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Facelifted Skoda Rapid and Rapid Spaceback gain new 1.0 TSI engine

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Skoda has revealed its facelifted Rapid and Rapid Spaceback, which are updated with new exterior and interior designs along with a new 1.0 TSI engine and technology.

Volkswagen teases Arteon fastback ahead of Geneva debut

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Volkswagen has previewed its forthcoming four-door fastback Arteon model prior to its world premiere at next month’s Geneva Motor Show.

UK car manufacturing puts in best January in nine years

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UK car production started 2017 on a high, with output in January up 7.5% year on year.

PVS appoints business manager to support further growth

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Puddy Vehicle Solutions (PVS) has continued its expansion with the appointment of Kelly Podbury as business manager.

FSGB launches new driver app

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Fleet Service Great Britain (FSGB) has launched a driver app with a wealth of features to provide 24/7 support to company car and van drivers.

Top management appointments at Kwik Fit Fleet as Peter Lambert retires

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Kwik Fit has made changes in the senior management team for its GB Fleet operation following the decision of Peter Lambert to retire on 31 March.

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.


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