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Category : Today in Fleet

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions spotlights fleet services in new campaign

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Financial solutions provider Hitachi Capital UK has launched its first-ever brand marketing campaign that will also highlight the fleet services from its Vehicle Solutions division.

Activa Contracts rewards safest drivers

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Activa Contracts is sponsoring a new initiative with its risk management partner, Lightfoot, to recognise the safest drivers among its customers.

Grey overtakes black as UK’s favourite new car colour

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Grey has become the UK’s favourite new car colour for the first time since record began, while silver is no longer even in the top five.

Using specialist procurement firms could prove ‘expensive mistake’, says FleetLocum

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Businesses have been warned to be on their guard against a growing trend to turn to specialist procurement companies when acquiring fleet services – which could … Read More »

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and PHEV get new connected features

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Hyundai is updating its Ioniq range for 2019 with a number of new features.

Used diesel car shortages could bring higher values

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New diesel car sales are falling so quickly that there could be shortages of them within the used market in the near future – potentially inflating … Read More »

Top 10 fastest-selling used cars for 2018 revealed

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The Ford Ka was the UK’s fastest-selling used car in 2018, while the Renault Zoe electric car made it into the top 10 for the first … Read More »

VED supplement putting used buyers off premium cars, says Manheim

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The Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) supplement on premium cars is putting some customers off purchases, according to Manheim.

Aston Barclay continues countdown to new Wakefield super centre

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Aston Barclay is in the final phases of developing its new 78,000 sq ft auction super centre in Wakefield ahead of its official opening on 28 … Read More »

Marshall Fleet Solutions teams up with fuelGenie

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Marshall Fleet Solutions has helped one of its customers take care of fuel management under a new partnership with fuelGenie.

EU car registrations record fifth year of growth

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EU car registrations saw a very moderate rise of 0.1% in 2018 as Central European countries continued to bolster the market.

‘No-deal’ Brexit could bring irreversible damage to UK car industry

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The UK automotive industry is urging government to ensure a no-deal Brexit is taken off the table as it continues to warn that such a scenario … Read More »

RNLI selects Ford for replacement fleet

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Ford is to provide the RNLI with a replacement fleet of new vehicles that will see more than 450 Fords deployed over the next three years.

Enterprise provides daily rental and car club in Livingston

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car has opened a new branch in Livingston to provide businesses with daily car and van rental as well as the town’s first car club … Read More »

OviDrive partners with Automotive Software Solutions to expand into UK

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Australian vehicle management platform provider OviDrive is expanding into the UK and Europe with the help of Automotive Software Solutions.

UK True Fleet continues WLTP recovery

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The UK true fleet sector continued to fight back after the introduction of the WLTP regime but remained in negative growth in December.

Aligning MOT and vehicle safety recall systems could bring real safety benefits

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Reports that the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is looking to align the MOT test and vehicle safety recall process have been greeted by the … Read More »

No-deal Brexit would risk destroying UK car industry, says SMMT

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The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has urged MPs to consider the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the UK car industry as it … Read More »

Google cars to map out London’s pollution hotspots

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Two Google Street View cars are to be equipped with mobile air quality sensors under a new project to identify London’s toxic air hotspots.

Accident Exchange rebrand brings new identity for In-Car Cleverness 

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The Accident Exchange group of companies – which includes telematics firm In-Car Cleverness – has rebranded under one name to deliver its services to fleets, dealers … Read More »

Aston Barclay augments digital push with new Cascade suite

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Aston Barclay has launched a new Digital Solutions arm, headed up by its Cascade suite of remarketing solutions.

2019 Toyota Corolla starts production in UK

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Production of the new Toyota Corolla Hatchback and Touring Sports estate has officially started at Toyota Manufacturing UK’s (TMUK) Burnaston factory in Derbyshire.

Tiguan gets new trims and range-topping petrol

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Volkswagen has updated the Tiguan and Tiguan Allspace with new trim levels and a 230hp petrol engine.

Electric car club launches in North Solihull

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A new car club has launched in North Solihull to provide local residents with the chance to try electric vehicles.

Used car sector sees sustained demand in 2018

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Average used car values at BCA saw steady rises throughout 2018, reaching a new record in December while average fleet & lease values saw a double-digit … Read More »

MEPs back new road and vehicle safety rules

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MEPs have lent their support to new EU rules on road infrastructure and vehicle safety that could help save thousands of lives a year on European … Read More »

Project to explore wireless charging for electric taxis and blue light vehicles

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A new project that aims to advance wireless charging for electric taxis and blue light vehicles has got off the ground with the help of funding … Read More »

GEM invites applications for road safety grants

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Organisations including professional bodies and road safety groups are being invited to apply for funding from the GEM Road Safety Charity.

Used petrol car prices hit record high while diesel demand still strong

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Average used petrol car prices hit a record high last year due to incredible growth in demand while used diesels also saw strong demand.

Amber:Assist enhances fleet accident management services

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Accident aftercare and ongoing mobility specialist Amber:Assist has teamed up with VisionTrack to enhance its service offering to car and van fleets.