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SPIE empowers IONITY electric car rapid charging in the UK

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SPIE UK is to be responsible for the planning and design of electric charging stations at strategic locations along the United Kingdom’s major road infrastructure.

UK used car market down in 2018 but diesel and ULEV demand rises

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The used car market fell 2.1% in 2018 but demand for ultra low emission vehicles was up while diesels remained popular.

Volvo provides added SME support with Virtual Sales Team

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Volvo Car UK has launched a Virtual Sales Team to bring added support for SMEs.

Green Motion introduces pricing tiers to differentiate services

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Low-emission vehicle rental firm Green Motion has launched new pricing tiers to bring rental packages with varying levels of deposit, excess and mileage allowances.

Škoda adds new Octavia SE Drive trim

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Škoda has extended its Octavia hatch and estate line-ups with the addition of a new trim focused on providing extra equipment and value.

Brake Fleet Safety Conference to highlight safety best practice  

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Brake has announced details of its 2019 Fleet Safety Conference, which will take place this spring and enable fleet managers and suppliers to share best practice … Read More »

Brake launches Global Fleet Champions to tackle safety and sustainability

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Brake has launched a new campaign that enables fleets of any size, anywhere to prevent crashes and reduce pollution caused by vehicles used for work purposes.

G3 follows record year with ambitious growth plans

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G3 Remarketing is launching an “ambitious” three-year growth plan to double its volumes following a record-breaking year in 2018.

Charging points a ‘natural’ extension of vehicle leasing

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Leasing companies could play a significant role in supporting electric vehicle uptake among fleets by funding charging points as an extension of the vehicle lease, according … Read More »

Shortlist for UK Car of the Year 2019 announced

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The full list of the UK Car of the Year Awards 2019 category winners has been revealed ahead of next month’s announcement of the overall winner.

National Windscreens continues expansion in Scotland

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National Windscreens has opened a new fitting and calibration centre in Kilmarnock as it continues its expansion in Scotland.

Tusker named as sole supplier on new salary sacrifice framework

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Tusker has been named as the sole supplier on a recently launched nationwide procurement framework for car salary sacrifice.

Government consults on new taxi driver checks

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The Government is looking to introduce enhanced checks on taxi and private hire drivers to ensure passengers are kept safe.

Aston Barclay provides fleet vendors with live used market data

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Aston Barclay has developed a new tool to provide dealer and fleet vendors with real-time market intelligence during live auctions.

Autoglass and Aviva streamline insurance claims

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Autoglass has teamed up with insurance firm Aviva to streamline windscreen insurance claims for Aviva customers.

UK collision hotspots for uninsured drivers revealed

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Direct Line Car Insurance has identified the UK hotspots for uninsured motorists involved in accidents as it warns of a rise in the number of drivers … Read More »

Car drivers unlikely to get data ownership, says KPMG

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UK automotive executives expect carmakers to get ownership of driver data, rather than the drivers themselves, according to KPMG’s Global Automotive Executive Survey 2019.

Vauxhall teases electric Corsa ahead of launch this year

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Vauxhall has published a teaser image of the new Corsa, which launches later this year in its first-ever electric guise.

Audi’s first electric car pricing and spec announced

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Order books are now open for the Audi e-tron in the UK, with prices starting at £71,490 (exc. Plug-in Car Grant).

ALD posts record fleet growth in 2018

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ALD Automotive has reported full-year 2018 results including record total fleet growth, helped by rising personal leasing and electric/hybrid take-up.

Hundreds of temp jobs to be axed at Honda’s Swindon plant

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The company said the temporary and fixed-term contract job cuts were the result of an industry-wide decline in the sale of diesel cars, and not because … Read More »

Havant Borough Council rolls out chargers

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Three new GeniePoint Rapid Chargers have been installed across Havant in Hampshire as the council looks to encourage drivers to switch to electric vehicles.

Mercedes-Benz Cars names Tom Brennan as new head of fleet

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Former Audi head of fleet sales Tom Brennan has joined Mercedes-Benz Cars UK as its new head of fleet.

Highways England campaign highlights dangers of tailgating

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Highways England is ramping up its campaign on the dangers of tailgating with the help of professional racing driver and Hollywood stunt expert Ben Collins, best … Read More »

In-house fleet knowledge ‘critical’ at time of unprecedented industry change

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Businesses that no longer employ a full-time professional fleet manager should consider re-employing experienced fleet professionals on at least an interim basis.

Local authorities scoop e-bike funding

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Local authorities and public sector agencies including Dundee City Council are rolling out e-bikes with the help of latest funding from Transport Scotland.

Highways England competitions to help develop digital roads

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Roads that repair themselves or offer improved connectivity for Mobility as a Service (MaaS) solutions could be rolled out soon under two new competitions.

New platform allows multiple mobility services to be run from one fleet

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A new mobility management platform has been developed that enables firms such as OEMs and rental or leasing companies to offer multiple mobility services from a … Read More »

Volkswagen Financial Services acquires Fleet Logistics

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Volkswagen Financial Services has acquired a 60% share in Fleet Logistics as it looks to create a brand-neutral global fleet and mobility management specialist.

Tougher enforcement on seatbelts and mobile phones needed, says IAM

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The fear of being caught for breaking the law on seatbelts or mobile phones must increase to stop hundreds of thousands of drivers putting themselves and … Read More »