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Category : Latest News

More should be done to spark EV revolution, says AA

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Further work needs to be done to support electric vehicle uptake, including scrapping VAT on new EVs and constructing “numerous” gigafactories, according to the AA.

Ford introduces new seven-speed auto for mild hybrids

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Ford is debuting a new seven-speed automatic transmission option for its EcoBoost Hybrid mild hybrid powertrains, bringing increased choice for drivers.

LowCVP becomes Zemo Partnership to accelerate transport change

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The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has been renamed as Zemo Partnership to highlight the fact that UK road transport emissions will have to be zero … Read More »

Nissan reveals third-generation Qashqai

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Nissan has taken the wraps off the third-generation model of the Qashqai; the pioneering car that started the crossover revolution.

Still time to enter 2021 Fleet World Great British Fleet Awards

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Fleet managers and suppliers still have time  to enter for the 2021 Fleet World Great British Fleet Awards, which will recognise leading-edge developments in the fleet … Read More »

Vast differences in UK public charging costs revealed

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Electric vehicle drivers can pay around four times as much for the same amount of charging, depending on which network they use.

Speeding becoming less acceptable, new research reveals

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Speeding is becoming more of a taboo among motorists, with some now considering it less acceptable than they did five years ago.

UfoDrive signs up RAC to support growing electric rental fleet

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100% electric car rental firm UfoDrive has signed up the RAC as its breakdown recovery partner for its growing fleet.

Corporate action on electric vehicles doubled in 2020

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Major companies doubled their action on electric vehicles in 2020, driven by the need to tackle the climate crisis and reduce air pollution.

Ford to go all-electric in Europe by 2030

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Ford’s passenger vehicle range is to go all-electric in Europe by 2030, supported by “expressive new vehicles and a world-class connected customer experience”.

Online training course to help fleets switch to electric vehicles

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A new online training course is being introduced by the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP) to help businesses transition to electric vehicles.

Overseas good practice could hold key to tackling UK drink driving, says GEM

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Overseas practices could provide the Government with effective examples of how to tackle drink driving.

Peugeot debuts fully electric e-Rifter MPV

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Peugeot is introducing a fully electric version of its Rifter MPV from this autumn.

Gigafactory at Coventry Airport could be operational by 2025

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An electric vehicle battery plant could open at Coventry Airport by 2025 under new plans.

Europcar adds to green fleet with new EVs and hybrids

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Europcar Mobility Group UK has expanded its green fleet with new electric and hybrid vehicles as part of its ambitious plans to cut CO2.

Arval UK appoints new managing director

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Arval UK has appointed Lakshmi Moorthy as its new managing director as Miguel Cabaca moves to head up Arval Spain.

Mobile phone legislation must be widened to tackle distracted driving, says TRL

1 week ago / 0 comments

Plans by the Department for Transport to close a loophole in mobile phone legislation should be broadened to address wider distracted driving issues.

Concept Vehicle Leasing to drive strategic partnerships

1 week ago / 0 comments

Concept Vehicle Leasing has appointed Gary Dawes as head of strategic partnerships as it looks to expand its reach.

Midlands Asset Finance rebrands amid expansion plans

1 week ago / 0 comments

Financial services broker Midlands Asset Finance (MAF) has revealed its rebrand to MAF Finance Group amid expansion plans.

EVs and PHEVs account for 16.5% of new orders at LeasePlan

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2020 was the greenest year in the history of LeasePlan with battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) rising to account for 16.5% of all … Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover to offer pure electric versions of all models by 2030

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Jaguar is to become an all-electric luxury brand from 2025 under a new Reimagine strategy that will streamline Jaguar Land Rover and enable its net zero … Read More »

Local authorities get £500m to fix potholes across England

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The Department for Transport (DfT) has allocated £500m to local authorities in England to fix potholes and other roads issues.

Consultation now open on improving EV charge point experience

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The Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) has opened a consultation exploring ways to improve the experience for electric vehicle drivers at public charge points.

Extra £50m funding for workplace and home charging schemes

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The Government has updated and expanded the workplace and home charging schemes with a £50m boost to help expand the charging infrastructure.

Arval grows UK leased fleet 4.6% in 2020 despite pandemic

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Arval has reported a successful year of growth in 2020, despite the lockdown, while also setting out plans for 2021.

Free DriveTech webinar to help fleets reduce driver road risks

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

A free-to-attend webinar that can help fleets reduce driver risks is being hosted by DriveTech next month.

Citroën C3 Aircross SUV updated with new design and enhanced comfort

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Citroën has revealed its facelifted C3 Aircross SUV, which introduces new design and comfort features.

Vimcar plans for new innovations on back of 100k connected car milestone

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Telematics and tracking specialist Vimcar is planning to introduce further innovations over the coming year as it connects its 100,000th company vehicle.

Spotlight: The Renault 5 electric concept

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Martyn Collins has all the details on the iconic French brand’s electric strategy, and an all-new Renault 5 supermini.

Used car values rise in January despite third lockdown, reports BCA

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Used car values rose in January, despite the UK entering its third lockdown, showing a solid start to 2021.