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Europe’s biggest cop car factory opens

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Vauxhall has opened a new police car factory, said to be the largest in Europe, at its manufacturing plant in Luton, Bedfordshire.

Lorry driver case highlights ‘menace of handheld mobile phones at the wheel’

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Road safety organisations are calling for urgent changes to the law after a lorry driver caused a crash that killed a mum and three children by looking at his mobile phone.

RAC partners with Microsoft to enhance telematics services

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RAC is adopting Microsoft technology to drive improvements and the launch of new services for its telematics platform.

Flagship National Windscreens centre showcases ADAS calibration services

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National Windscreens has opened a new flagship fitting and calibration centre in Birmingham as part of a major UK-wide investment programme in ADAS calibration.

New AlcoSense Excel breathalyser launches

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A new breathalyser has launched ahead of the Christmas drink-drive crackdown, bringing claimed high levels of accuracy and reliability with a low price.

Prices confirmed for Renault ZOE with 250-mile range

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The updated Renault ZOE is available to order in the UK, now offering a 250-mile range and unlimited mileage leasing options for its new higher-capacity battery.

New Ctrack commitment-free option to help fleets with temporary vehicles

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Vehicle telematics specialist Ctrack has launched a commitment free option for its self-installed telematics system aimed at businesses running short-term rental or temporary contractor vehicles.

Commercial vehicle accreditation schemes should be extended to cars, say fleets

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As business procurement helps drive focus on at-work road safety for CV fleets, the spotlight should be extended to car and motorcycle fleets too.

Stricter speed enforcement could have ‘detrimental impact on road safety’

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A zero-tolerance approach to speeding could actually impact on road safety according to new research.

The UK is Europe’s largest PHEV market

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The UK is Europe’s largest market for plug-in hybrids, with over a quarter of the region’s rapidly-growing volumes sold here, according to the latest ACEA figures.

First Drive: Kia Optima PHEV

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Kia’s first plug-in hybrid is certainly capable, but it’s in a tough class. Alex Grant explains.

Next-generation CX-5 to debut at Los Angeles Auto Show

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All-new Mazda CX-5 will make its world premiere at the upcoming 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, which takes place at the LA Convention Center from 18-27 November.

Skoda unveils refreshed Octavia for 2017

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New Octavia has been refreshed with a newly designed front and rear section, driver assistance systems and connectivity options ahead of its UK launch in early 2017.

Nissan to manufacture new Qashqai and X-Trail at Sunderland Plant

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Nissan will produce new Qashqai and add production of new X-Trail at its Sunderland Plant following assurance from the government of the continued competitiveness of the UK operation.

81% of fleet drivers affected by increasing motorway congestion

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The majority (81%) of company car drivers think that motorway journey times are becoming less predictable due to roadworks and congestion, according to the results of a new survey carried out by RAC Business.

SEAT Business Centre revamp schedule picks up pace

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SEAT Derby and SEAT Birmingham are the latest Business Centre dealerships to benefit from the brand’s new corporate identity as the network is overhauled in 2016 and 2017.

UK car exports pass the million mark in 2016

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According to the latest report for the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), UK car manufacturing reported minor growth in September, with production rising by 0.9%.

First Drive: Suzuki S-Cross

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Can tough new styling help the S-Cross achieve its fleet potential? Alex Grant finds out.

Larger, lighter Vauxhall Insignia replacement due next year

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Vauxhall is undertaking final UK development of a larger, lighter replacement for the Insignia, due to be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show next year as the Insignia Grand Sport.

Infiniti bolsters UK fleet team

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Infiniti UK has added two senior staff to its fleet team as it looks to focus on business sales with its expanding range.


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