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‘Smart’ streetlight trial could provide real-time air quality data

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The UK’s first ‘smart’ streetlights – which could be used to monitor pollution, create Wi-Fi hotspots and even guide driverless vehicles – have gone on trial in Chelmsford.

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

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All the key news in fleet from the last week… Sadiq Khan has set a target for London’s entire transport system to be zero emission by 2050. London Mayor to explore pay-per-mile road pricing ... Read More »

Today in Fleet – Friday 23 June

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All the key news in fleet… The 2018 Nissan LEAF will gain semi-autonomous functionality from Nissan's ProPilot tech. Nissan LEAF to get ProPilot semi-autonomous tech The new Nissan LEAF will feature ProPilot technology, bringing ... Read More »

Fleet Hero Awards 2017 open for entries

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Companies at the forefront of sustainable fleet management are being urged to enter this year’s Fleet Hero Awards, which are now open for entries.  

Driverless cars green-lighted for on-road trials

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Trials of connected and driverless cars are to move onto UK streets by the end of this year as the UK Autodrive consortium completes its final set of private test track demonstrations.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 22 June

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All the key news in fleet… The Audi e-tron Sportback is based on the concept shown at the Shanghai Motor Show in April. Audi’s second electric car to start production in 2019 Audi has ... Read More »

Driving for Better Business celebrates 10 years with new initiatives

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Driving for Better Business is marking its 10th anniversary with a new three-year programme to engage with employers in both the private and public sector.

Breaking news: Queen’s Speech to make fuel station EV charge points mandatory

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Motorway service stations and large fuel retailers will be required to install EV charge points under legislation planned for in the Queen’s Speech.

London Mayor to explore pay-per-mile road pricing

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is to look at measures including road pricing, a workplace parking levy scheme and a zero-emission zone in central London in a move to drive down car use and … Read More »

Technology could halve unexpected fleet breakdowns, says ICC

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Developments in fleet telemetry could halve unexpected breakdowns by 2020 while lowering TCO, according to In-car Cleverness.

Jaguar confirms £28k E-Pace compact SUV

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Jaguar’s Evoque-sized SUV, dubbed the E-Pace, will make its full reveal next month, the carmaker has confirmed.

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 21 June

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Kia’s new Juke rival revealed

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Kia has revealed more details for its forthcoming Stonic compact crossover, which will rival models such as the Nissan Juke and Renault Captur.

Diesel still ‘only realistic choice’ for workhorse fleets, says Pendragon

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Switching business-critical and high-mileage fleets to EVs and plug-in hybrids would cost fleets more and impact on day-to-day operations.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 20 June

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Up to 40% of road deaths in Europe are work-related, new research suggests

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Employers, national governments and the EU are being urged to take action to tackle work-related road risk, as latest estimates suggest that up to 40% of all road deaths in Europe are work-related.

Diesel still default choice for fleet rentals, reports Meridian

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A reported migration from fleets away from diesels is still failing to impact the rental sector, where diesel is still the default fleet choice. Meridian Vehicle Solutions managing director, Phil Jerome. So says Meridian ... Read More »

Today in Fleet – Monday 19 June

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

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All the key news in fleet from the last week… The CIEH says central government must take responsibility for air quality issues rather than passing the burden to local authorities. Air quality plans unfairly ... Read More »

ULEV registrations nearly doubled since 2015

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The number of new ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV) registrations in the UK has nearly doubled since 2015, with ULEVs continuing to hold a growing market share of all new registrations.