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Real-world data analysis is key to better fleet efficiency

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The company says that having a better understanding of how drivers are actually using vehicles day to day should be a important factor in fleet decision … Read More »

Mitsubishi and PSA expand EV collaboration

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The two manufacturers have started a feasibility study that will include an analysis on the packaging of batteries and its business viability. Mitsubishi and PSA have … Read More »

ALD Automotive joins Driving for Better Business campaign

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The leasing and contract hire company, which manages a UK-wide fleet of over 52,000 company cars and vans, has significantly reduced its incident rate through a … Read More »

EU to implement standardised chargers for EVs by mid-2011

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The Commission has announced that it's given a mandate to develop a relevant standard for such vehicles to the European Standardisation Organisations bodies CEN-CENELEC and ETSI. … Read More »

FTA urges fleets to address driver CPC requirements

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Nic Allen, FTA's general manager of training, said: 'FTA members have identified Driver CPC training as their greatest concern, along with fuel duty and transport costs. … Read More »

BCA publishes free Used LCV Market Report 2010

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Dubbed "The Used LCV Market Report 2010", the new publication has been authored by Professor Peter Cooke and the team at Buckingham University Centre for Automotive … Read More »

New Road Safety Foundation report highlights UK's highest risk roads

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The report, which shows where the high risk roads on which road trauma and high costs are concentrated, is being unveiled at a briefing in the … Read More »

Arnold Clark to freeze rental on all contract hire orders

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The firm has highlighted how contract hire and leasing companies will be adversely affected by the increase in VAT because vehicles that are currently on contract … Read More »

Renault iCare takes headache out of maintenance for van operators

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Dubbed Renault iCare, the solutions comprises a pro-actively managed service, maintenance and repair system based on telematics to provide "pay-as-you-earn" pricing and hands-free communication with the … Read More »

QBE-Fuelcard Company partnership to cut costs for 215,000 commercial motorists‏

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From 1 July, all qualifying QBE motor fleet clients will have access to preferential prices on diesel, using one of the Fixed Price fuel cards on … Read More »

TransLinc partners up with May Gurney for Lincolnshire Council deal

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The local authority fleet vehicle provider has agreed terms with May Gurney to supply 49 Mitsubishi Canter 7C18, 7.5-tonne box vans and three-way tippers and 4 … Read More »

Supply chain management firm outsources fleet to Zenith Provecta

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Under the new sole supplier agreement, Zenith Provecta will manage the existing fleet and provide full administration services including Accident Management and a comprehensive web based … Read More »

Transport for London welcomes i-MiEV to fleet

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The four new Mitsubishi i-MiEVs, part funded by the Government’s Low Carbon Procurement Programme, are the first step to achieving the 1,000 electric vehicles that the … Read More »

Used car sales fall year-on-year, says Experian

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The fall in sales was led by the upper medium segment, which was down by 12.2%, followed by the multi-purpose vehicles (MPV) segment, which saw sales … Read More »

TomTom WORK calls on the telematics industry to clean up its act

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‘Being a veteran of 15 years in the commercial telematics space, I am frequently asked why this industry hasn't achieved general acceptance or market penetration greater … Read More »

Aston Barclay rolls out new vehicle grading structure

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Vehicles are independently inspected by Aston Barclay staff in advance of each auction and a matrix-based value allocated for the cost of repair and a generic … Read More »

Ford announces details of new Mondeo prior to October sale date

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The new model – in UK dealerships in October – features a restyled exterior and interior, new high-efficiency Ford EcoBoost petrol and TDCi diesel powertrains, plus … Read More »

German day at Wilsons Auctions achieves strong results

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Held last Wednesday (23 June) the exclusive German marque auction featuring a wide range of German-originated vehicles and included entries from Arval, Masterlease, ALD, Lookers and … Read More »

Almost half of SMEs use company cars less than two hours a day

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The study of over 400 MDs, senior partners or board members of SMEs found that 45% of car-owning businesses use their vehicles for less than two … Read More »

Renault to work with France's CEA to develop greener technologies

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Renault and the CEA are to establish joint project teams working together at several sites, managed by a Renault/CEA Strategic Steering Committee chaired jointly by the … Read More »

SMEs can also benefit from telematics solutions, reports TomTom WORK

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Whether fleets consist of just one vehicle or one thousand, TTW is advising how telematics is delivering demonstrable cost savings, improved business efficiencies and customer satisfaction, … Read More »

Leaseurope launches e-publication on "Fighting Fraud"

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The guide provides a selection of interviews with national leasing associations and a number of articles by practitioners in an easy-to-read format. Leaseurope director general T … Read More »

Rolls-Royce opens eighth showroom in Greater China

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The new two-car showroom is located in Ningbo, East China, in the heart of the commercial district. Its launch follows a successful first quarter where sales … Read More »

Commercial vehicle sales rise 7.7% in May

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A total of 143,990 new commercial vehicles were registered in the EU in May – up by 7.7% on the same month in 2009, though34.6% less … Read More »

HPI Fleet & Mobility says it's on road to European top spot

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The firm has acquired Masterlease France SAS and Masterlease Belgium BVBA from Ally Financial Inc, bringing its vehicle inventory to a total of 31,000 vehicles. The … Read More »

SMA announces third lane at Leeds

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Other improvements include a new purpose-built office mezzanine and an extension to the vehicle display canopy. The plans also include a brand-new state-of-the-art Technical Services department … Read More »

Emergency Budget 2010: VAT hike could lead to vehicle shortage

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According to Lex Autolease, with VAT rising to 20% in January 2011, many firms running company vehicles will be tempted to bring forward orders for thousands … Read More »

Renault relaunches its fleet offering

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Boss Darren Payne says he has been working on the changes since taking over last year, and they reflect areas where he felt there needed to … Read More »

European automakers agree on industry standard for charging EVs

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The organisation says that the creation of the industry recommendations will enable the relevant EU standardisation bodies to make rapid progress with defining a common interface … Read More »

Incentives are best route to eco-friendly driving, says Trimble MRM

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Mr Yeoman says companies must step up their efforts to reduce their fleet’s carbon footprints and while there’s technology available to help monitor fuel consumption, it … Read More »