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Leasedrive Velo wins Buying Solutions hire framework agreement

7 years ago / 0 comments

Leasedrive Velo Group has been awarded its second framework agreement from Buying Solutions, the national procurement partner for UK public services. Following the instigation of its fleet management agreement last year, Leasedrive Velo has … Read More »

Mazda sets out plans for a "green" fleet revolution

7 years ago / 0 comments

Whilst other carmakers focus on hybrid and alternative fuel solutions, Mazda has said that its short-term focus is to significantly improve efficiencies delivered through a traditional internal combustion engine platform. This will utilise improved … Read More »

Budget 2010: Overview

7 years ago / 0 comments

The main highlights were: • Changes to the planned 3p fuel duty increase, which will now be phased in, in three stages • Company car tax to be halved for ultra-low carbon vehicles for … Read More »

Budget 2010: Mycompanyfleet response

7 years ago / 0 comments

However Mycompanyfleet gave a cautious welcome to the fact that the planned 3p per litre increase in fuel duty was to be phased in over the next nine months, with a 1p increase in … Read More »

Budget 2010: Fuel duty phase-in provides relief for fleets

7 years ago / 0 comments

Chancellor Alistair Darling announced that instead of the planned 3p increase on 1 April, fuel duty will rise by a penny next month – less than inflation – and will then go up by … Read More »

Budget 2010: £100 million earmarked for road repairs

7 years ago / 0 comments

The announcement comes as the Asphalt Industry Alliance reports that the Artic weather seen this winter caused a 40% rise in potholes. Commenting on the Budget announcement, AA president Edmund King said: 'The AA … Read More »

Budget 2010: CFC response

7 years ago / 0 comments

Neville Briggs, managing director, said: 'It is no surprise that there is little cheer for UK businesses of all sizes in the Budget – there is simply no money available to make the kind … Read More »

Budget 2010: Alphabet response

7 years ago / 0 comments

'So close to a General Election, this was never going to be a budget to take any chances.  The £100 million for pothole repairs is a welcome gesture, as fleets are beginning to feel … Read More »

Budget 2010: Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions' response

7 years ago / 0 comments

'No great surprises from Alistair Darling, who did his best not to rock the boat ahead of the impending general election. 'It was good to see April’s proposed 3p fuel duty increase partially deferred … Read More »

Budget 2010: Masterlease response

7 years ago / 0 comments

He commented: 'There was speculation that the Chancellor could reverse the increase of fuel prices from 1 April, however it was largely expected that he would stand by his initial decision. 'The fact that … Read More »

Toyota appoints European chief quality officer

7 years ago / 0 comments

In an impromptu visit to Europe, Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota Motor Corporation, made the formal announcement that Didier Leroy, EVP, Toyota Motor Europe, would assume the post of chief quality officer for Europe. … Read More »

Hyundai and Kia to use Parrot hands-free technology in Europe

7 years ago / 0 comments

Under the move, Hyundai will equip its Tucson and ix35 models with the technology, which features a Speaker -Independent Voice Recognition solution in 20 languages. To place a hands-free phone call via Bluetooth, customers … Read More »

CFC Solutions sees sharp rise in driving licence checks

7 years ago / 0 comments

The company says that the number of checks has quadrupled in the last year as fleet interest in the issue continues to grow. This has led to its Licence Link product – which checks … Read More »

HiQ hits £50,000 target for Breast Cancer Care

7 years ago / 0 comments

The fast fit network says that it hit the five-figure target last season, thanks in the main to the kind hearts of BTCC supporters, who gave generously to the cause throughout the 2009 season. … Read More »

Budget 2010: GE Capital response

7 years ago / 0 comments

'Yesterday’s Budget announcement has very little impact on fleets. Whilst the Government announced that company car tax would be halved for cars emitting between 1 and 75g CO2 per km, these vehicles do not … Read More »

Budget 2010: Equalease response

7 years ago / 0 comments

In the Budget, Chancellor Alistair Darling announced the launch of a new national investment corporation, to be called UK Finance For Growth, which will streamline and improve the offer to SMEs. This will also … Read More »

Budget 2010: TMC response

7 years ago / 0 comments

'Not including fuel duty, the last three budgets have added over £400 million to the tax burden on fleets and company car drivers over the next three years, through higher BIK on cars and … Read More »

Navman Wireless partnership could cut insurance premiums

7 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicle tracking specialist says it believes the partnership reflects an increasing trend for insurers to take the technology into account when assessing risk. ‘Vehicle tracking gives companies total visibility of their entire fleet,’ … Read More »

Ford aims to top company car wish list with new pricing initiative

7 years ago / 0 comments

The move means that prices for the new S-Max now start from £20,645, with the new Galaxy priced from £22,945 and the latest Mondeo priced from £17,295. Combined with the lower CO2 ratings of … Read More »

Used LCV market sets new record for average values, says BCA

7 years ago / 0 comments

It is now the fourth consecutive month to set a record value, a run that has seen average values improve by a significant £727 – equivalent to a 18.8% increase over the period. The … Read More »


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