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Fleet Alliance appointed to manage Pinnacle Group’s fleet

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Fleet Alliance has been chosen to manage Pinnacle Group’s fleet in order to streamline its fleet administration, reduce costs and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the fleet, the company said.

0% finance offer launched on Isuzu Grafter 3.5t tippers

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Isuzu Truck UK has launched a 0% finance offer on its Grafter N35.120T twin rear wheeled tipper models.

SMMT forecasts a slow down in LCV registrations

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Latest forecasts by the SMMT indicate a slowing down of the LCV market compared to last year.

Spectrum replaces fleet with Peugeot Travellers

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Spectrum has replaced its mixed fleet with 25 Peugeot Travellers to provide transport for those cared for by Spectrum.

UK debut for DAF Trucks LF City at Freight in the City

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

DAF Trucks has presented the New LF ‘City’ chassis at Freight in the City.

Aramex reduces delivery time and improves efficiency using what3word addresses

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Aramex has used addressing solution what3words to improve delivery efficiency in Dubai.

Council parking regimes stifle small business community

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Eight million local authority parking penalties are issued annually across England and Wales, according to new figures issued by the RAC Foundation.

Simon Elliott appointed managing director Intercounty Truck & Van

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Simon Elliott has taken up the position of managing director at Intercounty Truck & Van.

Mediafleet introduces 48-hour crash repair graphics solution

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Mediafleet has introduced a new 48-hour graphic crash-repair service designed to help reduce vehicle off-road down time and business effectiveness.

TomTom Telematics Driver of the Year Awards winners announced

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Fife Council employee Keith Smith has been crowned the UK’s best light commercial vehicle and car driver at the inaugural TomTom Telematics Driver of the Year Awards.

FORS re-structures audit times and Gold fees

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, has announced it is to reduce the period between mandatory FORS Bronze re-approval audits from three down to two years for Gold accredited members from 1 January 2018.

European commercial vehicle registrations remain stable

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

European commercial vehicle (CV) registrations have remained stable year-to-date (YtD) with a modest growth of +3.3% over the first nine months and +0.6% in September 2017, ACEA data shows.

Volkswagen’s National Central Billing aims to simplify admin for fleets

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched National Central Billing designed to help customers manage their fleet operations through a single central account.

HomeServe adds more Mercedes-Benz vans to its fleet

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Marshall Truck & Van has supplied HomeServe with 16 new Mercedes-Benz vans that the company has funded through contract hire agreements with sole leasing provider Arval.

Actavo contracts Europcar to help deliver smart meters across the UK

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Actavo recently won the contract to install smart meters in homes across the UK and has chosen Europcar UK’s commercial vehicle fleet to fulfil the logistics needed to deliver the service.

Fuso eCanter becomes first light EV truck with CCS rapid charging

2 months ago / 0 comments

Series produced Fuso eCanter is the first electrically powered light truck to be equipped with CCS rapid charging technology.

Volkswagen introduces new high-end Transporter ‘Edition’ models

2 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen’s Transporter van is now available in a new ‘Edition’ trim level for both panel and kombi.

Volkswagen Crafters chosen by Pelican Rouge coffee

2 months ago / 0 comments

Coffee roasting and solutions provider, Pelican Rouge, has taken delivery of 62 Volkswagen Crafter vans.

ULEMCo introduces hydrogen powered roof box range-extender for Nissan e-NV200

2 months ago / 0 comments

Plans for a hydrogen powered fuel cell roof box range-extender have been revealed by ultra-low emission specialist ULEMCo.

Renault launches Formula One inspired trim on LCVs

2 months ago / 0 comments

Renault has launched Formula Edition versions of the Kangoo, Trafic and Master van range.

Port of Southampton buys fleet of Nissan electric vans

3 months ago / 0 comments

The Port of Southampton has had a delivery of 13 electric vans to replace diesel cars and vans previously used by the port.

Brexit causing skilled driver shortage, says FTA

3 months ago / 0 comments

The freight and logistics sector is suffering a shortage of skilled drivers, according to the latest Freight Transport Association (FTA) Quarterly Transport Activity Survey (QTAS).

JWD adds fuel-efficient FUSO Canter to their fleet

3 months ago / 0 comments

JWD, a company specialising in nationwide domestic and commercial removals, as well as offering general haulage and storage services, has added a second 7.5-tonne FUSO Canter to its 13-strong fleet of trucks.

5% drop in LCV registrations due to economic uncertainty, says cap hpi

3 months ago / 0 comments

New LCV sales are predicted to reach just 360,000 this year, which for the first time since 2012 are not predicted to top those of the previous year’s registrations – possibly thanks to economic … Read More »

Large fleets pledge at least 5% EV share by 2020

3 months ago / 0 comments

The latest organisations to join the Go Ultra Low Companies scheme, including OVO Energy, Oxford City Council, Santander UK, Swansea University and Gatwick Airport have pledged that EVs will make up at least 5% … Read More »

Export of British-built vans, trucks and buses reliant on EU

3 months ago / 0 comments

Nearly two-thirds of British-built vans, trucks and buses were exported during the first six months of 2017, with almost all headed to the EU (94.7%), according to the SMMT.

New EV route planning software may help electric vans

3 months ago / 0 comments

MyRouteMonkey software is now live online and free to use, which the makers claim will banish range anxiety by optimising routes for electric vehicles.

Deutsche Post DHL and Ford unveil StreetScooter WORK XL electric van

3 months ago / 0 comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group and Ford presented the first of their jointly produced electric delivery vans – or e-van – in Cologne, Germany, called the StreetScooter WORK XL, to complement their pre-existing electric van … Read More »

Vauxhall unveils British-built Vivaro Tourer Elite and Combi Plus

3 months ago / 0 comments

First pictures of Vauxhall’s two new British-built Vivaro variants have been unveiled ahead of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show; the Tourer Elite and Combi Plus.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Delivers 286,800 Vehicles Worldwide by July

3 months ago / 0 comments

Globally, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 286,800 vehicles including the T, Caddy, Crafter and Amarok series, representing a 5.3% increase compared to the same period last year.