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‘Significant’ fuel economy gap to continue after introduction of WLTP

5 months ago / 1 comments

The gap between official MPG figures and real-world performance will remain significant despite regulatory change later this year.

Driving for Work Summit provides forerunner to major occupational road safety campaign

5 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet chiefs and industry associations have met up with the Department for Transport, Highways England and insurance company representatives to identify ways to drive better occupational road safety.

Pump prices hit two-year high

5 months ago / 0 comments

Fuel prices have reached their highest level in more than two years following a 2p per litre rise in January.

Amey awards accident repair deal to Selsia

5 months ago / 0 comments

Amey has signed up Selsia to centrally manage accident repairs for its mixed fleet.

New cash or car calculator launches from Activa Contracts

5 months ago / 0 comments

Activa Contracts has launched a new online company car or cash allowance calculator to help simplify the decision-making process for drivers and fleet operators in the wake of changes announced last year.

Chevin appoints David Gladding to newly created global sales role

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Chevin has appointed its former UK sales director David Gladding to a new role of global sales and marketing director in a drive to continue its worldwide expansion.

Prices announced for facelifted VW Golf

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Volkswagen has announced prices for its 2017 Golf, which brings updated styling as well as a new 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol and seven-speed DSG, and latest infotainment and assistance technologies. The updated Golf range debuts new engines, ... Read More »

Growing number of VW owners sign up to group action lawsuit

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More than 27,000 Volkswagen Group drivers have signed up to a lawsuit filed against the group over the ‘Dieselgate’ emissions scandal, with around 500 more owners a day joining the group action.

MP calls for tax transparency on fuel receipts

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Fuel receipts should display all taxes in detail, with the Tory Administration having “a clear obligation to be open with UK drivers regarding taxes”, according to an MP.

AM Services Group signs up TCH Leasing

5 months ago / 0 comments

Facilities management provider, AM Services Group has awarded a three-year vehicle supply agreement for contract hire to TCH Leasing.

Lightfoot partners with Allianz Insurance to reward fleet drivers

5 months ago / 0 comments

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

5 months ago / 0 comments

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

Spotlight: SEAT Ibiza

5 months ago / 1 comments

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

5 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

5 months ago / 0 comments

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).