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Marshall Leasing outsources pool fleet management to CD Auction Group

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CD Auction Group has been appointed to manage Marshall Leasing’s requirement for in-life vehicle management of their client’s spare vehicles.

Peugeot announces 208 and e-208 pricing and specifications

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UK prices and specification for the second-generation Peugeot 208 and fully-electric e-208 have been revealed, in time for deliveries starting early next year.

Puddy’s Vehicle Solutions becomes first new Prestige Vehicle Servicing customer

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Puddy’s Vehicle Solutions (PVS) – a Somerset-based provider of strategy, procurement and consulting services for the UK fleet sector – is the first new customer of … Read More »

UK prices and specs released for new Renault Clio

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Renault has announced pricing and specification for the all-new Clio, which is now available to order with first customer deliveries beginning late October.

Cinch used car network grows nationally

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Cinch – a new online service for finding, buying and selling used cars and developed by BCA – has signed up more than a thousand car … Read More »

Karhoo and iVcardo partner to bring first and last mile travel everywhere

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Karhoo is looking to expand its platform globally following the announcement of a new partnership with booking and dispatch platform iVcardo.

Manufacturer collaboration and removing barriers are key to EV fleet success, says Cornwall Insight

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Economies of scale are key to the future and success of car manufacturers producing electric vehicles, says Tom Lusher, an analyst at Cornwall Insight, but fleet … Read More »

Škoda Scala now available for emergency services

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The Škoda Scala is now available on the brand’s ‘one-stop shop’ for blue-light fleets that includes full vehicle conversion.

Honda’s interactive whole lifecycle costs calculator now live

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Honda has launched an interactive whole lifecycle costs (WLC) calculator, designed to make purchasing decisions simpler for fleet managers.

Cazoo strengthens senior team with key hires

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Cazoo has announced several senior hires across marketing, product, tech, data and finance ahead of its market launch that purports to revolutionise how used cars are … Read More »

Fleet continuity must be ensured during holidays, says FleetCheck

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More businesses need to put measures in place to ensure that a high degree of continuity is ensured in their fleet operations over the summer period … Read More »

Licence Bureau introduces courses to tackle business driving accidents

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Licence Bureau has launched two new training courses designed to help fleet operators keep their drivers safe whilst driving on company business.

Nexus chosen as sole rental supplier by RNLI

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Nexus Vehicle Rental has been chosen as the sole vehicle rental supplier to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).

Win cash with Lightfoot’s The Drivers’ Lottery that rewards economy driving

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Lightfoot has announced “The Drivers’ Lottery”, a new cash-prize initiative that will give smooth van fleet drivers, company car drivers and grey fleet drivers a 1 … Read More »

Microlise comes to the rescue of smaller fleets with the launch of Focus telematics

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Microlise has launched Focus, a new telematics solution specifically designed for smaller fleets.

SsangYong supply Highways England with 32 Musso

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SsangYong Motors UK has been awarded a contract to supply 32 vehicles to Highways England, to be deployed initially in Highways England areas in the north … Read More »

New car market declines in July but alternative fuels prove popular

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The UK new car market declined again in July, with 157,198 vehicles leaving showrooms, according to figures released today by the SMMT.

BT Fleet Solutions to rebrand following its acquisition by Aurelius

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Aurelius Equity Opportunities is to acquire BT Fleet Solutions, with an imminent rebrand due in the 12 months following the acquisition.

Vauxhall’s first ever plug-in hybrid gets a price tag

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Vauxhall’s first-ever plug-in hybrid (ignoring the extended-range electric Ampera), the Grandland X Hybrid4, will arrive in showrooms in January 2020, priced from £35,590 OTR.

Price and spec released for new Hyundai Kona Play trim level

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Hyundai has announced pricing and specification for the new Kona Play trim level, which is available to order with immediate effect.

DriveTech partners with Licence Bureau to streamline licence checking services

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DriveTech has stopped its licence checking standalone service, instead selecting Licence Bureau to provide the service for ‘licence checking only’ customers.

Teletrac Navman transforms Trackstar with AI Assistant

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Stolen vehicle tracking provider Teletrac Navman Automotive has launched a new AI-based virtual assistant to transform its responses to vehicle theft.

Wokingham to benefit from £24m investment in road infrastructure

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Road users in Wokingham will benefit from a £24m investment to reduce congestion.

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Vauxhall announces new Corsa pricing

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The fifth generation Vauxhall Corsa’s pricing has been announced, starting from £15,500 OTR, featuring a range of sub-100g/km efficient engines and technology than previous iterations, as … Read More »

Fleetondemand acquires FleetEurope

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Mobility technology provider Fleetondemand has acquired Buckinghamshire-based vehicle management company FleetEurope for an undisclosed sum.

Landmark High Court judgment could see mobile phone law change

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Mobile phone laws could be rewritten after a driver won a High Court appeal yesterday (31 July 2019) over a previous conviction for using his phone.

Company car driver motoring fines rise 41% to £10.6m

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Motoring fines racked up by company car drivers rocketed in the first half of 2019, prompting a renewed call to fleets to invest in driver education … Read More »

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions grows profit

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Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions has reported a pre-tax profit of £24.8m for FY18/19; up 3.3% from the £24m recorded for the previous tax year.

Audi introduces new cheaper reduced-range e-tron

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Audi’s smaller battery pack and lower power e-tron 50 quattro should offer more fleet appeal for the company’s first pure-electric car.