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EU plans to make Europe a leader in EV battery tech

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The European Commission has put together a series of measures that would help Europe fight its corner in the electric vehicle battery sector, including the ability … Read More »

Fuel prices hit three-and-a-half-year high

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Petrol and diesel prices are now at their highest since mid-October 2014 with worst yet to come.

Workplace charging key to UK’s EV future

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The current rate of uptake for EVs will only be possible if smart workplace charge points are used, say Vinci Energies’ subsidiary Actemium.

Tighter CO2 targets would bring all-round benefits

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Carmakers should face more stringent CO2 targets to help drive zero and low-emission vehicle developments, according to MEP Miriam Dalli.

Multi-camera solution brings full telematics integration

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Microlise has launched a multi-way camera product that integrates with its telematics offering to help fleets cut costs, improve safety and protect against fraudulent claims.

Gulf forecourts get rapid chargers

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Certas Energy is deploying rapid chargers on Gulf forecourts across the UK.

Road Test: Volkswagen Up GTI

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Can Volkswagen’s smallest hot hatch punch above its weight? Alex Grant finds out.

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

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This week's top fleet industry stories... New safety tech to be mandated by EU by Natalie Middleton - Advanced safety features such as autonomous emergency braking ... Read More »

New service takes hassle out of grey fleet checks

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A new solution that enables fleets to automatically collect and store grey fleet documentation to aid Duty of Care checks has launched.

Used diesel values jump as petrol equivalents fall

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Prices of used diesel cars have risen by 2.4% after the slump seen in 2017 following ‘Dieselgate’.

New van CO2 emissions down 4.7% in 2017

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Average CO2 emissions for new vans registered in the EU fell 4.7% in 2017, latest figures from the European Environment Agency (EEA) show.

New safety tech to be mandated by EU

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Advanced safety features such as autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and intelligent speed assistance (ISA) will be fitted as standard on new cars by 2021 under new … Read More »

EU to take UK to highest court over air pollution

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The UK and five other countries are being referred to the European Court of Justice over ongoing failures to tackle air pollution.

Ford adds Waze navigation and voice control

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Ford adds the ability to project Waze navigation and real-time traffic to vehicles using its SYNC AppLink touchscreen and control it through voice.

Scanner ramps provide digital tyre depth readings

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Drivers in Europe can now use a new service to digitally check tyre pressures on scanner ramps at car parks.

Remote control parking gets green light under new UK laws

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Drivers will be able to use remote control parking and other technologies on British roads from next month under newly introduced laws.

Mazda debuts 1.8 diesel with updated CX-3 SUV

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Mazda has launched its updated CX-3 compact SUV in Japan, debuting a new 114bhp 1.8-litre diesel engine as a replacement for the old 1.5-litre unit.

New solution takes hassle out of tyre maintenance for fleets

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A new retrofit tyre pressure management system (TPMS) has been launched to bring safety and cost-saving benefits for fleets – even on vehicles already fitted with … Read More »

EU car demand rockets

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Passenger car registrations in the EU showed strong growth in April following March’s decline, helping to drive the year-to-date performance.

Telematics heavyweight joins Lightfoot

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Lightfoot has appointed telematics industry specialist Kevin Hennelly as its new head of sales.

Find out how to avoid penalty hotspots

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A new guide providing advice on how to avoid unnecessary motoring charges and penalties as a result of congestion charges, speeding fines and parking tickets is … Read More »

London could get more car-free days

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The Mayor of London is considering running more car-free days in the capital to tackle air quality issues.

Seat bolsters fleet team

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Lindsay Ephgrave has joined Seat as the new area fleet manager for the East.

Fleet and lease values hit new record

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Continued buyer demand led to a new record for fleet and lease used car stock at BCA in April.

First Drive: Hyundai i30 Fastback

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A stylish coupé-like saloon extends the i30’s appeal, reckons Craig Thomas.

Road Test: Volkswagen Arteon 2.0 TSI Elegance

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Alex Grant finds out if Volkswagen’s four-door fastback has substance to match the seductive styling.

Diesel used car demand stays strong but ULEV uptake soars

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Demand for used diesel and ultra-low emission vehicles rose in Q1, with drivers showing particular interest in zero-emission vehicles.

Rolec branches into DC rapid charging sector

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Rolec is augmenting its AC electric vehicle charging range with the addition of DC rapid chargers for the UK market.

UK to lead on automotive battery innovation

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A new £80m facility in the UK plans to lead the world on the development of the next generation of automotive battery systems.

Derbyshire County Council to streamline fleet with Chevin 

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Derbyshire County Council is to deploy Chevin’s FleetWave software solution to improve the efficiency of its fleet and workshop operations.