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Alphabet upgrades ‘icon’ technology platform to enhance SME leasing experience

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Alphabet has rolled out a significant upgrade for its ‘icon’ SME technology platform to enhance the overall leasing experience for its SME customers, retailers and brokers.

Ford to start testing autonomous cars on European roads next year

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Ford is to begin European testing of autonomous cars in 2017, expanding on its existing research in the US.

New Brake Professional fleet resource highlights consequences of distracted driving

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Brake has launched a new resource to help educate at-work drivers on the importance of not using their phones behind the wheel.

Exiting single market will add £1,500 to car prices, warns SMMT

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List prices for cars could rise by £1,500 post-Brexit if the UK doesn’t stay in the single market.

New appointments as BT Fleet enters funding sector

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BT Fleet has made a number of changes to its leadership team, including the appointment of Andrew Goodwin as sales director, as it looks to enter the funding sector.

Europe-wide ultra-fast charging due next year

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Europe is to get a network of 400 ultra-fast charging stations for electric vehicles along major routes, the result of a proposed joint venture including BMW Group, Daimler, Ford and the Volkswagen Group.

Addison Lee invests £7.5m in driver training

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Private hire firm Addison Lee is investing £7.5m in driver training to improve driver skills and the customer experience.

Arval launches comprehensive new online fleet resource

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A new online resource that provides fleet manager and driver guides, video commentary on current issues, tax calculators and case studies is now available for Arval customers.

HMRC reveals latest Advisory Fuel Rates

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HMRC has announced new Advisory Fuel Rates, which are effective from 1 December and bring increases for some engine categories.

ATS Euromaster opens Bracknell service centre

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ATS Euromaster has expanded its service centre network with the opening of a new 5,300ft² facility in Bracknell.

Applied Driving Techniques to expand global presence under new appointment

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Fleet compliance and risk management specialist Applied Driving Techniques (ADT) has appointed Martin Hill to the newly created role of head of global consultancy as it looks to boost its international fleet capabilities.

VW hints at new name for possible CC replacement

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Volkswagen is to launch an all-new premium saloon from next year that brings sleek new styling and could mark a rebrand of the former CC.

UK second for premature deaths from NO2 pollution in Europe

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The UK has one of the highest levels of premature deaths from nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution in Europe, beaten only by Italy, new research has found.

Under-reporting of mobile phone use in collisions is ‘massive problem’, finds study

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Police officers have expressed concerns over suitable powers and resources to properly investigate whether a mobile phone was being used by a driver at the time of a crash.

Leasing Broker Federation names 2016 award winners

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Vehicle leasing brokers including Concept Vehicle Leasing and Fleet Alliance have taken the top spots at this year’s Leasing Broker Federation awards.

2016 Fleet Hero Awards winners revealed

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Fleets including an organic supermarket alternative that delivers direct from the farm and a zero tailpipe emissions courier service have taken titles at the 2016 Fleet Hero awards.

Live stream of occupational road safety seminar

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The annual road safety seminar by the Scottish Occupational Road Safety Alliance (ScORSA) is to be broadcast live on the internet for the first time.

IAM RoadSmart and HealthcarePlan team up for eyecare benefits

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IAM RoadSmart has partnered with HealthcarePlan to offer fleet drivers reduced-rate glasses and eye care.

Don’t make rushed decisions on salsac, fleet industry warns

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Changes to taxation for salary sacrifice cars next April could cause a rush for orders, and businesses are being advised to consider their choices carefully rather than trying to quickly take advantage of the … Read More »

Fleet industry concerned about Autumn Statement detail gaps

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Despite some clarity on future company car tax, the fleet industry has criticised the Autumn Statement for not providing key details needed to help businesses make futureproof decisions.


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