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Category : Today in Fleet

Drivers encouraged to ditch cars under new London plans

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Plans that will see a rethink on London’s streets to encourage walking and improve air quality have been unveiled.

Nexus streamlines mobile site for end-users

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Nexus Vehicle Rental has updated its app to bring added benefits to drivers.

Tomorrow likely to be most dangerous day of the year on UK roads

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Drivers are being urged to take more care tomorrow as research shows it’s the time you are most likely to have a crash in Britain this year.

Lightfoot extends driving rewards programme with Frobishers

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Driver behaviour technology specialist Lightfoot is extending its rewards programme in partnership with specialist fruit juice and premium juice drink manufacturer Frobishers.

UK-first charging hub unites solar power and energy storage

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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

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

Europcar joins Mobility as a Service Alliance

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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

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

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

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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.

Clancy Group cuts at-fault collision claims by 20%

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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 »

Fleet Assist plans for further network growth

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Fleet industry supply chain management specialist Fleet Assist is targeting further growth as it passes the landmark £2bn vehicle leasing SMR spend.

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.

Virtuo car club launches in London

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Pothole breakdowns hit three-year high

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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

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

Paragon routing software links with more telematics solutions

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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

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

Manheim to remarket 10,000 vehicles a year for Arval

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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

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

Eco driver training can help on path to zero emissions, says IAM RoadSmart

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The Government is being urged to recognise how eco driver training can cut emissions in line with its ambitions for drivers to increasingly opt for ultra-low … Read More »

Stuttgart become latest German city to ban diesels

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Stuttgart, the home of Mercedes and Porsche, is to introduce a ban on some diesel vehicles – but has come under fire for only banning Euro … Read More »

Used diesel market remains in rude health

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Diesel demand in the used vehicle market continues to defy the new car market, while the overall used market remains strong.

Find out how Jaguar’s I-Pace could work for your fleet with new app

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Fleets and drivers can now see how Jaguar’s new I-Pace electric SUV would fit into their everyday journey profiles, and the potential cost savings, with the … Read More »

ACFO directors re-elected at AGM

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Three ACFO directors have been  unanimously re-elected to the board at the organisation’s AGM.

Volvo XC90 makes grade as ground response car

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Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Service (EHAAS) has deployed two blue light converted Volvo XC90s as ground response cars following a procurement process.