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23-05-2022

Fleet briefs: Latest industry news from DriverChec...

Latest industry news includes DriverCheck enables Babcock International to check 9,000-plus drivers and Holman joins Driving for Better Business Campaign.

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23-05-2022

Europcar expands EV fleet in Oxford Zero Emission ...

Europcar has expanded its fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) that are based within the Oxford Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ).

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23-05-2022

Oxbotica’s fully autonomous EV begins UK road tr...

Oxbotica has successfully deployed the first fully autonomous, all-electric, vehicle platform on open roads, in the UK.

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20-05-2022

Jon Lawes appointed BVRLA chair

Lawes over from Nina Bell, who oversaw an extended, three-year tenure due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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20-05-2022

ULEZ expansion and road pricing consultation launc...

TfL has launched a consultation on plans to expand the ultra-low emission zone to cover almost the whole of the capital from August 29, 2023.

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20-05-2022

Tesla Supercharger network open to other brands' E...

Tesla is allowing non-Tesla vehicles in the UK to use its Supercharger network, as part of a pilot scheme.

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20-05-2022

Zipcar fleet maintained by Mobile Mechanic service...

Zipcar has appointed Mobile Mechanic, a new service from Dropless, to maintain its fleet of car sharing vehicles.

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20-05-2022

Tusker integrates Zap-Map into website

Tusker and Zap-Map have launched a new partnership to provide salary sacrifice drivers with more support when switching to an electric vehicle (EV).

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19-05-2022

New partnership aims to accelerate transition to e...

Gemsery, Briggs Equipment, Dodona Analytics, Geotab and Liberty Charge have formed a partnership aimed at accelerating the transition to electric fleets.

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19-05-2022

Collision Management Systems acquired by SambaSafe...

UK-based telematics, camera and corporate data aggregation and risk analytics company Collision Management Systems has been acquired by US company SambaSafety.

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19-05-2022

Three-quarters of fleets not affected by semicondu...

Just one-quarter (26%) of UK fleets have been affected by the global semiconductor shortage, according to research by the Arval Mobility Observatory.

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19-05-2022

TfL and the Met crack down on speeding in London

Transport for London (TfL) has launched five new mobile safety cameras to catch more speeding motorists in the capital.

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18-05-2022

BMW 3 Series facelift unveiled

BMW has facelifted the 3 Series saloon and touring, bringing a refreshed look and a new infotainment system.

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18-05-2022

Genesis, Hyundai, Kia and Tesla to bring new EVs t...

Four more carmakers have confirmed their attendance at Company Car in Action (CCIA) 2022, taking place on June 15-16.

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18-05-2022

Vauxhall drops Insignia from UK line-up

Vauxhall has removed the Insignia from its UK line-up as it moves towards a new electrified range of cars.

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18-05-2022

2022 Amazon Everywoman in Transport & Logistics fi...

The finalists for the 2022 Amazon Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards have been announced.

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18-05-2022

Enterprise Car Club joins forces with Norfolk Coun...

Norfolk County Council has joined forces with Enterprise to bring a new car club offering to Norwich.

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17-05-2022

Peugeot wins electric fleet deal with Furniture Vi...

Peugeot is supplying 25 e-2008s to Furniture Village, which is adopting a fully electric fleet.

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17-05-2022

Driving licence backlog for motorists with medical...

Number of drivers waiting for a medical driving licence has increased by 132,869 in 12 months, new figures suggest.

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17-05-2022

Fleet switch to electric brings leasing into focus...

The high purchase price of electric vehicles is persuading small and medium enterprise fleets to consider leasing, says FleetCheck.

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16-05-2022

Fleet briefs: Latest from Licence Check, GeniePoin...

The HATS Group selects Licence Check's DAVIS solution for driver compliance and Bonnet expands its charging network through a partnership with GeniePoint.

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16-05-2022

Industry jobs: Roles filled at Aston Barclay and W...

Mark Hankey joins Aston Barclay as its new chief revenue officer and Whistl appoints Andy Underwood as managing director of Whistl Parcels.

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16-05-2022

New road risk management web portal launched

Driving for Better Business has launched a new website portal aimed at managing work-related risk on the road.

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16-05-2022

AFP claims retail rental prioritised over fleet bu...

The Association of Fleet Professionals claims some daily rental companies are turning down fleet business in favour of higher margin consumer bookings.

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16-05-2022

Diesel hits record high as Ukraine war impacts sup...

The average price of a litre of diesel has hit a new record high of 180.29p per litre (ppl) due to supply constraints as a result of the war in Ukraine.

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16-05-2022

Road pricing ‘urgently’ needed for sustainabil...

A new road-pricing system is urgently needed to make transport policy more fair and fiscally sustainable, new research suggests.

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13-05-2022

Smart motorways are the ‘safest roads’ on the ...

Smart motorways are the safest roads in terms of serious and fatal casualties, new data from National Highways suggests.

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13-05-2022

Utility companies to face fines for poor quality r...

The Government is introducing new measures to penalise utility companies where poor-quality street works leave potholes on the country’s roads.

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13-05-2022

Fleets warned of cyber security risk

Fleet operators should be aware of potential cyber security risks as they become increasingly reliant on computers and software to manage their vehicles.

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13-05-2022

Fiat 500 electric joins Onto’s subscription flee...

Onto is adding 600 Fiat 500s to its subscription fleet, offering them for £519 per month.

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12-05-2022

DfT spends 15 times more on private than public EV...

Public money spent on installing off-street residential EV chargers is more than 15 times what has been spent on public on-street residential chargers.

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12-05-2022

Oxbotica and NEVS to develop autonomous electric t...

A fleet of autonomous electric cars could be deployed on public roads by the end of 2023, as part of a new partnership between Oxbotica and NEVS.

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12-05-2022

Employers widening access to company cars to drive...

However, almost three quarters of fleets expect their fleet size to stay the same or decrease, according to the 2022 Arval Mobility Observatory Barometer.

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12-05-2022

Vauxhall’s Paul Willcox promoted to lead Stellan...

Paul Willcox has been promoted to lead the UK market at Stellantis, replacing Alison Jones who moves to a global role.

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12-05-2022

Industry leaders to share D&I journey at Fleet & M...

Fleet and mobility leaders will share their journeys for improving diversity and inclusion (D&I) as part of a free breakfast seminar on October 11.

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11-05-2022

Holman and FATEC Group to provide global fleet sup...

Automotive services business Holman and FATEC Group have entered a new partnership to support fleet operators globally.

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11-05-2022

New Range Rover Sport unveiled with two plug-in hy...

Land Rover has showcased the all-new Range Rover Sport, following the recent launch of its larger Range Rover model.

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11-05-2022

Automotive industry ramps up EV qualified technici...

The number of electric vehicle (EV) trained technicians has increased 4.5% since 2020 but is not enough to bridge the gap before 2030, warns the IMI.

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11-05-2022

Realistic timelines needed for new zero emission z...

If other cities are tempted to follow Oxford’s lead with a zero emission zone it could prove logistically and financially detrimental for businesses, says Venson.

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11-05-2022

Strategy switch sees Hyundai make inroads into tru...

Hyundai Business revamps relationships, while ULEVs put manufacturer on more choice lists.

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10-05-2022

Flexible contract management key to EV multi-cycle...

The development of multi-cycle leasing requires flexible software capable of managing subsequent leases of the same asset, says Sofico.

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10-05-2022

Fleet briefs: Latest news from TrustFord, The Algo...

TrustFord donates a Ford Transit 17-seat minibus to Huddersfield Giants Community Trust and The Algorithm People combines technologies with AFD Software.

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10-05-2022

Electric BMW 3 Series due in 2025

BMW has confirmed its ‘Neue Klasse’ platform will underpin a new 3 Series-sized electric car, due to launch in 2025.

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10-05-2022

Zeti creates pence per mile PAYG fleet finance pac...

A start-up FinTech organisation claims to have solved the conundrum of pay-per-mile finance for fleet operators with a new proposition targeting ULEVs.

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10-05-2022

Increased focus on the importance of near-home cha...

Andy Eastlake, chief executive of Zemo Partnership and deputy chair of the EV Energy Taskforce, on the importance of an increased focus on near-home charging.

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10-05-2022

Government targets councils to help set-up EV char...

Councils will be expected to work closely with fleets to ensure their needs for public charge points are taken into consideration, the Government says.

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09-05-2022

Industry jobs: Roles filled at AX, Zoomo and Be.EV

Scott Hamilton-Cooper has been appointed as the new MD of AX Automotive and Zoomo welcomes key executives from Uber and Lyft to its leadership team.

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09-05-2022

BEVs 'most popular' vehicles ordered at Tusker in ...

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) made up the top ten 'most popular' vehicles ordered in Q1 at Tusker.

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09-05-2022

Key policymakers to open BVRLA’s Fleets in Charg...

The BVRLA has confirmed its BVRLA annual Fleets in Charge Conference will be opened by a panel of policymakers who are driving the UK’s decarbonisation plans.

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09-05-2022

Speeding driver who lied to police jailed after ki...

A driver who killed another motorist in a crash and then lied to police about his speed has been jailed.

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