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Alex Grant

BMW and Daimler to form urban mobility joint venture

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The BMW Group and Daimler AG have formed a 50/50 joint venture to establish a standalone mobility services company, set to operate across Europe.

Lexus ES to undercut outgoing GS saloon

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Lexus has started taking pre-orders for the new ES executive saloon, with pricing around £1,000 less than the GS it replaces in Western Europe.  

Seat Tarraco targets corporate fleets

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Seat is targeting ongoing growth with large corporate fleets with the forthcoming Tarraco seven-seat SUV, with options set to include a plug-in hybrid version after launch.

FCA Group to launch fleet telematics system

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is launching a telematics service for fleets next month, utilising the on-board data connection fitted to its latest models.

Mercedes-Benz electric SUV sets sights on the I-Pace

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Mercedes-Benz is to launch a long-range, high-performance electric SUV next year, rivalling the Jaguar I-Pace, Audi E-Tron and Tesla Model X.

Two minutes to help drive tax reform for fleets

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Fleets are being invited to help raise Government awareness of the problems facing the fleet industry, by supporting an online petition.

New engines and saloon pricing for A-Class

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Mercedes-Benz has extended the A-Class range with a new petrol engine and four-wheel drive for the hatchback, and pricing for the first ever Saloon version.

Audi starts production of E-Tron electric SUV

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Audi has started production of the e-tron electric SUV at its factory in Brussels, ahead of the first deliveries due by the end of the year.

Road Test: Ford Ecosport ST-Line 1.0 EcoBoost (140PS)

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Ford hopes to add a bit of Fiesta appeal to its sportiest compact SUV, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Volkswagen Polo GTI

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

The Polo takes its best shot yet at the junior hot hatch class. By Alex Grant.

How you can help save the company car

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Fleet World is inviting drivers, operators and decision-makers to have their say about the future of the company car sector, launching a petition to help raise … Read More »

Toyota and Uber extend autonomous car partnership

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Toyota and Uber are to co-develop an autonomous ride-sharing service, scheduled to launch in 2021.

Toyota Corolla to return to Europe

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The replacement for the Toyota Auris will be named ‘Corolla’, bringing Europe in line with other global markets for the first time since 2006.

HMRC still stalling on PHEV mileage rates

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HM Revenue and Customs has confirmed Advisory Fuel Rates valid from 1 September, including electric vehicles for the first time but not plug-in hybrids, despite ongoing … Read More »

Road Test: Ford Mustang GT Convertible

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In a country full of German drop-tops, can a five-litre Mustang make sense? Alex Grant finds out.

Vauxhall previews 2019 Corsa

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Vauxhall has previewed some of the design cues of the 2019 Corsa, with a new electric coupe-SUV concept car.

Road Test: Suzuki Swift Sport

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Replacing a cult classic, Alex Grant finds out if the grown up new Swift Sport has lost its edge.

London lamp posts to plug EV charging gaps

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Transport for London has awarded contracts to some of the UK’s largest charging point manufacturers to roll out 1,150 charging points across the boroughs by the … Read More »

First Drive: Jeep Renegade

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The junior Jeep is taking a step towards a diesel-free future, explains Alex Grant

Case Study: How Cross River Partnership is tackling London pollution

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With entries now open for this year’s Energy Saving Trust Fleet Heroes awards, we take a look back at the innovations that earned last year’s winners … Read More »

Road Test: Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 4 CVT AWD

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A new shape for the Eclipse name, but can it build on the Outlander PHEV’s success? By Alex Grant.

Audi adds 2.0-litre diesel to new A6 and A7

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Audi is adding a 2.0-litre ‘mild hybrid’ diesel engine to the new A6 saloon and Avant, and A7 Sportback model ranges, offering CO2 emissions from 117g/km … Read More »

Auto Trader and Cox form digital auction joint venture

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Auto Trader UK and Cox Automotive have launched a joint venture which will merge selected services to form a digital auction service for used stock from … Read More »

Plug-ins and SUVs to drive MG fleet growth

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MG Motor UK aiming for an eight-fold increase in fleet volumes over the next five years, underpinned by a range of SUVs, electric and plug-in hybrids, … Read More »

Coventry to test UK’s largest data-connected road network

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The UK’s largest fully-connected road infrastructure is about to begin a five-month trial around Coventry, testing technology which will provide more accurate real-time data for drivers, … Read More »

Uncertainty driving growth in b2b rental, says FleetEurope

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FleetEurope is claiming record growth for its corporate rental products during the first half of 2018, attributing it to economic uncertainty driving businesses to seek alternatives … Read More »

Fleet Trak adds The Driving Doctor training to its product offer

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Fleet management company, Fleet Trak Limited, has partnered with The Driving Doctor to offer driver behaviour monitoring software and coaching to its customer base.

Andersen launches business-focused charging point

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Charging point manufacturer, Andersen EV, has launched a new-generation ‘premium’ unit designed to offer businesses full control over the way their vehicles top up.

First Drive: Kia Picanto X-Line

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Kia’s top-spec Picanto hopes to tempt drivers out of compact SUVs, explains Alex Grant.

Anglian Water rolls out PAYG charging network

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Anglian Water has installed a network of Rolec EV charging points at six offices across the East of England, catering for its own fleet as well … Read More »