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BMW’s Ian Robertson to retire in 2018

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Ian Robertson, current Board of Management member for BMW sales, will hand over responsibilities to Pieter Nota in January 2018, after nearly a decade of service.

Today in Fleet – Friday 21 July

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Lightfoot will expand its specialist team by more than 60% to carry out the required R&D work for the project. Lightfoot secures connected car grant of nearly £1m Driver behaviour monitoring specialist Lightfoot will increase the ... Read More »

Severn tolls to be scrapped by end of 2018

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Tolls for the Severn Crossings will be abolished by the end of 2018, in a move claimed to offer a £100m boost to the Welsh economy, and save motorists over £1,400 per year.

EU Commissioner: remove non-compliant diesels from the road

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Transport ministers across Europe are being warned that they need to take more action on non-compliant diesel vehicles, including removing them from sale, to curb inner-city pollution.

Value of ‘Big Data’ could cut telematics roll-out costs

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Capitalising on the financial value of data collected by telematics systems could dramatically lower, or even offset, the cost for fleets rolling out the technology, according to supplier Geotab.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 20 July

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All the key news in fleet… Michael Stewart, head of leasing, specialist fleet sales and rental, Nissan GB. Nissan appoints new head of leasing to strengthen fleet presence Nissan Motor (GB) Limited has announced ... Read More »

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 19 July

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All the key news in fleet… 44% of respondents said they only check tyre pressure before going on a long journey. Majority of motorists confused by tyre maintenance checks A new survey from Venson ... Read More »

Daimler to offer NOx-reducing software update for 3m diesels

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Daimler will offer a free software upgrade for around three million diesel vehicles, said to curb harmful nitrogen-oxide (NOx) emissions in real-world use.

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 »

Daimler readying multi-marque telematics solution

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Daimler will launch a multi-marque telematics solution for fleet managers at the end of the year, building on the driver-focused ‘Me Connect’ system, offered since 2014.

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.

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.

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… CMA says that fleets contesting excessive bills from Highways England contractors can achieve five-figure savings. Fleets overpaying millions on inflated highways repair bills The plight ... Read More »

Today in Fleet – Friday 14 July

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Road Test: Skoda Kodiaq Edition 2.0 TDI (150PS) DSG 4×4

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Skoda practicality in a fashionable SUV – the Kodiaq can’t go far wrong, says Alex Grant.

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 »