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The UK risks losing its leadership position on developments in autonomous vehicles if infrastructure issues aren’t tackled, according to KPMG.
Cost, green credentials and technology are key drivers for fleet managers but many have concerns over the knock-on effects of increased in-vehicle technologies.
Changing work practices as a result of the pandemic could bring a “ticking time bomb” for fleets as more drivers turn to grey fleet vehicle usage.
Birmingham City Council has approved a consultation on the latest version of its Air Quality Action Plan, which includes a Class D charging Clean Air Zone … Read More »
A free guide is now available to fleets, bringing tailored advice across the industry on returning to a ‘new normal’.
Normally the stuff of sci-fi films, electric vehicles can now be used to pay for parking at a Nissan exhibition space in Japan.
Petrol and diesel pump prices shot up again in July as oil prices continued to recover, but drivers could see a fall in the coming weeks.
Alphabet has appointed Clive Buhagiar as its interim chief operating officer as Uwe Hildinger moves to Alphabet Germany as chief executive officer.
Toyota has revealed pricing and specs for the fourth-generation Yaris, which launches this week with an all-hybrid line-up, priced from £19,910.
A new London-wide campaign has launched today (3 August), encouraging fleets to tackle air pollution caused by idling engines and backed by evidence that air pollution … Read More »
Fleets deploying fully electric cars but with back-up petrol or diesels for longer journeys are being warned of a tax minefield that could see additional BiK … Read More »
Europe’s used car market continued to recover in June, with sales rising above pre-lockdown levels and demand for greener cars showing a particular surge.
New virtual driver training is now available from Cardinus to help fleets manage the risks of increasing grey fleet use post-pandemic.
The insurance and automotive industries have agreed a set of requirements that will ensure vehicles with ADAS equipment can be repaired, serviced and maintained while continuing … Read More »
DriveTech has refreshed and improved its online risk assessment and expanded the range of e-learning modules significantly to ensure flexible and tailored solutions for fleets.
Electric vehicle drivers can now access a new energy starter bundle said to give the UK’s lowest priced overnight fixed rate – 8,000 miles for £80.
The UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, is calling for the Government to lead driving down death and injury on UK roads after a … Read More »
This week’s top fleet industry stories…
A new smart system aimed at fleet and infrastructure owners to manage charging in the most energy efficient way is to be launched following the signing … Read More »
UK car production declined almost 43% in June according to the latest figures issued by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), with a gloomy … Read More »
Free2Move has become its own separate business entity and merged with TravelCar to introduce new rental opportunites.
Setting a single date for ending the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles would be a mistake, the BVRLA has told the Government in … Read More »
The South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) has taken delivery of 40 Dacia Dusters for use by its Community First Responders.
A recent survey by Venson Automotive Solutions has found that 68% of drivers have noticed an increase in other drivers being distracted by dashboard controls or … Read More »
Aston University researchers claim that fleets of commercial vehicles operating in large towns and cities could halve their emissions using a new technology that imitates how … Read More »
The ADLV (Association for Driving Licence Verification) has announced a new board following recent elections and the retirement of founding Chair Malcolm Maycock.
Thousands of miles of new protected bike lanes, cycle training for everyone and bikes available on prescription will be rolled out under new plans to overhaul … Read More »
Ex-Renault boss, Thierry Bolloré, has been appointed to the role of chief executive officer of Jaguar Land Rover, effective 10 September 2020.