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Fleet Hero awards application deadline extended

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Now in their ninth year, the Fleet Hero awards are a key event in the green fleet calendar. The awards recognise private and public organisations that … Read More »

Enterprise Rent-A-Car acquires Burnt Tree

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According to Enterprise, the deal will increase the breadth of vehicles and services the company can provide to its customers under its flexible commercial vehicle division, … Read More »

Every car on roads to be low carbon by 2050, says Transport Minister at LowCVP Annual Conference

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Held on 15th July in Westminster, the event saw the gathering of businesses, manufacturers, charities and Governmental officials to discuss the progress of carbon emissions reduction … Read More »

Raising speed limits for lorries could make rural roads safer, says RAC

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Commenting on the announcement, RAC spokesman Pete Williams said: ‘While it may seem counterintuitive on the face of it to suggest higher speeds create safer roads, … Read More »

FTA reveals most common driving licence failures

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The service is designed to manage the labour-intensive job on members’ behalf, ensuring that their business is operating legally whilst providing immediate benefits from time and … Read More »

Gaining greater fleet efficiency

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  Fleetmatics Fleetmatics Group has released a new software-as-service (SaaS) platform designed specifically for mobile workforces. The products that fall under the platform, including Fleetmatics REVEAL, … Read More »

Daily rental decoded

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When calling on the services of a daily hire provider, businesses need a solution that combines minimum fuss with maximum service. But how can you ensure … Read More »

Selsia reports repair costs below industry average

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The company's latest figures show that its average repair costs across all of its approved repairers is now £1,018.00. This compares to an industry average of … Read More »

Motiva receives online boost after link with Fleetondemand

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Industry-leading technology created by automotive software specialists Fleetondemand will also provide consolidated reporting designed to enhance fleet management. Richard Dawson, divisional director of Rental at Motiva … Read More »

Hertz UK reports major savings with Michelin tyre policy

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Latest figures show the average total cost of ownership of tyres per vehicle for the company has dropped by almost a quarter since 2010. Hertz UK’s … Read More »

Unipart Automotive signs five-year vehicle management contract with Leasedrive

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Commenting on the deal, Andrew Gerrish, projects director, Unipart Automotive, said: 'In January, we signed a contract for the delivery of 328 new Renault Kangoo vans … Read More »

How risky are your drivers?

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Bad reputation It has been approximated that up to a third of all road traffic accidents in the UK involve somebody who is driving for work. … Read More »

Survey reveals salary sacrifice is most popular employee benefit

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The report, carried out by Employee Benefits magazine in conjunction with flexible benefits consultant, Towers Watson, was drawn from the responses of 346 organisations. It found that some … Read More »

Kwik Fit wins Northern Ireland Fleet Industry Award for customer service

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The Fleet Industry Awards were judged by an independent panel drawn from the business and motor trade community in Northern Ireland. Kwik Fit was commended by … Read More »

New advisory group to promote fleet best practice

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The Fleet Industry Advisory Group (FIAG) is organised by industry veteran Geoffrey Bray and a team of experienced professional fleet managers who collectively have around 200 … Read More »

HgCapital's acquistion of The Parts Alliance is a 'game-changer' for aftermarket sector

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The Parts Alliance is a £365 million turnover business group whose customers range from independent garages to multi-branch workshops and fast-fit operations. As part of the … Read More »

New car registration figures are sign of growing confidence, says PwC

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Commenting on the figures, Phil Harrold, automotive partner, PwC, said:'The launch of the 14 registration plate has seen volumes rise to 464,284 registrations, a 17.7% rise … Read More »

LPG Autogas could offer solution to high emissions and smog concerns

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Linda Gomersall, head of Autogas Ltd, said: 'The smog in London and the South East this week has highlighted the on-going issues of emissions in the … Read More »

The fuel complement

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Telematics Telematics are now a key feature of fleet management, measuring everything from a driver’s behaviour behind the wheel, to the amount of time an engine … Read More »

Piecing it all together

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As one of the most consistently popular ways of financing a new company car, contract hire has garnered a reputation as a cost-effective and comprehensive leasing … Read More »

Manheim upgrades Online trade sales platform

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Designed to complement the physical auction programme, Manheim Online is offering a number of closed events throughout February and will be launching its open event programme … Read More »

Katie against the machine

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Settling down into the driver’s seat, I felt my palms go clammy. Until recently I could barely start up an engine without feeling the stirrings of … Read More »

Fleet managers oblivious of death by dangerous driving laws

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Launched at the company's London offices on 30th January, Allianz Commercial, in partnership with leading law firm DAC Beachcroft, has published a white paper aimed at … Read More »

Hertfordshire plugs into new E-Car hire club

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The University’s Environment and Sustainability team has partnered with Source East (the region’s electric vehicle recharging network) and E-Car Club (the UK’s first entirely electric pay-per-use … Read More »

Europcar opens Mobility Centre at ExCeL London

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Offering an all-encompassing transport solution, it will provide access to a wide range of car hire services, including a chauffeur-drive service from Prestige at Europcar, a … Read More »

Nissan unveils the new face of its Taxi for London

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Nissan’s newly-redesigned taxi has been developed by Nissan Design Europe (NDE) in Paddington, the same design centre responsible for the Qashqai and Juke. The new taxi … Read More »

94% of fleet cars and vans setting high standards for tyre safety

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Expert technicians from local ATS Euromaster centres checked the tyres on 301 vehicles in Sheffield, Slough and Dunblane, as part of the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) … Read More »

Texting at the wheel as dangerous as drink-driving

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Latest figures released by the DVLA in December show that more than half a million drivers have been caught and fined for using their phones while … Read More »

E-Training World expands online offering

7 years ago / 0 comments

The modules, which as well as providing training also ask questions on key topics, now include the ability to export the driver responses so that fleet … Read More »

Savvy fleet managers planning switch to cold weather tyres now, says ATS Euromaster

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ATS Euromaster has revealed that it expects its total cold weather tyre sales to exceed £10m in 2013, as the popularity of seasonal fitments for cars and … Read More »