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Category : Latest News

Leasys UK puts focus on flexibility for ongoing growth

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Leasys, the mobility subsidiary of FCA Bank, is to extend its portfolio of long- and short-term vehicle solutions in the UK, aiming to grow its fleet … Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover to axe 500 jobs at Halewood plant 

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Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed it is to cut hundreds of jobs at its Halewood plant in Merseyside as a result of its long-term cost-cutting programme.

RoSPA appoints new road safety manager for Scotland

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Steve Whitehouse has joined the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) to spearhead its road safety work in Scotland, in particular on occupational road … Read More »

UK named a front runner in Europe for EV charging

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The UK has been revealed as one of the leading European countries for charge point infrastructure, providing further evidence that access to charging and range anxiety … Read More »

Pick the ALD team’s brains on mobility and alternatively fuelled vehicles at 2020 GBFE

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ALD Automotive is bringing its knowhow in smart mobility and alternatively fuelled vehicles to this month’s Great British Fleet Event to help operators get to grips … Read More »

Public sector staff offered I-Pace EVs on sal-sac under ‘unprecedented’ deal

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A fleet of 700 Jaguar I-Pace electric SUVs are being made available to UK public sector staff for salary sacrifice under an ‘unprecedented’ deal between Jaguar … Read More »

V2G tech could allay EV cost concerns, says fleets  

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EV cost concerns – in particular high purchase prices – are still the main barrier to fleet adoption but operators believe vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology could help … Read More »

Mobility management solution racks up 43,000 users in first 14 months

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A journey assessment and booking system launched by Enterprise has attracted more than 43,000 individual users after 14 months of operation.

New InstaVolt CTO to lead work on mobile app

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Gary Kirkland has joined InstaVolt as chief technology officer to advance the firm’s technology offering, including a new mobile app.

Government doubles funding pot for on-street charge points to £10m

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The Government has doubled funding for charge points for residential streets; underlining plans to “make electric cars the new normal”.

Fleets still wary despite election result, says Meridian

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Business confidence may have improved since the general election but fleets are still cautious over making long-term commitments.

Multiple mobility solutions to be showcased at 2020 Great British Fleet Event

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UK businesses continue to face considerable challenges in managing the movement of people and goods in an uncertain economic climate, but fleets attending next week’s Great … Read More »

Tusker appoints new chief financial officer

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Car benefit specialist Tusker has named Dianne Buchanan as its new chief financial officer (CFO), replacing Laura Alexander who left in December 2019.

Ionity switches to kWh-based charging pricing

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The Ionity ultra-fast charging network is to get a new kWh-based pricing scheme, intended to reflect actual consumption but already under fire from the Norwegian Electric … Read More »

Apprentice winner Michelle Dewberry becomes BigChange ambassador

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Businesswoman Michelle Dewberry, famed for having won the second series of The Apprentice, has become an ambassador for mobile workforce management technology firm BigChange.

Fleet and lease values hit new high

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Average values for fleet and lease vehicles reached record levels at BCA in December 2019, marking the third time in four months that BCA has reported … Read More »

One in 15 motorists breathalysed found over the limit in festive season

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One in 15 drivers breathalysed by police in Scotland over the festive season were under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

January revealed as riskiest month of the year to drive

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The most accident claims take place in January despite motorists typically driving less.

Bath to push ahead with Clean Air Zone charges on vans

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Bath & North East Somerset Council has confirmed it’s advancing plans for a Class C charging Clean Air Zone that will see charges introduced on vans … Read More »

Newcastle Clean Air Zone slammed for burden to business

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Plans for a Clean Air Zone in Newcastle city centre from 2021 are gathering pace but continue to come under fire for the burden to businesses … Read More »

Drug driving laws not being properly enforced, say drivers

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Nearly two-thirds of people feel that drug driving laws are not being properly enforced; possibly the result of a decline in police numbers in recent years.

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Selsia partnership with TIDAL to bring ‘significant’ benefits for fleets

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Selsia has teamed up with The Independent Distributor Alliance Limited (TIDAL) under a strategic partnership intended to bring significant benefits for fleets as well as insurers … Read More »

Find out about Samsara’s complete platform for fleet management at GBFE

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One of the fastest-growing fleet technology providers in the world is coming to this month’s Great British Fleet Event to connect with fleets and showcase its … Read More »

Oliver Stevenson joins DriveTech to lead growth in fleet sector

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DriveTech has appointed Oliver Stevenson as national sales manager for fleets as it looks to further strengthen its work with corporates.

UK-first charging tech trial to help Nottingham taxis go wireless

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Trials that will help accelerate the development of wireless charging solutions are to get underway with the help of 10 plug-in taxis in Nottingham.

Grey remains UK’s favourite new car colour

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Grey has taken the top spot in the list of the UK’s favourite new car colours for the second year running, accounting for more than one … Read More »

Hybrid and EV used prices hit all-time high in Q4

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Prices of used hybrids and electric cars reached a record level in Q4 2019; the result of “unprecedented” demand.

Netherlands, Norway and UK now best prepared for EV transition, finds LeasePlan

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The Netherlands, Norway and the United Kingdom are now the best prepared countries in Europe for the electric vehicle revolution.

Cardiff mulls congestion charge, workplace parking levies and Clean Air Zones

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Cardiff Council is exploring radical changes to its “creaking” transport system, which could see a daily congestion charge for non-residents along with a workplace parking levy … Read More »