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Category : Latest News

EV charging trade association merger to create ‘more cohesive voice’

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The two leading trade associations representing the electric vehicle charging industry are to merge, creating a 75-strong group of companies specialised in EV charging to lead … Read More »

Uber supports NHS staff with free trips and meals

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Uber is offering NHS staff free meals and trips to support those working on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis.

Report shows influence of time pressure on driver stress and crashes

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A new white paper showing why time pressure is a key issue for fleet managers to address is now available on free download.

Speed awareness classes cancelled during outbreak

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Speed awareness and other classes on the NDORS scheme have been cancelled for 12 weeks to support government guidance in the coronavirus outbreak.

Raleigh cycle-to-work scheme brings electric bike access for employees

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A new cycle-to-work scheme has launched from Raleigh, potentially saving employees up to 42% on retail prices of electric bikes.

Coronavirus lockdown could bring increased drink driving

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Motorists are being warned about the possibility of more drink drivers on the roads during the coronavirus lockdown.

Uber offers free electric bikes to NHS workers

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NHS workers including doctors, nurses and hospital staff are being offered free rides on Uber’s electric Jump bikes to help them get to and from work … Read More »

Used car values slide 2.2% in month of two-halves

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Used car values fell 2.2% in March but, in unprecedented times, it was very much a month of two-halves.

Pod Point puts focus on key workers during epidemic

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Pod Point is still offering charge point installations involving key workers and providing a maintenance service despite pausing a range of its activities to minimise risks … Read More »

New service to show fleets SMR availability during coronavirus lockdown

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Fleets can use a new service to check current availability of service, maintenance and repair (SMR) during the coronavirus lockdown.

AGL fast-tracks vehicle repair support for key workers

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The NHS and corporate fleet delivery drivers are being offered fast-tracked vehicle repair services through Activate Group Ltd’s (AGL) network of approved vehicle repairers.

February UK car production figures show ‘calm before the storm’

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The coronavirus pandemic could wipe some 200,000 units off UK car production output this year, bringing ‘unprecedented’ challenges for the industry.

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Europcar ‘Together’ programme brings vital support to key workers and retailers

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Europcar Mobility Group is providing mobility support for essential workers and is offering a ‘van + driver’ bundle service for retailers under its new ‘Together’ programme.

European new car registrations hit lowest level since 2015

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New car registrations in Europe continued to fall in February, posting the lowest results for the month since 2015.

LeasePlan publishes 2019 Annual Report and crisis steps

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LeasePlan Corporation N.V. has published its 2019 Annual Report as it also comments on its actions to prepare for the unprecedented times during the Covid-19 pandemic.

e2e extends emergency recovery service to support key workers

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e2e Total Loss Vehicle Management has adapted its services to help support key workers while also working to reduce the spread of coronavirus.

Oxford Zero Emission Zone shelved due to coronavirus

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Plans to start the UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) in Oxford at the end of the year have been postponed in response to … Read More »

Birmingham asks for Clean Air Zone to be postponed amid Covid-19

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Birmingham City Council has written to central government requesting the launch of its Clean Air Zone be postponed.

MG to supply 100 electric cars to support NHS pandemic response

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MG Motor UK and its dealer network is supplying up to 100 electric MG ZS cars to NHS agencies across the UK.

Driver vehicle checks even more critical as MOTs are suspended

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Vehicle maintenance checks by drivers have become even more business-critical following the Government’s decision to suspend MoT tests as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Addison Lee Group acquisition completes

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London private hire operator Addison Lee has been acquired from The Carlyle Group by a consortium led by former CEO Liam Griffin and Cheyne Capital’s Strategic … Read More »

Online fleet training brings learning opportunity during lockdown, says AFP

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Fleets can use the current lockdown to enhance their learning to help tackle current and forthcoming sector-based challenges, from changing legislation and tax regulations, to new … Read More »

Lockdown creating ‘two-speed fleet economy’ for medium-term rental, says Meridian

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The coronavirus situation has created a “two-speed fleet economy” for the medium-term rental sector, with considerably increased demand in some sectors while others have effectively closed.

Cars and vans get six-month MOT exemption in coronavirus lockdown

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The Government has responded to calls for cars, motorcycles and vans to be granted MOT exemption during the coronavirus outbreak but has stressed that vehicles must … Read More »

Impact of Covid-19 on Europe’s used car industry revealed in new white paper

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New analysis shows how the used car industry in Europe is responding to different stages of Covid-19 including the potential impact it will have on the … Read More »

Garages allowed to stay open, government confirms

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The Government has confirmed that garages – as well as rental firms – can stay open during the coronavirus outbreak, bringing essential support for key workers.

New RingGo tool builds business case for corporate parking solution

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Businesses can now calculate the estimated ROI from using the RingGo Corporate parking solution.

Demand for contractors expected to increase following postponed IR35 reforms

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Firms are showing increased interest for contractors, following the announcement of the postponed new off-payroll rules (IR35), according to recruiter Robert Walters.

Tens of thousands of rental vehicles keeping UK infrastructure going, says BVRLA

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The vital role being played by vehicle rental during the coronavirus outbreak has been spotlighted by the BVRLA, which says that tens of thousands of cars, … Read More »