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Technology Masterclass rounds off ‘fantastic four’ at Great British Fleet Event

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Operators looking for insight into the latest technologies and approaches for fleet have just a week to go until the 2019 Great British Fleet Event will … 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.

Reworked BMW 7 Series brings added electric range and luxury

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BMW has updated its 7 Series with a new design and luxury features as well as a revised engine line-up.

Street Angel vehicle camera solution launches in UK

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A new dashcam solution said to be the “most advanced onboard vehicle camera available” has launched in the UK.

ALD study explores impact of Clean Air Zone charges on fleets

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ALD Automotive is publishing new research that shows how the introduction of charging Clean Air Zones could impact fleets across the country.

Fleet experts to discuss tax, mobility and driver mental health at Great British Fleet Event

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Fleet industry experts, including from ACFO and ALD, are to cover vital issues such as cutting tax costs and getting to grips with mobility at next … Read More »

VW and Ford alliance to explore EVs, autonomous vehicles and mobility services

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Ford and Volkswagen have announced details of their new global alliance, which will leverage “the two global automakers’ strengths to better compete, innovate and serve customers”.

Government rejects calls to rethink company car tax and petrol/diesel ban

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The Government has responded to MPs’ calls for the 2040 ban on the sale of ‘conventional’ petrol and diesel vehicles to be brought forwards as it … Read More »

Electric Vehicle Masterclass to look at fleet pros and cons of going green

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Fleets looking for help with going electric are being urged to attend next week’s Great British Fleet Event to hear from industry experts about how the … Read More »

Dave Parry joins FMG as commercial director

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FMG has appointed Dave Parry as commercial director, bringing considerable industry knowledge and expertise to complement the existing board.

TfL’s plans and Clean Air Zones under focus at Great British Fleet Event

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Fleets looking for further insight into advice on compliance with Clean Air Zones (CAZs) and the Government’s plans are being urged to attend the Great British … Read More »

Clean Air Strategy ‘misses golden opportunity to clean up air pollution’

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The Government has been slammed for failing to address air pollution from transport as it publishes its final Clean Air Strategy.

Pricing, CO2 and specs revealed for reimagined Kia ProCeed

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Kia has announced pricing and specifications for its 2019 ProCeed, which has evolved into a shooting brake estate to bring increased practicality.

JLR confirms plans to axe 4,500 jobs

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Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed it’s reducing its global workforce by around 4,500 people, starting off in the UK.

Ford cans MPVs to focus on SUVs

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Ford has announced new plans to improve profitability and cut costs by expanding in some vehicle segments, including EVs, and exiting others as well as making … Read More »

SME fleets to underpin Lexus UK sales growth

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Lexus is focusing on SMEs with its new models, seeing small fleets as a vital part of plans to increase its UK sales around 33% over … Read More »

Nissan Leaf e+ brings 239-mile range

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Nissan is introducing a new version of its Leaf EV, which offers a 239-mile range – the highest yet for the model.

Speaker line-up and topics revealed for inaugural Great British Fleet Event

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The biggest issues and opportunities for the fleet industry – along with the latest solutions – are to come under the spotlight from an expert line-up … Read More »

Hitachi Capital expands in Europe

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Hitachi Capital Corporation has acquired 100% of the share capital of fleet management and leasing firm Maske Fleet GmbH as it expands its vehicle solutions business … Read More »

Rob East named as new head of corporate sales at BMW

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BMW Group UK has announced the appointment of former Mercedes fleet boss Rob East as its new general manager, corporate sales.

Plug-in Car Grant cuts hitting PHEV demand, says SMMT

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Demand for plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) is showing signs of slowdown after the Government axed the plug-in car grant for these vehicles in October.

Fiat’s Francis Bleasdale joins BCA

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Former Fiat fleet and remarketing director Francis Bleasdale has joined BCA as business development director, OEM.

Fleet sales fall 7.3% in 2018 as new car emissions rise

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Both fleet and overall UK new car registrations fell in 2018 while continued anti-diesel policies caused new car CO2 to rise for the second successive year.

Enterprise Car Club reduces County Council’s CO2

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Enterprise Car Club has helped Gloucestershire County Council significantly reduce its CO2 emissions, by adopting a car club programme.

Road Test: Volkswagen Golf SV

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Volkswagen’s space-efficient compact MPV deserves wider recognition, reckons Alex Grant.

Pothole reports in Britain soar

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More than half a million potholes were reported by public to local authorities across the UK for repair in 2017 – an increase of 44% on … Read More »

Revised 2019 Mazda CX-5 now open for orders

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Mazda has welcomed the New Year with the announcement of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 that sees revisions including a new GT Sport Nav+ model grade.

Ashley Andrew appointed new Hyundai UK managing director

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Ashley Andrew has been appointed as Hyundai’s new managing director to oversee the brand’s UK business.

Fleet managers failing to realise the benefits of Big Data

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Four in five fleet managers are failing to realise the benefit of Big Data according to Shell’s latest report ‘Driven by Data: Managing Fleet Information Overload’, … Read More »

Car ownership still important despite mobility movement, finds Arthur D. Little

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Car desire and ownership remains strong, while drivers are now much more willing to embrace alternative drivetrains, though trust in autonomous technology has taken a dive, … Read More »