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Fleets increasingly turning to consultancy ahead of April tax changes

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Arval has reported increased take-up of its consultancy series as fleets look to work through the implications of new tax regulations that take effect from April.

Skoda Fabia to gain 1.0 TSI petrol

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Skoda’s facelifted Fabia and Fabia estate will gain a 1.0 TSI petrol bringing improved economy and fuel emissions when they launch from the start of Q3.

PSA confirms €2.2bn Vauxhall/Opel buyout

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GM’s Vauxhall and Opel business has been sold to the PSA Group for €2.2 billion.

ALD Automotive appoints new deputy CEO and reports 14% fleet growth

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ALD Automotive has named Gilles Bellemere as deputy chief executive officer as it publishes 2016 results showing growth in fleet size, total income and net income.

MINI’s first plug-in hybrid priced from £31,585

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Order books have opened for MINI’s first plug-in hybrid model, which launches on 24 June.

Chancellor urged to support not penalise diesel drivers to make switch to EVs

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The chancellor is being urged to provide positive support for drivers to switch away from diesels rather than just ‘beat them up’ for driving the ‘wrong’ cars.

New refuelling station opens as Aberdeen drives FCEV uptake

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The city of Aberdeen has opened its second hydrogen refuelling station as local fleets take delivery of Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell saloons.

Bus lane cameras are new ‘cash bonanza’ for councils

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Bus lane cameras made £31m in a year for councils in 2015-6, with the most lucrative camera making £6,000 every 24 hours.

Fuel prices stabilise in February but remain up year on year

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The price of petrol and diesel stabilised in February after two months of rises at the pump but prices remain up year on year.

Facelifted Renault Captur revealed

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Renault has revealed its facelifted 2017 Captur crossover ahead of its Geneva debut.

New Range Rover to rival Porsche Macan

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Land Rover has announced details of its forthcoming Range Rover Velar, which will provide a rival to models such as the Porsche Macan as well as the Jaguar F-Pace and BMW X4.

‘Anti-diesel agenda’ to hinder progress on CO2 emissions says SMMT

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Average new car emissions fell for the 19th consecutive year but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has warned that the ‘anti-diesel’ agenda will halt further progress.

Ambit becomes first business to join ICFM Corporate Investor Programme

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App developer Ambit is the first company to sign up to ICFM’s newly launched Corporate Investor Programme, which has been launched to further raise the standards of fleet industry professionals.

Facelifted Skoda Octavia vRS and Scout priced from £25,130 OTR

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Skoda has opened order books for its facelifted Octavia vRS and Scout.

One in five car fleets don’t have ADAS checks in place

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Fleet knowledge of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) systems and how to ensure they are correctly used to enhance driver safety is failing to keep up with industry adoption of the technology.

BVRLA backs mayor’s plan for diesel scrappage fund

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An alliance of business organisations and environmental charities including the BVRLA has written to the chancellor urging him to introduce the Mayor of London’s proposals for a national diesel scrappage fund.

Used fleet market ‘in rude health’ says Shoreham Vehicle Auctions

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Demand for three-year-old ex-fleet stock remained extremely strong throughout 2016, with the market also “in rude health” for Q1 2017 according to Shoreham Vehicle Auctions.

Trakm8 device to help fleets avoid new mobile phone penalties

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Trakm8 is now offering a product that could help stop fleet drivers falling foul of tougher penalties on using handheld mobile phones behind the wheel.

Tougher penalties for drivers using mobile phones come into force

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Drivers using their mobile phone face tougher penalties from today as the Government looks to cracked down on an ‘epidemic’ of handheld phone use.

Fiat and Ford superminis fall behind rivals in latest Euro NCAP ratings

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Euro NCAP has released safety ratings for six new and facelifted cars, with Fiat and Ford models only awarded three stars.


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