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Category : Latest News

Banning polluting vehicles more effective than charging for them, research finds

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Cities across the UK should restrict traffic to tackle growing levels of air pollution, in particular by banning polluting vehicles rather than levying charges.

Fleet Supplier of the Week: Geotab

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Geotab has been named as Fleet World’s Supplier of the Week for its initiatives to support fleet electrification, in particular its brand-new e-book.

Engineius appoints national sales manager

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Fast-growing vehicle movement specialist Engineius has appointed Bash Mohammed as national sales manager​.

New portal to make it easier to connect EV chargers to mains network

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UK Power Networks has launched a new online portal to streamline the process for connecting clean technologies such as EV chargers to the mains electricity network … Read More »

Free safety webinar to look at getting the most out of telematics

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Brake is hosting a free webinar to help fleet managers understand and maximise the safety benefits of telematics systems.

NewMotion reaches 200,000 charge point milestone

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NewMotion’s roaming charging network has passed the 200,000th charge point milestone in Europe after doubling in just two years.

10 key takeaways from the AFP’s new EV training for fleets

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The Association of Fleet Professionals recently ran its first ‘Making the Switch to EVs’ online training course for fleets. Natalie Middleton reports back with some of … Read More »

Audi e-tron now available via Onto subscription service

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The Audi e-tron is now available via the Onto subscription service for an all-in monthly fee of £1,299 for the 55 Black Edition.

SOGO debuts ultra-flexible van leasing offer

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Flexible car leasing business SOGO is crossing over into the van segment with the launch of new monthly leasing terms.

Transport for London gets bailout extension

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Transport for London has secured extended bailout funding, enabling it to keep running the transport network for the next seven weeks.

SEAT to launch entry-level £17k electric car in 2025

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SEAT is to introduce an urban electric vehicle to market in 2025, priced from around £17,000-£21,000 and intended to make e-mobility accessible.

ISS launches safety and fleet management solution under new FleetClear division

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Vehicle safety technology company Innovative Safety Systems (ISS) has created a new compliance and fleet management product to help provide an all-in-one solution for operators.

New OVO Drive division to ‘lead the way’ in electric vehicle market

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OVO Energy has launched its Drive division, focused on bringing new energy solutions for electric vehicle drivers.

Citroën lowers ë-C4 prices for full-range grant eligibility

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Citroën has cut the top-spec pricing of its ë-C4 electric hatch to ensure the full range continues to qualify for the Government’s Plug in Car Grant … Read More »

Copart UK plans for major expansion in Bedfordshire

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Copart UK is undertaking a 27-acre expansion of its Sandy operation site in Bedfordshire – doubling the annual storage capacity to 80,000 vehicles.

UK on track to miss 2020 and 2030 legal air quality targets

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The UK Government is set to miss the legal targets for four out of the five pollutants covered by a crucial piece of clean air law.

Liam Quegan appointed MD at Manheim Auction Services

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Liam Quegan has been promoted to managing director of Manheim Auction Services, heading up the company’s national online and physical auctions business.

Speedy revamps choice list to major on electric and hybrid options

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Construction equipment hire and services provider Speedy has overhauled its car choice list to primarily focus on ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs).

Škoda app alerts drivers on wrong-way driving

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A new Škoda app alerts drivers if they have inadvertently driven the wrong way down a road.

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Engineius bolsters corporate fleet work with AA Driving School deal

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The AA Driving School is using fast-growing vehicle movement specialist Engineius to provide critical support for its fleet of instructor vehicles.

‘Sea-change’ in driving habits takes major toll on vehicle health

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Changing driver habits triggered by lockdown have taken a heavy toll on vehicle health, increasing the risk of downtime.

BCA revamps online platform

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BCA has updated its online platform with the launch of a new vehicle details page.

Gig economy driver safety standards should be extended to vehicles

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Gig economy cars and vans should be brought under the law in exactly the same way as is now beginning to happen for their drivers, FleetCheck … Read More »

Use speed cameras to check for tax, insurance and MOT, say drivers

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UK motorists are calling for the police to make better use of speed cameras to ensure vehicles have valid insurance, MOT and road tax.

Plug-in Grant reductions: The industry reaction

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The Government’s decision to cut the plug-in vehicle grants across cars, vans and trucks and lower the price limit for cars has been branded as a … Read More »

Mobility credits initiative in Coventry shows new face of scrappage schemes

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A UK-first mobility credits trial has gone live in Coventry, enabling drivers to give up their older, more polluting cars in return for credits.

New Peugeot 308 debuts plug-in hybrid variants

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Peugeot’s third-generation 308 hatchback is to debut plug-in hybrid versions as well as latest driving tech and new styling.

E-cargo bike loan scheme starts in Leeds

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Businesses in Leeds are being offered free e-cargo bike loans to support sustainable deliveries and cut down on diesel commercial vehicle usage.

J Murphy & Sons partners with Alphabet to drive EV and PHEV adoption  

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J Murphy & Sons is pushing ahead with plans for greener vehicle adoption under a new tie-up with Alphabet.