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Telematics data helps convict speeding driver in fatal collision case

3 months ago / 0 comments

Telematics data that proved a driver was speeding has provided vital evidence in a fatal collision case.

Tusker to overhaul business processes as part of growth plans

3 months ago / 0 comments

Tusker is investing more than £2m to completely transform its IT systems and business infrastructure in preparation for further growth this year.

Drivers left in the dark under council saving initiatives

3 months ago / 0 comments

One in three (36%) of the UK’s six million street lights are switched off or dimmed at night, putting drivers at potentially more risk of having an accident.

Skoda Kodiaq gets Scout treatment

3 months ago / 1 comments

Skoda has revealed its Kodiaq Scout model, which brings offroad styling and all-wheel drive as standard.

£64m government funding to boost cycling and walking to work

3 months ago / 0 comments

The Department for Transport is to invest £64m in projects to encourage more people to cycle and walk to work.

Maserati appoints interim corporate sales manager

3 months ago / 0 comments

Maserati has announced changes within its corporate team as it looks to drive fleet growth.

UK car production at highest level for 17 years

3 months ago / 0 comments

Car production reached a 17-year high in 2016 but future growth could be damaged by rushed post-Brexit trade deals.

Prices for facelifted Octavia to start from £17,055 OTR

3 months ago / 1 comments

Skoda has opened order books for its 2017 Octavia, which will be priced from £17,055 OTR.

Grey fleets still cutting corners on safety

3 months ago / 0 comments

Companies with grey fleet drivers are being urged to get to grip with their duty of care as new evidence shows drivers are still cutting corners with safety.

Volvo S90 and V90 score highly in Euro NCAP ratings

3 months ago / 0 comments

Euro NCAP has released its latest safety ratings, with Volvo’s recently launched S90 and V90 models scoring a maximum five-star rating while Ford’s European Mustang model scored just two. 

Government MoT plans likely impact on road safety

3 months ago / 0 comments

Extending the MoT test ‘grace period’ of new vehicles to four years is likely to come at the expense of road safety, tyre safety experts have warned.

Richard Hipkiss becomes managing director at Fleet Operations

3 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet Operations has appointed operations director Richard Hipkiss as its new managing director.

Fleets offered free 30-day trial of Hubio Fleet

3 months ago / 0 comments

Businesses operating fleets of one vehicle or more are being invited to take part in a free 30-day trial of the Hubio Fleet tracking solution.

New business development manager tasked with UK Carline expansion

3 months ago / 0 comments

UK Carline has appointed a new business development manager as part of expansion plans for the business.

Tougher fines to be introduced for most serious speeding offences

3 months ago / 0 comments

Drivers caught for the most serious speeding offences are set to face much tougher fines under new sentencing guidelines introduced following consultation.  

Diesel pump price hits two-year high

3 months ago / 0 comments

The average price of diesel has hit its highest level in more than two years.

Salary sacrifice to still provide time and cost-effective solution, says Fleet Hire

3 months ago / 0 comments

This April’s tax changes on salary sacrifice schemes will not erode the benefits of such schemes in providing a time and cost-effective benefit to both employees and employers.

Used car prices fall in Q4 2016

3 months ago / 0 comments

Average used prices fell back slightly in Q4 2016 on the back of higher average age and mileage.

Vredestein looks to become substantial tyre player in fleet market

3 months ago / 0 comments

Premium tyre brand Vredestein is to enter the UK fleet market in line with its plans for expansion.

2017 Toyota Yaris to get new 1.5-litre petrol

3 months ago / 0 comments

The 2017 Toyota Yaris will get a new 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, bringing increased efficiency and power compared to the outgoing 1.33-litre unit.


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