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Stewart Lightbody and Ryan Coles to stand for election to ACFO board

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Stewart Lightbody, head of fleet services at Anglian Water, and Ryan Coles, global travel and fleet manager at Aviva, are seeking first-time election to the ACFO … Read More »

Hyundai Ioniq ups the ante on electric range

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Hyundai has enhanced its Ioniq range with a number of enhancements, including new connectivity features plus increased range for the electric version.

Ei Group pubs to roll out GeniePoint charging

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Ei Group is implementing GeniePoint Network chargers to help both its company car drivers and its customers go greener.

TTC Group and Dr Fiona Fylan join forces to improve road safety

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TTC Group has teamed up with one of the UK’s leading behavioural change specialists for its latest round of ‘Train the Trainer’ workshops across the UK.

Thatcham and ABI continue work on defining automated driving

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Thatcham Research and the ABI have embarked on the latest round of automotive industry consultation around automated driving with the publication of a new Defining Safe … Read More »

Fleet Evolution joins call for government to ‘act now’ on company car tax

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Fleet Evolution, which specialises in employee green car schemes, is calling for the immediate release of 2021 Benefit-in-Kind (BiK) rates for all vehicles – but especially … Read More »

Toyota Financial Services invests in car pool pioneering Faxi

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Toyota Financial Services (TFS) has taken a majority stake in London-based Faxi, to capitalise on the firm’s ‘incentivised carpooling’ to reduce single occupancy vehicles, congestion and … Read More »

ALD partners with ChargePoint to bring end-to-end EV solution in Europe

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ALD Automotive has signed an international framework agreement with ChargePoint to bring a comprehensive electric vehicle charging solution across its customer spectrum.

Game of chess being used in new CV driver mental health campaign

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The campaign entitled ‘Driving Better Mental Health’ aims to support and improve mental health amongst commercial vehicle drivers who can suffer from loneliness and social isolation, … Read More »

Volkswagen Financial Services UK names new chief financial officer

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Jean Smith has returned to Volkswagen Financial Services UK in the new role of chief financial officer.

Perrys targets SMEs with new car and van leasing service

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Perrys Motor Sales, which has more than 50 dealerships nationwide, has this month launched a new division to target growing interest in leasing.

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Connexas Group acquires Seven Telematics

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Connexas Group has acquired Nottinghamshire-based Seven Telematics in line with plans to further advance its connected vehicle and mobile worker strategy.

Rolec EV introduces solar EV charging unit

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Rolec EV has launched a new solar-powered electric vehicle charging unit, specially designed to benefit homeowners who have, or have future plans to install, a home … Read More »

Range Rover gets straight-six petrol mild hybrid

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The Range Rover has been updated with a new 400hp 3.0-litre Ingenium petrol engine with  mild hybrid technology.

Move petrol and diesel car ban to 2030, say Government’s eco advisors

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The Government’s 2040 target of ending sales of new petrol and diesel cars/vans is too late to tackle climate change and should be moved to 2030, … Read More »

Selenity NHS Driver Compliance Pack launches ahead of private sector version

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Selenity, which provides finance and HR cloud technology, has introduced an NHS Driver Compliance Pack, designed to open up affordable duty of care checks to NHS … Read More »

Fleets urged to check management software ahead of Brexit decision

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Fleet managers should check their fleet management software capabilities to make sure that it can cope with additional paperwork and compliance demands ahead of EU Exit … Read More »

Inchcape Fleet Solutions launches new daily rental service with Nexus Vehicle Rental

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Inchcape Fleet Solutions has teamed up with Nexus Vehicle Rental for the launch of its new daily rental service.

Mitie partners with Pod Point to support transition to electric fleet

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Mitie is pushing ahead with a commitment to switch 20% of its smaller fleet vehicles to electric models by 2020 with the help of a new … Read More »

UK ordering now open for Tesla Model 3

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The right-hand drive Tesla Model 3 configurator has opened with the full range of options, including rear- and all-wheel drive variants and ranges.

DriveTech brings robust road risk support for A14 IDT team

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DriveTech has been recognised for its work with the A14 Integrated Delivery Team to strengthen road safety performance and driver behaviour.

Jaguar Land Rover to pay drivers cryptocurrency in return for data

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Jaguar Land Rover drivers will be able to earn cryptocurrency on the go in exchange for providing connected car data under new technology currently under trial.

Record traffic to bring busiest May Day bank holiday since 2016

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The RAC is predicting the coming weekend will be the busiest May Day bank holiday since 2016, with around 13 million leisure trips expected.

InstaVolt goes live with first four-charger site

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InstaVolt has deployed four rapid chargers at Merrywalks Shopping Centre in Stroud, marking the first site nationwide to have more than two of its chargers in … Read More »

RAC future-proofs fleet in readiness for rapid growth in EVs

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The RAC is deploying 50 custom-built Isuzu D-Max 4x4s to its patrol fleets to bring an advanced recovery solution, in particular for the growing use of … Read More »

PACTS calls for penalty points for flouting seat belt law

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The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) is calling for the introduction of harsher penalties for those flouting the seat belt law as research shows … Read More »

Online Arval tool assesses viability of EVs and hybrids

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Arval has launched a new online tool that enables drivers to assess the viability of choosing an EV or hybrid instead of conventional petrol or diesel … Read More »

Smartphone video to help RAC fix more vehicles remotely

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The RAC is deploying smartphone video call technology to enable it to fix more vehicles without customers having to wait for a patrol.

Motorised windscreen fitting system to cut lead times for Auto Windscreens

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Auto Windscreens is deploying a new motorised windscreen removal and fitting system that will help it to cut lead times for customers.