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Category : Latest News

Reservations now open for all-new electric Corsa

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The 205-mile range new electric Corsa is now available for pre-order.

Rejected M4 relief road plans will cost Welsh economy, says FTA

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The first minister’s decision to reject plans for an M4 relief road will cost the Welsh economy hundreds of millions of pounds in lost investment, according … Read More »

Driver survey suggests new legislation needed for cyclists on roads

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A survey has found motorists believe new legislation should be drawn up to tackle the increased number of cyclists and the rise of electric-assist bikes on … Read More »

BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover collaborate on electrification

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Jaguar Land Rover and BMW Group have confirmed a collaboration between the two companies to deveop the next generation of electric drive units (EDU).

WLTP unfairly advantaging petrol engines, study shows

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The new WLTP test cycle is significantly underestimating the real-world fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of petrol vehicles, according to Emissions Analytics, potentially over-incentivising them against … Read More »

Fuel prices continue to rise despite wholesale savings

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Fuel prices at the pump continue to rise over the last eight weeks, despite oil wholesale cost reductions and government claims that savings are reflected within … Read More »

Future of mobility services set out in new report

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The UK’s digital revolution in mobility is forcing the creation of new business models, disrupting trends in personal mobility and reshaping global supply chains, a new … Read More »

Volvo joins safety data sharing pilot project

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In the interest of safer roads for all, Volvo Cars has joined forces with other car makers, service providers and national governments in a ground-breaking, pan-European … Read More »

Arval Mobility Observatory to bring major insight into new mobility thinking

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Arval is replacing its former Corporate Vehicle Observatory research platform with a new Mobility Observatory initiative to provide a comprehensive insight into the changing world of … Read More »

SEAT drops petrol from Mii supermini, favours electric

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SEAT’s electric offensive has begun with the Mii electric – a Volkswagen e-up! based car – with a WLTP stated range of 161.5 miles per charge.

ICFM introduces new online distance learning course for fleets

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ICFM is launching a new Intermediate Certificate online distance learning course in car and LCV fleet management to join its existing Introductory Certificate course.

INRIX launches new artificial intelligence traffic solution

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INRIX has launched a new traffic solution said to bring the most precise and actionable traffic information to date thanks to the use of artificial intelligence.

Auto Windscreens announces new managing director

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Auto Windscreens operations director James MacBeth is to assume the role of managing director as Rupert Armitage steps down. 

The 300 Group enters UK SMART repair market

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US firm The 300 Group has completed a 50% share acquisition of UK paintless dent removal (PDR) company TDN Group in a move that will bring … Read More »

Cazoo signs up BCA for vehicle refurbishment

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Used car platform Cazoo has signed up BCA to provide vehicle logistics, refurbishment and disposal requirements ahead of the firm’s launch later this year.

Hyundai Kona gets 90g/km hybrid model

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Hyundai is adding a petrol-electric hybrid model to the Kona line-up, bringing CO2 emissions from 90g/km.

Mytaxi ride-hailing app rebrands under BMW and Daimler JV

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Daimler’s mytaxi ride-hailing app is rebranding as Free Now under the BMW and Daimler mobility joint venture.

Synergy rebrands to recognise evolving marketplace

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Car leasing broker Synergy Automotive has changed its name to Synergy Car Leasing to better reflect requirements among its personal and SME business customers.

Peugeot 508 SW pricing and specs announced

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Peugeot has revealed pricing and specs for the latest 508 SW, which introduces new design and technology features and is available to order now.

London fleets get support with switch to e-bikes

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Three London boroughs have teamed up to offer support to courier firms in a move to encourage the switch to e-bikes.

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

EV charge point locations outnumber petrol stations

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Figures from popular EV charge point mapping service Zap-Map, show that public charging locations now surpasses petrol stations for the first time.

Auto Windscreens appoints new director of business development

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Auto Windscreens – the automotive glass repair and replacement company – has announced the appointment of Sam Edge as its new director of business development.

Motor Neurone Disease Association chooses SEAT Fleet

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The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association has chosen petrol-powered SEAT Arona to replace its diesel high-mileage fleet.

Energy Saving Trust updates Fleet Management Toolkit

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The Fleet Management Toolkit has been updated and expanded to include a guide to private fuel benefit and more, the Energy Saving Trust (EST) says.

Kia instigates Niro Hybrid and PHEV safety recall

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Kia has instigated a voluntary recall of 5,020 Kia Niro Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) models due to possible overheating in an electrical relay.

Co-wheels launches electric fleet for hire in Bristol

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Co-wheels has introduced a new fleet of 10 Renault Zoe electric cars available for rent in Bristol, following funding from the European Union research project ‘Replicate’.

JCT600 VLS provides medical cars to Silverstone

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Silverstone racing circuit has been supplied with specially adapted Ford Focus Estates by JCT600 VLS, for use as medical response vehicles.

Prices and specification revealed for facelifted Mercedes-Benz GLC

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Mercedes-Benz has revealed specification and prices for the new GLC, starting at £39,420 for the 220 d 4MATIC Sport.

Sophus3 analysis reveals surge in interest in EVs in April and May

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Sophus3 – the car buyer data company – has revealed a surge of interest in electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK in April and May.