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Date and focus of BVRLA 2016 Conference announced

10 months ago / 0 comments

The BVRLA’s Annual Industry Conference will this year take place on 1 December 2016 at the National Conference Cente in Solihull. The agenda is being finalised, but topics covered include  grey fleet management, HMRC ... Read More »

New opportunities for SEAT

10 months ago / 0 comments

SEAT might be on the cusp of its biggest-ever product offensive, but it's never felt more streamlined, as UK head of fleet, Peter McDonald, tells Alex Grant. Peter McDonald, SEAT's UK head of fleet. ... Read More »

BMW Group bolsters UK leasing key account team

10 months ago / 0 comments

BMW UK has appointed three new leasing key account managers to its team, as it looks to strengthen its relationships with large leasing companies.

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate

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Impressive refinement from the new diesels and great to drive, reckons John Kendall.

Ford Mustang muscle car wins MPG Marathon

10 months ago / 0 comments

The UK’s premier eco-driving event has proven that even a performance car can be parsimonious, with a 5.0-litre V8-engined Ford Mustang taking the most coveted prize in this year’s event.

Pricing and specs revealed for new Audi A5 Sportback

10 months ago / 0 comments

Audi has opened order books for the new A5 Sportback just weeks after its debut at the Paris Motor Show.

Transport Secretary announces £11m motorway improvement schemes

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced four new road improvement schemesa to create thousands of jobs and homes in the South West, supported by investment from private sector developers.

‘Total cost of mobility’ approach is key to cutting costs

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Driving cultural change by focusing on ‘total cost of mobility’ rather than a fleet-based total of cost of vehicle ownership model can help firms cut costs and reward employees.

Technology trials enable drivers to ‘ride the green wave’

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Hitting a series of red lights on the commute to work could become a thing of the past under technology currently on trial by Ford.

New report highlights DVLA ‘major failings’ in assessing fitness to drive

10 months ago / 2 comments

The DVLA has been accused of major failings in assessing people’s fitness to drive, resulting in vulnerable drivers being left in limbo for years.

SEAT Leon facelift brings new engines and technology

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SEAT’s facelifted Leon will introduce new engines plus a raft of connectivity and driver assistance technologies and a new top-spec trim level when it launches early next year.

Trakm8 seeks partners to offer benefits of telematics to fleets

10 months ago / 0 comments

Trakm8 has launched a new Partner Program as it looks to find partners to jointly sell its telematics, route optimisation and vehicle camera solutions.

New Lightfoot reward-based driver behaviour solution to launch for fleets

10 months ago / 1 comments

Lightfoot is to launch a new approach that’s intended to help fleets cut fuels bills, accidents, wear and tear and CO2 emissions through the use of reward-based efficiency leagues.

Goodyear Dunlop retains police supplier contract

10 months ago / 0 comments

Goodyear Dunlop Tyres is to continue supplying and fitting tyres to the UK police force for a further four years, building on a 15-year partnership.

Cap forecasts strong RVs for Alfa Romeo Giulia

10 months ago / 0 comments

The new Alfa Romeo Giulia will bring competitive residual values according to from CAP.

Over half of Brits uncomfortable using roads alongside autonomous vehicles

10 months ago / 0 comments

UK drivers still have widespread concerns over autonomous vehicles, new research finds.

MPG Marathon gives Transport Minister an eco-driving lesson

10 months ago / 0 comments

Minister of State for Transport John Hayes has taken eco-driving lessons to see if he could become as efficient as the country’s most accomplished eco-drivers currently participating in the 2016 MPG Marathon.

Fuel prices struck by ‘perfect storm’

10 months ago / 0 comments

The RAC is calling on the Chancellor not to raise fuel duty in next month’s Autumn Statement as it reports ‘a perfect storm’ adversely affecting fuel prices.

360-degree video app shows dangers of low tread depth

10 months ago / 0 comments

A new 360-degree video from TyreSafe dramatically illustrates the difference in braking distances between tyres just below the legal limit and those with full tread.

Fleet values fall in September but conversion rates rise

10 months ago / 0 comments

The wholesale market brought mixed results in September, with higher volumes and lower average selling price but a fall in stocking days, Manheim has reported.


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