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Alex Grant

Diesel registrations halve in two years, SMMT data shows

2 months ago / 1 comments

Registrations of new diesel cars have halved since 2019, with more drivers now opting for hybrid or electric alternatives, according to the latest data from the … Read More »

Free webinar to help fleets curb drug driving

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Road safety charity Brake is organising a free hour-long webinar for fleet professionals, addressing the issue of drug-impaired driving.

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Marshall Leasing appoints new sales director

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Marshall Leasing has appointed Richard Baird as sales director for its fleet management business, taking over the role from Jonathan Ross who will leave the company … Read More »

Renault extends its hybrid SUV range

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Renault has replaced diesel versions of the Captur compact SUV line-up with a 145hp hybrid, available alongside the plug-in version launched last year.

RAC calls for fairer fuel prices after seventh monthly rise

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Fuel prices increased for the seventh consecutive month in May 2021, according to the RAC Fuel Watch, returning to levels last seen before the first lockdown.

UK road traffic back at pre-Covid levels

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Road traffic in the UK returned to pre-pandemic levels during the last week of May 2021, according to the latest Department for Transport (DfT) statistics, though … Read More »

Three-year V2G trial reports large savings for drivers

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A three-year trial of vehicle-to-grid charging has demonstrated that domestic users could offset most of their annual energy bills by using the technology.

BP Pulse confirms price changes for EV charging network

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BP Pulse, one of the UK’s largest electric vehicle charging networks, has confirmed new pricing for all except its fastest units, applicable from 10 June.

AFP to host post-Covid fleet strategy webinar

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The Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP) is to hold an hour-long webinar on 16 June, addressing how fleet managers can handle new working conditions following the … Read More »

TfL gets £1bn support for post-Covid reforms

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Transport for London is to receive £1.08bn in government funding in the second half of 2021, supporting continued service in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic … Read More »

Hyundai Bayon electrified SUV priced from £20,295

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Hyundai has released UK range information for the Bayon compact SUV, positioned as a rival for vehicles such as the Peugeot 2008 and Volkswagen T-Cross.

BMW extends electric vehicle line-up

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The first ever BMW i4 electric car will be priced from £51,509 (on the road) in the UK, with a 367-mile range putting it in direct … Read More »

IDS completes White Clarke Group acquisition

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US-based secured finance solutions provider IDS has completed its acquisition of White Clarke Group, targeting strategic growth opportunities as businesses adapt to emerging technologies.

Subscription-based van service caters for fluid fleet needs

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Mycardirect has extended its subscription-based vehicle offer to include a wide range of commercial vehicles, responding to growing demand for vans for home delivery following the … Read More »

CMA hints at challenges with UK charging network

2 months ago / 0 comments

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued a progress report for its study of the electric vehicle charging sector, confirming it will not pursue longer-term … Read More »

Fleets facing “worst ever” vehicle delays, warns FleetCheck

2 months ago / 0 comments

Software specialist FleetCheck is warning fleet operators to set out vehicle-by-vehicle maintenance plans as Brexit, Covid-19 and the global semiconductor shortage cause unprecedented delays to new … Read More »

Birmingham Clean Air Zone to affect 100,000 vehicles

2 months ago / 0 comments

Birmingham first Clean Air Zone is now live (1 June), and will soon charge drivers of older cars and vans £8 per day to enter a … Read More »

Toyota launches ten-year car and van warranty

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Toyota GB is offering free warranty extensions for all cars and vans up to ten years old, including the Lexus range, following a service at a … Read More »

C40 Recharge will be first EV-only Volvo

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Volvo will launch its first ever electric-only model this summer; a coupé-SUV which indirectly replaces the V40 hatchback, and will only be sold online.

First Drive: Fiat’s electric 500

8 months ago / 0 comments

Improvements to Fiat’s best-seller go deeper than its electric powertrain, says Alex Grant.

Hyundai-Kia boosts EV roll-out with dedicated platform

8 months ago / 0 comments

Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) is accelerating its electrification plans from next year with a dedicated, modular electric vehicle platform, providing more than 300 miles of range, … Read More »

Personal mobility vital post-Covid, says Fiat

9 months ago / 0 comments

Fiat is predicting “overwhelming” changes for the car industry following the Covid-19 pandemic, with an accelerated transition towards individual mobility solutions, flexible ownership models and electrification.

Road Test: Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4

1 year ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall’s potent plug-in hybrid SUV is laser-focused on user-choosers, explains Alex Grant.

Spotlight: Ford Mustang Mach-E

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ford wants to shift expectations of electric vehicles with its battery-powered, Mustang-inspired SUV. And there’s more to it than marketing, as Alex Grant explains.

Fleet World Fleet: BMW 330e M Sport

1 year ago / 0 comments

Alex Grant tests the parking system in the BMW in his second report. At 4.7 metres, our 330e is only marginally shorter end to end than … Read More »

Road test: BMW X6 xDrive30d M Sport

1 year ago / 0 comments

Can the segment-defining X6 fend off a raft of new coupe-SUVs? Alex Grant finds out.

Plug-ins a ‘massive’ fleet opportunity, says Vauxhall

1 year ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall sees its electric and plug-in hybrid cars and vans as a “massive opportunity” to attract new fleet customers, helped by a broadening product offer and … Read More »

Byton electric SUV sets sights on UK fleets

1 year ago / 0 comments

Chinese carmaker Byton has begun talks with fleet finance companies and dealer groups in the UK, ahead of launching right-hand drive versions of the electric M-Byte … Read More »

Road Test: Vauxhall Corsa

1 year ago / 0 comments

The fifth generation of a household name is now equipped for a new era. By Alex Grant.