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Today in Fleet – Wednesday 21 August

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Volvo S60 gets new trims and 39g/km plug-in hybrid

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Volvo has updated its S60 saloon line-up with a new 390hp T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrain along with new trim levels.

Leicester workplace parking levy plans slammed

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Leicester City Council has become the latest local authority to look into introducing a workplace parking levy – causing conjecture through such a ‘tax on work’.

Sunnier weather could bring record-level delays for bank holiday traffic

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Record-level delays could be on the cards for major routes in the UK this bank holiday weekend as improving weather sees more drivers take to the … Read More »

RingGo brings cashless parking to Oxford

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Cashless parking company RingGo is working with Oxfordshire County Council to bring cashless parking in two park and ride car parks by Oxford.

SsangYong announces prices for Korando SUV

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SsangYong’s fourth-generation Korando compact crossover has gone on sale, priced from £19,995.

Transport Scotland extends submission date for MaaS Investment Fund

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Transport Scotland has extended the submission date for the Scottish Government’s MaaS Investment Fund until Thursday 5 of September.

Chevin appoints new board members to drive global growth

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Chevin Fleet Solutions has announced two additions to its board of directors, including Will Wycks who has joined the company as global marketing director, and Ray Creamer, … Read More »

Second-gen Nissan Juke to get ProPilot tech

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Nissan has issued the latest teaser image of its second-generation Juke compact SUV, which will debut new technologies, including ProPilot.

Next-gen JLR 3D head-up display could improve driver reaction times

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Jaguar Land Rover is working on a next-generation head-up display system that has the potential to improve reaction times to road hazards significantly.

Volkswagen Arteon gets new entry-level trim

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Volkswagen has updated the Arteon five-seater fastback with a new entry-point SE trim that brings pricing down to £33,085 OTR.

BVRLA’s Jay Parmar moves to new role outside fleet industry

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Jay Parmar, director of policy and membership at the BVRLA, is to depart for a new role at the end of September after nearly 20 years … Read More »

Daikin UK outsources fleet to Alphabet

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Daikin UK has signed a long-term partnership with Alphabet (GB) covering the full outsourcing of its vehicle fleet.

Charging and range anxiety still biggest obstacles in switch to EVs, says Venson

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While company car drivers are widely switched on to the benefits of switching to EVs, the majority still have ill-founded concerns over a lack of charging … Read More »

Aston Barclay appoints new group sales director

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Richard Cross has joined Aston Barclay as group sales director.

Wales ups ante on speeding under new policing strategy

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Drivers in Wales are likely to see more speed cameras under a new deployment policy intended to help clamp down on speeding and other dangerous driving … Read More »

SEAT recruits for new head of fleet sales following McDonald’s departure

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SEAT is looking for a new head of fleet sales following the departure of Peter McDonald to a new organisation.

Have your say in inaugural EV Energy Taskforce report to government

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Electric vehicle stakeholders including fleet operators are being invited to attend one of two workshops in September to help guide the initial findings of the Electric … Read More »

Prices and specs revealed for facelifted Hyundai Ioniq

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Hyundai’s updated Ioniq range is now available to order, bringing design changes as well as a new longer range for the pure electric version.

Share fleet best practice at new RoSPA international forum

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A new forum that enables fleets to share health and safety best practice and work with local fleet professionals in the Middle East has launched from … Read More »

Kia Rental Network expands to Oxford

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The Kia Rental Network is now available in Oxford after local dealership, Brayleys Oxford, became the latest to sign up to the scheme.

LEVC teams up with EO Charging on smart home charging solutions

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The London EV Company (LEVC) is offering smart home charging solutions to customers of its electric taxis and commercial vehicles under a partnership with EO Charging.

Today in Fleet – Friday 16 August

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Krones awards licence check deal to TMC

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Packaging and bottling machine manufacturer Krones has signed up TMC to provide its Compliance+ solution for employee driving licence checks.

Forget moving cars; drivers failing to even avoid parked vehicles

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Almost 3,000 drivers a year crash into parked vehicles, with 24 drivers a week hitting parked cars on UK hard shoulders.

New TfL healthy streets officers to tackle idling drivers

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Transport for London (TfL) is deploying a new team of 16 healthy streets officers to help enhance on-road safety and cut down on pollution.

Pricing and specs announced for Mercedes’ Q3 rival

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Mercedes’ answer to the Audi Q3 and BMW X1 is now available to order in the UK, priced from £34,200 OTR and including RDE2-compliant diesels.

Petrol’s clear dominance revealed in latest used car data

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Petrol models have dominated the list of the UK’s top-selling used cars during 2019, according to data from Indicata UK.

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Cox Automotive confirms 2019 forecast on back of SMMT figures

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Cox Automotive has reaffirmed its full-year forecast of 7.8 million used car transactions in 2019 following the release of Q2 figures from the SMMT.