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Category : Latest News

Octopus Energy’s Electric Juice Network customers get more recharging options

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Electric Vehicle (EV) charging just got a little bit easier thanks to a new roaming agreement between EV charging firm Mer and green energy provider Octopus … Read More »

The AA gives reassurance to electric fleets

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With EVs accounting for just 1% of breakdowns, drivers are being reassured that Electric Vehicles (EVs) are a reliable and sustainable choice, as the AA dispels … 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…

UK’s patchy charge point network must be addressed for net zero, government told

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The UK needs many more charge points and the current gaps in on-street and motorway charging must be addressed to ensure the UK’s network is ready … Read More »

Asda moves to all-electric company car fleet

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Asda is moving its entire company car fleet to electric vehicles – a first for a British supermarket.

Up to 800 Shell EV charging points to be installed at Waitrose stores

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Shell to install up to 800 electrical vehicle charging points at Waitrose stores by 2025 as it moves into ‘destination charging’.

Mercedes-Benz plans to go all-electric by 2030

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Mercedes-Benz has said it’s ready to go all-electric by 2030 while all new models will be electric-only by 2025.

Tesla to open Supercharger network to all EVs later this year

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Tesla is to allow drivers of other brands of electric vehicles to use its Supercharger network from later this year, bringing access to thousands more charge … Read More »

Keyless car theft on the rise, warn police

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Drivers are being urged to take action to protect their vehicles as police warn of a rise in keyless car theft.

World-first windscreen breakage detection device to launch with help of Munic AI

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A new windscreen breakage detection solution that could halve glass maintenance costs is launching with the help of AI technology from Munic.

Average used car values at BCA hit new record in June

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Average used car values at BCA rose above £9,000 for the first time on record in June as sold prices continued to significantly beat market expectations.

Car club helps housing developers meet Section 106 planning obligations

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A new fully managed car club that enables housing developers to meet Section 106 planning obligations is now available from Europcar’s Ubeeqo car sharing brand.

Škoda Enyaq iV electric SUV gets striking LED grille option

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Škoda’s Enyaq iV electric SUV is now available with an LED grille that provides extra illumination and animated functions.

ePower Trucks launches new last-mile all-electric delivery vehicles

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ePower Trucks has expanded its range of specialist all-electric LCVs with new last-mile delivery vehicles.

Plans to introduce fees for Scotland’s EV charging network

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Scotland’s charging network needs to evolve through much greater private sector investment and the introduction of fees for using charge points.

Thatcham training to ensure vehicle repairers are ‘EV Ready’

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Thatcham Research has launched a new ‘EV Ready’ training programme, addressing the current electric vehicle skills gap in the vehicle repair sector.

New TMC app to identify ‘EV-compatible’ drivers

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TMC has launched a brand-new app to help companies electrify their fleets by identifying ‘EV-compatible’ drivers.

Fleets opening up mobility provision employee-wide, finds Arval

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Almost half of UK employers (46%) who offer alternative mobility solutions do so for all of their staff, according to Arval Mobility Observatory’s 2021 Barometer.

VisionTrack expands in US with SkyLab Solutions fleet tech buy

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VisionTrack has acquired SkyLab Solutions, accelerating its expansion into the US marketplace for video telematics.

Premium used cars most in demand in July, reveals Aston Barclay

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Premium SUVs and sports cars are the most in-demand vehicles among used car buyers in July.

Work on tackling drink-drive reoffending to bring safer roads in NI

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Changes to drink-driving legislation in Northern Ireland could make a significant difference in road safety for both drivers and local communities.

Richard Lilwall to succeed Andy Walters as CEO of Quartix Vehicle Tracking

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Quartix has appointed Richard Lilwall as the successor to Andy Walters, who is retiring as CEO but will remain on the board.

Behaviour change ‘as important’ as electrification in transport decarbonisation, say experts

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Behaviour change will play an equal or greater role than technology in the transition to net zero for transport.

RAC’s at-a-glance guide to potential holiday traffic jams this week

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The RAC has published its at-a-glance guide to travel this weekend as it warns of particularly heavy traffic for today and Friday.

British Gas and DriveTech on shortlist for Brake fleet awards

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Brake has revealed the shortlist for its 2021 UK Fleet Champions Awards, including both fleet operators and fleet risk management providers.

New car 2021 forecast downgraded as chip shortage plays on

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Cox Automotive has downgraded its new car forecast for the remainder of 2021 due to the ongoing sector supply issues.

ChargePoint to acquire European e-mobility specialist Has·to·Be for £217m

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ChargePoint Holdings Inc has signed a deal to acquire European E-mobility technology provider Has·to·Be in a transaction valued at €250m (£217m).

Transport Committee to probe DVLA on licence application delays

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The Transport Committee is to speak to DVLA chief executive Julie Lennard in an evidence session on the current delays in processing licence applications.

G3 Vehicle Auctions supports expansion plans with new transporter fleet

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G3 Vehicle Auctions has deployed a fleet of specialist multi-car transporters, marking the first phase of significant logistic expansion.

‘Game-changing’ telematics tech on display at 2021 CV Show

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Fleets attending this year’s CV Show will have the opportunity to see how latest telematics tech is providing “game-changing” insights that can improve fleet efficiency and … Read More »