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Smart EV charger brings multiple benefits for fleet drivers

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Dubbed “the UK’s smartest charger”, a new home charging solution is to launch early next year to bring multiple benefits for EV drivers.

Dashcams and GDPR: What fleets need to know

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Brian Craig, legal director and Rika Papadopoulou, legal assistant at UK law firm TLT, look at the data protection obligations for fleets using dashcams.

Order books open for Mercedes-Benz E-Class PHEV

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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.

Autumn issue of Renault Business’s digital magazine

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The autumn 2018 issue of Renault’s digital business magazine, aimed at fleets wishing to learn more about the brand’s cars and vans, is now live.

Forecourt shake-up could stop drive-off thefts

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Forecourts should introduce upfront fuel payments to avoid drive-off thefts, according to a senior police chief.

Citroën C5 Aircross CO2, pricing and specs revealed

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Order books for Citroën’s C5 Aircross flagship SUV are to open next month with prices starting from £23,225 while CO2 starts from 106g/km.

Tech Spotlight: Airbubbl by Airlabs

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The enclosed cabins of your fleet vehicles might be more harmful to your drivers’ health than you realise. But there is a solution, as Alex Grant … Read More »

Call for entries for The Great British Fleet Awards 2019

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Fleet managers and suppliers are invited to enter for the inaugural Great British Fleet Awards – recognising the pinnacle of innovation and talent in the fleet industry.

City of London to get first ULEV-only zone

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The City of London’s first low-emission street could go live in less than 18 months – with plans to expand the scheme to other streets in the … Read More »

Ebbon-Dacs buys Licence Check

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Online solutions provider Ebbon-Dacs has acquired fleet driver licence and compliance specialist Licence Check for an undisclosed sum in line with plans to expand into the … Read More »

Take a proactive approach to WLTP or face rising costs, fleets told

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Fleets must take action on vehicle selection to mitigate the impact of WLTP or face escalating costs.

Switch to autonomous vehicles to increase traffic jams along way

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Urban congestion will get worse before it gets better under the switch to autonomous vehicles.

V2G chargers to open up extra revenues for fleets

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EDF Energy is offering UK business customers the option to install Vehicle to Grid (V2G) chargers to enable them to benefit from extra revenues while also … Read More »

2018 Fleet Heroes finalists and conference line-up revealed

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The Energy Saving Trust has revealed the finalists for next month’s Fleet Heroes Awards while also announcing the conference speakers, which include the Department for Transport’s … Read More »

Budget 2018: The main points for fleets

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Philip Hammond has delivered his third Budget as chancellor, bringing in changes for areas including welfare and pensions but leaving a big hole when it came … Read More »

Race to Road: How electric technology is jumping to the mainstream

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With electrified vehicles rapidly encroaching into fleet lists, Jonathan Musk takes a look at how electric technology is making its way from race to road.

Toyota GB appoints new head of fleet

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Stuart Ferma is to head up Toyota GB’s fleet sales operation from 1 January, replacing Neil Broad who will move to the marketing department.

Almost half of cars still not WLTP tested, says Jato

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Almost half of carmakers’ model ranges were not WLTP compliant at the start of October, according to Jato Dynamics, reflected by the Europe’s lowest September registrations … Read More »

Industry roundtable: decarbonising transport

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Energy systems are evolving to incorporate new clean technologies, with research underway to prepare for the potential opportunities and challenges.

First Drive: Hyundai Nexo

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The Nexo SUV brings hydrogen fuel cells a step closer to mass market appeal, explains Alex Grant.

Dyson confirms electric vehicle production in Singapore

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Dyson has confirmed plans to construct its first automotive manufacturing facility in Singapore, with the first production car to roll off the line in 2021.

Electric cars step up to the challenge at 2018 MPG Marathon

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Results from the 2018 Fleet World/ALD Automotive MPG Marathon have shown fleets and drivers have never a wider choice of technologies at their disposal, just as … Read More »

Interview: Vauxhall fleet sales director James Taylor

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One year into PSA Group ownership, the quick pace of change at Vauxhall is setting new foundations for growth, fleet sales director, James Taylor, tells Alex … Read More »

LeasePlan UK appoints new MD

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LeasePlan UK managing director, Matt Dyer, has taken up a new role leading the leasing company’s operation in the United States, effective from 1 January.

Rising company car tax burden revealed in new Cap analysis

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Cap HPI is calling on the Government to address the rising company car driver tax burden, as revealed in new analysis.

Government urged to reverse Plug-In Car Grant cuts in Budget

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The Government is being urged to rethink plans to cut grant funding for plug-in hybrids from next month as the move starts to take its toll … Read More »

Euro NCAP to differentiate assisted and automated driving tech for buyers

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Euro NCAP has started to assess automated driving technology and compare carmakers’ claims with how such systems work in practice to help end driver confusion.

First-ever BMW X7 brings rival to Range Rover

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BMW has added a new flagship X7 model to its SUV line-up to bring the fight to the Range Rover and Mercedes-Benz GLS.

MPG Marathon to put WLTP to the test

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The 2018 Fleet World/ALD Automotive MPG Marathon takes to the roads today, testing compliance with the new ‘real-world’ WLTP fuel economy cycle in a range of … Read More »

TTC celebrates 25th anniversary with new ‘disruptive’ technology for fleets

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Road safety specialist TTC Group is launching a new “disruptive” work-related road risk solution as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.