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Today in Fleet – Monday 31 July

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All the key news in fleet… Porsche will update the software in 21,500 Cayenne diesels. Porsche to run software update for Cayenne diesels Porsche is to recall around 21,500 Cayenne diesels to run a ... Read More »

Estimated grid demand from EVs is exaggerated, study finds

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Moving to 100% electric vehicle sales in the UK by 2040 would only cause a 10% increase in demand on the electrical grid, according to a study from Cambridge Econometrics.

Nissan aims to get personal with fleets

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Nissan is re-working its fleet proposition, with a view to making itself simpler for businesses of all sizes to engage with its range of cars and vans, according to recently-appointed fleet sales director, Iker … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Friday 28 July

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All the key news in fleet… The National Chargepoint Registry complies data on the location and availability of units. Cenex to overhaul National Chargepoint Registry   Cenex is to take charge of the UK-wide ... Read More »

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

DfT mulls changes to gross weight limits for electric vans

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The Department for Transport is considering raising the weight threshold for light commercial vehicles from 3.5 tonnes to 4.25 tonnes to offset their heavier drivetrains, in turn making them more cost-effective to operate. Electric ... Read More »

Clarity needed on changing vehicle tax

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The fleet sector has called for clarity on changes to the tax regime as the government looks to fund improvements to air quality through taxation on diesel vehicles, and a move to plug-in models.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 27 July

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All the key news in fleet… Five UK cities will introduce Clean Air Zones by 2019, including Birmingham and Leeds. Uncertainty over Clear Air Zones could damage local business Clarity is urgently needed to identify ... Read More »

Government air quality plans: what you need to know

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As the UK government sets out its plans to curb air quality issues across the UK, Alex Grant picks out the key points for fleets.

Waze app now works via built-in touchscreens

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Waze, the free smartphone navigation app, is now compatible with Android Auto, enabling drivers to use a selection of features via their car’s touchscreen system.

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 26 July

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All the key news in fleet… POLAR currently comprises around 40% of the UK’s charging network. POLAR network switches to renewable energy Chargemaster’s POLAR network of 5,600 charging points will be supplied by renewable ... Read More »

MINI EV confirmed for 2019 launch

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MINI will launch its first fully electric vehicle in 2019, based on the three-door hatchback. 

Volkswagen issues rebuttal to C-Charge claim

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Volkswagen has rebuffed claims from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that it should pay £2.5m to compensate for alleged lost Congestion Charge revenue following the ‘Dieselgate’ emissions scandal.

Highway Code stopping distances ‘woefully short’, new research suggests

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Stopping distances in the Highway Code should be increased “as a matter of urgency” as they underestimate drivers’ thinking time.

Soaring private parking fines prompt call for clampdown

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The number of drivers given fines by private parking firms has risen by 64% over the last year, renewing calls for a clampdown on the industry.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 25 July

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All the key news in fleet… The new service offers drivers the choice of having replacement tyres fitted via a mobile service or at a fast-fit centre.  New Alphabet portal offers online tyre service ... Read More »

Double-digit growth for Skoda true fleet registrations

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Skoda’s true fleet registrations growth rose 16.1% year-on-year for the first half of 2017, driven by increasing corporate customer agreements.

Audi to offer software update for 850,000 diesels

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Audi is running a voluntary recall of up to 850,000 diesel cars worldwide to install new software on V6 and V8 TDI engines.

£246m government investment to make UK world leader in battery technology

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Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has announced the first phase of a £246m investment in battery technology intended to establish the UK as a world leader.

Facelifted Jaguar XJ gets technology upgrades and new flagship model

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Jaguar has enhanced the XJ for 2018 with a number of enhancements, including new technology and driver assistance systems as well as an updated performance flagship.


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