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Category : Latest News

Toyota adds new models to Aygo line-up

5 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota is adding two new Aygo models to the 2017 line-up to showcase the customisation options of the range.

Skoda reveals facelifted Octavia vRS

5 months ago / 1 comments

Skoda has taken the wraps off its facelifted Octavia vRS, which brings new styling plus a lower ride height and extra power for the petrol version.

BigChange scoops regional title in KPMG’s Best British Mobile Startup 2017 Competition

5 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds-based BigChange Apps has won KPMG’s Best British Mobile Startup 2017 competition for the Northern Region.

HPI Crushwatch helps leasing firms recover £7.75m uninsured vehicles

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HPI’s Crushwatch scheme helped finance and leasing companies recover uninsured vehicles to the tune of over £7.75m in November, saving the vehicles from disposal.

Councils to be handed powers over ‘moving traffic offences’ under new plans

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Powers to fine motorists for ‘moving traffic offences’ could switch from the police to local authorities under new plans.

Five men get prison terms over £1.1m crash-for-cash scam

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Five men get prison terms over £1.1m crash-for-cash scam A company boss and four accomplices involved in a crash-for-cash scam have received jail terms.

Transport Minister says government will work with fleet sector to tackle big issues

5 months ago / 0 comments

Minister of State for Transport John Hayes has recognised the importance of the BVRLA and said that the Government will work with the fleet and leasing sector to tackle the big issues.

Mobiles could be blocked in cars

5 months ago / 2 comments

Mobile phones could be blocked from working in moving cars under Government plans.

European Commission outlines plans for new vehicle safety technologies

5 months ago / 0 comments

Active and passive safety including automatic emergency braking systems and active lane keeping technology could be mandatory on new vehicles in the future under European Commission plans.

VW to launch seven-seat Tiguan Allspace

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Volkswagen has confirmed it will launch a seven-seat version of the Tiguan next year.

Black back as most popular colour for used cars

5 months ago / 0 comments

Black has made a comeback to top the colour chart for used cars while white cars have seen the biggest trend shift, according to BCA.

2017 dates announced for Brake ‘Pledge’ training courses

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Brake has announced dates for its 2017 ‘Pledge’ training courses, aimed at helping fleets improve the safety of at-work drivers.

Prolonged Christmas getaway could bring fewer jams, says RAC

5 months ago / 0 comments

This Christmas could see fewer jams that affect large parts of the road network thanks to a more even spread of travel.

Digital bidding activity at BCA reaches new record

5 months ago / 0 comments

BCA’s Live Online platform saw record bidding activity last month.

Aston Barclay awarded LeasePlan service award

5 months ago / 0 comments

LeasePlan has awarded Aston Barclay’s Shropshire-based Press Heath with its Best Service Provider following strong performance throughout Q3 2016.

Beverley Wise joins TomTom Telematics as sales director UK & Ireland

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Beverley Wise, formerly of Lex Autolease, has joins TomTom Telematics as sales director UK & Ireland, succeeding Giles Margerison.

Prices announced for 2017 Lexus IS

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The 2017 Lexus IS is now on sale, bringing revised design, extra safety equipment and updated suspension.

Nexus trials virtual reality platform

5 months ago / 0 comments

Nexus Vehicle Rental is trialling a virtual reality (VR) platform for the corporate rental industry.

Ford ‘Hangover Suit’ replicates risks of morning-after driving

5 months ago / 0 comments

Ford has commissioned a special ‘Hangover Suit’ to show drivers the risks of driving after a big night out.  

Prestige Fleet Servicing to expand network 

5 months ago / 1 comments

Prestige Fleet Servicing is to expand its network of independent fleet service centres by a third in the first quarter of next year.


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