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New project to enable road charging based on vehicle emissions

2 months ago / 1 comments

Local authorities could soon charge vehicles based on their actual exhaust emissions, with £1m government funding allocated to developing the required technology.

New Volvo XC60 priced to target German SUVs

2 months ago / 0 comments

Volvo’s new XC60 has gone on sale, with entry-level pricing of £37,205 (OTR) competing directly with rivals such as the X3, Q5 and GLC.

Today in Fleet: 11th April

2 months ago / 1 comments

All the key news in fleet… Hundreds of thousands of sacks of litter are collected every year on the road network. Vehicle owners to be handed fines for littering Vehicle owners could receive penalty ... Read More »

Honda begins fleet restructure ahead of new Civic launch

2 months ago / 0 comments

Honda has appointed Marc Samuel to lead its corporate fleet and SME operation under the newly created role of fleet sales operations manager.

2017 Fleet Show breaks registration records

2 months ago / 0 comments

More than 1,000 fleet decision-makers have registered for the 2017 Fleet Show at Silverstone, breaking records with a month still remaining before the doors open.

Today in Fleet: 10th April

2 months ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet…

Road repairs essential for deployment of autonomous cars

3 months ago / 0 comments

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

Councils encouraged to bid for £490m road funding

3 months ago / 0 comments

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

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

3 months ago / 0 comments

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

3 months ago / 0 comments

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

3 months ago / 0 comments

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

BusinessWatch deploys ABAX Triplog to aid mileage record accuracy

3 months ago / 0 comments

Security specialist BusinessWatch has implemented the Triplog GPS vehicle tracking and mileage claim system across its 21-strong vehicle fleet.

Scottish councils rake in £40m in parking ‘profits’

3 months ago / 0 comments

Scotland’s councils made a £40.3m profit from parking charges and penalty income in 2015-16.

Oswald appointed chief financial officer at Alphabet

3 months ago / 0 comments

Alphabet GB has appointed Stefan Oswald as chief financial officer.

ULEZ-style schemes should be rolled out across UK, says London mayor

3 months ago / 0 comments

Meeting UK legal pollution limits will necessitate the nationwide rollout of a diesel scrappage scheme and low emission zones.

Nexus streamlines damage resolution

3 months ago / 0 comments

Corporate vehicle rental provider Nexus is rolling out a new damage resolution system to cut timescales and enhance its service.

Pump prices fall by 2.5p a litre in March

3 months ago / 0 comments


The price of fuel fell by more than 2.5p a litre in March bringing the average price of petrol down to 117.54p and diesel to 119.54p, data from RAC Fuel Watch reveals.

Vauxhall previews Insignia Country Tourer

3 months ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall has revealed its latest-generation Insignia Country Tourer, marking the third variant in the Insignia line-up.

March registrations hit all-time high ahead of VED changes

3 months ago / 0 comments

The UK’s new car market grew by 8.4% in March, making it the biggest month since records began, according to figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Fleets and businesses ... Read More »

BCA acquires Supreme Wheels Direct

3 months ago / 0 comments

BCA has acquired a 75% stake in Supreme Wheels Direct Ltd, a specialist in alloy wheel refurbishment, for an undisclosed sum. Avril Palmer-Baunack, executive chairman of British Car Auctions. The acquisition allows BCA and ... Read More »