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Category : Latest News

Research begins on virtual pothole map for drivers

1 month ago / 0 comments

Work has begun on a new crowd-sourced virtual pothole map that will identify potholes and suggest alternative routes.

New Kia Picanto to bring enhanced tech and engines

1 month ago / 0 comments

Kia’s new Picanto city car will bring new in-car technologies and connectivity features as well as updated engines, including a new entry-level petrol.

Fleets called on to support life-saving initiative

1 month ago / 0 comments

Fleet drivers, operators and transport managers are being called upon to support a scheme that could help save lives following road traffic collisions.

Toyota reduces prices for new Prius Plug-in

1 month ago / 0 comments

Toyota has reduced prices for its new Prius Plug-in, meaning the all-new model costs less than its predecessor.

Kia teams up with KeeResources for online comparator tool

1 month ago / 0 comments

Fleet drivers and managers can now compare specification and running costs for Kia models and their competitors using independent KeeResources’ data.

TomTom Telematics passes 700,000-vehicle milestone

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TomTom Telematics has exceeded 700,000 subscriptions to its connected car and fleet management solutions in Europe.

Fuel prices reach two-year high

1 month ago / 0 comments

Fuel prices continued to rise this month, driven by the weaker pound as well as increasing oil prices, leading to a two-year high.

Ford Focus Electric gains 140-mile range and fast-charging tech

1 month ago / 0 comments

Ford has updated its Focus Electric with new battery and fast-charging technology.

High-level executives biggest culprits for speeding

1 month ago / 0 comments

High-level executives have the highest proportion of speeding convictions of any occupation in the UK, with sales directors the biggest culprits.

European Commission issues ‘final warning’ to UK on continued air pollution breaches

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The European Commission has sent final warnings to the UK as well as Germany, France, Spain, Italy for failing to address repeated breaches of air pollution limits for nitrogen dioxide.

Updated XE, XF and F-PACE to bring new engines and tech

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Jaguar has updated its F-PACE, XE and XF models for the 2018 model year, including the addition of a new 126g/km entry-level diesel for the F-PACE and a new Shell fuel payment app for … Read More »

Diesel still has core role for fleets despite potential scrappage scheme, says Arval

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Modern, Euro 6 diesels still have an important role to play for many fleets despite calls for a scrappage scheme to enhance air quality, says Arval.

Britain’s used car market reaches record levels in 2016

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More than 8 million used cars were sold in 2016, up 7.3% and marking a new British record, latest SMMT figures show.

Board-level changes at FMG

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Fleet incident management specialist FMG has appointed current head of operations John Keeton to the newly formed role of operations director.

V4B celebrates 25th anniversary with lease give away

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Wrexham-based vehicle leasing broker V4B is celebrating 25 years in business this year with an offer to win a car for a year.

Peugeot-Citroën in talks to buy Opel/Vauxhall

1 month ago / 0 comments

PSA Group has confirmed that it is in talks with GM to take over the European Opel and UK Vauxhall businesses although it said “there can be no assurance that an agreement will be … Read More »

Fleet replacement cycles no longer clear-cut

1 month ago / 0 comments

Fleet vehicle replacement cycles trends are becoming less clear-cut with some experts saying more businesses are turning to longer or more flexible cycles while others state that traditional models are being retained. 

London Mayor calls for national ‘dirty’ diesel scrappage fund

1 month ago / 2 comments

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has urged ministers to adopt a national scrappage fund to persuade motorists to replace diesel cars and vans to tackle ‘killer toxic air’.

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV named and revealed

1 month ago / 0 comments

Mitsubishi has published teaser images of its forthcoming crossover, which will be named the Eclipse Cross.

Airflow adds new V90 to exclusive Volvo fleet

1 month ago / 0 comments

Ventilation solutions manufacturer Airflow has updated its Volvo-only fleet with the addition of its first V90.


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