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Category : Today in Fleet

Karhoo and Taksee ‘roaming’ taxi booking service launches in London and Paris

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Ride-hailing platform Karhoo has teamed up with Spanish taxi firm Taksee to launch a new roaming partnership.

‘Sea-change’ in interest for driverless cars

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The proportion of UK motorists who said they liked the idea of self-driving cars has tripled in 12 months but drivers are still not ready to … Read More »

FORS publishes tyre maintenance guide for fleets

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FORS has published a new tyre management guide to advise members on how best practice can help improve tyre wear, increase vehicle safety and reduce a … Read More »

Scottish Government grant to provide housing associations with EV car club schemes

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Eight housing associations in Scotland are being provided with access to electric car clubs under a £510,000 investment from the Scottish Government.

ADLV members to offer grey fleet data under expansion plans

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The Association for Driving Licence Verification & Vehicles (ADLV) is significantly expanding its range of services, including providing grey fleet data, to help fleet managers to … Read More »

Middle lane hogging and undertaking on the rise, say drivers

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Half of drivers think middle lane hogging and undertaking are getting worse on the UK roads, according to new AA research.

Leeds clean air zone support includes PHV grants

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Leeds City Council is inviting businesses to apply for £23m worth of financial support to help them prepare for next year’s charging clean air zone.

Two-thirds of UK drivers admit to speeding

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More than two-thirds (68%) of UK drivers admit to driving too fast on some journeys while one in 20 – equating to some 1.7 million drivers … Read More »

Red X campaign footage shows driver’s near miss with HGV

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Footage of a car narrowly avoiding a collision in a red X lane on the M60 has been released by Highways England as part of its … Read More »

Fleet & lease values rise in February

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Fleet & lease used car values at BCA increased in February while the overall average used car figure hit its fourth highest level on record.

Nexus appoints Jim Faulds as chairman

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Nexus Vehicle Rental has appointed Jim Faulds as chairman in a move to help drive the next stage of its growth.

Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service opts for Vauxhall Grandland X

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Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service has ordered a fleet of eight Vauxhall Grandland X SUVs, which are being put to use for work within … Read More »

Work proceeds on SMH Fleet Solutions’ £10m North West operations centre

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SMH Fleet Solutions is just months away from opening its new £10m operations centre in St Helens, which will bring extensive facilities to support the group’s … Read More »

Public rapid charging hub gets off to flying start in Milton Keynes

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A new public rapid charging hub said to the largest in the UK has been officially opened in Milton Keynes.

Škoda pilots car boot parcel delivery scheme

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Škoda is testing a scheme that could see drivers able to have deliveries made securely to their car boot.

ACFO 2019 spring seminar speaker line-up complete

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Fleet decision-makers are being urged to book their places at ACFO’s spring seminar, which will tackle a range of business-critical issues.

Fleet Assist expansion plans spur relocation

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Fleet Assist is relocating to offices in Huntingdon in line with its ongoing expansion.

Computacenter to clear fleet WLTP backlog with help of Autobid

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Computacenter has deployed Inchcape Fleet Solutions’ competitive tendering product Autobid as it looks to clear a large backlog of replacement vehicles.

Record VRA meeting attendance shows renewed focus on remarketing

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The Vehicle Remarketing Association has reported its highest-ever attendance for a meeting, which it says is a “sign of current, increased interest in remarketing”.

Gett One Transport rebranded as Gett Business Solutions

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Gett is rebranding its One Transport division as Gett Business Solutions as it launches a new suite of services.

New solution to target driver behaviour without fleet manager intervention

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Applied Driving Techniques (ADT) has teamed up with artificially intelligent mobile solutions specialist Sfara to develop a new fleet safety and compliance solution that provides targeted … Read More »

Medium-term rental becoming obvious fleet acquisition method

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Fleets are fast becoming aware of how medium-term rental can sit between daily rental and longer-term solutions within the “spectrum of acquisition methods”.

Legislation to clamp down on rogue private parking firms becomes law

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New measures to clamp down on rogue private parking firms have become law, bringing drivers greater protection against bogus parking fines.

UK’s North East goes electric with new charging hubs

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Fastned will expand its electric vehicle rapid charge network in the north east of England, with five new fast charging ‘hubs’.

European new car registrations continue to slide

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European new car registration growth remained negative in February, despite showing signs of improvement compared to recent months.

Quarter of councils have no plan to expand charging points

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Local authorities in England and Wales are stalling on expanding local charging networks, with around a quarter saying they’re not adding new charging points.

PSV deploys Camera Telematics’ ‘Street Angel’ across 150-strong car and minibus fleet

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Taxi rentals and meter fitting company PSV is fitting Camera Telematics’ Street Angel solution on its fleet of 150 cars and minibuses to help improve driver … Read More »

City Auction Group ramps up defleet services with IT Fleet Automotive deal

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City Auction Group is to offer an extended range of defleet services at its Rockingham site under a new partnership with IT Fleet Automotive.

New diesel-free Volvo S60 now on sale

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Volvo has started UK sales of its third-generation S60 saloon – the first of its models to go diesel-free.

UK driver distraction on the rise

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More than eight in 10 UK motorists (84%) admit that they get distracted behind the wheel, up from 76% in 2018, according to new research.