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Vauxhall Meriva gets green boost

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The first new addition is a 95PS 1.3 CDTi engine, which will power all Meriva ecoFLEX models. Featuring closed-loop combustion control, the 1.3 CDTi (95PS) uses … Read More »

Honda responds to criticism of Insight hybrid

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The suspension has been adjusted to improve ride comfort and NVH levels, while interior trim levels have been enhanced. As well as these upgrades to suspension, … Read More »

BMW X3 unveiled

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The new 184bhp BMW X3 xDrive20d has a CO2 emission level of 148g/km, and 147g/km for the auto. This reduction in emissions is thanks to the … Read More »

G4S to participate in voluntary carbon reduction scheme

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The voluntary scheme has been launched this month following the Government’s challenge to businesses to respond to national and international climate change targets. The scheme is … Read More »

Commercial vehicle fleets invited to join carbon reduction scheme

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The Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) has been launched in response to Government challenges business to respond to national and international climate change targets. The scheme … Read More »

Don't wait for Government fuel duty stabiliser, says Arval

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In the recent Emergency Budget, the Government announced that the Office of Budget Responsibility is to undertake a review of oil price variations, with a view … Read More »

Fleets increasingly turning to low-emission vehicles

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The latest data from ALD Automotive, which operates a fleet of more than 52,000 vehicles, reveals that in the first six months of 2010 average CO2 … Read More »

Honda reveals plans for new environmental technologies

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In his speech Mr Ito highlighted how drivers are seeking smaller-sized vehicles in every car market globally due to increased environmental awareness and the recession. As … Read More »

RSA launches fleet tool to cut fuel and claims costs

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The FleetActive service is designed to help reduce the frequency of accidents involving fleet vehicles and drivers, and minimises the hidden costs from replacement vehicle hire … Read More »

Surrey County Council cuts mileage allowances to encourage greener travel

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The plans were announced following a recent meeting of the Full Council, in which council leader announced that members whose vehicles emit high levels of CO2 … Read More »

Plumbase signs £1.9 million deal with Iveco

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The firm, which is a division of Grafton Merchanting GB, the fourth largest builders merchant in the UK, will locate the 3.5-tonne vehicles across 100 different … Read More »

Stronger programme needed to reach ambitious EU road safety targets, says ETSC

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The ETSC said that it congratulates the European Commission for the new emphasis on serious injuries while stressing the urgency to come forward with a common … Read More »

Citroen extends Trafficmaster Smartnav and Trackstar package across LCV range

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The technology was previously available on all Berlingo, Dispatch and Relay panel vans but is now being rolled out to the Nemo van, Berlingo First van … Read More »

EU Road Safety Programme a 'missed opportunity' for driver training, says IAM

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Neil Greig, IAM director of policy and research, said: 'This is a missed opportunity to highlight the benefits of a lifelong learning approach to driving. There … Read More »

Important lessons for UK from new EC road safety plans, says RoSPA

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Figures contained in the European Commission report show that in 2009, the UK was the Member State with the lowest road fatality rate by population – … Read More »

European Commission has missed opportunity to highlight drug driving, says TISPOL

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In its Road Safety Programme 2011-2020, the European Commission sets a new target of cutting deaths on Europe’s roads by a half over the course of … Read More »

European Commission publishes Road Safety Programme 2011-2020

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Under the European Road Safety Policy Orientations 2011-2020, the Commission puts forward a range of proposals, from setting higher standards for vehicle safety, to improving the … Read More »

Results of Eurobarometer survey on road safety published

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The Eurobarometer survey was conducted among more than 25,000 people aged 15 or over from all 27 Member States, which is said to be a representative … Read More »

Citroen appoints Charles Peugeot as UK sales director

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He worked most recently at Citroen UK as head of commercial vehicles & business sector, where he established a national network of over 90 Business Centres … Read More »

Gary Jefferies joins Bynx as sales and marketing director

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Mr Jefferies will be based at the company's head office in Warwickshire and will play a key role in driving worldwide development and expanding market share. … Read More »

Prius provides greener fares for private hire firm

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In line with its establishment of its Eco Cars division, Manchester-based Jeffries Cars has taken on two Toyota Prius models this year, and is about to … Read More »

Fleet World webinar outlines benefits of telematics adoption for fleets

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In the webinar on Telematics Applications for Fleets, Jeremy Gould, UK country manager, TomTom WORK, gave a speech on his company's technology and how it can … Read More »

Mencap signs four-year fleet deal with Leasedrive Velo

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The deal covers the buying, selling, maintenance and accident management of 250 vehicles, plus short-term vehicle rental. Leasedrive Velo commercial director, Roddy Graham said: 'Mencap is … Read More »

Mycompanyfleet adds mobile vehicle condition reporting

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FleetAcumen Mobile is an enhancement to Mycompanyfleet's mainstream FleetAcumen fleet management system and has widespread applications for companies with grey fleet drivers, and both light and … Read More »

New agreement affirms AvtoVAZ restructuring

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The "Base Agreement" has been signed by Russian Technologies State Corporation, Renault and Troika Dialog Investment Company and reaffirms the shareholders’ interactions during the process of … Read More »

DfT figures show massive reduction in at-work driver accidents

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According to the latest statistics from the DfT, in 2005 168 drivers or riders were killed whilst at work but the figure for 2009 (the latest … Read More »

Jaama releases new driving licence checking module for grey fleet drivers

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EDS is a risk management tool and a driver information portal within Jaama's Key2 Vehicle Management system and was launched last year. From its launch, the … Read More »

Arval becomes first fleet company to win European safety prize

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The eSafety Challenge focuses on innovative vehicle safety technologies and the potential for lives to be saved on the roads through their increased deployment. At the … Read More »

ICFM annual conference & workshop hailed as huge success

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Chairman of the ICFM, Roddy Graham declared: 'Our decision to integrate the best of both worlds, a national conference programme with free practical training workshops, proved … Read More »

FLAG publishes 20-point guide to remarketing local authority vehicles

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The guide, titled “The ultimate guide to risk-free used vehicle disposals”, looks at what local authorities, the public sector and emergency service organisations need to consider … Read More »