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Natalie Middleton

Today in Fleet – Friday 22 June

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All the key news in fleet… Asda sparks further fuel price war by Natalie Middleton - Asda has announced a further fuel price cut, marking its ... Read More »

Asda sparks further fuel price war

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Asda has announced a further fuel price cut, marking its second in a fortnight, following further decreases in the cost of wholesale oil.

Prices announced for new Volkswagen Touareg

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Order books have opened for the Volkswagen Touareg, which launches this summer with more aggressive styling and increased technology, including a smart new digital interior.

2018 BVRLA Fleet Technology Congress to introduce breakout sessions

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Next month’s BVRLA Fleet Technology Congress will introduce new breakout sessions to explore salient industry issues in much deeper detail.

Birmingham clean air zone is ‘wake-up call to businesses’

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Plans to charge car and van drivers for entering Birmingham city centre within two years should serve as a wake-up call to businesses in the area … Read More »

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

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This week's top fleet industry stories... PCH continues to erode fleet leasing market by Natalie Middleton - The UK’s fleet leasing sector declined faster than the ... Read More »

Honda marks first for Clesse UK fleet

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Clesse UK, which designs, manufactures and supplies products for LPG and natural gas, has worked with Honda to deploy the first cars on its fleet.

Nexus scores record rentals in H1

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Nexus Vehicle Rental processed a record number of bookings in the first half of 2018, with the firm crediting the rise to innovation in technology and … Read More »

PCH continues to erode fleet leasing market

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The UK’s fleet leasing sector declined faster than the overall market during the first quarter of the year, with demand for personal contract hire rising during … Read More »

Southampton opens consultation on clean air zone plans

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Southampton City Council has published full details of its proposed ‘Class B’ clean air zone for buses, taxis and HGVs as it goes live with a … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Thursday 21 June

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All the key news in fleet… LPG vehicles available for free fleet trials by Natalie Middleton - Fleets and councils are being invited to trial LPG ... Read More »

LPG vehicles available for free fleet trials

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Fleets and councils are being invited to trial LPG vehicles, including vans and black cabs, to evaluate the cost and eco-saving benefits.

Free TMC guide dispels confusion over business mileage

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TMC has launched a new guide over what constitutes business mileage as it looks to dispel confusion on the subject.

Confusion over DVLA policies leaving fleets exposed to risk

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Fleet managers should revisit their driver vision policies to ensure they’re correctly carrying out their duty of care by informing the DVLA of any sight issues.

More power and safety kit for 2019 Mazda MX-5

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Mazda’s refreshed MX-5 is to go on sale in Europe this summer, bringing increased power and safety equipment.

Free charging for EV drivers

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InstaVolt and Pod Point are both offering free charging for EV drivers to mark Clean Air Day today.

ERM targets fleets and OEMs with anti-ransomware solution

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ERM Advanced Telematics has developed a new solution that it says can protect vehicles against ransomware and other cyber-attacks.

Diesel-free Volvo S60 revealed

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Volvo has unveiled its third-generation S60, which will provide it with a vital tool to expand in the US and Chinese sedan markets while ditching diesel … Read More »

Government still dragging feet on air quality, says air pollution super-inquiry

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The Government has been accused of shying away from taking bold action on air quality in its response to a cross-party MP report on the issue.

Car and vans targeted under Birmingham clean air zone plans

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Birmingham City Council has published plans for a clean air zone that would levy charges on drivers of non-compliant cars as well as vans and trucks … Read More »

Volkswagen and Ford talks could lead to joint vans

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Volkswagen and Ford are exploring a strategic alliance that could see the carmakers jointly develop a range of commercial vehicles.

Consultation on clean air zone for Leeds to cover post-2020 ambitions

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Leeds City Council is to start a statutory public consultation on its proposed clean air charging zone, including feedback on air quality solutions post-2020.

Hyundai and Audi tie-up on fuel cell tech development

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Hyundai and Audi are partnering to develop joint fuel cell technologies for future models in a move to accelerate the fuel cell electric vehicle market.

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 20 June

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All the key news in fleet… Zap-Map route planner to enable longer EV journeys by Natalie Middleton - Zap-Map has released a new smart Route Planner ... Read More »

Zap-Map route planner to enable longer EV journeys

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Zap-Map has released a new smart Route Planner to help remove range anxiety for EV drivers planning longer electric journeys.

UK falling behind on road safety targets

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The UK government is being urged to follow the EU’s lead and implement national road safety targets as latest figures show it’s one of the EU … Read More »

New epyx module to streamline damage recharging

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Epyx has created a new tool to make car and van damage easier to manage for both fleets using daily rental and their suppliers.

Green Motion to continue with eco initiative

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Green Motion has committed to a second year of running its carbon neutral offset scheme, enabling rental customers to help support eco initiatives.

Smart-grid solutions essential to power EV confidence

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Cities must deploy smart-charging and storage systems or “face a total collapse of consumer confidence in EVs”.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 19 June

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All the key news in fleet… 77 more fraudsters found guilty in major crash-for-cash investigation by Natalie Middleton - One of the largest investigations into car ... Read More »