Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories
This week’s top fleet industry stories…
- Hands-free driving tech not safe yet for drivers, warns AFP - Doubts over the safety of forthcoming autonomous vehicle tech need to be resolved before fleets should allow their drivers to use it. For more of the ... Read More »
- New Citroën strategy heralds lower prices and higher RVs - Citroën has introduced its new three-year Advance UK plans, focused on providing lower pricing, a revised range structure and a “now meticulous” focus on residual values ... Read More »
- Jaguar E-Pace update brings plug-in hybrid version - Jaguar has updated the E-Pace with new connectivity features, updated design and latest powertrains, including the range’s first plug-in hybrid. For more of the latest industry ... Read More »
- Business leasing sees biggest-ever fall but PCH still on the up - Rising personal leasing demand and LCV take-up helped offset declining business contract hire for cars in Q2, new data from the BVRLA shows. For more of ... Read More »
- Breath tests slump to lowest level for 18 years - The number of roadside breath tests has reached its lowest level since 2002, reflecting the huge reduction in the number of dedicated traffic officers on the ... Read More »
- Pricing revealed for Škoda Octavia plug-in hybrid - Škoda’s first-ever Octavia plug-in hybrid is to open for orders next week, priced from £30,795 OTR and available in hatch and estate forms. For more of ... Read More »
- Personal mobility vital post-Covid, says Fiat - Fiat is predicting “overwhelming” changes for the car industry following the Covid-19 pandemic, with an accelerated transition towards individual mobility solutions, flexible ownership models and electrification. ... Read More »
- Lisa Brankin named Ford of Britain MD - Lisa Brankin is to become managing director of Ford of Britain and Ireland from 1 November 2020. For more of the latest industry news, click here.
- Huge cuts in CO2 reduce fines risks for carmakers - Significant reductions in carmakers’ average emissions levels are putting them largely on track to meet European Commission targets, reducing risks of punitive fines. For more of ... Read More »
- Government plans for automated driving systems ‘to put lives at risk’ - The Government is being urged to revise its plans to introduce Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS) onto UK roads from early 2021 as they will “put ... Read More »
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