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Renault Master to keep Welsh outpatients mobile

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The Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust (WAST) has replaced 67 of its non-emergency ambulance fleet with new Renault Masters, funded by the Welsh Government.

Government looks at new proposals for cycling offences

20 hours ago / 0 comments

The Government has launched new proposals for new cycling offences that could see cyclists punished for riding dangerously.

Seat UK removes options range-wide

21 hours ago / 0 comments

Seat will no longer offer optional extras across the model range, aimed at simplifying the ordering process following positive pilot on the Arona compact SUV.

Updated Honda HR-V launches without diesel

21 hours ago / 0 comments

Honda is claiming higher-quality materials and improved refinement from its refreshed HR-V SUV, but early versions won’t be available with a diesel engine.

Fleetworx publishes guide on managing ‘rental’ creep’

23 hours ago / 0 comments

Fleet management specialist Fleetworx has published a practical guide for procurement departments to manage cost creep within fleet contracts.

Smart motorway work starts on M62

4 days ago / 0 comments

Construction work converting the M62 to a smart motorway is to start this weekend.

Volkswagen Financial Services UK launches new Rent-a-Car service

4 days ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen Financial Services UK is introducing a new short-term rental service designed to offer a clear pricing and simple process and easy pick-ups from showrooms.

HERE partners with Motorola Solutions to aid emergency services

4 days ago / 0 comments

Motorola Solutions has integrated venue map data from HERE Technologies to enhance public safety.

Leasys UK extends contract with Manheim

4 days ago / 0 comments

Leasys UK, the contract hire company of FCA Bank, has awarded a three-year partnership extension to Manheim.

New ways to be a Fleet Hero

4 days ago / 0 comments

The 2018 Fleet Heroes Awards are offering even more opportunities for the UK’s most innovative private and public sector fleets to have their efforts to cut … 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…

New Touareg gets 228bhp 3.0-litre diesel

4 days ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen’s new Touareg range is now available to order with a new 228bhp turbo diesel engine.

Centrica to launch new intelligent EV charging service

5 days ago / 0 comments

Energy and services company Centrica is to launch a new intelligent EV charging service offer for businesses following latest investment in a charging management platform.

Drink-drive casualties and fatalities on the rise

5 days ago / 0 comments

Casualties and fatalities from accidents involving drink driving increased in 2016, leading to calls for a renewed government focus.

Low-carbon funding in Scotland helps drive 2032 plans

5 days ago / 0 comments

Projects including deploying electric vehicle charge points and advancing active travel are to get off the ground with the help of funding from Transport Scotland’s Low … Read More »

Alphabet ‘Business Briefings’ to tackle key fleet issues

5 days ago / 0 comments

Alphabet is running a series of ‘Business Briefing’ guides to help provide answers to the big questions keeping fleets awake at night.

MPs to push for more walking and cycling

5 days ago / 0 comments

The Transport Select Committee has launched an inquiry to consider ways of increasing active travel across England as it highlights low take-up compared to Europe.

Fuller’s helps transition to EVs with chargepoint roll-out

5 days ago / 0 comments

Pub company Fuller’s is installing charge points from Pod Point to help both its customers and its staff make the move to electric vehicles.

National Windscreens drives service with new distribution centre

5 days ago / 0 comments

National Windscreens has opened a £1m regional distribution centre in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire in response to business growth and increasing numbers of windscreen variations.

AFRs coming for EVs – but not for PHEVs

6 days ago / 0 comments

Fleets will be able to use an advisory fuel rate of 4 pence per mile for fully electric cars from September – but HMRC is yet to … Read More »

Pricing revealed for new Kia Optima 117g/km 1.6-litre diesel

6 days ago / 0 comments

Kia’s updated Optima and Optima Sportswagon are now available to order, introducing revised design, increased technology and a new 1.6-litre diesel.

City Auction Group appoints new operations manager

6 days ago / 0 comments

David Macklin has joined City Auction Group as operations manager for the Rockingham site.

Drivers face spot fines for engine idling

6 days ago / 0 comments

Drivers could be subject to £20 on-the-spot penalties for leaving their engines running in the street as a growing number of cities turn to anti-idling measures to … Read More »

LeasePlan grows profits and global fleet

6 days ago / 0 comments

LeasePlan has reported strong underlying net result growth in Q2 as well as an increase in its serviced fleet.

Volvo S90, V90 and XC90 gain T5 petrol option

6 days ago / 0 comments

Volvo has added the 2.0-litre 247bhp four-cylinder turbocharged T5 petrol across the S90 saloon, V90 estate and XC90 SUV model ranges as it continues to shift … Read More »

Multifleet secures new funding to expand contract hire offering

6 days ago / 0 comments

Multifleet Vehicle Management has secured a seven-figure funding package from Santander Business Banking to expand its contract hire offering.

Have your say on Nottingham City Council’s air quality proposals

7 days ago / 0 comments

Nottingham City Council has opened a consultation on its plans to lower air pollution in line with legal limits.

Fleet Evolution runs free consultancy offer

7 days ago / 0 comments

Fleet Evolution is offering free consultancy to small businesses for a limited period to help them navigate through the current maze of confusing legislation surrounding company cars.

Volkswagen T-Roc gains 115g/km diesel

7 days ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen has updated its T-Roc compact SUV with a new 1.6-litre TDI diesel unit.

Rob Thomas joins DS Automobiles in new UK sales director role

7 days ago / 0 comments

DS Automobiles has appointed Rob Thomas as to the newly created role of UK sales director.