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BCA underpins digital plans with new appointment 

5 months ago / 0 comments

BCA has appointed Fiona Hall as head of online products in line with its ongoing digital ambitions.

One in five drivers admit to tailgating

5 months ago / 0 comments

Drivers are still not getting the message about the dangers of tailgating nearly four years after the police gained new powers to tackle the issue, new research suggests.

Drivers increasingly expecting advanced automation tech as standard

5 months ago / 0 comments

UK driver interest in vehicle automation is increasing but drivers increasingly expect advanced automation technology in vehicles as standard, new research indicates.

Software Europe partners with Licence Check

5 months ago / 0 comments

Software Europe customers can now access licence checking services through its Expenses solution under a new partnership with Licence Check.

FCA enhances corporate sales offering

5 months ago / 0 comments

FCA Fleet and Business has appointed fleet support agency ROI in a move to further develop, expand and enhance FCA’s corporate sales offering.

SEAT to launch seven-seater SUV in 2018

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SEAT has confirmed plans to launch a large SUV from 2018.

Tax treatment of car benefit schemes likely to erode low-emission vehicle take-up

5 months ago / 0 comments

Changes to the tax treatment of car benefit schemes are likely to undermine government efforts to drive take-up of low-emission vehicles. 

BEIS Committee launches inquiry to explore barriers to EV sales

5 months ago / 0 comments

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has launched an inquiry into the role of electric vehicles and how best to remove barriers to their adoption.

New Ctrack app to help enforce driver safety

5 months ago / 0 comments

Ctrack has introduced a driver app that can be used alongside its range of tracking solutions to improve driver behaviour and increase risk awareness.

UK car manufacturing hits 17-year high in February

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Overseas demand helped deliver the biggest February for UK car production in 17 years.

VED changes likely to push up rental prices

5 months ago / 0 comments

The Government is being urged again to rethink the 1 April changes to Vehicle Excise Duty, which are likely to bring higher rental prices for fleet operators.

Updates to DriveNow app to streamline service

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The DriveNow car sharing service in London has introduced a new rental process for its app and vehicles to streamline the service.

Workplace charge points key to employee EV adoption

5 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets can help drive employee take-up of electric vehicles by installing charge points at work.

Government to invest £23m in hydrogen infrastructure

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The Government has announced a £23m fund to build more hydrogen refuelling stations and accelerate the take-up of hydrogen vehicles.

Government urged to set up Road Collision Investigation Branch

5 months ago / 0 comments

The UK government is being urged to follow the lead of other countries in implementing a Road Collision Investigation Branch to drive down accident rates.

Brake to run free fleet webinar on risks of poor driver eyesight

5 months ago / 0 comments

Brake is offering a free webinar for fleets on the risks of poor driver eyesight.

Free e-learning course on fleet driver mobile phone use

5 months ago / 0 comments

A new e-learning course intended to raise awareness of the dangers of mobile phone use is available for free for fleet managers.

Oxfordshire partners with Waze to provide real-time congestion data

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Drivers in Oxfordshire will be able to access real-time traffic information through the Waze sat nav app under a new partnership. Oxfordshire drivers will have access to real-time traffic information through Waze. Following in ... Read More »

Earlier ULEZ deadline to impact on London’s emergency services

5 months ago / 0 comments

London’s emergency services are struggling to meet the proposed earlier deadline for complying with London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), forcing them to bring forward vehicle replacements or face paying the daily charge.

Ricardo launches real-world vehicle emissions monitoring service

5 months ago / 0 comments

Ricardo Energy & Environment has launched a real-world vehicle emissions monitoring service to provide accurate measurement of the emissions of passing vehicles.


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