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Natalie Middleton

Europcar faces £30m repair overcharge scandal

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Europcar has admitted it may have overcharged consumers by around £30m following alleged repair overcharges. 

New smart motorway emergency areas highlight need for driver re-education

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Alphabet is calling for re-education of UK drivers as trials of a new-style emergency area start on the M3 smart motorway.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 18 July

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All the key news in fleet… Marc Samuel, fleet sales operations manager at Honda UK. Honda celebrates 100th dealership to sign up to fleet programme Glyn Hopkin Honda has become the 100th dealership to sign up ... Read More »

Skoda adds petrol to fleet-focused Octavia and Superb line-ups

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Skoda has launched new petrol engine variants for its fleet-orientated Octavia and Superb SE Technology models, citing increased demand from customers.

Pay-per-mile road tax idea aims for greener fleets

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A pay-per-mile road tax that would replace fuel duty and VED and encourage fleets to move from diesel to plug-in vehicles has scooped this year’s Wolfson Economics Prize.

Today in Fleet – Monday 17 July

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All the key news in fleet… Esso Card's new VAT recovery system means customers could receive VAT and excise duty reimbursements in just two weeks from receipt of their invoice. Esso Card to cut ... Read More »

Bright orange emergency refuge area trialled for smart motorways

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A bright orange smart motorway is being trialled on the M3 in Surrey to see if it can improve driver awareness of what do to in an emergency.

Fleets already migrating to portfolio of drivetrain technologies

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Fleets are moving towards operating a portfolio of conventional and alternative drivetrain technologies but there is a wide variance in the adoption of alternative fuels between smaller and larger companies.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 13 July

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All the key news in fleet… Simon Hill, managing director, Total Motion. Total Motion passes 25,000 mark for managed and funded vehicles Vehicle management provider Total Motion says it’s become the largest privately owned ... Read More »

More than one in five fleets don’t have a road safety policy

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UK businesses are being left exposed by a lack of road safety policy, new research has revealed.

Thousands of VW Group drivers report post-emissions fix problems

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Thousands of Volkswagen Group car owners say they’ve suffered problems with their vehicles following an emissions fix carried out to remove the so-called ‘defeat device’ software.

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 12 June

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Five stand-out features for fleets on the new Audi A8

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Audi has revealed its fourth-generation A8, which will debut a large number of high-tech developments for fleets when it goes on sale in September. We look at the main highlights.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 11 July

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All the key news in fleet… The ICFM Masterclass will focus on how 'big data' is changing the face of the fleet management. ICFM Masterclass to spotlight how ‘big data’ is reinventing fleet management ... Read More »

Fleets overpaying millions on inflated highways repair bills

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The plight of fleet operators and drivers paying excessive highways repair bills has come under focus in a speech by the the Earl of Lytton in the House of Lords as new research suggests fleets … Read More »

Mobile phone drivers wouldn’t kick the habit even after causing an accident

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Even causing an accident would not lead two in five drivers who use mobile phones behind the wheel to change their behaviour, new research suggests.

Today in Fleet – Monday 10 July

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All the key news in fleet… The new website features everything prospective members and existing members need to know about the ICFM. ICFM unveils new website and ‘fast track’ initiatives  The ICFM (Institute of ... Read More »

Funding should be spent on road infrastructure, not autonomous cars, say drivers

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Motorists are sceptical that driverless cars will be commonplace in 20 years’ time and many would rather see government funding go on road infrastructure rather than autonomous vehicle technology.

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

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All the key news in fleet from the last week… The Government’s final plans to reduce air pollution in the UK are due on 31 July. High Court rules against challenge to air quality plan ... Read More »

Today in Fleet – Friday 7 July

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All the key news in fleet… The July VRA event will look to dispel the latest diesel rumours and focus on the key facts for the new and used car markets. July VRA meeting ... Read More »