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Hewer takes delivery of improved Citroen Berlingo Euro 5 vans

5 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 of our 65-strong fleet. As an environmentally conscious … Read More »

ACFO Conference and AGM focuses on improving efficiency

5 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 be among the issues addressed by specialist speakers … Read More »

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

5 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 kind ever to grace the fleet. Its job … Read More »

TRACKER announce launch of battery powered fleet service

5 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 for non-powered assets or for managing short-term contracts … Read More »

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

5 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' in the crackdown on drug drivers. According to … Read More »

CAP sold to private equity firm

5 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, has experience of the motor industry having owned … Read More »

Northgate Vehicle Hire invests in sales force restructure and site development

5 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 from six to four. The regional sales teams … Read More »

TomTom launches speed camera app for iPhones

5 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 easy to use and informs drivers of their … Read More »

Fleet Logistics announce management restructure

5 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 implementation and support managers responsible for the correct … Read More »

CAP brings Black Book Live to market

5 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 will enable Black Book Live users to be … Read More »

LeasePlan UK employees given chance to test-drive new Ampera

5 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 to customers.  LeasePlan has initially ordered 20 Amperas … Read More »

NATS chooses Zenith for salary sacrifice scheme

5 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 Sacrifice car scheme experts Zenith, in order to … Read More »

LOCOG and BMW reveal full extent of London 2012 fleet partnership

5 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 a key role for the cars, motorcycles and … Read More »

TRACKER Fleet launches telematics module at CV Show

5 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 businesses. TRACKER Fleet’s "Driving Style" module enables managers … Read More »

ALD Automotive: "Spiralling fuel prices affecting business drivers"

5 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 drivers have made to reduce their overall spend … Read More »

Volkswagen release emissions guide to simplify fleet choices

5 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 under 160 g/km. It included information on P11D … Read More »

Internet bookings soar for Northgate despite economic uncertainty

5 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, which it puts down to its competitive rates … Read More »

Navman Wireless launches fleet-driver monitoring facility

5 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 vehicle and driver behaviour and will enable businesses … Read More »

Tracker Report: Thieves targeted luxury marques in February

5 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 then by vehicles between £10-30,000. The most expensive … Read More »

All Fleet Services launch new telemarketing proposition for customers

5 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%, an increase in overall retention of around 20% … Read More »


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