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Driverless vehicle trials to take to roads under latest government funding

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Fleets of driverless vehicles are to be trialled on UK roads and motorways in 2019 with the help of a latest round of government funding.

Stricter fines for speeding drivers kick in

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Drivers in England and Wales caught speeding excessively will now face higher under new sentencing guidelines.

First Drive: Audi A5 Sportback

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The car that defined a segment steps back up to the cutting edge, reckons Alex Grant.

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

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A round-up of the key news in fleet from the last week… Vauxhall Grandland X Vauxhall reveals Kuga-rivalling Grandland X Vauxhall will join the highly competitive C-SUV sector at the end of the year, previewing ... Read More »

First Drive: Dacia Duster dCi 110 EDC

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Dacia moves to meet growing demand for C-segment automatics with Duster EDC, says Dan Gilkes.

Progress on European new car emissions slows

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CO2 emissions of new cars sold in the EU continued to fall last year but at a slower rate.

Future-proof technology could save fleets £20m

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More than a third of companies are still not using telematics systems to help monitor their fleet – leaving themselves open to potential fines of up to £20m.

Volvo to launch first electric car in 2019

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Volvo’s first electric car will be built in China and sold globally from 2019.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 20 April

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All the key news in fleet… Vincent Tourette - managing director, Groupe Renault UK Groupe Renault UK appoints new managing director Groupe Renault UK has appointed Vincent Tourette as managing director, effective immediately. Tourette ... Read More »

First Drive: Renault ZOE Z.E 40

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Doubling the ZOE’s range takes it into the mainstream company car market, says Steve Moody.

Road Test: BMW 330e M Sport

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Plug-in hybrid 3 Series is high on driver appeal, but suits a very specific user. Alex Grant explains.

Vauxhall Grandland X sets sights on Ford Kuga

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Vauxhall will join the highly competitive C-SUV sector at the end of the year, previewing the Grandland X SUV ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

First Drive: Skoda Kodiaq

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Can Skoda’s new large SUV give the brand yet another opportunity in fleet? By Steve Moody.

Reality Check: WLTP, RDE and the impact for fleets

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A new testing regime is being introduced later this year aimed at providing a more accurate reflection of a car’s fuel economy and emission. Julian Kirk finds out what’s in store.

Road repairs essential for deployment of autonomous cars

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Ensuring zero tolerance for accidents on autonomous cars will require UK roads to be perfect.

Councils encouraged to bid for £490m road funding

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Local authorities can now bid for a share of £490m to target congested local roads.

Crash-for cash-fraudster gets two-year prison sentence

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A crash-for-cash fraudster linked to a gang with hundreds of claims for personal injury has received a two-year prison sentence for conspiracy to defraud.

BCA to expand Bedford centre

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BCA is to undertake a major expansion to its operation in Bedford to build capacity and enhance the range of services available.

HMRC to pilot digital income and expenses reporting

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HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has launched a pilot scheme that will develop a new solution to report income and expenses online.

Road Test: Suzuki Ignis

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Cute and clever, the Ignis plays perfectly to Suzuki’s strengths, says Alex Grant.


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