Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo

Category : Medium

Bring ban on new petrol and diesel cars forward to 2032, say MPs

2 days ago / 0 comments

Government targets for cars and vans to be zero-emission must be brought forwards to 2032 and backed up by meaningful purchase incentives and a truly nationwide … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Friday 19 October

2 days ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet…

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

2 days ago / 0 comments

This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Housing associations given access to grant funding for ULEV car clubs

2 days ago / 0 comments

A new £700,000 investment fund that will help ensure the set-up of electric and plug-in hybrids car clubs is launching under Transport Scotland.

Cox Automotive to sell Motors.co.uk to eBay

2 days ago / 0 comments

eBay has signed an agreement with Cox Automotive to acquire the Motors.co.uk classifieds site for an undisclosed sum in a move to enhance its Gumtree UK … Read More »

Highway Code update to protect cyclists

2 days ago / 0 comments

The Government is to update the Highway Code with new guidance on how road users should behave in relation to cyclists and pedestrians.

Enterprise doubles hybrid and electric rental fleet in a year

2 days ago / 0 comments

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has more than doubled the number of alternatively powered vehicles on its fleet in 2018 as it reports growing demand from UK motorists for … Read More »

eDriving driver safety app launches for right-hand drive markets

2 days ago / 0 comments

eDriving is rolling out its Mentor app-based driver safety solution for right-hand drive markets to help fleets reduce risk.

No-deal Brexit to bring ‘far-reaching impacts’, says European auto industry

2 days ago / 0 comments

Failure to strike a Brexit deal could see new car prices rocket while also massively disrupting the manufacturing process.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 18 October

3 days ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet…

Rising company car tax burden revealed in new Cap analysis

3 days ago / 0 comments

Cap HPI is calling on the Government to address the rising company car driver tax burden, as revealed in new analysis.

Europcar launches new online account sign-up service for fleets

3 days ago / 0 comments

Europcar has introduced a new online service to simplify account opening for fleets of all sizes, bringing instant access to discounts.

NewMotion launches V2G solution for home or office

3 days ago / 0 comments

A new EV charger designed to make Vehicle-to-Grid technology (V2G) more accessible to homes as well as offices is being introduced by NewMotion.

Government urged to reverse Plug-In Car Grant cuts in Budget

3 days ago / 0 comments

The Government is being urged to rethink plans to cut grant funding for plug-in hybrids from next month as the move starts to take its toll … Read More »

Conference to cover challenges for UK EV charging

3 days ago / 0 comments

The challenges with rolling out a UK-wide charging network and the government support and charge point innovations available are to come under focus at a conference … Read More »

Euro NCAP to differentiate assisted and automated driving tech for buyers

3 days ago / 0 comments

Euro NCAP has started to assess automated driving technology and compare carmakers’ claims with how such systems work in practice to help end driver confusion.

Renault streamlines model line-ups

3 days ago / 0 comments

Renault is cutting the number of trims and engines for its Scénic, Grand Scénic and Koleos models to bring an easier-to-understand range structure.

Ørsted drives efficiencies with switch to Fleet Alliance

3 days ago / 0 comments

Renewable energy company Ørsted UK has signed up Fleet Alliance to manage its mixed fleet of cars and vans, plus its grey fleet vehicles, on a … Read More »

First-ever BMW X7 brings rival to Range Rover

4 days ago / 0 comments

BMW has added a new flagship X7 model to its SUV line-up to bring the fight to the Range Rover and Mercedes-Benz GLS.

Mini streamlines range with new trim structure

4 days ago / 0 comments

Mini has introduced a new trim structure for its UK line-up in a move to simplify the buying process.

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 17 October

4 days ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet…

Future fleet solutions showcased at inaugural SMMT event

4 days ago / 0 comments

Next-generation fleet technologies that could help operators to optimise operations, reduce their environmental footprint or support drivers’ wellbeing are being presented to the auto industry today … Read More »

ACFO to expand reach through European Fleet and Mobility Association

4 days ago / 0 comments

UK fleet decision-makers’ organisation ACFO has confirmed it is to join the recently formed European Fleet and Mobility Association (EUFMA) in a move to expand its … Read More »

New auction processing sites to save time for CD Auction customers

4 days ago / 0 comments

Remarketing firm CD Auction Group has opened three new return sites for cars and vans that will help save time for customers.

MPG Marathon to put WLTP to the test

4 days ago / 0 comments

The 2018 Fleet World/ALD Automotive MPG Marathon takes to the roads today, testing compliance with the new ‘real-world’ WLTP fuel economy cycle in a range of … Read More »

EU new car registrations plummet as WLTP kicks in

4 days ago / 0 comments

The switch to the new WLTP test cycle brought a much-anticipated drop for September registrations in the EU, following a bumper August.

TTC celebrates 25th anniversary with new ‘disruptive’ technology for fleets

4 days ago / 0 comments

Road safety specialist TTC Group is launching a new “disruptive” work-related road risk solution as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.

A-road overhaul to prevent around 1,450 deaths and injuries

5 days ago / 0 comments

A £100m programme to revamp the riskiest A roads in England is on track to prevent almost 1,450 deaths and serious injuries over the next two … Read More »

Škoda to launch first true Golf rival

5 days ago / 0 comments

Škoda has revealed its forthcoming hatchback will be named Scala as it announces more details of the brand’s first like-for-like rival to the VW Golf, Ford … Read More »

Service and maintenance costs 23% lower for EVs

5 days ago / 0 comments

Fleets switching to electric vehicles will benefit from lower servicing and maintenance costs, new research from Cap HPI suggests.