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Used diesel prices on the increase

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Used diesel prices have risen over the last year despite the downturn in the new car market.

Road Test: Vauxhall Grandland X Turbo Elite

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Long suspicious by its absence, can Vauxhall’s Qashqai rival muscle in on a crowded sector? Alex Grant finds out.

Engenie gets funding for 1,500-strong rapid network

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Engenie gets funding for 1,500-strong rapid charger network that will offer ultra-rapid chargers capable of recharging an EV in 10 minutes, as well as a focus … Read More »

Intelligent Telematics launches 24/7 camera monitoring centre

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Fleets using Intelligent Telematics’ Surecam single and two camera systems can now benefit from 24/7 monitoring through a newly launched call centre.

Rushmore departs Cap HPI

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Adrian Rushmore is leaving his role as editorial director at Cap HPI in September after five years at the company.

Tusker names new CEO

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Salary sacrifice specialist Tusker has appointed chief operating officer Paul Gilshan to the role of chief executive officer.

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

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This week's top fleet industry stories... Defra ditches 400 diesel fleet cars by Natalie Middleton - Defra is replacing more than 400 diesel company cars with Toyota ... Read More »

Fire and rescue service expands V60 response fleet

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Volvo is supplying 15 new V60 estate cars to Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) following a tender and evaluation exercise.

Driverless cars trial achieves major landmark

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Driverless car have interacted for the first time in public trials held by the Driven consortium.

Defra ditches 400 diesel fleet cars

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Defra is replacing more than 400 diesel company cars with Toyota Auris Hybrid models in line with plans to switch to cleaner vehicles across its fleet.

OVO launches V2G charger compatible with Nissan EVs

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OVO has unveiled a range of electric vehicle and energy management products, including what it claims is the world’s first domestic and widely available vehicle-to-grid charger.

Chevin launches SME fleet software solution

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Chevin has launched a new fleet management software package that brings SMEs the benefits of fleet management software but with much lower costs, the firm claims.

UK motoring costs revealed in new analysis

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The cost of driving for UK drivers has been set out in new Inrix research that shows the impact of hidden costs, such as congestion and … Read More »

Santander signs remarketing deal with Aston Barclay

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Santander Consumer Finance has awarded a three-year remarketing contract to Aston Barclay Prees Heath following 100% conversion rates.

Pothole breakdowns double in Q1

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Harsh winter weather has led to one of the worst quarters for pothole breakdowns, according to the RAC.

Vandalism claims costs up 40%

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The average vandalism claim value has risen by more than 40% in the last five years, with a car insurance claim for vandalism made every 22 … Read More »

FCA appoints new fleet director

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has appointed Andrew Waite as fleet and remarketing director, replacing Francis Bleasdale who has moved to another role within the company.

Diesel RV concerns unfounded, says VRA

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Concerns over a crash in used diesel car values “should now have passed” as latest data shows such fears are unfounded.

Lexus range to expand with ES compact hybrid saloon

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Lexus will launch a compact hybrid saloon car below the IS in its European range later this year, likely to preview some of the technology coming … Read More »

Met Police signs hydrogen fuel contract with ITM

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ITM Power is to supply hydrogen fuel for the Metropolitan Police Service’s new fleet of Toyota Mirai zero-emission response vehicles.

Highways England names new non-executive director

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Kathryn Cearns OBE has joined the board at Highways England on a three-year contract.

E-Training World claims “huge leap forward” in online assessment

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E-Training World has launched a major upgrade to its online driver profiling and e-driver training system, said to bring a huge leap forward in online assessment … Read More »

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz A-Class

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Already a cornerstone of the range, the new A-Class feels a cut above its rivals, says Alex Grant.

Vauxhall re-works fleet dealer network

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Vauxhall has rebutted rumours that it is culling its dealer network, clarifying that the plans are aimed at widening the service it offers fleet and retail … Read More »

Volkswagen Group to introduce autonomous parking from 2020

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Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche vehicles are taking part in a Hamburg Airport trial of autonomous parking that could see the launch of a new service within … Read More »

Stuart Pearson promoted to COO role at BCA

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Stuart Pearson, managing director, BCA UK Remarketing, is to take over as chief operating officer of the remarketing division this month.

Škoda scores record true fleet first quarter

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Škoda has achieved a record 3.9% share of the true fleet market in the first quarter, up 0.3% on the same period in 2017.

Close Brothers Motor Finance appoints new CEO

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Rebecca McNeil, the former chief operating officer for Barclays Business, has joined Close Brothers Motor Finance as its new chief executive officer.

EV used values up 41% in Q1 while diesel remains strong

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Average selling prices for electric vehicles shot up 41% in the first quarter of 2018, outperforming the market, while diesel values held steady.

Last change to have say on A303 Stonehenge upgrade

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Fleets and other road users are being urged to have their say on the A303 Stonehenge upgrade before the consultation ends later this month.