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Lightfoot partners with Allianz Insurance to reward fleet drivers

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Lightfoot and Allianz Insurance are launching a new initiative to reward fleet drivers who improve their performance behind the wheel.

Licence Bureau launches safer driving guide

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Licence Bureau has launched a new driver safety guide, in association with road safety charity Brake, to highlight typical driving distractions.

Latest fleet topics covered in free e-book

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Fuel Card Services has published the latest issue of its free Fleet Matters e-book, covering a number of topical issues.

Spotlight: SEAT Ibiza

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The fifth generation of SEAT’s supermini puts an emphasis on technology, refinement and personalisation, explains Alex Grant.

Diesel real-world fuel economy gap continues to widen

2 months ago / 2 comments

The gap between diesel cars’ official and real-world fuel economy grew to 28% last year, new figures from TMC indicate.

Dashcam footage shows taxi driver’s lucky escape

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Footage from a dashcam solution installed in a taxi has helped the driver avoid a lengthy insurance dispute in an accident claim.

Alphabet more than doubles ULEV fleet in 2016

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Alphabet more than doubled its fleet of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles last year following deliveries of 3,619 units. 

New Kia Rio priced from £11,995

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The fourth-generation Kia Rio has gone on sale in the UK, priced from £11,995 OTR.

Car clubs launch in Inverness

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Europcar and Enterprise Car Club have opened two new car club schemes in Inverness in partnership with the Highland Council as well as the Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership (HITRANS).

Fleets driving compliance and road safety with increased access to data

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2017 will see fleets increasingly turning to ‘big data’ to drive areas from compliance through to road safety, according to the Association For Driving Licence Verification (ADLV).

Westminster to trial diesel-based parking surcharge 

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Diesel drivers in Westminster will have to pay an extra 50% on fees for parking within Marylebone from this April.

HgCapital to sell Zenith to Bridgepoint for £750m

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Private equity firm HgCapital is to sell Zenith to Bridgepoint in a transaction totalling £750m.

‘Use it and lose it’ policy advocated for drivers and mobiles

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Confiscating mobile phones off drivers using them illegally at the wheel could help cut down on their use and improve road safety.

Road Test: Volkswagen High Up TSI

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Volkswagen’s cute-but-functional city car gets a turbocharged power lift, but can it finally satisfy those wanting a junior hot hatch? Alex Grant finds out.

Skoda Kodiaq gets Scout treatment

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Skoda has revealed its Kodiaq Scout model, which brings offroad styling and all-wheel drive as standard.

Maserati appoints interim corporate sales manager

2 months ago / 0 comments

Maserati has announced changes within its corporate team as it looks to drive fleet growth.

Road Test: Volkswagen Polo Beats 1.2 TSI

2 months ago / 0 comments

The ultra-sensible Polo gets a kicking bassline with an audio upgrade from Beats. By Alex Grant.

Government MoT plans likely impact on road safety

2 months ago / 0 comments

Extending the MoT test ‘grace period’ of new vehicles to four years is likely to come at the expense of road safety, tyre safety experts have warned.

Tougher fines to be introduced for most serious speeding offences

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Drivers caught for the most serious speeding offences are set to face much tougher fines under new sentencing guidelines introduced following consultation.  

Diesel pump price hits two-year high

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The average price of diesel has hit its highest level in more than two years.


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