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Enterprise webtool cuts cost and emissions for fleets

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Enterprise has launched a free journey-planning and booking system, which shows the relative cost and environmental impact of grey fleet, daily rental and car club vehicles … Read More »

‘Trust’ the biggest hurdle for autonomous cars

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A new report claims personal data worth £32bn by 2025 will be instrumental in the success or failure of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), while trust … Read More »

Škoda previews new Scala compact car technology

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Škoda has revealed technology highlights of its forthcoming compact-sized Scala, which will include a mix of petrol and diesel turbo powered engines.

Five stars for Hyundai Nexo in latest Euro NCAP testing

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The hydrogen fuel cell powered Hyundai Nexo has been awarded the coveted five-star Euro NCAP crash test rating.

Autoglass opens new centres to cope with influx of ADAS recalibrations

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The expansion is in response to the increase in number of vehicles with intelligent systems on UK roads, with Autoglass planning to open a further 11 … Read More »

Dyson confirms electric vehicle production in Singapore

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Dyson has confirmed plans to construct its first automotive manufacturing facility in Singapore, with the first production car to roll off the line in 2021.

Electric cars step up to the challenge at 2018 MPG Marathon

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Results from the 2018 Fleet World/ALD Automotive MPG Marathon have shown fleets and drivers have never a wider choice of technologies at their disposal, just as … Read More »

Addison Lee aims for autonomous taxis by 2021

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Addison Lee Group is aiming to have autonomous vehicles on its London fleet by 2021, following a collaborative agreement with software developer Oxbotica.

Diesel may still be best choice, says Lex Autolease

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Lex Autolease is reiterating that all fuel technologies have a place in the fleet sector as it highlights the need to choose the right vehicle for … Read More »

Fleets and dealers developing online version of “motor trade knowledge,” says Epyx

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Fleets and dealers are starting to develop a modern, online version of the traditional “motor trade knowledge” to buy and sell vehicles.

Briefing: Strategic Analytics report sheds light on global fleet risk practices

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Fleets across the globe are leaving both themselves and their drivers exposed to road risk by a lack of a cohesive strategy, in particular with grey … Read More »

Big-data real-time tools on the cards from Cap HPI

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Cap HPI has introduced a new data science team, aimed at offering a portfolio of real-time data tools and insight for customers. 

75% of leased cars already CAZ-compliant, reports BVRLA

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The rental and leasing sectors are already leading the transition to cleaner transport, ahead of the introduction of clean air zones (CAZs), the latest BVRLA Sustainability Credentials figures reveal.

WEX expands its Esso Card UK network

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WEX Europe Services, is growing its Esso Card™ acceptance network by 8% in the UK.

Warnings ‘Gig economy’ must meet professional fleet standards

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Companies operating in the ‘on demand’ gig economy must ensure vehicles and drivers are managed the same as any other grey fleet, FleetCheck has warned.

Arval to share hydrogen experience with fleets

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Arval is to run a free-to-attend nationwide roadshow programme to update fleets on its experiences with hydrogen vehicles and the benefits and practicalities of the technology.

LeasePlan UK appoints new MD

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LeasePlan UK managing director, Matt Dyer, has taken up a new role leading the leasing company’s operation in the United States, effective from 1 January.

Opt for electric black cabs only with new Gett service

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Customers using the black taxi app Gett can now exclusively order an electric taxi in London.

3m business charge points needed by 2040 to support EV uptake

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The role of commercial and industrial charging sites with ‘smart’ infrastructure will be essential when it comes to supporting large-scale EV roll-out by 2040.

Bring ban on new petrol and diesel cars forward to 2032, say MPs

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Government targets for cars and vans to be zero-emission must be brought forwards to 2032 and backed up by meaningful purchase incentives and a truly nationwide … Read More »

Housing associations given access to grant funding for ULEV car clubs

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A new £700,000 investment fund that will help ensure the set-up of electric and plug-in hybrids car clubs is launching under Transport Scotland.

Cox Automotive to sell Motors.co.uk to eBay

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eBay has signed an agreement with Cox Automotive to acquire the Motors.co.uk classifieds site for an undisclosed sum in a move to enhance its Gumtree UK … Read More »

Highway Code update to protect cyclists

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The Government is to update the Highway Code with new guidance on how road users should behave in relation to cyclists and pedestrians.

Enterprise doubles hybrid and electric rental fleet in a year

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car has more than doubled the number of alternatively powered vehicles on its fleet in 2018 as it reports growing demand from UK motorists for … Read More »

eDriving driver safety app launches for right-hand drive markets

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eDriving is rolling out its Mentor app-based driver safety solution for right-hand drive markets to help fleets reduce risk.

No-deal Brexit to bring ‘far-reaching impacts’, says European auto industry

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Failure to strike a Brexit deal could see new car prices rocket while also massively disrupting the manufacturing process.

Rising company car tax burden revealed in new Cap analysis

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Cap HPI is calling on the Government to address the rising company car driver tax burden, as revealed in new analysis.

Europcar launches new online account sign-up service for fleets

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Europcar has introduced a new online service to simplify account opening for fleets of all sizes, bringing instant access to discounts.

NewMotion launches V2G solution for home or office

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A new EV charger designed to make Vehicle-to-Grid technology (V2G) more accessible to homes as well as offices is being introduced by NewMotion.

Government urged to reverse Plug-In Car Grant cuts in Budget

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The Government is being urged to rethink plans to cut grant funding for plug-in hybrids from next month as the move starts to take its toll … Read More »