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Ultra-efficient Mazda petrol could beat diesels on fuel economy

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Mazda is to launch a new petrol engine using compression ignition to bring similar or better fuel efficiency than its current diesels.

‘Troubling’ lack of fleet awareness of cash or car changes

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Nearly half of UK fleets (46%) are unaware of changes to cash or car taxation introduced by the Government in April, with smaller fleets particularly in the dark.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 8 August

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All the key news in fleet… Synergy has appointed Nicola Ech-Channa as director and commercial data analyst while Jean-Paul Levahn is now director of IT and technical services. Synergy makes two further appointments to board Vehicle ... Read More »

DfT to enforce anti-hacking measures for connected cars

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New generations of connected cars will offer better protection against the threat of hacking under latest Department for Transport measures.

Today in Fleet – Monday 7 August

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All the key news in fleet… Molly Maid COO, Jonathan Holden, said the vehicles will act as a roaming billboard for the company. Fabia awarded fleet deal for cost and practicality Domestic cleaning franchise ... Read More »

Plug-ins added to government’s greenhouse gas data tables

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The UK government has included plug-in vehicles on its greenhouse gas conversion tables for the first time, aimed at helping fleets to better understand the environmental impact of new drivetrains.

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

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This week's top fleet industry stories... The report says motorists could face a 90% hike in the cost of driving on London’s roads under the road pricing plans. Pay-per-mile road pricing plans could double ... Read More »

Company cars still ‘ingrained’ in UK business

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Almost nine out of 10 UK businesses would be unwilling to replace company cars with another form of transport, according to new research.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 3 August

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All the key news in fleet… The Allstar guide is intended to help managers at SMEs identify time and cost-saving opportunities in SMR. Free SME guide on creating an SMR policy Allstar Business Solutions ... Read More »

Renault restructures expanding fleet team

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Renault has revamped its fleet team as it expands operations to ensure increased coverage of areas including mobility solutions and local fleet sales.

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 2 August

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All the key news in fleet… According to Meridian's Phil Jerome, the new VED regime has created too many anomalies when it comes to low emissions. Rethink VED changes to encourage low CO2 fleet ... Read More »

Transition to autonomous driving could increase accidents in short term, says insurers

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UK insurers have expressed concerns that the evolution of automated driving technology could result in a short-term increase in crashes.

PSA completes acquisition of Vauxhall/Opel

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GM has closed the sale of Opel/Vauxhall to the PSA Group for €2.2bn, creating the second largest carmaker in Europe with a market share of 17% and a portfolio of five brands.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 1 August

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All the key news in fleet… The C3 Aircross brings Grip Control technology with Hill Descent Assist and marks the range debut of wireless smartphone charging. Prices revealed for Citroën’s new Juke-rivalling C3 Aircross ... Read More »

Tesla’s electric 3 Series rival to bring long-range option

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Intended to provide electric motoring for the mass market, Tesla’s production Model 3 has been unveiled in California ahead of going on sale in the UK in 2019.

Pay-per-mile road pricing plans could double cost of driving in London

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Plans to introduce pay-per-mile road pricing in London would see road charges hike up by 90%, impacting significantly on businesses, new research suggests.

Today in Fleet – Monday 31 July

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All the key news in fleet… Porsche will update the software in 21,500 Cayenne diesels. Porsche to run software update for Cayenne diesels Porsche is to recall around 21,500 Cayenne diesels to run a ... Read More »

Nissan aims to get personal with fleets

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Nissan is re-working its fleet proposition, with a view to making itself simpler for businesses of all sizes to engage with its range of cars and vans, according to recently-appointed fleet sales director, Iker … Read More »

Clarity needed on changing vehicle tax

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The fleet sector has called for clarity on changes to the tax regime as the government looks to fund improvements to air quality through taxation on diesel vehicles, and a move to plug-in models.

Government air quality plans: what you need to know

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As the UK government sets out its plans to curb air quality issues across the UK, Alex Grant picks out the key points for fleets.


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