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Europcar faces £30m repair overcharge scandal

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Europcar has admitted it may have overcharged consumers by around £30m following alleged repair overcharges. 

New smart motorway emergency areas highlight need for driver re-education

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Alphabet is calling for re-education of UK drivers as trials of a new-style emergency area start on the M3 smart motorway.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 18 July

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All the key news in fleet… Marc Samuel, fleet sales operations manager at Honda UK. Honda celebrates 100th dealership to sign up to fleet programme Glyn Hopkin Honda has become the 100th dealership to sign up ... Read More »

Daimler readying multi-marque telematics solution

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Daimler will launch a multi-marque telematics solution for fleet managers at the end of the year, building on the driver-focused ‘Me Connect’ system, offered since 2014.

Skoda adds petrol to fleet-focused Octavia and Superb line-ups

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Skoda has launched new petrol engine variants for its fleet-orientated Octavia and Superb SE Technology models, citing increased demand from customers.

Pay-per-mile road tax idea aims for greener fleets

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A pay-per-mile road tax that would replace fuel duty and VED and encourage fleets to move from diesel to plug-in vehicles has scooped this year’s Wolfson Economics Prize.

Today in Fleet – Monday 17 July

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All the key news in fleet… Esso Card's new VAT recovery system means customers could receive VAT and excise duty reimbursements in just two weeks from receipt of their invoice. Esso Card to cut ... Read More »

Bright orange emergency refuge area trialled for smart motorways

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A bright orange smart motorway is being trialled on the M3 in Surrey to see if it can improve driver awareness of what do to in an emergency.

Jaguar E-Pace crossover to rival Evoque

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Jaguar is to enter the compact crossover class later this year, with the new E-Pace challenging cars such as the Audi Q3, BMW X1 and Range Rover Evoque.

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

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All the key news in fleet from the last week… CMA says that fleets contesting excessive bills from Highways England contractors can achieve five-figure savings. Fleets overpaying millions on inflated highways repair bills The plight ... Read More »

Today in Fleet – Friday 14 July

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Fleets already migrating to portfolio of drivetrain technologies

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Fleets are moving towards operating a portfolio of conventional and alternative drivetrain technologies but there is a wide variance in the adoption of alternative fuels between smaller and larger companies.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 13 July

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All the key news in fleet… Simon Hill, managing director, Total Motion. Total Motion passes 25,000 mark for managed and funded vehicles Vehicle management provider Total Motion says it’s become the largest privately owned ... Read More »

More than one in five fleets don’t have a road safety policy

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UK businesses are being left exposed by a lack of road safety policy, new research has revealed.

Thousands of VW Group drivers report post-emissions fix problems

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Thousands of Volkswagen Group car owners say they’ve suffered problems with their vehicles following an emissions fix carried out to remove the so-called ‘defeat device’ software.

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 12 June

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Five stand-out features for fleets on the new Audi A8

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Audi has revealed its fourth-generation A8, which will debut a large number of high-tech developments for fleets when it goes on sale in September. We look at the main highlights.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 11 July

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All the key news in fleet… The ICFM Masterclass will focus on how 'big data' is changing the face of the fleet management. ICFM Masterclass to spotlight how ‘big data’ is reinventing fleet management ... Read More »

Fleets overpaying millions on inflated highways repair bills

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The plight of fleet operators and drivers paying excessive highways repair bills has come under focus in a speech by the the Earl of Lytton in the House of Lords as new research suggests fleets … Read More »

Mobile phone drivers wouldn’t kick the habit even after causing an accident

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Even causing an accident would not lead two in five drivers who use mobile phones behind the wheel to change their behaviour, new research suggests.