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Briefing: BT Fleet Solutions’ 2018/19 report 

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Forthcoming clean air zones and the shift to WLTP are presenting major challenges for fleets, according to BT Fleet Solutions’ newly published 2018/19 Operational Fleet Insight … Read More »

First Drive: Mazda CX-3

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SECTOR Compact SUV   PRICE £19,785-£25,785   FUEL 40.4-64.2mpg   CO2 1114-160g/km

Seat Tarraco targets corporate fleets

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Seat is targeting ongoing growth with large corporate fleets with the forthcoming Tarraco seven-seat SUV, with options set to include a plug-in hybrid version after launch.

First Drive: Mini Clubman City

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Mini is best known as a retail brand, but with the City its aiming to open its six doors to fleets…

EU to probe BMW, Daimler and VW over possible collusion

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The European Commission has opened a formal investigation into whether BMW, Daimler and VW colluded on the development of car emission technology “that denied consumers the … Read More »

FCA Group to launch fleet telematics system

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is launching a telematics service for fleets next month, utilising the on-board data connection fitted to its latest models.

CBVC aids opt-out drivers with new personal lease division

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CBVC Vehicle Management has launched a new personal lease division to help the growing numbers of drivers opting out of company cars.

Silvey teams up with TMC for complete fuel solution

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Silvey is building on its existing fuel card resale business with the launch of a new complete fuel buying and management system in partnership with TMC.

BVRLA calls for government support with shift to mobility

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The Government is being urged to more guidance and support to cities around the UK that are trying to get to grips with the arrival of … Read More »

Arnold Clark personal lease scheme targets cash allowance drivers

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Arnold Clark Vehicle Management has launched a new personal lease scheme targeted at drivers who aren’t eligible for a company car or who receive a cash … Read More »

Citroën previews sub-50g/km C5 Aircross plug-in hybrid

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Citroën has given an insight into the forthcoming C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid with a preview of the concept model that will debut at the Paris Motor … Read More »

ALD Clean Air Zone day to spotlight city mobility options

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ALD Automotive is to hold an event to shed light on clean air zones (CAZs) and the knock-on effects for city centre mobility for fleets.

£106m funding boost to accelerate UK EV development

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The Prime Minister is earmarking a £106m funding package to help drive an “ambitious mission” for the UK to become a world leader in low-emission technology.

Lex customers to get £1,000 off cost of EVs

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Lex Autolease is offering £1,000 towards the cost of the first 1,000 electric vehicles it leases from 2019 in a move to help drive EV adoption.

Bring 2% BiK rate forward to 2019, say leading firms

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Addressing the cliff-edge in company car benefit-in-kind (BiK) tax rates and bringing forward the 2% rate to 2019/20 could help drive ULEV uptake.

Rob East stands down as Mercedes-Benz head of fleet

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Mercedes-Benz head of fleet Rob East is to move into a new role outside the carmaker after stepping down from his current position.

One month till Fleet Heroes Awards entries close

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There’s less than one month left until entries close for the Fleet Heroes Awards and Conference 2018, which will recognise those firms that have taken action … Read More »

Mercedes-Benz electric SUV sets sights on the I-Pace

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Mercedes-Benz is to launch a long-range, high-performance electric SUV next year, rivalling the Jaguar I-Pace, Audi E-Tron and Tesla Model X.

Two minutes to help drive tax reform for fleets

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Fleets are being invited to help raise Government awareness of the problems facing the fleet industry, by supporting an online petition.

SalSac U-turn adds to unprecedented ‘mess’ of fleet tax

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The UK Government needs to ‘get its act together’ with regards to company car tax policy, a prominent tax expert has warned, adding that it has … Read More »

Fleet market soars ahead of WLTP deadline

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Fleet and total new car registrations saw bumper rises in August in advance of the 1 September switch to the new Worldwide harmonized Light Vehicles Test … Read More »

Toyota previews hybrid Corolla estate

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Toyota has previewed the forthcoming Corolla Touring Sports, ahead of its debut at the Paris Motor Show this autumn.

Drivers with poor vision to have licences revoked

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Drivers who don’t pass a roadside vision test are to have their licences revoked immediately under a new police crackdown.

Specialist energy firm brings integrated green fleet service

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Welsh sustainable energy solutions provider Egnida is developing an integrated green fleet offering following its acquisition of three fleet and energy consultancy firms.

Switch to WLTP helps European new car market hit nine-year high

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The European new car market continued its strong performance in July as registrations reached their highest monthly volume since July 2009, helped by the imminent switch … Read More »

Ford ride-share solution starts targeting businesses

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Ford has expanded its Chariot ride-sharing shuttle service in London as it extends the focus to companies and campuses in Europe.

VWFS | Fleet to expand outside of traditional company car sector

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Volkswagen Financial Services | Fleet is driving plans to further expand in the vehicle leasing sector through a new appointment.

Road Test: Volkswagen Polo GTI

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The Polo takes its best shot yet at the junior hot hatch class. By Alex Grant.

Mitsubishi adds petrol model to Outlander

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Mitsubishi’s Outlander line-up is now available with a 2.0-litre petrol engine, joining the existing plug-in hybrid and diesel.

How you can help save the company car

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Fleet World is inviting drivers, operators and decision-makers to have their say about the future of the company car sector, launching a petition to help raise … Read More »