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Mobility cards key to introduction of government-backed app

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Providing employees with individual multi-mode mobility cards that could be used to pay for travel is vital to the success of government plans to help introduce … Read More »

Latest hydrogen developments to come under focus at VRA meeting

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Developments in hydrogen technology and likely sales will be the focus of 2018’s first meeting of the Vehicle Remarketing Association.

Change at the helm for Vehicle Consulting

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Stockport-based contract hire and leasing provider Vehicle Consulting has appointed a new managing director as co-founder Simeon Briggs announces his retirement.

Pricing announced for long-awaited Honda Civic diesel

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Honda’s 10th-generation Civic is now available to order in diesel format following a lengthy wait for fleets.

CD Auction Group joins ICFM Corporate Investor Programme

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CD Auction Group has become the first vehicle remarketing company to join ICFM’s Corporate Investor Programme.

Diesel to remain top player in used car sales

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Used buyer demand for diesels remains strong and is likely to continue for in future years, according to Cox Automotive.

Black replaces white as UK’s favourite new car colour

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Black is back as the colour of choice for the UK’s new car buyers, knocking white off the top spot.

Local councils urged to take up electric car charge-point funding

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Only five local authorities have taken advantage of the Government’s £4.5m funding pot for EV charge points despite funds to provide thousands of extra points having … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Friday 12 January

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All the key news in fleet… Used diesel values rise while used petrol prices fall by Natalie Middleton - Demand and prices for used diesels remained ... Read More »

Used diesel values rise while used petrol prices fall

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Demand and prices for used diesels remained strong during 2017 and continued to outweigh the petrol market, according to Autorola.

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

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This week's top fleet industry stories... ICFM warns not to adopt “loophole” PHEVs by Natalie Middleton - Sensible deployment of plug-in hybrid cars to ensure they’re ... Read More »

Vehicle break-ins on the rise

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More than half of British police forces witnessed a rise in vehicle break-ins from 2015 to 2016 with nearly a quarter of a million vehicles broken … Read More »

Shortlist for What Car 2018 awards features latest fleet launches

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What Car? has revealed its shortlist of 48 vehicles for this year’s Car of the Year title.

Four in 10 motorists using dangerous tyres

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Almost 40% of cars in the UK are running on at least one tyre that is “dangerously” or “very dangerously” underinflated, new research suggest.

UK true fleet registrations remain downbeat in December

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The UK true fleet sector ended 2017 with another month in the red but helped make up for even bigger losses elsewhere in the new car … Read More »

Nissan expands NASA collaboration on autonomous vehicles

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Nissan and NASA are extending their research into autonomous mobility services under a new five-year collaboration.

ICFM warns not to adopt “loophole” PHEVs

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Sensible deployment of plug-in hybrid cars to ensure they’re fit for purpose is a must for fleets looking to transition to ULEVs.

Less than a week left to enter 2018 Fleet World Honours

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Fleet service firms – including leasing and fleet management companies – have until next Monday 15 January to enter for this year’s Fleet World Honours awards.

Experience vital for driving ULEV uptake, says Go Ultra Low

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Hands-on experience and a whole-life approach to running costs are vital for driving fleet uptake of electric vehicles, according to new research from Go Ultra Low … Read More »

Patriotic redesign for updated Mini hatch

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The updated Mini hatch and convertible will go on sale from March, featuring enhanced connectivity, a dual-clutch automatic gearbox and LED lighting previewed by recent concept … Read More »

AA to axe 100 jobs and close national training centre

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The AA is planning to cut 100 jobs and close its national training centre in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire as part of a restructuring.

Charity to drive fleet safety with Lightfoot deployment

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The North East Autism Society is fitting in-vehicle driver behaviour technology from Lightfoot to its fleet as it looks to enhance driver behaviour and improve safety.

Vauxhall appoints new managing director

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Groupe PSA has appointed Stephen Norman as managing director of Vauxhall Motors and Opel Ireland, effective from 1 February.

Fleet and lease values remain strong in December

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Average used car values at BCA reached a record value for the fourth month running in December. while fleet and lease sector values remained at near … Read More »

Fleet industry pioneer Bryan Phillimore passes away

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Bryan Phillimore, credited as a pioneer in the fleet, used car and leasing industries, has died aged 82 following a lengthy illness.

New recruits join ARI account management team

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ARI has strengthened its account management team with the promotion of Nimesh Chauhan to manager of account management, and the appointment of Simon Cayless as strategic … Read More »

Ford’s SYNC 3 equipped vehicles get Waze navigation

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Ford and Waze have teamed up to offer the traffic and navigation app to all Ford vehicles equipped with SYNC 3.

Are ‘death of diesel’ warnings premature?

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A ‘perfect storm’ for diesel registrations will see their share of the UK new car market slashed radically over the coming year according to new analysis … Read More »

Tesla adds EV trip planning tool online

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Tesla’s in-car trip planning tool is now available online, enabling drivers to gain detailed journey information including charging times en route without needing to be in … Read More »

Government highlights tax benefits for ultra-low emission vehicles

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Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) guidance on the tax benefits of ultra-low emission vehicles is now available.