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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Time to review fleet fuel policy, says Fleet Logistics UK

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Now is a good time for fleets to review pricing options in the fuel market, says Fleet Logistics UK and Ireland, amidst political instability across the … Read More »

Autoglass’s aftermarket windscreens offer same ADAS functionality as OEM

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When it comes to replacing windscreens that conceal sensitive Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) sensors, new research by Autoglass has found that using glass made to … Read More »

Unfamiliar roads more alarming than cyclists, finds RED Driving School

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These days, roads are more likely to inspire jitters than rage, according to the latest survey by RED Driving School, which found unfamiliar roads were more … Read More »

Highways England to conduct “biggest ever” emergency exercise

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One of the biggest ever motorway emergency exercises will take place on the M62 this weekend to help improve responses to major road incidents.

Could sat navs be leading to motorway tailgating?

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Could satellite navigation systems be exacerbating tailgating on motorways? It’s a question Mark Tongue, director at Select Car Leasing, believes the answer to be true thanks … Read More »

VSP Vision Care welcomes reports of eye tests for older drivers

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VSP Vision Care has welcomed reports that the Department for Transport (DfT) is considering eye tests for drivers over the age of 70, as part of … Read More »

How secure is your car? Thieves able to drive latest cars away in seconds

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Some of Britain’s newest and most popular cars are at risk of being stolen in a matter of seconds, a new report by What Car? has … Read More »

Mercedes-Benz to show off new electric EQV at Frankfurt Motor Show

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Mercedes-Benz has announced it will show for the first time its high-capacity electric “sedan” EQV, alongside other plug-in vehicles and trade-fair firsts at the IAA Frankfurt … Read More »

Biofuel accounts for 4% of total road and non-road use

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According to a provisional report on Renewable Fuel Statistics for 2019, published by the Department for Transport (DfT), 4% of road and non-road fuel used this … Read More »

EVs already at ‘tipping point of acceptance’, says Shoreham Vehicle Auctions

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The electric car market in the UK has already reached a ‘tipping point of acceptance’ according to Shoreham Vehicle Auctions (SVA), as used prices and demand … Read More »

Pricing and Specifications revealed for new Hyundai Kona Hybrid

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Hyundai Kona Hybrid prices will start from £22,495, which goes on sale from 30 September 2019.

Fleet Source to support TfL’s ‘Vision Zero’ with driver training

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As part of the Mayor of London’s long-term Transport Strategy to eliminate all deaths and serious injuries from road collisions, Transport for London (TfL) has appointed … Read More »

Free2Move Lease gains supplier status for Welsh public sector vehicle hire requirements

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Free2Move Lease has become a ‘one-stop-shop’ supplier for all Welsh Public Sector Vehicle Contract Hire requirements.

Marshall Leasing outsources pool fleet management to CD Auction Group

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CD Auction Group has been appointed to manage Marshall Leasing’s requirement for in-life vehicle management of their client’s spare vehicles.

Peugeot announces 208 and e-208 pricing and specifications

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UK prices and specification for the second-generation Peugeot 208 and fully-electric e-208 have been revealed, in time for deliveries starting early next year.

Puddy’s Vehicle Solutions becomes first new Prestige Vehicle Servicing customer

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Puddy’s Vehicle Solutions (PVS) – a Somerset-based provider of strategy, procurement and consulting services for the UK fleet sector – is the first new customer of … Read More »

UK prices and specs released for new Renault Clio

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Renault has announced pricing and specification for the all-new Clio, which is now available to order with first customer deliveries beginning late October.

Cinch used car network grows nationally

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Cinch – a new online service for finding, buying and selling used cars and developed by BCA – has signed up more than a thousand car … Read More »

Karhoo and iVcardo partner to bring first and last mile travel everywhere

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Karhoo is looking to expand its platform globally following the announcement of a new partnership with booking and dispatch platform iVcardo.

Manufacturer collaboration and removing barriers are key to EV fleet success, says Cornwall Insight

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Economies of scale are key to the future and success of car manufacturers producing electric vehicles, says Tom Lusher, an analyst at Cornwall Insight, but fleet … Read More »

Škoda Scala now available for emergency services

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The Škoda Scala is now available on the brand’s ‘one-stop shop’ for blue-light fleets that includes full vehicle conversion.

Honda’s interactive whole lifecycle costs calculator now live

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Honda has launched an interactive whole lifecycle costs (WLC) calculator, designed to make purchasing decisions simpler for fleet managers.

Cazoo strengthens senior team with key hires

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Cazoo has announced several senior hires across marketing, product, tech, data and finance ahead of its market launch that purports to revolutionise how used cars are … Read More »

Fleet continuity must be ensured during holidays, says FleetCheck

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More businesses need to put measures in place to ensure that a high degree of continuity is ensured in their fleet operations over the summer period … Read More »

Licence Bureau introduces courses to tackle business driving accidents

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Licence Bureau has launched two new training courses designed to help fleet operators keep their drivers safe whilst driving on company business.

Nexus chosen as sole rental supplier by RNLI

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Nexus Vehicle Rental has been chosen as the sole vehicle rental supplier to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).

Win cash with Lightfoot’s The Drivers’ Lottery that rewards economy driving

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Lightfoot has announced “The Drivers’ Lottery”, a new cash-prize initiative that will give smooth van fleet drivers, company car drivers and grey fleet drivers a 1 … Read More »

Microlise comes to the rescue of smaller fleets with the launch of Focus telematics

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Microlise has launched Focus, a new telematics solution specifically designed for smaller fleets.

SsangYong supply Highways England with 32 Musso

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SsangYong Motors UK has been awarded a contract to supply 32 vehicles to Highways England, to be deployed initially in Highways England areas in the north … Read More »