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Category : Today in Fleet

Used diesel prices on the increase

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Used diesel prices have risen over the last year despite the downturn in the new car market.

Engenie gets funding for 1,500-strong rapid network

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Engenie gets funding for 1,500-strong rapid charger network that will offer ultra-rapid chargers capable of recharging an EV in 10 minutes, as well as a focus … Read More »

Fire and rescue service expands V60 response fleet

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Volvo is supplying 15 new V60 estate cars to Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) following a tender and evaluation exercise.

Driverless cars trial achieves major landmark

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Driverless car have interacted for the first time in public trials held by the Driven consortium.

OVO launches V2G charger compatible with Nissan EVs

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OVO has unveiled a range of electric vehicle and energy management products, including what it claims is the world’s first domestic and widely available vehicle-to-grid charger.

UK motoring costs revealed in new analysis

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The cost of driving for UK drivers has been set out in new Inrix research that shows the impact of hidden costs, such as congestion and … Read More »

Santander signs remarketing deal with Aston Barclay

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Santander Consumer Finance has awarded a three-year remarketing contract to Aston Barclay Prees Heath following 100% conversion rates.

Pothole breakdowns double in Q1

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Harsh winter weather has led to one of the worst quarters for pothole breakdowns, according to the RAC.

Vandalism claims costs up 40%

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The average vandalism claim value has risen by more than 40% in the last five years, with a car insurance claim for vandalism made every 22 … Read More »

FCA appoints new fleet director

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has appointed Andrew Waite as fleet and remarketing director, replacing Francis Bleasdale who has moved to another role within the company.

Diesel RV concerns unfounded, says VRA

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Concerns over a crash in used diesel car values “should now have passed” as latest data shows such fears are unfounded.

Lexus range to expand with ES compact hybrid saloon

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Lexus will launch a compact hybrid saloon car below the IS in its European range later this year, likely to preview some of the technology coming … Read More »

Met Police signs hydrogen fuel contract with ITM

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ITM Power is to supply hydrogen fuel for the Metropolitan Police Service’s new fleet of Toyota Mirai zero-emission response vehicles.

Highways England names new non-executive director

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Kathryn Cearns OBE has joined the board at Highways England on a three-year contract.

E-Training World claims “huge leap forward” in online assessment

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E-Training World has launched a major upgrade to its online driver profiling and e-driver training system, said to bring a huge leap forward in online assessment … Read More »

Vauxhall re-works fleet dealer network

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Vauxhall has rebutted rumours that it is culling its dealer network, clarifying that the plans are aimed at widening the service it offers fleet and retail … Read More »

Volkswagen Group to introduce autonomous parking from 2020

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Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche vehicles are taking part in a Hamburg Airport trial of autonomous parking that could see the launch of a new service within … Read More »

Škoda scores record true fleet first quarter

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Škoda has achieved a record 3.9% share of the true fleet market in the first quarter, up 0.3% on the same period in 2017.

Close Brothers Motor Finance appoints new CEO

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Rebecca McNeil, the former chief operating officer for Barclays Business, has joined Close Brothers Motor Finance as its new chief executive officer.

EV used values up 41% in Q1 while diesel remains strong

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Average selling prices for electric vehicles shot up 41% in the first quarter of 2018, outperforming the market, while diesel values held steady.

Last change to have say on A303 Stonehenge upgrade

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Fleets and other road users are being urged to have their say on the A303 Stonehenge upgrade before the consultation ends later this month.

Masternaut provides fleet guidance on final GDPR checks

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Masternaut has published a new guide for fleet managers, providing advice on the final checks needed to be GDPR ready.

Fleet Show debut for all-new Volvo V60 and XC40

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Fleet decision-makers will get an unrivalled opportunity to test Volvo’s new XC40 compact crossover at next month’s Fleet Show at Silverstone, as well as a first … Read More »

Sygic platform could aid development of traffic management apps

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A new Smart Mobility Platform that could be used to develop integrated traffic management apps within cities has launched from Sygic.

London ranked 7th best city globally for urban mobility

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London has been ranked in the top 10 cities globally for mobility systems in a new study carried out by Arthur D Little.

Cazana appoints David Hammond as chairman

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David Hammond has joined used vehicle database Cazana.com as non-executive chairman. 

Car insurance prices fall for first time in three years

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Average car insurance costs have made a U-turn for the first time in three years, possibly as a result of forthcoming personal injury compensation reform.

Arnold Clark Vehicle Management partners with Lightfoot

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Arnold Clark Vehicle Management has formalised its partnership with the Lightfoot driver behaviour technology.

TomTom Telematics teams up with Driving Doctor behaviour solution

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The Driving Doctor’s driver behaviour solution is now being offered through TomTom Telematics in a move to help fleets enhance risk management and safer driving behaviour strategies.

New tech enables drivers to see around corners

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UK Connected Intelligence Transport Environment (UK CITE) demonstrated its latest connected and autonomous car innovations at Jaguar Land Rover’s Gaydon site, which it says could lead … Read More »