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Deadline looms for entries for 2017 Fleet World Honours

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Fleets, suppliers and manufacturers have just under one week left to submit their entries for consideration for this year’s Fleet World Honours.

Prices and specs revealed for new Hyundai i30

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Hyundai has announced details of its new i30 hatch, which will introduce new engine variants when it goes on sale on 1 March.

FleetEurope recruits Jon Allamby as fleet operations manager

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Jon Allamby has joined FleetEurope as its new fleet operations manager with a remit to support the firm’s organic growth.

Rising number of pothole breakdowns is ‘warning sign’, says RAC

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Bad weather conditions over the coming months could see potholes appear at an “unprecedented rate”.

National Windscreens to grow share of insurance market under new appointment

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National Windscreens has appointed Lisa Pugh as director of insurance business development.

Nissan to start on-road autonomous vehicle tests in London

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Nissan is run its first real-world demonstrations of autonomous driving cars in Europe from next month.

Latest ARI appointment signals fleet funding intentions 

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ARI has appointed Rory Mackinnon as the head of its asset funding programme to support the continued growth of its funding model.

Fiat Chrysler and Renault face investigations over diesel emissions 

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Fiat Chrysler and Renault have become the latest carmakers to be caught up in the diesel emissions scandal with the announcement of investigations.

Five key fleet trends for 2017 revealed by BVRLA

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The BVRLA has uncovered key fleet industry trends for the coming year, with growth amongst SMEs, LCV take-up and new flexible rental solutions predicted to help drive the market.

Severn Crossing tolls to be slashed under government proposals

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The Government is planning to slash Severn Crossing tolls by up to 75% and introduce free-flow tolling following the return to public ownership.

SEAT extends Ateca line-up as true fleet sales grow

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SEAT has added a two-wheel drive DSG option to the petrol Ateca, matching a growing trend among ‘true fleet’ customers to opt for this over the equivalent diesel.

Councils allocated £1.2bn funding to repair potholes and cut congestion

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Councils across England are being notified whether they have been allocated a share of  £1.2 billion local roads funding to improve roads, cut congestion and improve journey times.

No ‘logical or fair correlation’ on fuel prices, says FairFuelUK

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FairFuelUK has accused the Government of putting oil and fuel supply chain company profits above protecting consumer prices at the pumps as it indicates that pump prices do not match wholesale trends.

Licence Bureau expands team and offices

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The Licence Bureau has expanded into new onsite offices to support its expanding team after securing new contracts throughout 2016.

Prices and specs announced for new Audi Q5

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Audi has opened order books for its new Q5 SUV, which brings updates in standard equipment, connectivity, ride comfort, handling dynamics, efficiency and driver assistance.

Future of Fleet survey offers chance to win prize draw

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Fleet World in association with Shell Commercial Fleet are pleased to announce the opening of the Future of Fleet reader survey.

Insurers look to tackle rise in hit-and-run incidents

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UK insurers are calling for a campaign to raise awareness of drivers’ responsibilities after an accident as new figures show a rise in hit-and-run incidents.

Mercedes-Benz 2017 GLA pricing and specs announced

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The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA is now available to order, bringing styling and equipment upgrades and new special editions.

Graeme Jenkins appointed new head of fleet at Suzuki

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Suzuki has named Graeme Jenkins as its new head of fleet.

What Car? Car of the Year Award winners for 2017 revealed

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What Car? has revealed the winners of its 2017 Car of the Year Awards, with the BMW 5 Series fending off stiff competition from a final short list including the Skoda Kodiaq and SEAT … Read More »