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VWFS | Fleet to expand outside of traditional company car sector

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Volkswagen Financial Services | Fleet is driving plans to further expand in the vehicle leasing sector through a new appointment.

Car risk management should be given equal priority to vans, says FleetCheck

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Fleets are giving car risk management a “much lower priority” than vans, according to FleetCheck, which is urging fleets to redress their thinking.

Fleet benefits of latest vehicle tech spotlighted in new guide 

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The role of vehicle technology in reducing road risk for fleets has come under focus in a new report from road safety charity Brake’s fleet safety … Read More »

Kia teases new ProCeed

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Kia is to unveil a new ‘shooting brake’ version of the Ceed at the Paris Motor Show in October, which will adopt the ProCeed nameplate.

Vehicle location tops list of reasons for using telematics

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One in three UK fleets now use telematics while vehicle location is the top reason for doing so, according to new research conducted by Arval.

Fiat 500X goes petrol-only

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Fiat has updated its 500X with new exterior and interior design, latest driving assistance technology and new petrol engines as it drops the diesel units.

Mitsubishi adds petrol model to Outlander

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Mitsubishi’s Outlander line-up is now available with a 2.0-litre petrol engine, joining the existing plug-in hybrid and diesel.

Daily rental bookings rise as WLTP uncertainty continues

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Uncertainty among fleets over WLTP is leading to increased daily rental bookings, Epyx has reported.

How you can help save the company car

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Fleet World is inviting drivers, operators and decision-makers to have their say about the future of the company car sector, launching a petition to help raise … Read More »

Fleets need stronger links to Government, expert warns

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The fleet industry needs stronger links to Government to avoid a repeat of the current ‘breakdown in communication’ that’s causing confusion among decision-makers, according to mid-term … Read More »

Toyota and Uber extend autonomous car partnership

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Toyota and Uber are to co-develop an autonomous ride-sharing service, scheduled to launch in 2021.

Arval works with AFS on VE103 self-service solution for drivers

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Arval is developing a new self-service VE103 solution for drivers, intended to save costs and provide faster provision of documents.

EO brings smart charging benefits to EV fleets

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Fleets running electric vehicles can now benefit from automatic load management without the need to upgrade to a smart charging infrastructure with the help of EO … Read More »

Toyota Corolla to return to Europe

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The replacement for the Toyota Auris will be named ‘Corolla’, bringing Europe in line with other global markets for the first time since 2006.

Jaguar Land Rover ‘virtual eyes’ could increase trust in autonomous cars

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Self-driving pods are being fitted with virtual eyes from Jaguar Land Rover as part of research into engaging road user trust into autonomous vehicles.

Zip Water cuts fleet insurance costs by £30,000+

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A risk management drive at drinking water appliance specialist Zip Water UK has helped the company manage fleet risk and cut annual insurance costs by more … Read More »

Incorporate ADAS education into fleet policies, says Arval

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Fleet drivers need educating on the use of ADAS devices to ensure they make a positive impact on safety, according to Arval.

Couriers offered access to pay-as-you-go insurance

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Insurance firm Zego has launched a new pay-as-you-go insurance product to target the growing numbers of part-time parcel delivery and courier workers.

HMRC still stalling on PHEV mileage rates

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HM Revenue and Customs has confirmed Advisory Fuel Rates valid from 1 September, including electric vehicles for the first time but not plug-in hybrids, despite ongoing … Read More »

Manheim recruits Tamara Brown to sales leadership team

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Former Mazda used car and remarketing manager Tamara Brown has joined the sales leadership team at Manheim.

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 drives connected technology focus with new appointment

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Glenn Fishwick has joined Manheim parent firm Cox Automotive as chief information officer to lead the company’s focus on connected technology.

Barking Riverside Car Club to target local businesses

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The Barking Riverside development project in East London is launching a car club for local businesses and residents with the help of Enterprise Car Club.

Volkswagen to launch digital fleet services and car sharing

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Volkswagen is to expand into digital services for fleets and mobility solutions such as car sharing as it positions itself as a provider of both hardware … Read More »

Deadline for GDPR-compliant licence check consents is imminent

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Fleets have just two days left to get updated GDPR-compliant driver permission for licence checks – after which they will be left unable to carry out … Read More »

Mercedes-Benz E-Class and CLS get new engines

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Mercedes-Benz has expanded the E-Class and CLS line-ups with new petrol and diesel engines.

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service to drive operational efficiencies with Civica

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Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) is to streamline its fleet and equipment management with the help of the Civica Tranman software solution.

Kodiaq becomes first Skoda SUV to get vRS version

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Škoda has given a sneak preview of its forthcoming Kodiaq vRS, which becomes the first SUV ever to join its vRS line-up.

UK true fleet returns to growth in July

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The UK true fleet sector recorded growth of 1.4% in July, following a July performance that saw it finish in the red by just 29 registrations.

Vauxhall previews 2019 Corsa

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Vauxhall has previewed some of the design cues of the 2019 Corsa, with a new electric coupe-SUV concept car.