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‘Not indicating clearly’ is drivers’ biggest bugbear

3 months ago / 0 comments

Motorists have voted not indicating clearly as the most inconsiderate driving behaviour on UK roads.

LeasePlan grows global fleet 8% in 2016

3 months ago / 0 comments

LeasePlan’s global fleet grew 8% in 2016, helped by strong performances in the SME and private lease markets.

Government plans for single insurer model for autonomous vehicles

3 months ago / 1 comments

The Department for Transport has announced plans to push ahead with developing a single insurer model for autonomous vehicles to cover both the driver and the vehicle itself when in automated mode.

4MATIC all-wheel drive E-Class available from £38,175

3 months ago / 0 comments

Mercedes’ E-Class is now available with all-wheel drive capability for both E 220 d Saloon and Estate bodystyles. The Mercedes E-Class 4MATIC is priced from £38,175 for the Saloon and £40,175 for the Estate ... Read More »

VW targets fleet sales for plug-in hybrid Golf GTE

3 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen is expecting more fleet buyers to switch-on to the GTE plug-in hybrid version of its recently refreshed Golf.

Road users back tougher sentences for killer drivers

3 months ago / 0 comments

Government proposals to introduce tougher sentences for those who kill on the road have overwhelming support from road users.

Fleets urged to prioritise vehicle repairs over quick sales

3 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet operators disposing of vehicles could lose 10% off the value of their stock by failing to undertake basic repairs.

Allstar ServicePoint solution saves fleets £500k to date

3 months ago / 0 comments

Allstar’s recently launched ServicePoint solution has reached the landmark achievement of saving fleets over £500,000 collectively to date.

Fewer than 5,000 traffic cops now on the road

3 months ago / 0 comments

The number of dedicated traffic police in England and Wales has continued to fall, with fewer than 5,000 traffic cops now on the road.

‘Industry-first’ automated fleet policy writer to launch

4 months ago / 0 comments

A new automated fleet policy writing solution, said to be an industry first, is to launch this spring, providing businesses with a legally compliant and operationally effective framework for their fleets. 

Salary sacrifice provider launches ECO scheme for high-mileage business drivers

4 months ago / 0 comments

Salary sacrifice specialist Fleet Evolution has launched an Employee Car Ownership (ECO) scheme to provide a targeted cost-saving solution for high-mileage drivers.

Brake to run free road risk webinar for fleets

4 months ago / 0 comments

Brake is hosting a free webinar for fleets to provide best practice guidance on managing occupational road risk including the grey fleet.

Cox Automotive UK and Cap HPI sign new partnership deal

4 months ago / 0 comments

Cox Automotive UK and Cap HPI have signed a new three-year agreement that will see Cox Automotive continue to use Cap data across the business.

Toyota Prius Plug-in priced from £34,895

4 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota has opened order books for its all-new Prius Plug-in, which brings an EV-only range of over 30 miles along with double the driving range of its predecessor. 

Citroën C-Aircross Concept revealed ahead of Geneva

4 months ago / 0 comments

Citroën has unveiled its C-Aircross Concept compact crossover, which debuts at the Geneva Motor Show next month and shows a possible future product strategy for the brand.

Councils hitting motorists with unfair parking fines, says Ombudsman

4 months ago / 0 comments

Motorists may be paying parking fines unnecessarily due to councils not giving the correct advice on how to challenge tickets, according to the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO).

Vauxhall calls for national vehicle fire database

4 months ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall has told MPs that establishing a national vehicle fire database could help carmakers identify potential issues with faulty cars sooner.

VED hike could push up rental prices, BVRLA warns government

4 months ago / 0 comments

The Government is being urged to rethink the April changes to the Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) regime, which could see the rental industry push up prices or extend their replacement cycles.

Number of motorists caught driving while banned on the increase

4 months ago / 0 comments

The number of people in Britain caught disregarding driving bans rose 7.5% last year, new research finds.

Eurocell appoints Fleet Alliance to manage 400-strong vehicle fleet

4 months ago / 0 comments

Eurocell, a leading uPVC window, door and conservatory manufacturer and distributor, has appointed Fleet Alliance to manage its 400-strong vehicle fleet in a move to improve fleet efficiency as well as control and compliance measures.


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