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GlaxoSmithKline awards sole supply contract

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Employees fund their vehicles using a cash allowance, with Zenith Provecta providing monthly payroll interface files to GSK to assist in the calculation and deductions of HMRC compliant payments. In addition, the ECO specialist … Read More »

Orlando-based family vehicle to debut at Geneva

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Also present at Geneva will be the Chevrolet Camaro, both as coupé and convertible, and the Aveo RS show car, which celebrates its European premiere after its world debut at the North American International … Read More »

Keep calm over Toyota recalls

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Tim Bowden, head of operations at Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions, has said that fleets should keep their heads and remember that the UK has a well-structured process for recalls. Mr Bowden said: 'The key … Read More »

GENEVA: Hyundai reveals new company face

7 years ago / 0 comments

According to head of design Thomas Buerkle, the new styling is called "Fluidic Sculpture" and sees a move towards a slinky, more sporty style. Mr Beurkle explained: 'We have moved away from the traditional … Read More »

Motiva Group rolls out new tyre policy

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ATS Euromaster will supply and fit Michelin tyres across the Motiva fleet using its 1,000 mobile service vehicles and 380 fast-fit centres to ensure comprehensive fast-fit support nationwide. The deal replaces a previous arrangement … Read More »

Fleets given say in corporate sales person award

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The award forms part of the "DRIVE UP 09" Mercedes-Benz Cars Corporate Sales Reward Programme and sees sales managers, business development managers and key account managers undergo a three-phased assessment programme. During the first … Read More »

GENEVA: Lexus compact hybrid gets airing

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The CT 200h also promises 'new levels of refinement, sophistication and attention to detail, without compromising style or driving pleasure'. The Lexus LFA supercar will also be on show at Geneva, just ahead of … Read More »

Hertz to roll out Nissan EVs in US and Europe

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Hertz said that the partnership with Nissan seals its commitment to green car rentals. Mark P Frissora, Hertz CEO, said: 'With unique solutions like the Hertz Green Collection already available to our customers, we … Read More »

Renault reports net loss for 2009

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This included €1.6bn of losses from its shares in other vehicle makers. Meanwhile revenues were down 10.8% year on year to €33.7 billion. However, government scrappage schemes and Renault's new car launches helped staunch … Read More »

VT becomes preferred supplier to Highways Agency

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VT will manage the procurement, full maintenance and support requirement for the specialist patrol, resilience and team manager vehicles, which are based at 40 locations throughout England. The fleet of 4×4 vehicles will be … Read More »

Leasedrive Velo proves perfect partner

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Leasedrive Velo Group has launched a new scheme for the firm, based on contract hire. Partners can transfer to the scheme whenever they like and have an open choice list of vehicles. BDO said … Read More »

Recalls have ramifications for automotive electronics

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As carmakers awaken to the dangers of increasing electronics content, the development and deployment of key automotive technologies like Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and the future of legislations mandating electronic technologies aimed at … Read More »

New Touareg gets hybrid treatment

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The Hybrid's 333PS 3.3-litre supercharged V6 petrol engine is married up to an electric motor generating 47PS, resulting in a total output of 380PS and 428lb ft of torque. It has been designed as … Read More »

Van drivers asked to report potholes

7 years ago / 0 comments

Charles Roberts, Heritage Volkswagen's brand manager, said: 'Hitting a pothole can damage the tyres, wheels, suspension or steering. It could even cause an accident. 'Commercial vehicles are particularly vulnerable as they are heavier than … Read More »

Lex Autolease signs solus deal with Kwik-Fit Fleet

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Mike Wise, head of Kwik-Fit Fleet, said: 'We believe the new contract with Lex Autolease, which will run into 2013, is the largest and most significant fast-fit deal in the history of the UK … Read More »

4×4 demand swells used values

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Examples of notable increases in values include: Small Hatchback, up 7.0% (£308) to £4,690; Medium Family, up 8.8% (£478) to £5,895; Large Family, up 5.9% (£291) to £5,207; Compact Executive, up 18.1% (£1,391) to … Read More »

PSA reports worst-ever loss

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For 2009, the French carmaker reported a loss of €1.16 billion for 2009 compared to a profit of €363 million in 2008. Global sales were down 2.2% to 3.19 million units in a market … Read More »

AA DriveTech appoints new divisional head

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Paul Holmes, formerly head of AA Risk Management Solutions, becomes director of the FleetSafe division of AA DriveTech, which is now responsible for all fleet-related training and driver risk management activities at the AA. … Read More »

Specsavers enhances voucher offer

7 years ago / 0 comments

The vouchers can be handed out among all levels of staff and they can be redeemed at any of Specsavers' 638 UK stores. Each employee is entitled to three Premium Club vouchers per year: … Read More »

E-mobility policy coordination welcomed

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At the event, EU ministers exchanged views with leaders and experts from across society, including the automobile industry. According to the ACEA, e-mobility will clearly play an important role in the future and a … Read More »


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