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Category : Latest News

New BCA report on LCV market

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With a dearth of late-plate stock and even shortages of typical three to five-year-old fleet and lease vehicles, due to extended or deferred replacement cycles, and … Read More »

BVRLA includes FYAs for EVs in Budget wish list

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In its Budget submission, the BVRLA's key request is for the Treasury to provide more details on the 100% first-year allowance it is introducing for companies … Read More »

Fleet management outsourcing continues to grow

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Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions says that, in the face of increasing pressure to reduce costs and headcount and to streamline processes, more businesses are turning to … Read More »

GENEVA: Vauxhall announces Meriva pricing

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Highlights include the FlexDoors, which are rear-hinged back doors that swing open towards the back of the car at an angle of nearly 90 degrees, to … Read More »

GENEVA: 9-5 marks new era for Saab

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The model is intended to provide Progressive Scandinavian design inspired by Aero X and Saab heritage alongside an array of high-tech features that make it the … Read More »

Toyota Verso stands out in latest Euro NCAP results

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This year has seen Euro NCAP change the way it marks cars across three areas of safety protection. Performance thresholds for Adult Occupant Protection and Child … Read More »

Kia recalls new Venga for product modification

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This comes after Euro NCAP crash tests showed that there was a small risk that the lower section of the front seatbelts in its new Venga … Read More »

Specsavers website proves hit with fleets

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The pages regarding Eyecare Vouchers have seen the biggest leap in the number of hits, with an increase of 78%. The "Employers Section" as a whole … Read More »

GENEVA: Ferrari goes green

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The HY-KERS features a tri-phase, high-voltage electric motor coupled to a dual-clutch seven-speed F1 transmission. The 100bhp motor increases the 620bhp 6.0-litre V12’s output to 720bhp … Read More »

Europcar reserves Renault EVs for fleet

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Europcar, which is Renault's principal short-term rental partner in Europe, has now pre-ordered 500 Renault electric vehicles for delivery in Europe’s largest cities from the third … Read More »

Ford on track with Volvo sell-off

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Mr Odell said the deal should be completed by the end of June. The deal comes as Volvo reports rising sales. Mr Odell said that global … Read More »

Mycompanyfleet adds alternative travel to grey fleet solution

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The Office of Government Commerce recently launched its own campaign to persuade councils to allow employees to use their own cars on council business only as … Read More »

Fleet values tumble 2.8% in February

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The report show that fleet values by 2.8% (£184) to £6,425 in February compared with the previous month, while overall values stabilised with an increase of … Read More »

Fleets won't flock to EVs despite Government incentive, says GE Capital

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In last month's announcement, Transport Secretary Lord Adonis launched a new incentive to allow private and business fleet buyers to receive 25% off the price of … Read More »

Autoquake.com secures additional £6m investment

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The equity is being provided by existing investors Accel Partners and Highland Capital Partners and the debt is being provided by Kreos Capital. Autoquake sells high-quality … Read More »

Don't turn a blind eye to corporate eyecare

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Issued by the Sentencing Guidelines Council the new legal guidelines became effective last month and will mean that fleets found guilty of breaches of the corporate … Read More »

Peugeot announces senior management changes

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Under the changes, Vincent Rambaud takes on the role of CEO with effect from 2 April, reporting to Jean-Marc Gales, marques director, PSA Peugeot Citroen. He … Read More »

TTC Group trains the trainers

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A total of eight members of Liverpool-based AFTAthought attended the bespoke training course at their offices in Wavertree Business Park. Attendees, including those who drive actors … Read More »

Fiat targets firms with fleet-specific eco:Drive

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Launched by Fiat in 2008, eco:Drive helps motorists understand the impact of their driving in terms of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions and offers suggestions on … Read More »

Fleets urged to challenge fuel tax hikes

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Mr Dunning said that transport was the only industry to have seen large increases in taxation during the current recession, and claimed that “enough was enough”. … Read More »

Navman Wireless adds dynamic features to software

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The dynamic new features, provided by Google Maps, will enable companies using Navman Wireless's OnlineAVL2 software to more accurately determine off-site locations and better optimise journeys … Read More »

Alphabet and Tusker lead way in CSI survey

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The fleeteye CSi survey, which was launched in 2009 as the replacement to the long-running landmark CSi survey, provides a leading measure of fleets' satisfaction with … Read More »

BMW predicts rising sales in 2010

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The Munich-based carmaker reported a 17.7% rise in pre-tax profits for 2009 to €413 million, compared to €351 million in 2008. However, due to a higher … Read More »

GE Capital identifies €76m savings for fleet customers

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The funding specialist identified €76 million of total cost savings for its European fleet customers in 2009 by examining every element of the fleet mix, from … Read More »

Lex Autolease survey highlights gap in fleet knowledge

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The research reveals that 29% of those surveyed who employ a fleet over 500 company vehicles do not know that firms could reduce their NICs by … Read More »

Integral signs fleet deal with Venson

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Integral fleet manager Craig Watson said Venson’s experience in working with the emergency services was among the critical factors in awarding the contract. He said: ‘Just … Read More »

Budget 2010: Industry welcomes BIK changes for low-emitting vehicles

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Mike Moore, a director in the employment taxes group at Deloitte, said: 'There was welcome news for company car schemes in today’s Budget. The percentage of … Read More »

Carsite predicts fall in values for less fuel-efficient cars

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Despite current high prices in the used vehicle sector, Carsite.co.uk is warning that there could be another round of price drops for thirsty second-hand 4x4s as … Read More »

Budget 2010: ACFO response

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She commented: 'The Government’s decision to implement in three stages the widely anticipated 3p a litre rise in fuel duty is to be welcomed. However, for … Read More »

Telematics take-up on the rise in Europe

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A report from the analyst firm Berg Insight says that the number of fleet management systems deployed in commercial fleets in Europe was 1.5 million in … Read More »