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Natalie Middleton

Auto Windscreens signs up to Ctrack to cut fleet costs

5 years ago / 0 comments

Ctrack Online will provide real-time and historical vehicle data to support other back office management systems, as well as enable Auto Windscreens to access useful business intelligence. In particular, it will utilise live information alongside … Read More »

Used car values stable but higher short-term rental volumes arriving, says CAP

5 years ago / 0 comments

The company says that retail demand for used cars is stronger than at any time since September last year, with research for CAP Black Book Live showing positive signs in areas such as the … Read More »

Boris Johnson to create world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone in London by 2020

5 years ago / 0 comments

The move is intended to deliver dramatic benefits in air quality and provide a major spur for the further development and mass take-up of zero and low emission vehicles. Boris Johnson said: ‘Creating the … Read More »

Hotel Media invests in TRACKER Fleet to improve emissions and safety

5 years ago / 0 comments

The company, which helps hotels and communal residences across the UK maximise the value of TV and Video on Demand, is using the telematics technology to monitor the driving style of its engineers. TRACKER’s … Read More »

Zafira Tourer to drive down fleet costs with Vauxhall's cleanest-ever diesel

5 years ago / 0 comments

The 1.6 Start/Stop unit will make its debut at next month’s Geneva motor show and features BlueInjection selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology to meet Euro 6 emissions regulations. The unit will be available from … Read More »

Geneva News: Chevrolet to add Spark to show

5 years ago / 0 comments

The zero-emission car goes on sale from this summer in the States followed by selected European markets from 2014. The model features a GM-designed permanent magnet electric motor producing 132hp and 542Nm of torque, … Read More »

Major CO2 and fuel economy benefits for Volvo automatics to benefit fleets

5 years ago / 0 comments

The company says the move underlines its commitment to ensuring that drivers of automatic cars can receive the same benefits as their manual counterparts. The changes are effective immediately and see CO2 emissions for … Read More »

Specsavers and Driving Instructors Association join forces to improve driver eye health

5 years ago / 0 comments

From 1 February 2013, Specsavers Corporate Eyecare will provide Premium Club vouchers to all 12,000 individual and corporate members of the Driving Instructors Association (DIA), entitling them and their families to discounts on glasses. … Read More »

RoSPA Road Safety Seminar to discuss black box technology and fleet drivers

5 years ago / 0 comments

Sponsored by Britax, the event will bring together road safety researchers, practitioners and policymakers and takes place 7th March 2013 at Conference Aston, in Birmingham. With road fatalities showing their first increase since 2003, … Read More »

Tusker goes live with 100th salary sacrifice car scheme

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Watford-based contract hire, leasing and salary sacrifice specialist is making its SalarySacrifice4Cars (SS4C) scheme available to all of the Trust’s permanently contracted employees, with substantial cost savings on offer to the Trust itself. … Read More »

FTA to hold fleet operator conference on “Cutting Carbon, Cutting Costs”

5 years ago / 0 comments

Dubbed “Cutting Carbon, Cutting Costs”, the conference takes place on Wednesday 22 May at the Heritage Motor Museum, Gaydon, Warwickshire, and will provide delegates with information to help them improve their efficiency, reduce carbon … Read More »

Vehicle rental service offers major cost and time savings for fleets

5 years ago / 0 comments

Fownd Vehicle Rental has been established for four years, but is now offering ready-to-rent solutions through its new online offering, at www.fownd.co.uk With the help of up to 45 supply partnerships, the website offers … Read More »

Vast majority of fleets failing to address driver safety adequately

5 years ago / 0 comments

Over 500 UK businesses were surveyed for the report, which found that only 54% of businesses have completed full written assessments of the risks involved in asking employees to drive for business purposes. A … Read More »

New Concept Vehicle Leasing app helps drivers manage mileage

5 years ago / 0 comments

The new app, which is available for both i-phone and android devices, features latest news and advice, special Car and Van leasing offers along with the ability for customers to contact Concept instantly via their … Read More »

When to buy and when to DIY

5 years ago / 0 comments

In the last couple of decades, contract hire firms in the UK have evolved into not only one of the most cost-effective providers of vehicles but also the most comprehensive providers of everything a … Read More »

Road trials show Lightfoot Driver Behaviour Technology fuel savings for van fleets

5 years ago / 0 comments

The company has tested the system with more than 20 UK fleets, ranging from delivery companies and construction contractors to utilities and local authorities, and says that on average Lightfoot demonstrated net savings of … Read More »

BVRLA helps remove burden of Whole Vehicle Type Approval for van fleets

5 years ago / 0 comments

From 29 April 2013, LCVs (up to 3.5 tonnes) will come within the scope of European Community Whole Vehicle Type Approval (ECWVTA) regulations, which requires approval for modifications made to them. Originally the Vehicle … Read More »

Virgin Media implements SageQuest, Enterprise fleet management solution

5 years ago / 0 comments

The company opted for the system as part of its continued commitment to reducing environmental impact as well as to reduce fuel use, enhance driver safety and improve customer service. The company had previously … Read More »

Citroen credits strong January fleet sales to DS line-up and LCV range

5 years ago / 0 comments

The brand’s LCV fleet sales were also up, with a 10.2% rise to 1,627 registrations, taking 9.89% of the LCV market during the month.  Martin Hamill, Citroen’s fleet director, commented: ‘This strong fleet sales … Read More »

New scheme to remove Type Approval headache for many van fleets

5 years ago / 0 comments

Under legislation set to hit N1 category vehicles from April this year (and N2 vehicles from October 2014), any modification would have required separate Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA) from UK-based van manufacturers and … Read More »


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