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Aston Barclay appoints new group sales director

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Richard Cross has joined Aston Barclay as group sales director.

Wales ups ante on speeding under new policing strategy

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Drivers in Wales are likely to see more speed cameras under a new deployment policy intended to help clamp down on speeding and other dangerous driving … Read More »

SEAT recruits for new head of fleet sales following McDonald’s departure

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SEAT is looking for a new head of fleet sales following the departure of Peter McDonald to a new organisation.

Have your say in inaugural EV Energy Taskforce report to government

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Electric vehicle stakeholders including fleet operators are being invited to attend one of two workshops in September to help guide the initial findings of the Electric … Read More »

Prices and specs revealed for facelifted Hyundai Ioniq

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Hyundai’s updated Ioniq range is now available to order, bringing design changes as well as a new longer range for the pure electric version.

Share fleet best practice at new RoSPA international forum

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A new forum that enables fleets to share health and safety best practice and work with local fleet professionals in the Middle East has launched from … Read More »

Kia Rental Network expands to Oxford

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The Kia Rental Network is now available in Oxford after local dealership, Brayleys Oxford, became the latest to sign up to the scheme.

LEVC teams up with EO Charging on smart home charging solutions

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The London EV Company (LEVC) is offering smart home charging solutions to customers of its electric taxis and commercial vehicles under a partnership with EO Charging.

Today in Fleet – Friday 16 August

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All the key news in fleet…

Krones awards licence check deal to TMC

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Packaging and bottling machine manufacturer Krones has signed up TMC to provide its Compliance+ solution for employee driving licence checks.

Forget moving cars; drivers failing to even avoid parked vehicles

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Almost 3,000 drivers a year crash into parked vehicles, with 24 drivers a week hitting parked cars on UK hard shoulders.

New TfL healthy streets officers to tackle idling drivers

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Transport for London (TfL) is deploying a new team of 16 healthy streets officers to help enhance on-road safety and cut down on pollution.

Pricing and specs announced for Mercedes’ Q3 rival

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Mercedes’ answer to the Audi Q3 and BMW X1 is now available to order in the UK, priced from £34,200 OTR and including RDE2-compliant diesels.

Petrol’s clear dominance revealed in latest used car data

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Petrol models have dominated the list of the UK’s top-selling used cars during 2019, according to data from Indicata UK.

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Cox Automotive confirms 2019 forecast on back of SMMT figures

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Cox Automotive has reaffirmed its full-year forecast of 7.8 million used car transactions in 2019 following the release of Q2 figures from the SMMT.

Volkswagen raises the roof on T-Roc

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Volkswagen has revealed its new drop-top, the T-Roc Cabriolet, which it says will appeal to a more lifestyle-focused customer.

BP Chargemaster starts roll-out of 150kW chargers

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BP Chargemaster has activated the first of its new 150kW ultra-fast chargers, which are planned for roll-out across the UK.

EV charging stations now outnumber petrol stations

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There are now more EV charging stations than fuel stations in the UK, with almost 1,000 more public places to charge cars compared to forecourts.

Harrison Catering to streamline fuel management with TMC Fuel+

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One of the UK’s leading catering service providers, Harrison Catering Services, is issuing TMC Fuel+ cards to its company car drivers in a move that will … Read More »

‘World-first’ pop-up charging hub brings practical on-street charging solution

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Pop-up charging hubs are to start springing up on kerbs in the UK to provide a unique solution to the issue of on-street charging.

Call for ULEZ expansion to be scrapped as Mayor “fails to raise awareness”

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Only 4% of Londoners know when ULEZ is expansion coming, a new poll shows, leading to calls for the expansion to be scrapped altogether.

DriveTech slashes accidents and claims for East of England Co-op

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East of England Co-op has reported headline performance improvements in safety under its ongoing road risk partnership with DriveTech.

Test-drive Kia models this autumn at Fleet Roadshow

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Kia is running an Autumn Fleet Roadshow to enable fleet customers to test-drive models as well as receive expert advice.

LeasePlan net result down as CarNext investment rises

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LeasePlan has posted Q2 2019 results that saw the net result fall 79% in line with long-term investment decisions.

John Couppleditch joins Marshall Leasing Account Management Team

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Marshall Leasing has appointed John Couppleditch to its Account Management Team.

Geotab named as Cenex-LCV event sponsor

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Global fleet telematics specialist Geotab has been named as the sponsor of this September’s Cenex-LCV event.

Nick Caller appointed as MD of ARI UK

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Former Hewlett Packard Enterprise senior executive Nick Caller has been named as the new UK managing director of ARI ahead of the retirement of current MD … Read More »

Q2 used car downturn highlighted in SMMT figures

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Used car transactions fell by 2.8% in the second quarter of the year, according to new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) … Read More »

VW-backed used car platform expands into UK

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The Heycar used car marketplace has launched in the UK, backed by Volkswagen and Daimler.