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End user fleet members welcomed by BVRLA

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The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) is to open its membership to fleet operators from January next year.

BMW and Daimler to form urban mobility joint venture

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The BMW Group and Daimler AG have formed a 50/50 joint venture to establish a standalone mobility services company, set to operate across Europe.

Today in Fleet – Friday 21 September

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All the key news in fleet…

Drivers more wedded to cars than ever

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Drivers’ dependency on their cars has jumped to the highest-ever level due to a claimed deterioration in public transport services.

One week left to apply for a Fleet Hero Award

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Fleets have just one week left to get entries in for the 2018 Fleet Heroes Awards.

Car traffic broadly stable but van usage continues to rise

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Van and lorry traffic have increased over the last year but car and taxi traffic remained fairly static.

Employees call for single-card expense solution 

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More than a third (34%) of SME employees would like a single card to pay for all expenses, to make their business travel easier.

Corporate Manslaughter Act failing to call fleets to account on road safety

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is being urged to take more of a lead with the Corporate Manslaughter Act to bring companies to account for … Read More »

Lexus ES to undercut outgoing GS saloon

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Lexus has started taking pre-orders for the new ES executive saloon, with pricing around £1,000 less than the GS it replaces in Western Europe.  

Diesel prices face significant rise

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Fleets are being warned that a “potentially significant” rise in diesel prices is on the horizon due to the new international rules on ultra-low-sulphur.

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

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This week’s top fleet industry stories…

Briefing: BT Fleet Solutions’ 2018/19 report 

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Forthcoming clean air zones and the shift to WLTP are presenting major challenges for fleets, according to BT Fleet Solutions’ newly published 2018/19 Operational Fleet Insight … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Thursday 20 September

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Diesel demand and shift to WLTP boost used car market

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The used car market remained steady in August, including for diesel vehicles, while the move to the new Worldwide harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) cycle … Read More »

BigChange advances expansion with new Leeds HQ

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BigChange has moved into new offices in Leeds that will enable it to continue its growth strategy.

Brake to give keynote speech at inaugural Trakm8 fleet event

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Road safety charity Brake is to provide a keynote speech on road safety for fleets at Trakm8’s forthcoming Safety and Efficiency Conference.

A6 and Touareg score five-star Euro NCAP ratings

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Euro NCAP has released the results of its latest tests, which saw both the Audi A6 and the VW Touareg achieve a maximum five-star rating but the Suzuki Jimny was … Read More »

First Drive: Mazda CX-3

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SECTOR Compact SUV   PRICE £19,785-£25,785   FUEL 40.4-64.2mpg   CO2 1114-160g/km

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 19 September

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EU car market records ‘exceptional’ rise ahead of WLTP

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New car registrations in Europe saw unseasonable growth over the summer in advance of the shift to the new WLTP cycle.

Hybrid Honda CR-V targets 50% electric driving

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Honda’s first-ever CR-V Hybrid in Europe could run on battery power alone for more than 50% of a moderate-speed journey, aiding the brand’s plans to provide … Read More »

Renault concept shows vision for last-mile delivery solution

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Renault has unveiled an autonomous, electric robo-pod concept that it says could help transform the last-mile delivery sector.

Seat Tarraco targets corporate fleets

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Seat is targeting ongoing growth with large corporate fleets with the forthcoming Tarraco seven-seat SUV, with options set to include a plug-in hybrid version after launch.

No-deal Brexit could add £1,500 to cost of imported new cars

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A ‘No-deal’ Brexit must be ruled out to avoid punitive price rises on new cars in both the UK and Europe.

Streets across London to go car free for a day          

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Around 50 residential streets across London are to go car free on Saturday 22 September as part of World Car Free Day.

New record for fleet and lease values at BCA

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Strong trading in August helped average fleet & lease values reach record levels at BCA for the fourth time this year.

First Drive: Mini Clubman City

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Mini is best known as a retail brand, but with the City its aiming to open its six doors to fleets…

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 18 September

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Audi embarks on EV offensive as E-Tron premieres

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Audi has announced plans to launch 12 full electric models globally by 2025, including its newly unveiled E-Tron SUV.

Kia e-Niro gets official 301-mile WLTP range

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Kia’s e-Niro fully electric SUV will have an official 301-mile range under WLTP testing when it launches in Europe next year.