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Leasedrive Velo looking for sponsors for charity bike ride

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The team, led by group information solutions manager, Paul Newman, aims to raise a minimum of £5,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care, one of the UK's … Read More »

New Leasedrive Velo initiative ensures hassle-free vehicle servicing

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The new service forms an integral part of the latest version of Service:Manager, a key module within its Drive:Manager  integrated online fleet management system. Roddy Graham, … Read More »

Mycompanyfleet extends free grey fleet seminars into June

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The 90-minute roadshows, which are free to fleet decision makers to attend, demonstrate how the key issues involving grey fleet drivers can be addressed, especially those … Read More »

Blue light fleets give Jaguar XF the green light

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Featuring the 275PS 3.0-litre diesel unit, the XFs were chosen for a number of reasons including fuel economy figure of 42mpg and an excellent CO2 rating … Read More »

Hertz agrees to buy rival Dollar Thrifty for $1.2 billion

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However, it is believed that the franchise agreement for the UK Thrifty operation, run through Scot Group since its acquisition in 2006, ensures that the business … Read More »

Renault-Nissan begins construction of European EV battery plant

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The 25,000m2 facility will be operational in early 2012 with an initial annual production capacity of 60,000 units and will supply batteries for both Nissan and … Read More »

Latest Fleet World webinar focuses on best practice in international fleet management

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Free to view for anyone within the UK and European fleet industry, the new Fleet World international fleet management best practice webinar is available to view … Read More »

GM says it's right on track with Ampera

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Last week saw the first pre-production car roll off the line at GM's Pre-Production Operations' assembly line in Warren, Michigan and the carmaker says that more … Read More »

Archant turns to CLM to drive cost savings in fleet management

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Archant is a 160-year-old privately owned publisher of regional newspapers, magazines, contract printing and e-publishing, with a head office in Norwich, employing 2,000 people throughout England … Read More »

Conservatives won't change company car tax regime, confirms BVRLA

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The association's chief executive, John Lewis, said that its conversations with the Conservative party had ascertained that there are no plans to radically alter the basis … Read More »

EU commercial vehicles registrations up in March

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The association's figures showed that 8.8% more new commercial vehicles were registered in the EU last month compared to March 2009, marking the first increase in … Read More »

FTA publishes latest guide for international road transport operators

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The latest version of the guide uses country profiles to equip transport managers with the information needed to avoid unanticipated delays and deal effectively with roadside … Read More »

Arval employees put new safety device to the test

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The company is using volunteer employees to test out the CG-Lock device to test out its safety and posture benefits. The CG-Lock system is a small … Read More »

VW to invest extra €1.6 billion in China

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VW says it is is adding €1.6 billion to its current investment programme for China, which will be earmarked for new models and additional capacities. The … Read More »

VW Caddy provides refreshing home delivery service

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The company will be using its VW Caddy fleet to make door-to-door deliveries to 270,000 Ringtons customers across the UK every two weeks, covering a total … Read More »

Peugeot demonstrates global commitments

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The carmaker is planning to move up from its current 10th place in the list of global carmakers to become seventh by 2012. In line with … Read More »

LCV drivers branded rudest on UK roads

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The commercial and private van insurance provider says that van drivers topped its poll of the rudest drivers conducted by 1,000 UK motorists, with a score … Read More »

AA staff call off bank holiday strike

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AA patrols belonging to the Independent Democratic Union (IDU) were planning to hold a two-day strike on Sunday 2 May and Monday 3 May in a … Read More »

Tax incentives on rise in EU

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The ACEA's annual tax guide highlights that 17 EU member states are now levying CO2-related taxes on passenger cars, while 15 governments provide tax incentives for … Read More »

Call for entries for Fleet World 2010 Honours

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In the usual tradition, the 2010 Fleet World Honours will take place at the Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall and will feature the creme de la … Read More »

Frost & Sullivan comments on Fiat demerger

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Frost & Sullivan's Automotive & Transportation Group research analyst, Niranjan Thiyagarajan, comments: 'With the automotive market finally coming up for air after the worst of the … Read More »

Alliance Medical outsources to Zenith Provecta

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Zenith Provecta will provide a full fleet management solution including servicing, maintenance, and accident and risk management. Alliance Medical drivers will also benefit from a dedicated … Read More »

Phillippe Guillemot appointed new CEO of the Europcar group

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Mr Guillemot will focus on leading the company into a strong 2010, after the company says that it successfully weathered the difficult months which affected the … Read More »

Fiat to split car and industrial divisions

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The plan will see the Iveco trucks, Case New Holland farming and construction equipment and its industrial and marine engines firms separated from its Fiat, Ferrari … Read More »

Milton Keynes Council sets out its EV stall

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Under the initiative, Milton Keynes Council will facilitate the installation of 430 electric vehicle charging points in a mixture of public and private locations in the … Read More »

Spectacular results achieved at Lex Autolease convertible sale

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Lex Autolease and Black Horse offered 400 convertibles at the sale at BCA Blackbushe on Saturday 17 April, with vehicles ranging in value from under £4,000 … Read More »

Price drop auction website adds new service

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Introduced a month ago to provide end-user fleets and leasing companies with a rapid and cost-effective way of selling their cars direct to consumers and trade, … Read More »

HiQ teams up with Sally Gunnell to find local heroes

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The Barcelona gold medalist is urging people up and down Britain to get in touch with their nearest HiQ centre and nominate an unsung member of … Read More »

Lombard gains new contract with winning ways

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Nationwide Maintenance is one of the UK's leading providers of planned, preventive and emergency maintenance across the commercial, retail and industrial sectors. It is headquartered in … Read More »

BMW teams up with Streetcar

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Unlocked remotely by a smartcard, the booked cars can be available to members in as little as 30 minutes. The BMW 1 Series is available at … Read More »