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Hewer takes delivery of improved Citroen Berlingo Euro 5 vans

6 years ago / 0 comments

Robert Willmott (Inset, Right), Hewer FM’s Contract Manager, said: 'We have had a long and successful operating experience with Berlingo vans, which now form the majority … Read More »

ACFO Conference and AGM focuses on improving efficiency

6 years ago / 0 comments

Efficient drivers, efficient training, efficient fleet management policies and efficient technology and how they apply to all aspects of vehicle fleet operation and business mobility will … Read More »

Nissan e-NV200 inspires British Gas fleet towards future electric switch

6 years ago / 0 comments

British Gas has been trialling a Nissan e-NV200 TEST CAR for a few weeks at its Leicester and Newbury depots, the first OEM van of its … Read More »

TRACKER announce launch of battery powered fleet service

6 years ago / 0 comments

Battery Powered TRACKER Fleet is a self-powered tracking device that offers similar reporting and functionality to TRACKER Fleet but is designed specifically to provide a solution … Read More »

Plans for drug-driving legislation announced today during Queen's Speech

6 years ago / 0 comments

The move has been welcomed by road safety organisation, Brake and insurance company Confused.com, with Brake claiming that the speech was 'an incredibly important step forwards' … Read More »

CAP sold to private equity firm

6 years ago / 0 comments

Montagu Private Equity has reached an agreement to acquire the Leeds-based firm from Top Right Group (formerly Emap International). Montagu, which has investments in many sectors, … Read More »

Northgate Vehicle Hire invests in sales force restructure and site development

6 years ago / 0 comments

With Northgate’s focus over the last 18 months being on making the organisation and its offering more efficient and effective, the operational areas have been re-structured … Read More »

TomTom launches speed camera app for iPhones

6 years ago / 0 comments

The TomTom Speed Camera app offers access to TomTom’s premium Speed Camera service in a standalone app. The app has a new dedicated user interface that is … Read More »

Fleet Logistics announce management restructure

6 years ago / 0 comments

Martin Hill, head of UK operations, now adds responsibility for client implementation across Europe to his UK operations role. He leads a seven strong team of … Read More »

CAP brings Black Book Live to market

6 years ago / 0 comments

Black Book Live solves the problem of uncertainty around changes in vehicle values between the publication dates of a "traditional" monthly price guide. CAP believes this … Read More »

LeasePlan UK employees given chance to test-drive new Ampera

6 years ago / 0 comments

Over 70 Slough employees attended the two day event, which marked LeasePlan becoming one of the only UK leasing providers to offer the electric Vauxhall Ampera … Read More »

NATS chooses Zenith for salary sacrifice scheme

6 years ago / 0 comments

NATS’ Low Emission Car Scheme is the first Salary Sacrifice vehicle benefit NATS has offered its employees. NATS awarded the contract to vehicle leasing and Salary … Read More »

LOCOG and BMW reveal full extent of London 2012 fleet partnership

6 years ago / 0 comments

Naturally making sure the right people are in the right place at the right time, across more than 30 venues in London and beyond, will be … Read More »

TRACKER Fleet launches telematics module at CV Show

6 years ago / 0 comments

TRACKER is demonstrating a new Driving Style module at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show which promises to meet the driver and fleet monitoring needs of today’s … Read More »

ALD Automotive: "Spiralling fuel prices affecting business drivers"

6 years ago / 0 comments

With the average UK fuel price at a record high of £142.42/litre for petrol and £147.84/litre for diesel, the survey highlights the changes that UK business … Read More »

Volkswagen release emissions guide to simplify fleet choices

6 years ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen’s first fleet price guide based on CO2 emissions was launched in 2009, detailing all the cars in the company’s range with a carbon dioxide output of … Read More »

Internet bookings soar for Northgate despite economic uncertainty

6 years ago / 0 comments

After re-launching its retail hire offering following increased demand from members of the public looking for van hire for personal use, Northgate is celebrating the success, … Read More »

Navman Wireless launches fleet-driver monitoring facility

6 years ago / 0 comments

The new Smart Telematics system, which is powered by Navman’s vehicle-tracking platform OnlineAVL, has been designed to provide fleet managers with critical real time data about … Read More »

Tracker Report: Thieves targeted luxury marques in February

6 years ago / 0 comments

A total of 52 vehicles were recovered throughout the month, with thieves most likely to target vehicles with a price range of up to £10,000, followed … Read More »

All Fleet Services launch new telemarketing proposition for customers

6 years ago / 0 comments

The launch of the new telemarketing proposition follows successful dedicated campaigns with a number of blue-chip retail groups which experienced conversion rates of up to 30%, … Read More »

Sovereign debt crisis not enough to halt German automakers in March

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Registrations across the 27-member European Union, also Switzerland, Norway and Iceland, witnessed a 6.6% decline on last year. Total unit sales for the region within this … Read More »

Addison Lee protests against bus lane block

6 years ago / 0 comments

John Griffin, chairman and founder of Addison Lee, has said he will indemnify his drivers against possible fines from using the bus lanes – which can … Read More »

Fleet Support Group bring real-time online analytics to fleet customers

6 years ago / 0 comments

FSG is to make available to its customers an exclusive fleet analytic engine that processes data 3,600 times faster than any system on the market today. ARI … Read More »

Tusker: Salary sacrifice take-up can be significant

6 years ago / 0 comments

A recent survey by fleet managers’ trade association, ACFO, reputedly found a take-up of just 0.6%, a level that appeared to be 'significantly below that indicated … Read More »

Mycompanyfleet launches NHS fleet solution

6 years ago / 0 comments

The company reckons the new system cuts down the administrative burden for health sector fleet managers by 40-50%, as well as reducing fleet operating costs for … Read More »

Citroen commercial vehicles hit the runway with Virgin Atlantic deal

6 years ago / 0 comments

The company has placed an order for 45 Euro 5 Citroen LCVs, including 22 Berlingo five-seat Crew Vans, Dispatch vans, Relay Specialist Dropsides and a Relay … Read More »

BMW records best-ever quarterly figures, helped by UK marques

6 years ago / 0 comments

Over the first three months of the year, BMW sold a total of 426,000 units, an increase of 11.2% on the same period last year. March … Read More »

Europcar becomes Tesco Clubcard Rewards partner

6 years ago / 0 comments

Under the new agreement, Europcar has become a Tesco Clubcard Rewards partner, offering 17 million Tesco Clubcard customers the opportunity to use their points for car … Read More »

Northgate Vehicle Hire takes delivery of 30 Auris Vans

6 years ago / 0 comments

Northgate has shaped and defined the van hire market for over 30 years. The company offers a vast range of vans on a fully flexible hire … Read More »

Halfords’ fleet servicing business shows growth

6 years ago / 0 comments

In a trading update to the City for the year ending March 30, Halfords expects to file returns of around £861 million in sales, with the … Read More »


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