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Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev to develop fleets of driverless vehicles  

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance has signed a deal with autonomous vehicle services specialist Transdev to jointly develop a fleet of electric driverless vehicles for public and on-demand transportation.

ALD Automotive appoints two new directors following record growth

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ALD Automotive has strengthened its senior management team as it reports another record year of growth.

HMRC updates advisory fuel rates

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HMRC has published updated advisory fuel rates (AFRs) for the next quarter with a change to the petrol rates, following its initial publication of the new figures last week.

Activa Contracts launches flexible mini-lease programme

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Activa Contracts has developed a new Rental Plus solution to provide vehicle flexibility at a competitive rate.

Ford to introduce 4G connectivity under Vodafone partnership

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Ford is linking up with Vodafone to bring 4G connectivity to vehicles in Europe using a new built-in modem.

Chancellor urged to hike first-year VED rate for diesels

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The chancellor is being urged to revise Vehicle Excise Duty in the forthcoming Budget to increase the first-year rate for diesels to tackle air pollution.

Peugeot unveils autonomous PHEV concept

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Peugeot has revealed its Instinct concept, which hints at the brand’s future autonomous plans.

New Fiesta ST debuts 114g/km three-cylinder 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine

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Ford’s new Fiesta ST will introduce a 197bhp three-cylinder 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine and selectable Drive modes when it goes on sale early next year.

New Europcar Milton Keynes branch to offer mobility solutions

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Europcar UK has opened a new branch at Milton Keynes Central railway station in a move to integrate vehicle hire with public transport.

Government whiplash reforms to have positive effect on ‘crash for cash’, says IFB

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The Government’s announcement of whiplash reforms has been welcomed by the Insurance Fraud Bureau, which says the proposals should help tackle ‘crash for cash’ schemes.

Alfa Romeo reveals UK Stelvio line-up

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Alfa Romeo has announced trim levels and the launch engine line-up for its forthcoming Stelvio SUV.

SMH Fleet Solutions invests £16m in new refurbishment centre

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SMH Fleet Solutions has started work on a new facility planned to be the most advanced and modern refurbishment centre in Europe.

Survey reveals significant public support for driverless cars

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New research reveals broad public support for driverless vehicles on Britain’s roads although concerns remain over how they will be deployed.

HMRC announces latest Advisory Fuel Rates

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HMRC has announced the latest Advisory Fuel Rates, which are effective from 1 March.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class named UK Car of the Year

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The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Saloon has claimed the top honour at the UK Car of the Year Awards 2017.

Cars of the year recognised at Fleet World Honours 2017

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The best fleet cars of the last 12 months were recognised at this year’s Fleet World Honours, held at the prestigious RAC Club in London.

Innovative companies recognised at Fleet World Honours 2017

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The best innovations launched to the fleet and leasing industry in the last 12 months were recognised at this year’s Fleet World Honours, which took place at the RAC Club in London.

Shell opens its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK

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Shell has opened its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK at its Cobham service station on the M25.

UK bill sets out self-driving car insurance and electric vehicle charge point proposals

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The Government has set out new insurance proposals for self-driving cars as part of the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill.

Government to introduced fixed tariffs for whiplash compensation pay-outs

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The Ministry of Justice has confirmed measures to cap whiplash pay-outs to cut down on the compensation culture.