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Category : Latest News

Today in Fleet – Friday 9 June

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All the key news in fleet… Honda recently demonstrated automated driving capabilities on a multi-lane freeway on a closed test course. Honda plans for Level-4 automated cars by 2025  Honda is aiming to have ... Read More »

Tesla teases new Model Y

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Tesla has given a sneak preview of its forthcoming Model Y electric compact crossover with a teaser image.

EU sets long-awaited target to reduce serious road injuries

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European Union transport ministers have formally agreed a target of halving the number of people seriously injured on EU roads by 2030 from their 2020 level.

ICFM Masterclass: Top six priorities for managing road risk

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ICFM’s second Masterclass put the focus on managing work-related road safety, with fleets being urged to make a ‘cultural change’.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 8 June

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All the key news in fleet… (L-R) Graham Conway, head of Alphabet Partner and Gavin Davies, general manager, SME Sales & Distribution Alphabet reviews broker relationships  Alphabet has started reviewing all of its 40-plus ... Read More »

Salary sacrifice here to stay, affirms Tusker

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New tax rules on salary sacrifice have not dented their appeal nor their popularity with fleets, according to Tusker.

Petrol RVs seeing gradual uplift, notes Glass’s

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Residual values for petrol cars have seen a gradual uplift over the last year compared to their diesel counterparts, latest data from Glass’s suggests.

New 5 Series Touring goes on sale

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The estate version of BMW’s seventh-gen 5 Series Touring is now on sale, bringing new chassis technology and increased boot capacity.

Kia Stonic sets sights on Nissan Juke

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Kia is to launch a compact crossover later this year, dubbed Stonic and providing a rival to the Nissan Juke.

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 7 June

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All the key news in fleet… The Venson guide addresses key questions business drivers have about plug-in cars and is intended to help them make the move. Free Venson driver guide answers common questions on ULEVs ... Read More »

Next iPhone update to block distractions while driving

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Apple’s new iOS 11 update for the iPhone will bring a new feature to help fleets cut down on driver distraction. 

TMC publishes ULEV reimbursement guide for fleets

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TMC has published new advice for fleets on reimbursing mileage for electric and plug-in hybrid cars (PHEVs).

Justin Costello appointed national fleet sales manager at SEAT

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SEAT UK is looking to continue its growth in true fleet volumes under the appointment of Justin Costello as national fleet sales manager.

New fleet sales director at Nissan

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Nissan has appointed Iker Lazzari as its UK fleet sales director, effective immediately.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 6 June

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All the key news in fleet… Richard Billyeald will join Thatcham Research as CTO on 14 August 2017 New CTO at Thatcham Research as Andrew Miller leaves  Richard Billyeald is to join Thatcham Research ... Read More »

MBO at Aston Barclay brings multi-million pound investment

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A management buyout has injected a multi-million pound investment from Rutland Partners into Aston Barclay Group.

Fleet market falls in May and diesels come under pressure

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Fleet and private registrations declined in May, with overall diesel take-up also showing a large downturn.

ALD to assess real-world performance of plug-in hybrids

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ALD Automotive UK is to run an in-house trial of plug-in hybrids to monitor and assess the real-world performance across a range of driving styles, terrains and mileages.

New 120g/km diesel provides more frugal flagship for Mégane GT

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Renault has launched a new diesel GT Mégane alongside its existing 202bhp petrol flagship model.

Today in Fleet: Monday 5 June

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All the key news in fleet… On 1 March the fixed penalty for using a handheld phone behind the wheel doubled to six penalty points and a £200 fine. Tougher mobile phone penalties not ... Read More »