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DfT aims to make EV charging easier

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The Department for Transport launched a consultation into proposals aiming to make it easier for electric and hydrogen-powered vehicles to access charging and refueling infrastructure.

Highways England gets £5m severe weather warning system

7 months ago / 1 comments

Highways England has launched a £5m severe weather information system, providing real-time data which can be used to help maintain traffic flow on the strategic road network.

Knowledge gap a potential barrier for ULEVs, says Arval

7 months ago / 0 comments

Plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles could record higher take-up with fleets, but are being held back by not fitting conventional choice list criteria, according to Arval.

First Drive: Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic

7 months ago / 1 comments

Renault’s pioneering MPV is back among the best in its class, reckons Alex Grant.

BMW Group bolsters UK leasing key account team

7 months ago / 0 comments

BMW UK has appointed three new leasing key account managers to its team, as it looks to strengthen its relationships with large leasing companies.

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate

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Impressive refinement from the new diesels and great to drive, reckons John Kendall.

Ford Mustang muscle car wins MPG Marathon

7 months ago / 0 comments

The UK’s premier eco-driving event has proven that even a performance car can be parsimonious, with a 5.0-litre V8-engined Ford Mustang taking the most coveted prize in this year’s event.

Pricing and specs revealed for new Audi A5 Sportback

7 months ago / 0 comments

Audi has opened order books for the new A5 Sportback just weeks after its debut at the Paris Motor Show.

Transport Secretary announces £11m motorway improvement schemes

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced four new road improvement schemesa to create thousands of jobs and homes in the South West, supported by investment from private sector developers.

Technology trials enable drivers to ‘ride the green wave’

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Hitting a series of red lights on the commute to work could become a thing of the past under technology currently on trial by Ford.

Synergy Automotive celebrates 10th anniversary

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Vehicle leasing and finance credit broker Synergy Automotive has marked its tenth anniversary with a special event attended by guests including Andrew Jones – Under Secretary of State for Transport and MP for Harrogate … Read More »

SEAT Leon facelift brings new engines and technology

7 months ago / 0 comments

SEAT’s facelifted Leon will introduce new engines plus a raft of connectivity and driver assistance technologies and a new top-spec trim level when it launches early next year.

Ford launches winter tyre and ‘hotel’ storage offers

7 months ago / 0 comments

Ford has launched a winter tyre offer to help keep drivers mobile over the coming months without the inconvenience of swapping and storing tyres.

Teletrac Navman launches free fleet risk management guide

7 months ago / 0 comments

Teletrac Navman has partnered with industry experts to produce a free guide on how fleets can use technology to take a pro-active approach to risk management.

New Lightfoot reward-based driver behaviour solution to launch for fleets

7 months ago / 1 comments

Lightfoot is to launch a new approach that’s intended to help fleets cut fuels bills, accidents, wear and tear and CO2 emissions through the use of reward-based efficiency leagues.

Over half of Brits uncomfortable using roads alongside autonomous vehicles

7 months ago / 0 comments

UK drivers still have widespread concerns over autonomous vehicles, new research finds.

MPG Marathon gives Transport Minister an eco-driving lesson

7 months ago / 0 comments

Minister of State for Transport John Hayes has taken eco-driving lessons to see if he could become as efficient as the country’s most accomplished eco-drivers currently participating in the 2016 MPG Marathon.

Fuel prices struck by ‘perfect storm’

7 months ago / 0 comments

The RAC is calling on the Chancellor not to raise fuel duty in next month’s Autumn Statement as it reports ‘a perfect storm’ adversely affecting fuel prices.

360-degree video app shows dangers of low tread depth

7 months ago / 0 comments

A new 360-degree video from TyreSafe dramatically illustrates the difference in braking distances between tyres just below the legal limit and those with full tread.

Police target uninsured drivers under national campaign  

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Police are cracking down on uninsured driving with the first ever national enforcement awareness week.


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