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Residents in Westminster can now access lamppost electric vehicle charging posts at the UK’s first ‘Electric Avenue’.
This week’s top fleet industry stories…
Rail services are to be cut to reflect lower passenger demand while keeping vital services running.
The Government launched a call for evidence on UK transport laws earlier this week in a move to use new transport technology to make journeys easier, … Read More »
The list of carmakers suspending operations in Europe and overseas continues to growth, as manufacturers take action on declining demand and the need to protect workers.
This page contains the most important fleet news relating to COVID-19 and is updated with new stories regularly.
A specialist blue-light version of the Škoda Kodiaq large SUV is now available as a police dog vehicle, bringing a raft of dog-friendly features.
Euro NCAP has given Volkswagen’s Car2X communication system becomes an ‘Advanced’ award; the first to be given by the organisation in nearly six years.
Transport for London (TfL) has closed 40 underground stations but is pushing ahead with a reduced service that will support London’s key workers during the Covid-19 … Read More »
Specialist fire protection contractor Sharpfibre has now gone all-electric for its fleet of company cars with new Tesla Model 3s provided by Gofor Finance.
Kia has officially revealed its new Sorento SUV, which introduces bold new styling and hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains as well as a raft of connectivity … Read More »
Pod Point has secured finance from Triodos Bank UK as it pushes ahead with work to install EV charge points at 600 Tesco stores in the … Read More »
Outdated technology is holding back businesses from managing fleets effectively and when it comes to transitioning to ‘usership’ and car sharing.
The vehicle rental sector has an essential role in maintaining the essential movement of goods, people and services during the Covid-19 virus outbreak.
SureCam has introduced a new dashcam rental model that allows businesses to bundle hardware and software into one monthly payment to remove the ‘prohibitive’ initial outlay … Read More »
Toyota, BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen have become the latest carmakers to suspend production in Europe in response to the Covid-19 emergency.
A total of 16 councils in England have received part of a total £2.2m government funding package to help projects encouraging active and cleaner transport and … Read More »
ACFO and ICFM have teamed up to create a single industry association, intended to give “increased voice through combined strength” to anyone with fleet responsibilities.
RED Driving School has acquired NFE Group for an undisclosed amount, marking its expansion into the fleet driver training sector.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has confirmed that Transport for London (TfL) services will be reduced to a weekend level in the coming days to fight coronavirus.
Gnewt Cargo founder Sam Clarke is joining Gridserve to lead its vehicle electrification work.
Overcoming a knowledge gap on electric vehicles could prove the “greatest challenge” for uptake, with much greater work needed to prevent misinformation among businesses and drivers.
DS Automobiles and Peugeot have become the latest carmakers to top up the Plug-in Car Grant back to its previous level for their customers after last … Read More »
Carmakers including Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford and now Groupe PSA have temporarily suspended production at various plants in Europe in response to the Covid-19 emergency.
Businesses and residents in Coventry are being asked to have their say about plans to cut pollution in Coventry without introducing a Clean Air Zone.
The Transport Select Committee is returning to its inquiry to scrutinise the Government’s actions to reduce the risks of young and novice drivers being involved in … Read More »
Ford has introduced new technology that could help keep drivers safer on rural roads.
DriveTech has revealed the winners of its Vision Zero Awards, which recognise police forces running campaigns or initiatives focused on road casualty reduction and safer roads.