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European auto industry expresses concerns over new vehicle safety measures

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The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has responded to yesterday’s (21 February) vote on new vehicle safety equipment, broadly welcoming the move but expressing concerns over … Read More »

BMW and Daimler invest more than €1bn in mobility JVs

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BMW Group and Daimler AG have announced they’re investing more than €1bn in their joint mobility services provider as they outline further details of the five … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Friday 22 February

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All the key news in fleet…

New Advisory Fuel Rates but still no PHEV rates

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HM Revenue and Customs has announced Advisory Fuel Rates from 1 March, bringing some changes for rates but still lacking a rate for plug-in hybrids despite … Read More »

Range Rover Evoque to boast 63% RV, predicts Cap

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Cap HPI has published Range Rover Evoque residual values predictions, believed to be the best in class.

Vauxhall rolls out Griffin trim further

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Vauxhall has launched Griffin Editions of its Mokka X Plus, Astra and ADAM, building on the success of the Corsa Griffin that launched last year.

Electric cars eminently suitable for most drivers, says employee car scheme provider

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Drivers need to look beyond the myths on electric cars to see the clear benefits that switching to an EV can bring.

EST tool shows cost and CO2 savings from second-hand EVs

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The Energy Saving Trust (EST) has launched a new web-based tool that highlights the cost benefits of switching to an electric vehicle for used car buyers.

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Strong demand for used EVs sparks higher RVs

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Used demand for electric cars and vans is swiftly accelerating, resulting in stronger residual values.

10-minute spike for car accidents revealed

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Drivers finishing work at 5pm could halve their risk of being in an accident by leaving work 10 minutes later.

Drivers must not be responsible for fully automated accidents, says insurance industry

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Drivers of fully automated vehicles must not be held liable for accidents involving their cars while the technology is in charge.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 21 February

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AEB on track to become mandatory from 2022

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MEPs have given the green light to making driver assistance features including Automated Emergency Braking (AEB) standard on new cars within three years.

Highest vehicle tax evasion areas revealed in DVLA clampdown

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The DVLA is running a new vehicle tax campaign targeting areas of the country where evasion is highest.

Mazda3 pricing and specification revealed

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The fourth-generation Mazda3 is now available to order in hatchback form, bringing new styling and increased equipment along with the debut of the brand’s new ultra-efficient … Read More »

Drivers back use of long-range speed cameras

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The majority of drivers support the use of long-range speed cameras, new research from the RAC finds.

New Vulog tech opens up mobility services

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Vulog has updated its AiMA (Artificial Intelligence Mobility Applied) platform to enable operators with single fleets to offer multiple usage possibilities, opening up the mobility market.

PACTS conference to explore work-related road safety in the gig economy era

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The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) is to run a conference exploring the issue of work-related road safety in the gig economy era.

TomTom, Moovit and Microsoft partner for mobility solution

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MaaS provider Moovit has teamed up with TomTom and Microsoft’s Azure Maps to create a new multi-modal trip planner intended to help developers build more comprehensive … Read More »

In-vehicle technology has ‘vital role’ in tackling speeding

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The importance of making future in-vehicle safety technologies standard on new cars has come under the spotlight this week ahead of tomorrow’s vote in the European … Read More »

VWFS tool guides fleets on fuel choice decisions

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Volkswagen Financial Services | Fleet has launched a new tool to help companies, including non-VWFS customers, determine if individual vehicles can be shifted to ultra-low emission … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 20 February

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UK start-ups showcase future mobility solutions

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Mobility innovations including a sharing travel service app have been showcased by UK start-ups entering this year’s European Startup Prize for Mobility.

Prices announced for new Jeep Wrangler

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Jeep has announced pricing and specifications for the fourth-generation Wrangler, which is on sale now.

Ford extends AA roadside assistance

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Ford has renewed its roadside assistance deal with the AA in a pan-European deal that will bring enhanced collaboration on electric and connected car technology.

London borough to trial on-demand bus service

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Transport for London (TfL) is planning to trial an on-demand bus service in Sutton from this spring to help reduce car dependency in the borough.

First FORS Gold fleet signs up for new FMS software

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Swift Scaffolding has become the first Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Gold-rated organisation to sign up for the new FORS Fleet Management System (FMS). 

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 19 February

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Used car transactions to hold steady in Q1, predicts Cox Automotive

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The used car market will reach 2.02 million transactions by the end of March – down slightly on 2018 but still marking an encouraging outlook.