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Parliamentary Advisory Council calls for overhaul on road safety

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The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has called on all political parties to commit to an overhaul of road safety in the next Parliament.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 25 May

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All the key news in fleet... The RAC is predicting a late spring surge on the roads this weekend. RAC predicts busiest late May bank holiday traffic for four years Sixteen and a half ... Read More »

Campaign to make autonomous features mandatory

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The European Commission is being urged to make a number of autonomous features mandatory on new cars, vans and trucks to help reduce deaths and serious injuries on European roads.

SMEs being given outdated and biased advice, says AMT

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Fleet-decision makers are not being given “thorough and honest” advice on vehicle procurement, leaving them exposed to risk in the event of circumstances changing.

Today in Fleet: Wednesday 24 May

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Today in Fleet: Tuesday 23 May

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All the key news in fleet… Ecotricity says the new pricing model will bring typically lower charging costs across all EV makes and models. Ecotricity revamps PAYG charging model  Ecotricity is launching a new ... Read More »

Act now on big data to avoid data protection fines

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The advent of the connected car will transform the face of the fleet industry but fleets must act now to embrace ‘big data’ and ensure they don’t fall foul of forthcoming data protection legislation.

Millions of drivers unaware where to stop in emergencies on smart motorways

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Although smart motorways are becoming increasingly common across the UK, millions of motorists are unaware what to do in the event of an emergency on them.

Today in Fleet: Monday 22 May

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New Karoq SUV to take Skoda centre stage

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Skoda has revealed its new Karoq SUV, which will indirectly replace the Yeti, providing a more mainstream C-SUV.

Matt Dyer named new BVRLA chairman

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The BVRLA has appointed Matt Dyer as its new chairman following its AGM.

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

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All the key news in fleet from the last week… The manifesto pledges to ban diesel car and van sales by the end of 2025, with tax reform to support EV uptake. Lib Dems ... Read More »

Today in Fleet: Friday 19 May

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Changing tyres at 3mm “unnecessary”, says Michelin

1 month ago / 1 comments

Fleets and drivers changing tyres earlier than the legal tread limit are wasting money, harming the environment and potentially impacting on the tyre’s safety performance.

Today in Fleet: Thursday 18 May

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All the key news in fleet… Audi's range updates see the A4 get leather heated seats from the Sport trim upwards. Audi range revisions focus on ‘consistency and simplicity’ Audi is introducing a range ... Read More »

Lib Dems to ban diesel car and van sales

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The Liberal Democrats have pledged to ban the sale of diesel cars and small vans in the UK, while reforming tax incentives to promote plug-ins, according to their 2017 manifesto.

Today in Fleet: Wednesday 17 May

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All the key news in fleet… Grosvenor Leasing says fleets could be leaving themselves exposed by their lack of interest in grey fleet and risk management. Grey fleet down the list of priorities for ... Read More »

Excess diesel NOx kills 38,000 per year, study claims

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New research finds that 38,000 people a year are dying as a result of the global failure of diesel vehicles to meet NOx official limits in real-world conditions.

Today in Fleet: Tuesday 16 May

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All the key news in fleet… Phil Hendry (left) fromW R Davies Citroën in Stafford with Barry Machin, Stoke-on-Trent City Council's workshop operations manager. C3 models go into service with Stoke-on-Trent City Council Stoke-on-Trent ... Read More »

Don’t default to diesel, fleets told

1 month ago / 1 comments

Fleets are being urged to rethink their vehicle selection strategies as a new white paper says there is no definitive right fleet fuel anymore.