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Leasedrive Velo comes to the rental rescue of the RNLI

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Roddy Graham, commercial director, Leasedrive Velo said: 'Our ability to flexibly service the RNLI's needs, often at short notice, anywhere in the UK and the Republic … Read More »

Strong LCV sales lead to second month of growth for EU commercial vehicle sector

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A total of 146,974 new registrations were recorded last month in the EU, up by 9.1% compared to April last year. However, compared to April 2008, … Read More »

TOTAL launches mobile internet website

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The website content includes a service station finder that provides location details by nearest, or by requested area. Additional features include which service stations are open … Read More »

New Jaama software functionality shows optimum vehicle defleet time

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The company's online Key 2 Vehicle Management system now features functionality to enable fleet decision-makers to see at a glance whether SMR costs outweigh depreciation, using … Read More »

Streetcar adds Glasgow to growing list of locations

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The company, which is now part of Zipcar – the world’s largest car club – offers a range of BMW and VW vehicles on a pay-as-you-go … Read More »

Lex Autolease warns against severe fleet cost cutting

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Following a survey that the firm conducted, which said 8 out of 10 finance bosses believe they can cut company car costs by up to half, … Read More »

Fleets need to gear drivers up for increasingly demanding driving conditions

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The call comes in advance of the 75th anniversary of the driving test in the UK, which was first introduced on 1 June 1935. While the … Read More »

BCA's Steve Paine rejoins LCV sales at BCA Blackbushe

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Mr Paine's returning role includes complete responsibility for further developing LCV sales at Blackbushe, which stages the largest weekly sale of light commercial vehicles anywhere in … Read More »

Arval hosts free road safety event

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The event will offer expert advice and information covering many aspects of road safety such as driver education, cost management and businesses' legal obligations.  The free … Read More »

Streetcar launches scheme in Edinburgh

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Resourceful homeowners in the city are renting out their unused parking spaces to the Streetcar scheme in exchange for either cash or free driving time, helping … Read More »

Miele adds new VW Transporter to fleet

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The firm has taken delivery of its first batch of an order for 70 new Volkswagen Transporters, all in a unique bright red colour, which were … Read More »

2010 FW Honours: Auto Windscreens recognised for fleet management services

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The award was presented to Auto Windscreens sales and marketing director Nigel Davies at the Royal Automobile Club in Pall Mall, London at the annual Fleet … Read More »

Mazda anticipates increased fleet demand for upgraded Mazda6

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The Mazda6 was the car that put the brand on the fleet map almost a decade ago, and the new 19-strong range featuring refreshed exterior and … Read More »

Kia Picanto to go electric by 2013

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The next-generation Picanto goes on sale next year and electric versions will go into production in Korea in 201, according to news source headlineauto. The Picanto … Read More »

New poll highlights security risks taken by delivery drivers

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A poll, conducted by leading fuel card reseller The Fuelcard Company, quizzed 2000 drivers for Car Crime Awareness Week (17-23 May) and demonstrated that a worrying … Read More »

Jaguar to fit Trafficmaster’s Trackstar stolen vehicle tracking on new XJ

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Jaguar is to use the Trackstar stolen vehicle tracking as its approved security system on the XJ, replacing its existing supplier. Branded as Jaguar Trackstar, the … Read More »

Corclaim settles its first corporate claim under new MOJ process

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This follows the implementation of rules by the Government on 30 April aimed at speeding up personal injury claims arising from road accidents. Corclaim reports that … Read More »

Convertible values increase by a third, reports Manheim

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The auction firm says more than 4,000 convertibles worth £36 million have been sold since the beginning of January, with an average age of five years … Read More »

IRF elects new chairman

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Mr Kapila is the chairman and managing director of ICT Ltd, a New Delhi based firm that has been ranked among the top hundred consultancy companies … Read More »

VW takes control of Italdesign Giugario

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The Volkswagen Group will take a 90.1% stake in IDG, including the brand name rights and patents. The shares are being acquired by Audi's Italian subsidiary … Read More »

Innserve installs Cybit's Fleestar-Online in 250 service vans

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Innserve supplies and maintains drink dispense systems for more than half of the UK’s licensed premises and has customers including Carlsberg, Heineken UK and Greene King. … Read More »

Used LCV values continue to march on, says BCA

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Values have risen for nine out of the last ten months, and record values have been set for six months in a row.  Average values for … Read More »

GM announces profit in Q1 results

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The auto giant reported Q1 results that showed a net profit of $865 million, compared with a loss of $5.98 billion a year before. GM also … Read More »

High-mileage premium used models proving popular online

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Alistair Jeff of Carsite.co.uk commented: 'Buyers looking for well-specified premium models typically have three main considerations – brand, equipment and price point. With the internet’s "compare … Read More »

Fleet market becomes vital to Hyundai

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Forthcoming models will include the new ix35 C-segment crossover, which goes on sale this spring and will be followed later in 2010 by facelifts for the … Read More »

Companywide approach to fleet fuel savings works best, says CFC Solutions

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Neville Briggs, managing director at CFC, explained: 'What we have found works best is where managers of different departments work together on a companywide basis to … Read More »

Mazda Motor Europe recruits new vice president

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Mr Benders has been appointed with immediate effect and will report to chief operating officer, Philip Waring. He has worked for Mazda since 1985, when he … Read More »

Daimler announces new head of powertrain operations Mercedes-Benz Cars

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Dr Wolfgang Bernhard, member of the board of Daimler AG and responsible for the Production and Procurement Mercedes-Benz Cars and Mercedes-Benz Vans, commented: 'Volker Stauch played … Read More »

Police forces crack down on speeding in pan-European operation

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A total of 23 countries took part in the operation, which was coordinated by the European Traffic Police Network (TISPOL). Of the final total of 664,703 … Read More »

Zenith Provecta reports recession-defying RV performance

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The impact of the recession on the used car market saw residual values tumble towards the end of 2008 to unprecedented levels. Yet while CAP Black … Read More »