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Aston Barclay acquires Independent Motor Auctions

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Aston Barclay has acquired Independent Motor Auctions (IMA) in a move to enhance its services.

Used petrol car prices hit record high while diesel demand still strong

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Average used petrol car prices hit a record high last year due to incredible growth in demand while used diesels also saw strong demand.

Amber:Assist enhances fleet accident management services

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Accident aftercare and ongoing mobility specialist Amber:Assist has teamed up with VisionTrack to enhance its service offering to car and van fleets.

Abax launches driving behaviour solution

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Telematics and tracking specialist Abax has launched a new Driving Behaviour tool that enables fleets to increase efficiency and safety by monitoring how drivers use vehicles … Read More »

JLR confirms plans to axe 4,500 jobs

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Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed it’s reducing its global workforce by around 4,500 people, starting off in the UK.

Ford cans MPVs to focus on SUVs

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Ford has announced new plans to improve profitability and cut costs by expanding in some vehicle segments, including EVs, and exiting others as well as making … Read More »

Smart Asset Manager becomes Smarter

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Telematics specialist Smart Asset Manager has rebranded as Smarter Asset Management and appointed Paul Holmes as the new managing director.

SME fleets to underpin Lexus UK sales growth

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Lexus is focusing on SMEs with its new models, seeing small fleets as a vital part of plans to increase its UK sales around 33% over … Read More »

Pedestrians and cyclists should have priority on new roads, says NICE

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New and upgraded roads should prioritise pedestrians, cyclists and public transport over motorised vehicles.

Silverstone optimises fleet maintenance with Assetminder

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Motor racing circuit Silverstone has reported significant improvements in maintenance for its inhouse fleet after deploying the Assetminder cloud-based fleet maintenance & workshop management system.

VRA to explore hybrid and electric vehicle remarketing challenges

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The challenges involved with remarketing the increasing numbers of electric and hybrid vehicles in the used car market is to come under focus at the first … Read More »

Southampton rejects charging clean air zone

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Southampton City Council has said it can achieve air quality compliance without the need for a charging clean air zone.

Cost of bringing bridges up to scratch continues to mount

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The one-off cost of carrying out urgent work on council-managed road bridges in Great Britain has increased by a third in the last year, according to … Read More »

Nissan Leaf e+ brings 239-mile range

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Nissan is introducing a new version of its Leaf EV, which offers a 239-mile range – the highest yet for the model.

Speaker line-up and topics revealed for inaugural Great British Fleet Event

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The biggest issues and opportunities for the fleet industry – along with the latest solutions – are to come under the spotlight from an expert line-up … Read More »

Vauxhall reveals new Vivaro Life ahead of all-electric version

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Vauxhall has revealed the MPV version of its Vivaro van, which goes on sale next month to offer nine-seater versatility and an all-electric model from early … Read More »

Allstar webinars to bring insight on future fuel and fleet landscapes

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Allstar Business Solutions is to run a series of webinars to provide fleets with expert advice on issues relating to fuel and fleet vehicles.

Mediafleet awarded Arlon Graphics’ platinum partner status

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Fleet graphics and branding specialist Mediafleet has become one of the first UK businesses to secure platinum partner status from Arlon Graphics, a leading supplier of … Read More »

City Auction Group completes major investment at Rockingham

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City Auction Group is to open operations at its newly expanded Rockingham site next week following a six-figure investment over the last three months.

Half of dealers to expand used car stock

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Dealers have a positive outlook for the year ahead, with two-thirds saying they plan to invest in their business and around half looking to expand their … Read More »

Interactive tool highlights dangers of distracted driving

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Brake has released a new interactive game to help employers get to grips with the issue of distracted driving.

Hitachi Capital expands in Europe

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Hitachi Capital Corporation has acquired 100% of the share capital of fleet management and leasing firm Maske Fleet GmbH as it expands its vehicle solutions business … Read More »

Venson hosts RoSPA Managing Occupational Road Risk training

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Venson Automotive Solutions is to host the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) training course on Managing Occupational Road Risk as part of its … Read More »

Prices and specs announced for Škoda Kodiaq vRS

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Škoda has announced prices and final specification for the new Kodiaq vRS – the most powerful diesel production vRS model ever built by the brand – … Read More »

Rob East named as new head of corporate sales at BMW

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BMW Group UK has announced the appointment of former Mercedes fleet boss Rob East as its new general manager, corporate sales.

Crash-for-cash scammers jailed

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16 people, including members of an organised criminal group from Luton, have been sentenced for crash-for-cash crimes after being linked to nearly 80 collisions.

City drivers call for smart traffic measures to cut commute times

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Almost two-thirds (65%) of city-dwellers are frustrated with the levels of congestion in their city and want smart city measures to combat rising commute times.

Thatcham Research reveals 10 safest new cars

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Thatcham Research has revealed its list of the 10 safest new cars for 2019, which team up top-level crash protection ratings with crash avoidance technology.

FMG appoints Andrew Chandler as sales director

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FMG has appointed its head of sales and marketing, Andrew Chandler as sales director.

New Suzuki Jimny scores high RV from Cap

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Suzuki’s new Jimny compact SUV has received a strong RV from Cap Automotive as it goes on sale in the UK.