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Category : Latest News

Cut risks for Christmas travel with new AI-based safety planning tool

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A new AI analytics tool that can help drivers avoid accident blackspots is being made available for free over the festive period to help drivers cut … Read More »

Comment: What the new year and the rise of the EV will mean for fleets

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Kevin Pugh, country manager at rapid charge device specialist Tritium, takes a look at what the coming 12 months have in store for fleets.

SUV demand could ‘sabotage’ net zero

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Drivers’ ongoing love affair with SUVs is threatening the UK’s attempts to clean up the transport sector, in particular the 2050 net zero emissions target.

Public transport will make the difference to climate change, says SkedGo

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Work to reduce global carbon emissions must be centred on public transport and urban mobility, according to Mobility as a Service (MaaS) tech firm SkedGo.

Barriers to EV adoption revealed in new quarterly research

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The EV market will struggle to grow to match consumer interest and governmental aspirations unless car supply, charging infrastructure and incentives align.

Meridian commits to supply ‘almost any car’ on medium-term rental service

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Meridian Vehicle Solutions has expanded its medium-term rental service to supply “almost any car” in response to customer demand.

Zap-Map gets free voice activation with Google Assistant

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Zap-Map has launched a free voice-activated function on Google Assistant to help make it easier for EV drivers to find charge points.

ADESA UK signs up as a Great British Fleet Event partner and exhibitor

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ADESA UK is the latest industry heavyweight to join the 2020 Great British Fleet Event line-up, as both a partner and exhibitor, showcasing its game-changing digital … Read More »

Plug-in grants crucial to fleet EV take-up, next government told

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Certainty is needed on the UK’s vital Plug-In Car and Van Grants to ensure zero-emission road transport ambitions are met.

Free Jaguar I-Pace update delivers 8% extra range

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Jaguar I-Pace drivers can now get a free software update that delivers 12 miles of extra range, equivalent to an 8% uplift.

Quartix and Fleet Focus team up on integrated dashcam solution

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Vehicle tracking specialist Quartix has launched an integrated dashcam solution in partnership with camera and vehicle safety firm, Fleet Focus.

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Volkswagen Touareg offers three new trims and 48-hour test drives

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Volkswagen continues to expand its Touareg line-up, adding three new trims and bringing a reduced entry price for the range.

Waze launches snow warning feature and Santa voice

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Waze users can now benefit from reports on unploughed roads to help keep them safe on the roads in snowy conditions.

Glenmorangie drivers shown benefits of EVs at Grosvenor Leasing

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Employees at The Glenmorangie Company in Scotland have been given further insights into the benefits of switching to electric at an EV day run by Grosvenor … Read More »

EasyJet passengers get exclusive Europcar rates under renewed partnership

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EasyJet has renewed its 16-year partnership with Europcar Mobility Group, bringing a range of benefits to EasyJet travellers.

Red Bull protects fleet drivers from air pollution with AirBubbl devices

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Red Bull has deployed a fleet of 21 new cars fitted with air filtration devices as new analysis has found that in-car NO2 levels in central … Read More »

BVRLA report reveals nine key areas of change for fleets in 2020

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Vehicle rental and leasing will see big changes in 2020 but the industry is well placed to deal with the challenges.

Pricing and specs revealed for new Ford Kuga

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Ford has announced pricing and specification details for the third-generation Kuga, which arrives next year complete with plug-in hybrid versions.

Fleets and AFVs provide bright spots as overall new car market falls

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UK new car registrations fell 1.3% in November, despite an increase in fleet registrations and record demand for alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFVs).

Kew Vehicle Leasing becomes first leasing broker to disclose finance commission

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Kew Vehicle Leasing is taking the lead on openly disclosing the amount of finance commission it receives on all regulated Personal Contract Hire (PCH) agreements as … Read More »

Street Angel now able to capture driver behaviour in multiple vehicles

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Camera Telematics has updated its Street Angel on-board video evidence data recorder with new Driver ID functionality for multiple vehicles.

Stand-out performance for Tesla Model X in latest Euro NCAP tests

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Tesla’s Model X has achieved a stand-out performance in the penultimate batch of Euro NCAP tests for 2019, which also saw the Porsche Taycan score highly.

Facelifted Vauxhall Insignia debuts new driver technologies

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Vauxhall has updated its flagship Insignia with mild design changes and extra technology features.

TMC Compliance+ to streamline risk management for SMC Pneumatics

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SMC Pneumatics has signed up TMC as it takes action on managing the road risk for 100 company car drivers. 

The electrifying future for fleets comes under spotlight at 2020 Great British Fleet Event

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Expert insight into how businesses can electrify their fleets – and decarbonise their overall mobility – is to feature as part of next month’s Fleet World … Read More »

BMW software update to add built-in dashcam

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BMW has introduced a built-in dashcam function for its latest models, utilising the parking cameras, and will offer it as a backdated option for older vehicles … Read More »

Airmax Remote to bring telematics specialism to bear at 2020 Great British Fleet Event

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Airmax Remote is returning to Fleet World’s January 2020 Great British Fleet Event, showcasing its current and forthcoming new telematics technologies as it highlights how it … Read More »

Fuel price gap between supermarkets and other retailers widens

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Prices of unleaded and diesel fell by half a pence a litre in November but should be coming down further before Christmas.

BigChange appoints chief operating officer

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Mobile workforce management specialist BigChange has promoted logistics expert Jo Godsmark to the role of chief operating officer.