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New FleetEurope mid-term rental service brings cost savings and flexibility

7 months ago / 0 comments

FleetEurope has launched a new mid-term rental service that it says could save fleets money compared to daily rental as well as offering increased flexibility.

Mercedes-Benz partners with Chargemaster for home charging solution

7 months ago / 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz UK and Chargemaster have teamed up to offer customers a home charging solution for their Mercedes or smart electric plug-in vehicle. 

‘Community spotters’ scheme could drive down mobile phone use at the wheel

7 months ago / 0 comments

A pilot scheme to clamp down on mobile phone use at the wheel through the use of “community spotters” could help drive change but needs to be carefully managed.

Jaguar reveals I-Pace electric SUV

7 months ago / 2 comments

Jaguar has unveiled its I-Pace electric SUV concept, which will be launched in production form in 2018, bringing 395bhp and a claimed 311-mile range.

Alphabet introduces real-time online service booking for BMWs

7 months ago / 0 comments

Alphabet can now offer live, real-time access to online service booking systems for BMW vehicles under its Teleservices connected car initiative.

Pricing and specs revealed for new Renault Mégane Sport Tourer

7 months ago / 0 comments

Renault’s new Mégane Sport Tourer will be priced from £18,550 when it goes on sale on 1 December, and will bring emissions starting from 96g/km plus new technologies including 4Control four-wheel-steering.

Florette to tackle grey fleet usage under TCH Leasing sole supply deal

7 months ago / 0 comments

Salads and vegetables producer Florette has awarded TCH Leasing a three-year sole supplier agreement to manage its mixed fleet, including a remit to reduce the number of grey fleet drivers.

Avis report looks at how connected cars will revolutionise car rental industry

7 months ago / 0 comments

The benefits of connected cars and their implications for the car rental and wider automotive industries have come under focus in a new report from Avis Car Rental. 

Addison Lee invests £17m in new Ford Galaxy MPVs

7 months ago / 1 comments

Private hire firm Addison Lee has purchased 550 new Ford Galaxy people carriers, worth £17m, as it renews 12% of its fleet.

Europcar to create ‘largest privately owned fleet of hydrogen cars’

7 months ago / 0 comments

Europcar is taking delivery of several Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell cars for its fleet after securing a €200,000 OLEV grant.

South East motorway and A-road network highest for death and serious injury

7 months ago / 0 comments

For the first time, the South East has become the area with highest rate of death and serious injury on the British network of motorways and A roads outside urban cores.

Fuel pump prices start to fall

7 months ago / 0 comments

Fuel retailers have started to cut pump prices following a drop in wholesale prices last month.

Audi extends Black Edition specification to more models

7 months ago / 0 comments

Audi is making the Black Edition trim level available for more of its models, including the Q3, S6 Saloon and Avant and S7 Sportback.

Police start week-long crackdown on mobile phone use at the wheel

7 months ago / 1 comments

Police forces are running a targeted operation this week to crack down on mobile phone use and highlight the consequences of distracted driving.

UK fleet operators invited to International Fleet Meeting 2017

8 months ago / 0 comments

UK fleet operators are being asked to take part in next spring’s International Fleet Meeting, which will offer high-class speakers, a topical panel discussion and a comprehensive networking platform.

Selsia strengthens internal operations

8 months ago / 0 comments

Selsia Vehicle Accident Centres has appointed Max Dickson as operations coordinator as it reports continued business expansion with existing and new fleet clients.

Go Ultra Low Summit 2016

8 months ago / 0 comments

Go Ultra Low’s second annual Summit took place on 7 November at the SMMT in London, and saw representatives of project partners, Go Ultra Low companies and interested parties share their experiences with ULEVs … Read More »

Forecourts urged to slash pump prices as wholesale costs fall

8 months ago / 0 comments

Supermarkets and garages are being urged to cut prices at the pumps to reflect falling wholesale prices of unleaded and diesel.

Volkswagen reveals 2017 Golf

8 months ago / 1 comments

Volkswagen has unveiled its facelifted 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.

EST announces finalists for 2016 Fleet Hero Awards

8 months ago / 0 comments

The Energy Saving Trust has announced the finalists for this year’s Fleet Hero Awards, including for the inaugural Innovation Award. This year's Fleet Hero Awards and Conference take place on Thursday 24 November at ... Read More »