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

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All the key news in fleet from the last week… CMA says that fleets contesting excessive bills from Highways England contractors can achieve five-figure savings. Fleets overpaying millions on inflated highways repair bills The plight ... Read More »

Today in Fleet – Friday 14 July

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Fleets already migrating to portfolio of drivetrain technologies

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Fleets are moving towards operating a portfolio of conventional and alternative drivetrain technologies but there is a wide variance in the adoption of alternative fuels between smaller and larger companies.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 13 July

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All the key news in fleet… Simon Hill, managing director, Total Motion. Total Motion passes 25,000 mark for managed and funded vehicles Vehicle management provider Total Motion says it’s become the largest privately owned ... Read More »

More than one in five fleets don’t have a road safety policy

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UK businesses are being left exposed by a lack of road safety policy, new research has revealed.

Thousands of VW Group drivers report post-emissions fix problems

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Thousands of Volkswagen Group car owners say they’ve suffered problems with their vehicles following an emissions fix carried out to remove the so-called ‘defeat device’ software.

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 12 June

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Five stand-out features for fleets on the new Audi A8

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Audi has revealed its fourth-generation A8, which will debut a large number of high-tech developments for fleets when it goes on sale in September. We look at the main highlights.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 11 July

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All the key news in fleet… The ICFM Masterclass will focus on how 'big data' is changing the face of the fleet management. ICFM Masterclass to spotlight how ‘big data’ is reinventing fleet management ... Read More »

Fleets overpaying millions on inflated highways repair bills

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The plight of fleet operators and drivers paying excessive highways repair bills has come under focus in a speech by the the Earl of Lytton in the House of Lords as new research suggests fleets … Read More »

Mobile phone drivers wouldn’t kick the habit even after causing an accident

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Even causing an accident would not lead two in five drivers who use mobile phones behind the wheel to change their behaviour, new research suggests.

Today in Fleet – Monday 10 July

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All the key news in fleet… The new website features everything prospective members and existing members need to know about the ICFM. ICFM unveils new website and ‘fast track’ initiatives  The ICFM (Institute of ... Read More »

Funding should be spent on road infrastructure, not autonomous cars, say drivers

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Motorists are sceptical that driverless cars will be commonplace in 20 years’ time and many would rather see government funding go on road infrastructure rather than autonomous vehicle technology.

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

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All the key news in fleet from the last week… The Government’s final plans to reduce air pollution in the UK are due on 31 July. High Court rules against challenge to air quality plan ... Read More »

Today in Fleet – Friday 7 July

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All the key news in fleet… The July VRA event will look to dispel the latest diesel rumours and focus on the key facts for the new and used car markets. July VRA meeting ... Read More »

Government urged to consult on access to connected car data

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The Government should consult on the implications of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) and access to data for third parties as new research indicates that almost half … Read More »

High Court rules against challenge to air quality plan

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Environmental lawyers at ClientEarth have lost their latest legal battle against the Government, with a High Court judge ruling that the draft air quality plans are not unlawful.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 6 July

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All the key news in fleet… ACFO Autumn Seminar delegates will hear from a range of speakers about current and forthcoming industry changes. ACFO Autumn Seminar to spotlight ‘unprecedented fleet management changes’ ACFO is ... Read More »

Fleets fear carmakers will clamp down on connected data

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The majority of fleet operators have concerns over how carmakers will provide access to valuable connected car data and are also not prepared to pay for such access.

Volkswagen previews next-generation Golf with 250-mile range EV research car

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Volkswagen has unveiled a new research car that could provide a heads up on the technology and design for the next-generation Golf.


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