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ULEV grant cuts slammed as fleet registrations fall

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Fleet and overall new car registrations fell again in October despite rises in hybrid and plug-in registrations, leading many fleet experts to deride the Government’s “baffling” … Read More »

Swarco eVolt launches new pan-European charging platform

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Charging point supplier Swarco eVolt has launched a pan-European new network for its own eVolt charging points as well as third party-manufactured charging stations.

Industry saddened by loss of Tom Madden

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ICFM founder and former BCA director Tom Madden has passed away following a lengthy illness.

Multi-bid leasing brings savings for horticultural firm

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Horticultural services firm Flora-tec is seeing savings across its its 55-strong car and van fleet some six months after outsourcing the management to Fleet Operations.

Prices revealed for refreshed Lexus CT 200h

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Lexus has updated its CT 200h hybrid hatchback for 2019 with a slimmed-down range of grades and a new choice of option packs.

Noise and safety barrier tech to debut on M1

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The M1 is to be fitted with a new barrier that will not only reduce the level of noise for local residents but also bring safety … Read More »

One in eight motorists admits to falling asleep at wheel

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The AA is urging fleets to ensure employees are not allowed to drive while tired after new research has revealed that one in eight (13%) UK … Read More »

Local authorities invited to bid for ULEV taxi chargepoint funding

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Local authorities can now bid for grants in the second round of the Ultra Low Emission Taxi Infrastructure Scheme.

Licence Bureau drives business development under new appointments

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Licence Bureau has made three key appointments to support its expanding business portfolio and client base.

BMW DriveNow car sharing scheme more than doubles fleet

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The DriveNow car sharing scheme from BMW is to gain an extra 410 BMW and Mini models as it also expands into new boroughs.

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Nexus celebrates milestone booking

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Nexus Vehicle Rental has reached a milestone two millionth vehicle rental booking, marking its rapid growth.

UK true fleet hardest hit by WLTP

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Although no European market – or channel – has escaped an impact from the introduction of WLTP,  the UK seems to be the hardest hit in … Read More »

Nissan appointment to drive dealer network experience

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Nissan Motor GB has appointed Spencer Clayton-Jones as network development and customer quality director.

More work needed to encourage people into car sharing

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Attitudes to car ownership in London are slowly but surely changing but much more needs to be done to encourage a switch to car usership to … Read More »

Further fleet controls needed to give AFVs ‘fair chance’, says FleetCheck 

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Fleets need to ensure structured policies and strict controls are in place for plug-in hybrids and full electric vehicles to maximise their benefits.

City of London to get first ULEV-only zone

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The City of London’s first low-emission street could go live in less than 18 months – with plans to expand the scheme to other streets in the … Read More »

FCA probe into insurance should extend to SMEs

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) market study on general insurance pricing practices should be extended to cover small and medium sized businesses too.

NHS Foundation Trust cuts grey fleet usage with car club

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The Christie NHS Foundation Trust has deployed a car club programme from Enterprise Car Club to cut emissions from business travel.

Ebbon-Dacs buys Licence Check

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Online solutions provider Ebbon-Dacs has acquired fleet driver licence and compliance specialist Licence Check for an undisclosed sum in line with plans to expand into the … Read More »

Take a proactive approach to WLTP or face rising costs, fleets told

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Fleets must take action on vehicle selection to mitigate the impact of WLTP or face escalating costs.

Switch to autonomous vehicles to increase traffic jams along way

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Urban congestion will get worse before it gets better under the switch to autonomous vehicles.

Kia and Hyundai to introduce solar-charging tech

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Solar-charging technology that could increase fuel efficiency and range and cut CO2 is to make its way into new Kia and Hyundai cars.

Drivers warned to beware ‘ghost broking’ insurance scams

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Drivers are being warned to do their homework on online insurance deals to avoid ‘ghost broking scams’ that could leave them uninsured.

Honda–Arval partnership hits milestone

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An ongoing partnership between Honda Finance Europe and vehicle leasing specialist Arval has put more than 5,000 cars on the road in two and half years, … Read More »

ALD awards new deal to Manheim

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ALD Automotive has signed up Manheim to provide inspection and specialist reconditioning services for its digital sales channels.

V2G chargers to open up extra revenues for fleets

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EDF Energy is offering UK business customers the option to install Vehicle to Grid (V2G) chargers to enable them to benefit from extra revenues while also … Read More »

Senior fleet appointment changes at Vauxhall

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Vauxhall has appointed Richard Roberts to the role of national fleet sales manager – rental, leasing, company vehicles and Motability.

Licence Bureau’s top tips for non-GB licence holders

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Licence Bureau has issued its top tips for fleet operators employing non-GB licence holders, as it warns fleets to have a robust process and procedure in … Read More »

Mercedes-Benz reveals prices, specs and CO2 for new GLE

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Order books are now open for the new Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV, which is now available as a seven-seater for the first time and also debuts new … Read More »