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The fleet sector has called for clarity on changes to the tax regime as the government looks to fund improvements to air quality through taxation on diesel vehicles, and a move to plug-in models.
As the UK government sets out its plans to curb air quality issues across the UK, Alex Grant picks out the key points for fleets.
Waze, the free smartphone navigation app, is now compatible with Android Auto, enabling drivers to use a selection of features via their car’s touchscreen system.
MINI will launch its first fully electric vehicle in 2019, based on the three-door hatchback.
Volkswagen has rebuffed claims from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that it should pay £2.5m to compensate for alleged lost Congestion Charge revenue following the ‘Dieselgate’ emissions scandal.
Stopping distances in the Highway Code should be increased “as a matter of urgency” as they underestimate drivers’ thinking time.
The number of drivers given fines by private parking firms has risen by 64% over the last year, renewing calls for a clampdown on the industry.
Skoda’s true fleet registrations growth rose 16.1% year-on-year for the first half of 2017, driven by increasing corporate customer agreements.
Audi is running a voluntary recall of up to 850,000 diesel cars worldwide to install new software on V6 and V8 TDI engines.
Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has announced the first phase of a £246m investment in battery technology intended to establish the UK as a world leader.
Jaguar has enhanced the XJ for 2018 with a number of enhancements, including new technology and driver assistance systems as well as an updated performance flagship.
Cap HPI has promoted Chris Wright to the role of managing director for its global operations.
Ian Robertson, current Board of Management member for BMW sales, will hand over responsibilities to Pieter Nota in January 2018, after nearly a decade of service.
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Tolls for the Severn Crossings will be abolished by the end of 2018, in a move claimed to offer a £100m boost to the Welsh economy, and save motorists over £1,400 per year.
Transport ministers across Europe are being warned that they need to take more action on non-compliant diesel vehicles, including removing them from sale, to curb inner-city pollution.