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UK true fleet back in the black in July

1 month ago / 0 comments

July showed a growth of 1.4% in the UK true fleet market, helping reduce the year-to-date loss to 5.6% according to latest figures by Dataforce.

EVs are the “silver bullet” to transitioning to clean energy

4 months ago / 0 comments

A new clean-energy technology company, named EV8 technologies, has been launched to encourage uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) by using them as a key part of … Read More »

Fleet inclusion a ‘must’ for EV success, says Vattenfall

4 months ago / 0 comments

Vattenfall – a Swedish energy group – says partnering with fleet owners is a ‘must’ for electric vehicle potential to be realised across England as it … Read More »

EU to take UK to highest court over air pollution

4 months ago / 0 comments

The UK and five other countries are being referred to the European Court of Justice over ongoing failures to tackle air pollution.

UK startup cracks on-street EV charging

4 months ago / 0 comments

A British startup claims to have a solution for the 11.6m UK households currently unable to charge an EV at home, using retractable telescopic charge posts.

Fleet procurement could put UK in EV fast lane, says Unite

6 months ago / 0 comments

The UK car market’s successful transition to electric vehicles will require measures to drive fleet EV take-up, as well as action to protect the manufacturing sector.

Battery-powered cars observe sales slump

7 months ago / 0 comments

In the first two months of 2018, fewer than 1,000 battery electric vehicles were sold in the UK – 34% less than in the same period … Read More »

Subaru UK appoints Chris Graham as new MD

7 months ago / 0 comments

Chris Graham is the new managing director at Subaru UK, replacing Paul Tunnicliffe.

UK faces legal action from EU Commission over air pollution

8 months ago / 0 comments

The UK and eight other EU Member States are waiting to see if they will face further legal action over persistent breaches of air pollution laws.

UK given last chance to redress EU air quality breaches

8 months ago / 0 comments

The UK and eight other EU member states are being called to Brussels in a final push to get air pollution limits under legal limits.

Around one in 22 local authority bridges in UK are substandard

8 months ago / 0 comments

About 1 in 22 – nearly 5% – of the roughly 74,000 bridges to be found on the local road network are not fit to carry … Read More »

Pricing announced for long-awaited Honda Civic diesel

8 months ago / 0 comments

Honda’s 10th-generation Civic is now available to order in diesel format following a lengthy wait for fleets.

Used diesel values rise while used petrol prices fall

9 months ago / 0 comments

Demand and prices for used diesels remained strong during 2017 and continued to outweigh the petrol market, according to Autorola.

New car registrations fall in 2017 as CO2 rises

9 months ago / 0 comments

The UK new car market fell 5.7% to 2.54 million in 2017 while average new car CO2 figures rose for the first time in two decades as drivers … Read More »

Workers facing wide discrepancy in cost of city centre parking

9 months ago / 0 comments

UK drivers can pay as little as £3 for a nine-hour stay in a car park or as much as £42 depending on their work location.

Volvo to reshape its fleet offer for 2018

9 months ago / 0 comments

Volvo is to restructure its fleet team from January, dividing it into four regional divisions to better cater for local customers.

Lexus’ new luxury LS 500h pricing and UK spec announced

10 months ago / 0 comments

Lexus has announced pricing and specification for the UK model range of the company’s flagship luxury saloon, the LS 500h.

CAZs should take fair approach to reducing pollution, say fleet firms

10 months ago / 0 comments

Planned legal action to take the Government back to court to address “holes” in its current air quality plans needs to ensure a fair approach is … Read More »

SEAT UK grows true fleet by 54%

10 months ago / 0 comments

SEAT has grown its true fleet UK sales by 54% year-to-date.

Increase in drink and drug driving convictions revealed in insurance quote data

10 months ago / 0 comments

Drink and drug driving offences are up year-on-year across the UK, according to new insurance quote data revealed by MoneySuperMarket.

Government plans for rail expansion under new strategy

10 months ago / 0 comments

Rail lines shut during the Beeching cuts of the 1960s could be reopened and more commuter lines offered as the Department for Transport looks to overhaul … Read More »

UK True Fleet slumps while AFVs climb

10 months ago / 0 comments

In October, the British True Fleet market remained in a slump for the seventh consecutive month, while in contrast alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) increasingly buck the … Read More »

Fleets warned of cost impact after post-Budget shift to petrols

10 months ago / 0 comments

The chancellor is being warned again of the cost to fleets if he pushes ahead with anti-diesel measures in tomorrow’s Autumn Budget, as concerns mount over … Read More »

Fleet industry reveals Autumn Budget wish list

11 months ago / 0 comments

With just nine days to go until the Autumn Budget, some of the UK’s leading fleet organisations tell Fleet World of their Budget wish list.

UK off-grid EV rapid charging mega sites soon to appear

11 months ago / 0 comments

The first four sites have been secured by eVcentres, who plan to develop solar-powered, fully off-grid electric vehicle charging centres in the UK with up to … Read More »

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport returns to UK

11 months ago / 0 comments

Mitsubishi is to launch a new Shogun Sport in the UK some 10 years after the previous model departed.

Traffic lights go on trial on UK motorways

11 months ago / 0 comments

Highways England is to trial the use of traffic lights on motorway link roads to see if they can ease congestion.

Tax on new diesel cars in Autumn Budget could ‘backfire’

11 months ago / 0 comments

Implementing surcharges on new diesel cars to drive air quality ambitions could actually backfire, in particular with regards to fleets.

UK government faces third round of legal action over air pollution

11 months ago / 0 comments

ClientEarth has confirmed it’s pushing ahead with plans to take the government to court for a third time over illegal air pollution as it builds the … Read More »

2019 ULEZ introduction unlikely to affect most fleets

11 months ago / 0 comments

The introduction of the London Ultra Low Emission Zone 17 months ahead of schedule is likely to have a limited impact on fleets, in particular car … Read More »