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Drivers misusing plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) by not charging them could be increasing the monthly whole-life cost by more than £140 a month.
The new fourth generation Octavia is set to grow in length and width, as the brand celebrates the model’s 60th year.
The Highland Council has reduced its annual business mileage by more than 825,000 and made cost savings in excess of £400,000 in the first 12 months, … Read More »
DPD’s CEO, Dwain McDonald, is calling on vehicle manufacturers, energy providers, national and local government to work together to reduce emissions and congestion for the benefit … Read More »
Selsia has introduced Smart Survey, an automated customer satisfaction index (CSI) service, into its suite of cloud-based repair management services for its clients.
Stephen Haddrill has been appointed as director general of the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA), taking up the role on 1 December 2019.
The Ultra Low Emission Zone’s daily charge has already accrued more than £30m in revenue for Transport for London (TfL) since its launch in April.
The Transport Committee has today welcomed a commitment by the Department for Transport (DfT) to put pressure on the Treasury for a longer-term funding settlement, which … Read More »
The countdown continues to this year’s Fleet Heroes Awards and Conference, which will once again spotlight the latest eco innovations.
Sixt is expanding its ‘Mobility as a Service’ (MaaS) flexible mobility budget to now include public transport.
Vauxhall is gearing up its electrification programme, which will include Combo and Astra models by 2021 as part of an eight-vehicle electrified line-up.
Record numbers of drivers were issued with speeding tickets last year, although the number of handheld mobile phone offences fell.
This week’s top fleet industry stories…
ViaVan has launched a fully electric fleet of on-demand shared ride vehicles in Milton Keynes, said to mark a UK first.
British Summer Time (BST) should be maintained all year round to save lives, in particular for vulnerable road users.
Thatcham Research is introducing new IMI-accredited ADAS calibration training designed to address a skill gap in Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) repair, ahead of the arrival … Read More »
SSE Energy Services has launched a brand-new tariff that provides customers with free electricity when they charge overnight.
The number of speeding prosecutions has risen by almost 20% in the last five years despite the introduction of harsher financial penalties in 2017.
Volkswagen has taken the wraps off its all-new eighth-generation Golf – its most intelligent, connected and electrified yet.
Smart motorways are to come under a government review as concerns over driver safety continue to mount.
Next January’s Great British Fleet Event is set to build on the success of the inaugural event, boasting a bigger and better line-up of exhibitors, seminars … Read More »
A fully electric taxi based on the Nissan e-NV200 has launched for London cab drivers, bringing eco benefits to both drivers and passengers as well as … Read More »
Wolverhampton Wanderers has awarded a 26-vehicle fully outsourced fleet contract to Activa Contracts.
Brake is running a free seminar on crisis management training to provide fleets with guidance on how to respond in the event of an employee death … Read More »
Nexus Vehicle Rental has published a free guide to provide drivers with advice on how to avoid fines while operating within London’s Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ).
The fourth-generation Honda Jazz has been revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show, bringing hybrid-only power as the brand advances its electrification plans.
Honda is accelerating its plans to fully electrify its range, bringing the date three years forwards to 2022 and supported by the newly unveiled hybrid-only Jazz … Read More »
Morrisons has installed its first rapid charging points nationwide, said to already form the largest supermarket network of rapid charging points and set to grow further.
Political and business leaders, including the head of the BVRLA, have joined forces to urge stringent government action on air pollution.
German energy firm E.ON has opened its first ultra-fast charging points in the UK, expanding its existing network of more than 3,000 charging points across Europe.