This week’s top fleet industry stories…
Thefts of vehicles have risen by more than 50% to hit their highest level in four years.
Enterprise has expanded into Amesbury, providing five new car club vehicles that are available 24/7 to enable local mobility options.
Surging interest in plug-in cars will see more than 350,000 homes across the fitted with an electric home charging system in the next five years.
Councils are set to lose millions in parking fees and charges as a result of lockdown, prompting some difficult decisions ahead.
Peugeot’s 108 city car has been upgraded for 2020, featuring a new range of colour changes and interior trim enhancements to bring fresh new choices.
Plans set out by the chancellor to get the UK economy back up and running have left the fleet and auto sectors disappointed for their lack … Read More »
SEAT performance spin-off Cupra is to launch a hot hatch version of the SEAT el-Born concept next year in a change of plan for the brands.
The Department for Transport has held the first meeting of the Net Zero Transport Board; a group of industry leaders who will guide government transport decarbonisation … Read More »
Used car values at BCA rose 75.7% in June compared to April, illustrating the rocketing – and trend-bucking – demand being seen in the industry.
Oxford’s first rapid charger in Oxford has now gone live; part of plans to deliver a ‘world-first’ charging network to support widespread EV adoption.
Double-digit closures of dealers following the lockdown could bring servicing and warranty challenges for fleets, emphasising the need for proactive SMR garage network.
DriveTech is to deliver young novice driver safety programmes in conjunction with South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership to help improve road safety.
A recently launched car, van and truck data dashboard could help operators cut costs and optimise their fleet as the sector starts to emerge from the … Read More »
Brake’s UK Fleet Champions Awards 2020 are now open for entries until Friday 17 July 2020 – giving fleet operators, suppliers, manufacturers and individuals further time … Read More »
BMW has deployed its biggest vehicle software upgrade to date, bringing a range of services for its connected cars, including a new eDrive Zone function on … Read More »
Arval UK has reshaped its commercial team after re-evaluating its approach to both SMEs and corporate fleets as a result of rapid market developments.
Hyundai is introducing a performance-inspired version of the i10, bringing increased power, chassis enhancements and a number of styling additions.
UK fleet intentions to adopt electrified vehicles have risen rapidly in the last 12 months, in particular for plug-in hybrids.
Tougher actions such as workplace parking levies and road use charges could help support the shift to sustainable transport, helping to meet net zero targets.
Geotab’s integrated telematics solution for Ford vehicles is now being made available in Europe, bringing advanced fleet insights without the need for third-party hardware installation.
IAM RoadSmart is ramping up to the return of driver training with a number of new guidelines to ensure training is carried out as safely as … Read More »
Škoda has revealed further details of the fourth-generation Octavia vRS, which arrives this autumn and will offer a choice of petrol, diesel or plug-in hybrid power.