Category : Latest News

Fix Auto strengthens Key Accounts team

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Fix Auto UK has appointed Rob Lake as a key account manager, further strengthening the team.

Ford ties up with Centrica for cheaper EV charging

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Ford is partnering with British Gas parent Centrica to offer cheaper EV charging in the UK and Ireland as it ramps up its electric vehicle plans … Read More »

JCT600 VLS celebrates 30th anniversary

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

JCT600 Vehicle Leasing Solutions (VLS) has said it’s working on several new technological developments as the company celebrates 30 years in the UK fleet industry.

Prices and specs revealed for RDE2-compliant Astra

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall has announced pricing and specifications for its revised Astra, which goes on sale this coming Thursday (1 August), bringing a completely RDE2-compliant engine line-up, as … Read More »

Brexit deal crucial to continued Ellesmere production, PSA reiterates

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Unfavourable Brexit conditions could see Vauxhall parent PSA ship Astra production out of the UK, the firm has warned again.

Could tyres power the electric revolution?

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Falken’s engineers have developed a new ‘Energy Harvester’ technology that sees tyres generate electricity while driving.

East Lothian Council rolls out new EV charging hubs

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

East Lothian Council is deploying six charging hubs in the county’s largest towns in partnership with Swarco eVolt.

Free2Move Lease ramps up corporate sector focus under latest appointments

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

PSA’s Free2Move Lease brand has made a number of changes to its National Sales Team structure as it looks to win new business within the corporate sector.

Pendragon Vehicle Management brings Esso Card benefits to customers

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Pendragon Vehicle Management has partnered with Esso Card provider WEX Europe Services to offer a range of benefits to its leasing customers.

Lords Committee launches inquiry into clock changes

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Fleets are being invited to take part in an inquiry from the House of Lords EU Internal Market Sub-Committee into the European Commission’s proposal to end … Read More »

B2B customers gain access to Free2Move Rent’s database

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

As part of its short-term car rental business, Free2Move, Groupe PSA’s mobility brand, is opening up the Free2Move Rent database to B2B customers.

VisionTrack targets growth under new European sales director

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Vehicle camera and video telematics specialist VisionTrack has appointed Vernon Bonser as European sales director as it looks to expand further in the UK and mainland … Read More »

Record drop in used car values for July 

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Used car values dropped by a record 2.2% at the three-year, 60,000-mile point in July, according to latest figures from Cap HPI.

Whole-life-cost and tax comparisons made easier for fleets

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

A new partnership between BCF Wessex and Cap HPI aims to simplify whole-life-cost and tax comparisons for fleets.

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

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

This week’s top fleet industry stories…

FTA Logistics Awards 2019 finalists announced

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

The FTA has announced the 58 finalists in the running to win an accolade at the FTA Logistics Awards 2019.

Higher level of data security for fleets promised by new data accreditation at epyx

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Epyx has been awarded a new ISO standard that ensures a higher level of information assurance for fleets.

SMMT warns PM no-deal Brexit “simply not an option”

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

“No-deal Brexit is simply not an option,” warns the SMMT’s chief executive, Mike Hawes, in an open letter addressed to the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.

Are recent BiK changes enough to encourage PHEV uptake?

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Last year’s cull of the plug-in hybrid car grant has dented the incentive and attraction for businesses to buy into plug-in hybrids, and despite the recently … Read More »

City Auction Group strengthens management team

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

City Auction Group has added two new appointments including Maria Avery, the new corporate business manager and Sarah Triolaire, the new administration manager.

Grant Shapps appointed as new transport secretary

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP was appointed Secretary of State for Transport on 24 July 2019 under new prime minister, Boris Johnson’s, cabinet reshuffle.

UK road deaths show marginal improvement

4 weeks ago / 2 comments

Not enough is being done to tackle road deaths, is the key message being sent out by industry bodies, as government statistics show that 2018 observed … Read More »

Over-emitting Euro 6 vehicles jeopardise clean air zones

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Both the DVSA and Allow Independent Road-testing (AIR) have conducted tests on Euro 6 cars, finding most emit higher NOx emissions than the limit during the … Read More »

Nissan to cut 12,500 jobs globally

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

In the wake of its first quarter results, Nissan will cut 12,500 jobs across its global workforce, as well as a reduced model line-up.

New Sportback added to Audi Q3 range

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

The new Audi Q3 Sportback will be available to order in the UK from next month, complementing the second generation Q3 range.

3Dtracking sees increasing demand for CO2 emissions monitoring

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

The telematics software solution provider 3Dtracking reports increasing demand from fleet management service providers, for CO2 emissions monitoring and reporting.

Eworks Manager partners with SmartWitness

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Eworks Manager – workforce management software – has partnered with SmartWitness to provide video telematics functionality to all of their global clients.

New EV charge network set to double UK’s rapid chargers

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Box Energi has signed a deal with Tritium – the Australian-based rapid charge device specialist – for the sole supply of new DC rapid chargers for … Read More »

Fleet operators key to UK’s electric vehicle tipping point

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

A new report from the Connected Places Catapult and Digital Catapult provides a pathway for increased uptake and improved customer experience for adopters of electric vehicles … Read More »

Company car technology launched by driver rewards firm Lightfoot

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Lightfoot has launched a new company car and grey fleet product enabling businesses to provide duty of care to staff through improved safety of drivers, without … Read More »