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Natalie Middleton

Today in Fleet – Thursday 3 August

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All the key news in fleet… The Allstar guide is intended to help managers at SMEs identify time and cost-saving opportunities in SMR. Free SME guide on creating an SMR policy Allstar Business Solutions ... Read More »

Third of drivers still flouting mobile phone rules

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A third (34%) of drivers are still using their mobile phone without a hands-free set, with more than half a million motorists admitting to making calls on almost every journey they make.

Q&A: Jeremy Rochfort, Autoglass

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Jeremy Rochfort, national sales manager at Autoglass, on EU regulation, ADAS calibration and the potential impact of Brexit on the aftermarket.

Renault restructures expanding fleet team

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Renault has revamped its fleet team as it expands operations to ensure increased coverage of areas including mobility solutions and local fleet sales.

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 2 August

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All the key news in fleet… According to Meridian's Phil Jerome, the new VED regime has created too many anomalies when it comes to low emissions. Rethink VED changes to encourage low CO2 fleet ... Read More »

Could changing attitudes to driving from millennials pose a problem for fleets?

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A growing trend amount young people not to take their driving test may provide a potential issue that fleets will need to factor in for the future, according to industry specialists.

Transition to autonomous driving could increase accidents in short term, says insurers

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UK insurers have expressed concerns that the evolution of automated driving technology could result in a short-term increase in crashes.

PSA completes acquisition of Vauxhall/Opel

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GM has closed the sale of Opel/Vauxhall to the PSA Group for €2.2bn, creating the second largest carmaker in Europe with a market share of 17% and a portfolio of five brands.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 1 August

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All the key news in fleet… The C3 Aircross brings Grip Control technology with Hill Descent Assist and marks the range debut of wireless smartphone charging. Prices revealed for Citroën’s new Juke-rivalling C3 Aircross ... Read More »

Tesla’s electric 3 Series rival to bring long-range option

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Intended to provide electric motoring for the mass market, Tesla’s production Model 3 has been unveiled in California ahead of going on sale in the UK in 2019.

Pay-per-mile road pricing plans could double cost of driving in London

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Plans to introduce pay-per-mile road pricing in London would see road charges hike up by 90%, impacting significantly on businesses, new research suggests.

US investment firm acquires Fleet Assist

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United States-headquartered private equity firm Eli Global has acquired Fleet Assist for an undisclosed sum.

Today in Fleet – Monday 31 July

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All the key news in fleet… Porsche will update the software in 21,500 Cayenne diesels. Porsche to run software update for Cayenne diesels Porsche is to recall around 21,500 Cayenne diesels to run a ... Read More »

Volkswagen issues rebuttal to C-Charge claim

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Volkswagen has rebuffed claims from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that it should pay £2.5m to compensate for alleged lost Congestion Charge revenue following the ‘Dieselgate’ emissions scandal.

Highway Code stopping distances ‘woefully short’, new research suggests

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Stopping distances in the Highway Code should be increased “as a matter of urgency” as they underestimate drivers’ thinking time.

Soaring private parking fines prompt call for clampdown

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The number of drivers given fines by private parking firms has risen by 64% over the last year, renewing calls for a clampdown on the industry.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 25 July

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All the key news in fleet… The new service offers drivers the choice of having replacement tyres fitted via a mobile service or at a fast-fit centre.  New Alphabet portal offers online tyre service ... Read More »

Double-digit growth for Skoda true fleet registrations

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Skoda’s true fleet registrations growth rose 16.1% year-on-year for the first half of 2017, driven by increasing corporate customer agreements.

Audi to offer software update for 850,000 diesels

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Audi is running a voluntary recall of up to 850,000 diesel cars worldwide to install new software on V6 and V8 TDI engines.

£246m government investment to make UK world leader in battery technology

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Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has announced the first phase of a £246m investment in battery technology intended to establish the UK as a world leader.


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