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Volkswagen confirms €3.5bn restructuring plan

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Volkswagen is to invest €3.5bn in e-mobility and digital services as it looks to transform the brand by 2020.

New Volkswagen e-Golf brings increased power and range

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Volkswagen has revealed its new e-Golf at the Los Angeles Auto Show, which offers around a 50% longer driving rage plus a boost in power and extra technology including gesture control.

UK fleets asked for opinions on EVs for European Commission research

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Fleet operators in the UK are being asked to provide feedback on electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids as part of a project to support their uptake across Europe.

Lords to question ministers on implementation of driverless vehicles

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The House of Lords is to continue its inquiry into driverless vehicles by questioning ministers and academics.

Motorway closures for maintenance up 16% in last two years

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Drivers are increasingly having to divert off motorways or suffer long tailbacks as a result of rising numbers of motorway closures.

ITM Power to construct UK’s first integrated hydrogen refuelling station

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Energy storage and clean fuel company ITM Power is to construct a hydrogen refuelling station (HRS) at the Shell Filling Station, Beaconsfield, marking the first UK HRS to be integrated into an existing fuel … Read More »

Matthew Kelly appointed finance director – group at BCA

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BCA has appointed Matthew Kelly as finance director – group with responsibility for internal and external financial reporting, treasury, taxation matters, internal audit and risk.

Majority of drivers unaware of potential safety benefits of autonomous vehicles

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Many people are unaware of the positive impact autonomous vehicles are expected to have on road safety in the UK, despite the fact that 94% of road accidents are caused by human error.

Volvo trials concierge service for XC90 and S90 drivers

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A new concierge service that would take care of servicing, cleaning and refuelling for XC90 and S90 drivers is being trialled by Volvo.

Welsh council parking profits rise for third year

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Local authorities in Wales made a ‘profit’ of £13.8m on their parking activities in the last financial year, new research finds.

Chancellor urged to promote not penalise ULEV take-up

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The Chancellor is being urged to rethink plans to reduce benefits for ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) drivers ahead of the Autumn Statement on 23 November.

Fuel Card Services awarded Cyber Essentials Plus certification

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Fuel Card Services is now Cyber Essentials Plus certified after being recognised for its work to protect data.

TomTom Traffic updated with roadworks and traffic management data from Elgin

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TomTom has teamed up with Elgin, the creator of roadworks.org, to deliver more accurate and validated real-time traffic information to fleet managers and traffic management professionals.

2016 ACFO Awards mark ‘watershed year’ for electric vehicles

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Fleet managers have named their 2016 ACFO award winners, with three of the seven accolades recognising plug-in cars.

Government whiplash crackdown could drive down insurance premiums

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The Ministry of Justice has launched a consultation on proposals that could cut insurance premiums for motorists.

Vauxhall to expand SUV range with 2017 Grandland X

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Vauxhall has confirmed details for its third SUV, which joins the line-up from 2017 and will be dubbed the Grandland X.

Demand for electric cars surges as used car market reaches record level

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Growth in the used car market continued in the third quarter of 2016 with a record 2,148,050 vehicles sold and accelerated demand for ultra-low emission vehicles.

Over half of drivers supportive of diesel bans in polluted areas

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An increasing number of motorists are concerned about emissions, with the majority supportive of bolder action, including bans on diesel cars.

Newly appointed head of transport at Cenex to help fleets drive down CO2

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Cenex – the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies – has appointed Steve Carroll to lead its work on helping large fleet owners implement high-impact carbon reduction strategies.

Chancellor urged to consider diesel subsidies for fleets as part of any emissions crackdown

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Possible plans by the Government to crack down on diesel emissions should be accompanied by subsidies for affected fleets. So says accountancy firm Menzies LLP in advance of next week’s Autumn Statement.