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WLTP uncertainty could hit used car market, warns VRA

12 mins ago / 0 comments

Current stability in the used car market could be hit by uncertainty surrounding WLTP, hitting company cars in particular. 

Aggressive driving could undermine air quality standards

13 mins ago / 0 comments

More work is needed to understand the impact of aggressive and ‘unusual’ driving events on vehicle emissions to avoid impacting on air quality goals.

UK-first charging hub unites solar power and energy storage

2 hours ago / 0 comments

A new EV charging hub that includes solar power and energy storage – said to mark a UK first – has gone live in Dundee.

Love Energy Solutions offers workplace charging solution

3 hours ago / 0 comments

Business comparison consultancy Love Energy Solutions is helping fleets to accelerate ULEV take-up with the deployment of charging points.

Rise in PCH could see more drivers flouting legislation

3 hours ago / 0 comments

Increased take-up of personal contract hire could lead to thousands of motorists inadvertently flouting European legislation when driving across the Channel this year.

Europcar joins Mobility as a Service Alliance

4 hours ago / 0 comments

Europcar Mobility Group is reinforcing its work to position itself as a key mobility provider by joining the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) Alliance.

Increase in used diesel prices outstrips petrol

5 hours ago / 0 comments

Used diesel car prices rose significantly compared to petrol in Q2, but the diesel market saw a significant drop in volumes.

Pricing and CO2 revealed for facelifted Mazda6 Saloon and Tourer

24 hours ago / 1 comments

The facelifted Mazda6 Tourer and Saloon go on sale this week, introducing new engine technologies, styling upgrades and cabin updates.

Ford Focus and Volvo XC40 score five-star Euro NCAP ratings

24 hours ago / 0 comments

The new Volvo XC40 and Ford Focus have both achieved the maximum five-star Euro NCAP safety rating while being commended for their Autonomous Emergency Braking performance.

Government urged to address ‘irrational’ fleet tax policy

1 day ago / 0 comments

Advantageous company car tax rates on ULEVs should be introduced in this autumn’s Budget for the next tax year, not 2020, to help drive EV sales.

Clancy Group cuts at-fault collision claims by 20%

1 day ago / 0 comments

Construction business Clancy Group has reported an initial 20% reduction in the number of ‘at fault’ collision claims with the help of predictive modelling data from … Read More »

Dashcam usage up 20-fold in five years

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A fifth (20%) of drivers now use dashcams, up from 1% five years ago, AA research shows.

Mark Sinclair joins TMC as chief financial officer

1 day ago / 0 comments

Industry stalwart Mark Sinclair has joined TMC in the newly created role of chief financial officer, which will see him head up new research on product … Read More »

Virtuo car club launches in London

2 days ago / 0 comments

Car club firm Virtuo has launched a scheme in London, marking its expansion into the UK.

UK rental and leasing sector brings in £49bn a year, BVRLA report shows

2 days ago / 0 comments

The vehicle rental and leasing industry contributes around £49bn per year to the UK economy while playing a major role in supporting domestic vehicle and engine … Read More »

EU car registrations up 2.9% in H1 following record June

2 days ago / 0 comments

The European new car market grew by 2.9% for the first six months of the year on the back of a record performance in June.

SsangYong Musso and Rexton get 7-year warranty

2 days ago / 0 comments

SsangYong is introducing a seven-year/150,000-mile warranty for its new Musso pickup, along with the Rexton SUV that it’s based on.

Ogilvie Fleet scores largest-ever sole supply deal

2 days ago / 0 comments

Colas Rail has awarded a solus outsourcing agreement for the supply and management of almost 900 company cars and LCVs to Ogilvie Fleet.

Fleet values remain at record levels, reports BCA

2 days ago / 0 comments

Average auction values continued to rise in June, with record levels reached for the fleet/lease sector, according to BCA.

Road Test: Jaguar E-Pace P250 R-Dynamic HSE

2 days ago / 0 comments

The junior Jaguar shaped up differently to expected, but it’s filling a familiar role. By Alex Grant.

BVRLA pledges to run 720,000 ULEVs by 2025

3 days ago / 0 comments

The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has pledged that its members will rapidly increase their plug-in vehicle take-up to support the UK’s Road to Zero … Read More »

Pothole breakdowns hit three-year high

3 days ago / 0 comments

The number of pothole-related breakdowns dealt with by RAC patrols in the second quarter reached their highest level since 2015.

Highways England explores variable speed limits for roadworks

3 days ago / 0 comments

Motorway speed limits through roadworks could be raised on Sundays and quiet periods under Highways England plans.

New technology can detect drivers using mobile phones

3 days ago / 0 comments

Norfolk County Council is trialling new technology that can detect if a handheld mobile phone is being used in a car and warn accordingly.

Paragon routing software links with more telematics solutions

3 days ago / 0 comments

Paragon Software Systems’ routing and scheduling software is now connected with more than 40 different vehicle tracking systems, and more technology partnerships are due to go … Read More »

Wincanton signs up Autoglass for car and van fleet

3 days ago / 0 comments

Logistics firm Wincanton has appointed Autoglass as the vehicle glass repair and replacement supplier of choice across the whole Wincanton & Pullman Fleet Services fleet.

Minutes to Midnight: Saving the Company Car

3 days ago / 0 comments

Under unprecedented pressure, the UK’s vital company car sector needs urgent action from Government to avoid irreparable damage. And the clock is ticking, explains Alex Grant.

Manheim to remarket 10,000 vehicles a year for Arval

6 days ago / 0 comments

Arval has signed up Manheim to provide remarketing services for 10,000 vehicles a year on a solus arrangement.

New website to find London’s EV charging hotspots

6 days ago / 0 comments

Londoners are being asked to suggest locations for electric vehicle charging points, via a new website launched by the Source London network.

Wales outlines low-CO2 transport plans

6 days ago / 0 comments

The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on reducing carbon emissions, with lower speed limits, measures to drive ULEV uptake, and a decarbonised bus and taxi … Read More »