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Kia adds a touch of luxury to 2019 Optima Sportswagen PHEV

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Kia has updated the Optima Sportswagen plug-in hybrid for 2019 adding a new premium grade.

Enterprise Car Club reduces County Council’s CO2

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Enterprise Car Club has helped Gloucestershire County Council significantly reduce its CO2 emissions, by adopting a car club programme.

Pothole reports in Britain soar

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More than half a million potholes were reported by public to local authorities across the UK for repair in 2017 – an increase of 44% on … Read More »

Revised 2019 Mazda CX-5 now open for orders

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Mazda has welcomed the New Year with the announcement of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 that sees revisions including a new GT Sport Nav+ model grade.

Ashley Andrew appointed new Hyundai UK managing director

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Ashley Andrew has been appointed as Hyundai’s new managing director to oversee the brand’s UK business.

Fleet managers failing to realise the benefits of Big Data

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Four in five fleet managers are failing to realise the benefit of Big Data according to Shell’s latest report ‘Driven by Data: Managing Fleet Information Overload’, … Read More »

Car ownership still important despite mobility movement, finds Arthur D. Little

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Car desire and ownership remains strong, while drivers are now much more willing to embrace alternative drivetrains, though trust in autonomous technology has taken a dive, … Read More »

Road Test: Honda CR-V Hybrid

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Honda’s latest hybrid takes over from diesel power in the new CR-V. Jonathan Musk reports.

First Drive: BMW 3 Series

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Now in its seventh generation, BMW’s latest updates ensure the 3 Series remains top of the class, finds Jonathan Musk.

First Drive: Nissan Qashqai 1.3-litre petrol

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A tie-in with Daimler adds refinement and improves economy in the latest Qashqai update, discovers Jonathan Musk…

New-gen battery tech to provide 300-mile range in next Kia EV

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Kia has confirmed its next major electric vehicle (EV), due circa 2020, will offer a range in excess of 300 miles and will likely be equipped … Read More »

Interview: Gavan Walsh, founder & CEO, iCabbi

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iCabbi might not be a household name like Uber, but that’s because it’s a cloud based dispatch system for the taxi and private hire community that’s … Read More »

Saving time, saving money: The benefits of driver training

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Driver training can save fleets a huge amount of money from very little effort, finds Jonathan Musk, who embarks on IAM RoadSmart’s Eco Driving Course.

Profile: DS Automobiles

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DS Automobiles intends to upset the apple cart with a new brand, fresh focus and chance to really shake up the premium market, discovers Jonathan Musk.

Road Test: Jeep Cherokee

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Can Jeep’s best-known nameplate further the brand’s recent growth in fleet? Alex Grant finds out.

Race to Road: How electric technology is jumping to the mainstream

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With electrified vehicles rapidly encroaching into fleet lists, Jonathan Musk takes a look at how electric technology is making its way from race to road.

‘Trust’ the biggest hurdle for autonomous cars

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A new report claims personal data worth £32bn by 2025 will be instrumental in the success or failure of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), while trust … Read More »

Škoda previews new Scala compact car technology

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Škoda has revealed technology highlights of its forthcoming compact-sized Scala, which will include a mix of petrol and diesel turbo powered engines.

Five stars for Hyundai Nexo in latest Euro NCAP testing

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The hydrogen fuel cell powered Hyundai Nexo has been awarded the coveted five-star Euro NCAP crash test rating.

Industry roundtable: decarbonising transport

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Energy systems are evolving to incorporate new clean technologies, with research underway to prepare for the potential opportunities and challenges.

Autoglass opens new centres to cope with influx of ADAS recalibrations

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The expansion is in response to the increase in number of vehicles with intelligent systems on UK roads, with Autoglass planning to open a further 11 … Read More »

Dyson confirms electric vehicle production in Singapore

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Dyson has confirmed plans to construct its first automotive manufacturing facility in Singapore, with the first production car to roll off the line in 2021.

Big-data real-time tools on the cards from Cap HPI

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Cap HPI has introduced a new data science team, aimed at offering a portfolio of real-time data tools and insight for customers. 

WEX expands its Esso Card UK network

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WEX Europe Services, is growing its Esso Card™ acceptance network by 8% in the UK.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 9 October

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All the key news in fleet…

2019 BMW 3 Series Plug-in Hybrid specs revealed

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Following the global reveal of the new generation BMW 3 Series, the forthcoming plug-in hybrid is shown as offering a 45-mile electric range, low CO2 and … Read More »

Paris Motor Show 2018 Roundup

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Fleet World’s round-up of the most important fleet headlines from the 2018 Paris Motor Show.

Nissan launches new 1.3-litre petrol in Qashqai

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Nissan has replaced the outgoing 1.2 & 1.6-litre petrol engines with a new 1.3-litre DIG-T, which debuts on the Qashqai and promises to provide better economy … Read More »

BMW i3 drops range extender

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The full electric BMW i3 and more sporty i3s are now available with a near 200-mile range, while the company has quietly dropped the petrol range … Read More »

FCA Fleet & Business launches new digital magazine

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FCA has launched its latest edition of “Soluzioni”: a new digital business magazine, aimed at fleets wishing to learn more about the brand’s vast array of … Read More »