenda is being finalised, but topics covered include  grey fleet management, HMRC ... Read More »

New opportunities for SEAT

7 months ago / 0 comments

SEAT might be on the cusp of its biggest-ever product offensive, but it's never felt more streamlined, as UK head of fleet, Peter McDonald, tells Alex Grant. Peter McDonald, SEAT's UK head of fleet. ... Read More »

BMW Group bolsters UK leasing key account team

7 months ago / 0 comments

BMW UK has appointed three new leasing key account managers to its team, as it looks to strengthen its relationships with large leasing companies.

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate

7 months ago / 0 comments

Impressive refinement from the new diesels and great to drive, reckons John Kendall.

Ford Mustang muscle car wins MPG Marathon

7 months ago / 0 comments

The UK’s premier eco-driving event has proven that even a performance car can be parsimonious, with a 5.0-litre V8-engined Ford Mustang taking the most coveted prize in this year’s event.

Pricing and specs revealed for new Audi A5 Sportback

7 months ago / 0 comments

Audi has opened order books for the new A5 Sportback just weeks after its debut at the Paris Motor Show.

Transport Secretary announces £11m motorway improvement schemes

7 months ago / 0 comments

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced four new road improvement schemesa to create thousands of jobs and homes in the South West, supported by investment from private sector developers.


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