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Category : Today in Fleet

Supermarkets slash fuel prices again

8 hours ago / 0 comments

Asda and Sainsbury’s are cutting fuel prices following further decreases in the wholesale cost.

Draft Brexit deal is positive first step, says UK motor industry

9 hours ago / 0 comments

The UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has cautiously greeted the draft Brexit deal after months of highlighting the need to safeguard the future … Read More »

Dealers turn sights to used cars

10 hours ago / 0 comments

Dealers are looking to stock and retail a greater volume of used cars next year, helping to further drive used car values.

Fleet Assist expands plug-in vehicle SMR network

12 hours ago / 0 comments

Fleet Assist says it’s at the forefront of being able to manage service, maintenance and repair (SMR) on alternatively fuelled vehicles with nearly all of the service … Read More »

Councils pocket £41m from bus lane fines

1 day ago / 0 comments

Councils made £41m from bus lane fines in 2017, according to new research that finds nearly half of drivers are confused over bus lane signage.

Used buyers migrating to ULEVs and EVs

1 day ago / 0 comments

Demand for hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles in the used vehicle sector continues to rise, latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders … Read More »

WLTP continues to hit UK true fleet

1 day ago / 0 comments

The UK’s true fleet sector has suffered a second monthly fall as the switch to WLTP continued to take its toll. 

Thames Crossing consultation reaches halfway mark

1 day ago / 0 comments

Businesses and individuals still have five weeks left to have their say on latest plans for the Lower Thames Crossing as the consultation reaches the halfway … Read More »

Fleet drivers still misusing PHEVs, says TMC

2 days ago / 0 comments

Drivers are still failing to use plug-in hybrid company cars as intended, putting the fleet industry at risk of losing government backing.

New Mercedes A-Class diesels escape BiK diesel surcharge

2 days ago / 0 comments

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is now available with two RDE2-compliant diesels, bringing reduced company car tax bills for drivers.

Arval to expand hydrogen test fleet

2 days ago / 0 comments

Arval is looking to add a further 10 company cars to UK hydrogen trials following the opening of a second refuelling station.

TomTom Telematics recognised by Berg Insight

2 days ago / 0 comments

Market analyst firm Berg Insight has named TomTom Telematics as the largest provider of fleet management solutions in Europe for the fourth successive year.

Government urged to support ‘Slow Down Move Over’ campaign

2 days ago / 0 comments

Roadside assistance and recovery experts are calling for the Government to make the ‘slow down or move over safely’ motto a safety measure within the Highway … Read More »

Teletrac guide raises awareness of illegal driving habits

2 days ago / 0 comments

 A new guide to 20 illegal driving habits is now available from Teletrac Navman.

European Commission clears Daimler-BMW mobility JVs

3 days ago / 0 comments

The European Commission has cleared the creation of six mobility-related joint ventures by Daimler and BMW, subject to conditions.

Briefing to outline how Birmingham clean air zone will impact fleets

3 days ago / 0 comments

Fleets in the Birmingham area are being invited to a free breakfast briefing that will outline the new clean air zone and the impact it will … Read More »

PCF Bank and Code Investing partner for SME vehicle finance

3 days ago / 0 comments

Debt finance platform Code Investing and PCF Bank, the specialist bank owned by AIM-listed PCF Group plc, are partnering to provide vehicle and asset finance to the UK … Read More »

Hounslow takes action on air pollution

3 days ago / 0 comments

Hounslow Council has launched a public consultation on engine idling fines as one of a range of measures to tackle air pollution in the borough over … Read More »

FleetCheck achieves ISO 27001

3 days ago / 0 comments

Fleet software specialist FleetCheck is now ISO 27001 certified, reinforcing its information security credentials.

TfL and Bosch tie-up to develop smart mobility solutions

3 days ago / 0 comments

Mobility experts from Transport for London (TfL) and Bosch are to work with start-ups and small businesses to develop smart mobility solutions under a new 18-month … Read More »

Used car market benefits as new car registrations fall

6 days ago / 0 comments

The used car market is seeing retail prices improve across key market profiles as the new car market continues to suffer from WLTP disruption, according to … Read More »

Contactless payment makes it even easier to use cycle scheme

6 days ago / 0 comments

London’s Santander Cycles scheme has introduced contactless payments to make the process of hiring a bike quicker and easier.

Further diesel bans for German cities

6 days ago / 0 comments

Older diesels are to be banned from Bonn and Cologne in Germany from April 2019 following a court ruling.

Fleet & Lease values hit another new record

6 days ago / 0 comments

Average values for fleet & lease reached record levels again at BCA in October 2018, as demand continued to drive up values.

Kona Electric tops real-world driving range test

1 week ago / 0 comments

The Hyundai Kona Electric has come out top of the table in What Car? tests of real-world driving range.

Conference to explore Mobility-as-a-Service for fleets

1 week ago / 0 comments

The concept of Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) and its opportunities for fleets are to come under the spotlight at a conference taking place later this month in Derby.

Free fleet advice on tackling drink and drug driving

1 week ago / 0 comments

Brake is running a free webinar for fleets on how to tackle drink and drug driving.

Out-of-town shopping centres to get EV charging points

1 week ago / 0 comments

EV rapid charging network Engenie has partnered with M7 Real Estate to install rapid chargers across all of its out-of-town retail warehouses.

Order books open for Mercedes-Benz E-Class PHEV

1 week ago / 0 comments

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class diesel plug-in-hybrid is now available to order, with prices starting at £47,700 for the Saloon and £49,700 for the Estate.

Last spaces left for VRA remarketing challenges seminar

1 week ago / 0 comments

Fleets have a last chance to register for the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s free seminar on ‘The Challenges of 2019’, which takes place on 22 November.