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Category : Latest News

Seat reveals Tarraco seven-seat SUV

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Seat has released the first image of its seven-seater SUV, confirming it will be named ‘Tarraco’ when it launches later this year.

Top 10 KPIs for fleet tracking best-practice

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MiX Telematics has compiled its top 10 list of KPIs that it says fleets should track to help ensure best-practice in fleet management.

OLEV grants bring up to £7,500 off price of ULEV taxis

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OLEV has revealed initial details of its grant funding for ultra low emission taxis as it opens formal vehicle applications to manufacturers.

Used car market demand shift to petrols is ‘inevitable’, warns VRA

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The used car market needs to start factoring in a forthcoming market shift to petrols to ensure the downturn in diesel demand is managed.

GDPR responsibilities must cover whole supply chain, fleets warned

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Fleet operators and suppliers must assess their entire supply chain to ensure they’re covered for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Volvo adds three-cylinder petrol to XC40 line-up

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A new three-cylinder petrol engine is to be offered in Volvo’s XC40 compact SUV.

£2m funding for Welsh EV rapid charging network

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Wales is to get a network of rapid charging points along its trunk road network, part-funded by £2m from the Welsh Government, with the first locations … Read More »

2018 Brake awards to recognise latest fleet safety innovations

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Fleets, both small and large, that are pioneering the way in occupational road safety are being invited to enter Brake’s 2018 UK Fleet Safety Awards.

Vehicle fuel choices under spotlight at 2018 ICFM conference

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The subject of future fleet fuels is to come under focus at the 2018 ICFM Annual National Members’ Conference next month.

NOx levels show decline but air pollution still at illegal levels

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Emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) fell 10% in 2016, reaching their lowest level since 1970, but environmental campaigners say more action is needed to tackle road … Read More »

Škoda introduces new engines with latest Kodiaq L&K

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Škoda‘s new top-end Kodiaq L&K offers new luxury into the award winning Kodiaq and new engines into the mix.

New AI app can determine windscreen repair or replacement choices

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Autoglass customers can now use an app to determine whether windscreen damage requires a full repair or replacement – removing the need for initial appointments.

Lex Autolease appoints Ashley Barnett as head of fleet consultancy

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Ashley Barnett has taken the role of head of fleet consultancy at Lex Autolease, replacing Lauren Pamma who moves to a new role within Lloyds Banking … Read More »

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

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This week's top fleet industry stories... Third-generation Kia Ceed revealed by Jonathan Musk - Kia has unveiled its third-generation Ceed hatchback, which introduces new engine and ... Read More »

Driving for Better Business runs AEB demo days for fleets

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Car and van fleet operators are being given the opportunity to test Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) technologies including Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) at two new … Read More »

Councils get green light to introduce roadworks charging

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The Department for Transport has given the go-ahead for nationwide rollout of roadworks charging in a move to cut congestion.

Hudson Kapel rebrands as CD Salvage Auction

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Hudson Kapel Auctions has rebranded as CD Salvage Auction following its integration with CD Auction Group.

Third-generation Kia Ceed revealed

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Kia has unveiled its third-generation Ceed hatchback, which introduces new engine and driver assistance technologies to bring the fight to the Focus and Golf.

BP teams up with TomTom Telematics for fuel-saving fleet solution

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BP has launched a new driver and fuel management platform designed in partnership with TomTom Telematics to help fleets cut costs.

Pricing, CO2 and specs revealed for 2018 Audi A7

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Audi has announced details for its new A7 five-seat coupé, which brings a smarter, sleeker design and new technology.

EU car registrations up 7.1% in January

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Car registrations in the EU rose 7.1% in January although the rise was attributed to a positive calendar effect.

Room for further supermarket fuel cuts, says RAC

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Supermarkets are being urged to cut another 2p a litre off fuel by the RAC, as the wholesale price of fuel continues to tumble.

Electrical wholesaler slashes fuel costs with driver behaviour solution

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City Electrical Factors (CEF) has seen vehicle downtime drop by 45%, while fuel costs have been cut by almost 12% following the installation of the Lightfoot … Read More »

Switch to EV pool cars saves Salford City Council thousands

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A Salford City Council scheme to replace grey fleet usage with EV pool cars has generated savings of £400,000 in the first 18 months.

Countdown begins to International Fleet Meeting 2018 at Geneva 

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Fleet managers have just a few weeks left to register for this year’s International Fleet Meeting, which will bring senior industry speakers, a panel discussion on … Read More »

Fleet Evolution webinars tackle latest fleet issues

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Burning fleet issues such as the recent changes to salary sacrifice car schemes, grey fleet management and the shift to ultra-low emission vehicles are to come … Read More »

Toyota re-test figures highlight issues with WLTP tax delays

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Newly published CO2 figures for the Toyota Prius line-up provide clear evidence of how tax costs could go up for fleets in the coming months as … Read More »

Subscription models underpin LeasePlan strategy

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LeasePlan is placing increasing focus on usership and subscription models as it announces global fleet and profit growth for 2017.

UK used market stable remains strong

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More than 8.1 million used vehicles changed hands in 2017, dipping just 1.1% compared to 2016, according to latest figures from the SMMT.

Arval growth plans target non-company car drivers

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Arval is repositioning itself as a ‘mobility solutions company’ on the back of a raft of new products and services due to be rolled out over … Read More »