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Don’t ditch diesel without accurate information, says Emtec Corporation

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Don’t ditch diesel just yet says Emtec Corporation Ltd, which has developed new technology to accurately measure driver and vehicle performance in order to put fleets … Read More »

Transport Committee to scrutinise Government’s approach to road safety

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The Transport Committee has launched an inquiry into road safety following a stalling of the decline in fatal crashes on our roads over the last five … Read More »

First Drive: Volkswagen T-Cross

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Does Volkswagen’s new baby SUV live up to the success of it’s bigger brothers, asks Jonathan Musk.

Drivers resorting to mobiles for navigation

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Almost half (46%) of drivers who admitted to using a mobile phone behind the wheel say they did so for navigation purposes, new research suggests.

Prices for Toyota Camry hybrid saloon announced

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Toyota has revealed pricing for its Camry hybrid saloon, which returns to the UK this summer as an indirect replacement to the Avensis, priced from £29,995.

New AI technology helps speed up defleet inspection process

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ADESA has introduced new Artificial Intelligence technology that can automatically assess vehicle damage to enable end-of-contract vehicles to be remarketed prior to being defleeted.

Moody’s cuts global carmakers’ outlook to negative as Brexit weighs in

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Rating agency Moody’s has downgraded its outlook on the global auto industry from stable to negative due to political challenges such as US tariffs and a … Read More »

All-new app brings robust vehicle checks

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FleetCheck is introducing an all-new version of its Vehicle Inspection App, believed to be the “most robust, simple-to-use and effective electronic method” for vehicle checks.

Highways England drives EV ambitions with major new chargepoint contract

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Highways England has signed a £2.8m charging point contract that will see more than 50 electric vehicle charging points being installed across the country within the … Read More »

Fleet industry heroes recognised at BVRLA Annual Dinner

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The BVRLA has announced the winners of its 2019 awards, which were presented last night at its annual gala dinner including the first-ever Freddie Aldous Lifetime … Read More »

ARI funding solutions axe mileage limits and damage charges

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ARI Fleet UK has launched new funding solutions that enable customers to source vehicles with no mileage limits, or end-of-life damage charges.

One in four drivers still using ‘red X’ lanes

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Drivers are still not getting the message on how to use smart motorways safely, with nearly one in four (23%) flouting ‘red X’ lane closure warnings, … 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…

GeniePoint charging network rolls out in Home Counties

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New PAYG rapid chargers are being deployed across the Home Counties as part of ongoing UK expansion of the GeniePoint network.

Ambulance service cuts accident claims with SmartCam system

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A major supplier of ambulance and courier services to the NHS is using dashcam footage from Crystal Ball’s SmartCam system to help drive its road risk … Read More »

FSGB introduces bespoke dashboards for clients

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Fleet management specialist Fleet Service Great Britain has launched new intelligent integrated dashboards to enable clients to access every single aspect of data on their fleet … Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover diesels well below emissions limits, new tests find

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Tests on three Jaguar Land Rover models have shown the diesel engines used are meeting and beating Euro 6 emissions limits ahead of schedule.

SsangYong eyes fleet growth following 2018 restructure

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SsangYong is looking to almost triple its UK sales to 10,000 units, supported by the new Korando SUV, electric vehicles and a growing focus on fleet … Read More »

New auction service could help increase sale prices and conversion rates

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Aston Barclay has launched a new refurbishment service that could increase vendor bid volumes, a car’s sale price as well as improve conversion rates.

Connected cars and grey fleet drivers under spotlight at Brake conference

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Brake has announced the agenda for May’s UK Fleet Safety Conference, which will highlight the importance of prioritising fleet safety, including on areas including driver mental … Read More »

Volkswagen Touareg gets range-topping petrol

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Volkswagen has added a new flagship model to the Touareg range in the form of a 340hp 3.0 V6 TSI.

Evolution in leasing company remarketing under focus at VRA

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The latest developments in leasing company remarketing are to come under the spotlight at the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s next meeting.

Mazda reveals Qashqai-rivalling CX-30

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Mazda has debuted its CX-30 compact crossover at Geneva, ahead of its global launch later this year.

Geneva Motor Show 2019 Roundup

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All the key news in fleet…

Half of UK garages think parts and labour prices will rise post-Brexit

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More than half (51.4%) of UK garages believe parts prices will rise after Brexit, and more than two-fifths (42.3%) expect Brexit to impact parts availability in … Read More »

Legal & General buys stake in Pod Point

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Legal & General has bought a c.13% stake in EV charging specialist Pod Point in line with its focus on sustainability.

Cars escape Bath clean air zone charges but vans still face burden

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The city of Bath is to implement a Class C charging clean air zone that will exempt cars but not vans from charges for non-compliant vehicles.

Consultation could help keep roads pothole-free for longer

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The Department for Transport has launched a consultation that could lead to utility companies having to guarantee their road repairs for up to five years – … Read More »

Order books open for Volkswagen T-Cross SUV

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Volkswagen has opened order books for the wider T-Cross range, with pricing starting from £16,995 OTR.

PCH growth may be a bubble that bursts

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The growth of personal leasing may just be a short-term trend that will see drivers returning to conventional company cars.