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Action needed on drink-driving as number of casualties plateaus

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New government statistics show the number of fatalities caused by drink-drivers has plateaued, leading to new calls for a reduced legal alcohol limit. The RAC says latest government statistics showing a plateau in the ... Read More »

VW Group to fit all petrol engines with particulate filters from 2017

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The Volkswagen Group is to fit all of its direct injection TSI and TFSI engines with petrol particulate filters from 2017.

Fleets incorporating regular licence checks into best practice

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Fleets are increasingly turning to regular electronic checks of drivers’ licences as part of a best practice approach to reducing risk.

Avis enhances rental services with new innovations

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Avis Car UK has introduced new rental technology to enhance its rental services.

Urgent action needed on Scotland’s road, finds new report

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Scotland’s road network needs urgent attention to ensure economic prosperity and for people to get around safely.

Venson announces new management appointments

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Venson Automotive Solutions has announced new appointments to its management team.

Cap hpi puts focus on digital technology with new appointment

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Cap hpi has appointed Ian Denny as head of sales – digital media as it places focus on the growing influence of digital technology across the automotive supply chain. Ian Denny joins cap hpi ... Read More »

Verizon Telematics to acquire Fleetmatics

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Verizon is to acquire fleet management solutions specialist Fleetmatics for approximately $2.4bn (£1.8bn).

Electric car registrations up 31.8% in H1

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Uptake of electric cars continued to rise steeply in Q2 of 2016, helping to ensure a record first half performance.

July marks end to four months of rising pump prices

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Following four consecutive months of pump price rises, the average cost of fuel has started to fall again, new data shows.

Pokemon Go players putting road users at risk

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Motorists are putting themselves and other road users at risk by hunting for Pokemon while driving, warns a road safety education organisation.

One in five people use their phone behind the wheel

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More than one in five people use non-hands-free mobile phones to take a call or text whilst driving, new research suggests.

Ray Sommerville joins Cox Automotive UK as non-executive director

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Ray Sommerville has joined Cox Automotive UK, parent company of Manheim, as non-executive director.

BP launches Fuel Price Guarantee to protect fleets from fuel price volatility

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BP’s commercial fuels business has launched a new offer to help fleet owners cap diesel costs and protect their business against prices rising whilst maintaining the ability to benefit when prices fall.

Switch from diesels gathers pace, says Contracthireacar.com

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Diesel reliance among fleet users is dropping faster than predictions, new research suggests.

RoSPA launches tailored Driver Development Course

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RoSPA Fleet Safety has launched a new Driver Development Course that can be tailored to ensure its suitability for all drivers.

LeasePlan teams up with Deloitte for 2016 guide to funding and taxation

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LeasePlan UK has published the 2016 edition of its annual guide to company vehicle taxation and fleet funding in association with Deloitte.

Supermarkets slash fuel prices but motorists ‘still being fleeced’

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Britain’s biggest supermarkets are cutting the cost of diesel and unleaded by 2p per litre amid claims that it’s “too little and too late”.

FIAG to cover future of fleet at 2016 Autumn Workshop

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The subject of how Britain’s company car, van and HGV fleets will look in the future and the challenges they will face will be the focus of the Fleet Industry Advisory Group (FIAG) autumn … Read More »

Pothole-related breakdowns double in 10 years

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New research indicates that the condition of local roads has deteriorated drastically in the last decade.


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