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ALD announces board and management changes

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ALD has announced proposed changes to its Board of Directors and within its general management and executive committee.

Volvo UK and Sweden MDs switch roles

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Volvo Sweden managing director Kristian Elvefors is to assume the MD position at Volvo Car UK as current incumbent Jon Wakefield moves to Elvefors’ former role … Read More »

Highways England footage shows dangers of tailgating

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Highways England has released new footage to remind drivers of the dangers of tailgating. 

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

West Midlands drivers to get ‘credits’ to ditch cars under £20m Future Mobility plans

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Drivers in the West Midlands could be paid ‘credits’ to ditch their personal vehicles as part of a new £20m Future Mobility programme from Transport for … Read More »

Hyundai underpins future fleet plans

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Hyundai is a company on the move, with a 221% increase in sales over the past decade from around 28k to just under 90k between 2008-2018. … Read More »

Rising keyless car theft leads to record high in claims costs

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A surge in vehicle crime, including keyless car theft, led to record insurance pay-outs in 2018, with more than £1m being paid every day in the … Read More »

Autonomous cars not viable business option for 10-15 years, says flexible leasing firm

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Flexible car leasing company Cars on Demand says it currently has no plans to specifically invest in fully automated cars as its research finds consumer trust … Read More »

Arval EV charging sites to provide test ground for customers

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Arval is continuing its work to help employees and customers make the switch to electric with plans to install charging points across its UK premises, including … Read More »

100+ Electric Forecourt network to revolutionise EV charging

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Global energy business Gridserve is to roll out a UK-wide network of more than 100 ‘Electric Forecourts’ to bring low-cost, ultra-fast charging, backed by renewable energy … Read More »

Enterprise set to buy SHB Hire

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car UK has signed an agreement to acquire commercial vehicle rental specialist, SHB Hire.

Pendragon appeal sees ‘common sense prevail’ on ex-fleet use vehicles

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A court appeal that has overturned a previous Pendragon Motor Group conviction on a supposedly misleading used car advert could spell an end to “irrational prejudice … Read More »

Total cost of disposal is ‘missing piece in running costs equation’

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Fleets and leasing companies are being urged to factor in total cost of disposal (TCD) as part of their total cost of ownership calculations to get … Read More »

RoSPA backs European Parliament proposal to scrap clock changes

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The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is calling for the UK to scrap twice-yearly clock changes to help prevent serious injury and death … Read More »

Škoda Karoq and Kodiaq get new petrol engine

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Škoda has expanded its Karoq and Kodiaq SUV line-ups with the addition of a new petrol unit; the result of continued growth in demand for petrol … Read More »

UK car production falls for ninth month running

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UK car manufacturing tumbled 15.3% in February, marking the ninth consecutive month of downturn.

Abax Environment Report to help fleets slash CO2

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Abax has augmented its Triplog GPS telematics solution with a new feature to help fleets pinpoint where they need to cut CO2 and fuel, saving costs … Read More »

Seat electric car offensive to bring VW Group platform for ‘affordable’ EVs

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Seat is to take the lead on developing a new platform for small, affordable EVs for the Volkswagen Group as part of a new electric cars … Read More »

Mandatory car tech will save lives but education and confidence is key

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Plans to mandate advanced safety systems, including autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and intelligent speed limiters, on all new cars from 2022 will bring significant improvements for … Read More »

FCA developing plug-in services for fleets

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is developing a suite of services to support its forthcoming plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, while aiming to offer fleets total cost … Read More »

London fleet deploys Street Angel to protect drivers

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Dashcam and tracking technology from Camera Telematics is helping London-based Orbital Fasteners to combat insurance fraud and improve accident management across its fleet.

Davis updates to offer enhanced compliance, says Licence Check

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Licence Check is introducing upgrades for its cloud-based Driver and Vehicle Information Solution (Davis) brand to help further automate driver and vehicle compliance management and address … Read More »

Hertz puts focus on high-end experience for new rental collection

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Hertz Europe has launched a new rental collection in the UK to offer a new themed premium experience.

Morrisons to roll out rapid charging facilities nationwide

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Morrisons is tying up with the GeniePoint charging network to deploy rapid electric vehicle charging across its sites, nationwide.

Octavia SportLine hatch and estates debut

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Škoda has introduced SportLine variants of its Octavia hatch and estate, providing bespoke design and specification features.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 26 March

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All the key news in fleet…

Ford to drive car and van efficiency with mild hybrid tech

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Ford is to launch 48-volt mild hybrid Fiesta and Focus models next year as part of wider plans for range electrification that will take in vans … Read More »

Plans to make AEB mandatory take shape

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Plans for new vehicle safety standards that will see features including AEB become standard on new cars from 2022 have taken a further step forwards in … Read More »

Highland Council slashes travel costs with new car club

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Highland Council has cut its travel costs by a third and reduced its carbon footprint by introducing Enterprise Car Club vehicles to replace ‘grey fleet’ travel.

Brake webinar to discuss fleet community outreach work

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Brake is to run a free webinar discussing the important role organisations can play in influencing safe and healthy mobility in the communities where they work.