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Activa Contracts partners with Nationwide Mobile Repairs

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Activa Contracts has become the first major contract hire and leasing firm to partner with Nationwide Mobile Repairs as it looks to open up the benefits … Read More »

Jaama’s ‘MyVehicle App’ gets host of new features for fleets

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Jaama has updated its ‘MyVehicle App’ solution to bring a range of new functionality to aid fleet compliance and efficiency.

AdBlue breakdowns double in 2017

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The number of breakdowns linked to AdBlue almost doubled last year to 23,000 according to the AA as driver ignorance over the chemical and its use … Read More »

Pricing and specs revealed for petrol-only i20

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Hyundai has announced pricing and specs for its facelifted i20 five-door supermini, which is now on sale ahead of the launch of the three-door version.

One in 10 drivers think mobile phone risks are ‘overstated’

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More visible police enforcement is needed to force ‘addicted’ mobile phone users to make the break.

New Ford Focus gets pothole detection tech

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Ford’s fourth-generation Focus will gain a new pothole detection system that can reduce the impact – and the chances of damage – from hitting potholes.

Used car buyers turning to digital apps

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City Auction Group has reported growing use of its buyer app as trade buyers increasingly use their smartphones to carry out business operations.

CLM launches dedicated Mini-lease website

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CLM has launched a new dedicated website for its Mini-lease range of products following a surge in demand from corporate customers, both small and large.

Geotab expands into EV telematics with FleetCarma buy

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Geotab has acquired electric vehicle telematics firm FleetCarma as it looks to position itself as a dominant player for EV fleet management.

Selsia boosts operations support

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Selsia Vehicle Accident Centres has expanded its operations team with the appointment of a further operations controllers.

Fleets warned about flawed anti-diesel policies

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Fleets and policymakers are being told not to take a blanket anti-diesel approach, as leasing statistics show a widespread move towards potentially more polluting, higher CO2, … Read More »

Asda sparks further fuel price war

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Asda has announced a further fuel price cut, marking its second in a fortnight, following further decreases in the cost of wholesale oil.

Prices announced for new Volkswagen Touareg

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Order books have opened for the Volkswagen Touareg, which launches this summer with more aggressive styling and increased technology, including a smart new digital interior.

2018 BVRLA Fleet Technology Congress to introduce breakout sessions

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Next month’s BVRLA Fleet Technology Congress will introduce new breakout sessions to explore salient industry issues in much deeper detail.

Birmingham clean air zone is ‘wake-up call to businesses’

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Plans to charge car and van drivers for entering Birmingham city centre within two years should serve as a wake-up call to businesses in the area … 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…

Honda marks first for Clesse UK fleet

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Clesse UK, which designs, manufactures and supplies products for LPG and natural gas, has worked with Honda to deploy the first cars on its fleet.

Nexus scores record rentals in H1

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Nexus Vehicle Rental processed a record number of bookings in the first half of 2018, with the firm crediting the rise to innovation in technology and … Read More »

PCH continues to erode fleet leasing market

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The UK’s fleet leasing sector declined faster than the overall market during the first quarter of the year, with demand for personal contract hire rising during … Read More »

Southampton opens consultation on clean air zone plans

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Southampton City Council has published full details of its proposed ‘Class B’ clean air zone for buses, taxis and HGVs as it goes live with a … Read More »

LPG vehicles available for free fleet trials

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Fleets and councils are being invited to trial LPG vehicles, including vans and black cabs, to evaluate the cost and eco-saving benefits.

Free TMC guide dispels confusion over business mileage

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TMC has launched a new guide over what constitutes business mileage as it looks to dispel confusion on the subject.

Toyota to replace Avensis with hybrid Camry

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Toyota is reintroducing the Camry saloon to the UK as a hybrid-only range, indirectly replacing the Avensis and taking its presence in the D-segment upmarket.

Confusion over DVLA policies leaving fleets exposed to risk

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Fleet managers should revisit their driver vision policies to ensure they’re correctly carrying out their duty of care by informing the DVLA of any sight issues.

More power and safety kit for 2019 Mazda MX-5

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Mazda’s refreshed MX-5 is to go on sale in Europe this summer, bringing increased power and safety equipment.

Free charging for EV drivers

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InstaVolt and Pod Point are both offering free charging for EV drivers to mark Clean Air Day today.

ERM targets fleets and OEMs with anti-ransomware solution

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ERM Advanced Telematics has developed a new solution that it says can protect vehicles against ransomware and other cyber-attacks.

Transport Scotland increases EV funding for fleets

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Increased funding to encourage the uptake of EVs in fleets has been announced by the Scottish Government.

Diesel-free Volvo S60 revealed

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Volvo has unveiled its third-generation S60, which will provide it with a vital tool to expand in the US and Chinese sedan markets while ditching diesel … Read More »

Audi drops diesel from new A1 lineup

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Audi’s second generation A1 drops diesel from the line-up following a completely new redesign, including many features from its larger siblings.