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Natalie Middleton

SMEs and specialist vehicle operators to bear brunt of early ULEZ introduction

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The introduction of the London Ultra Low Emission Zone 17 months ahead of schedule is likely to hit SMEs and specialist vehicle operators the most, with limited impact on other fleets, according to Arval.

New Isuzu website aids vehicle selection

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Isuzu Truck UK has launched a new website to help make it easier to find the right vehicle.

Van registrations struck by declining business confidence

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Demand for new vans continued to tumble in October as a result of falling business confidence.

Early ULEZ introduction to bring significant challenges for fleets

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The Mayor of London has come under fire for his decision to introduce the Ultra Low Emission Zone 17 months ahead of schedule, impacting on fleet operators in the capital.

FTA becomes 40th organisation to partner with FleetCheck

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The Freight Transport Association has signed up to FleetCheck’s partner programme with a host of initiatives planned for the future.

Aarsleff Ground Engineering streamlines fleet management with Pendragon

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Aarsleff Ground Engineering has cut the time spent on managing its fleet of commercial vehicles under a new deal with Pendragon Vehicle Management (PVM).

Record attendance levels for 2017 FTA Transport Manager events

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The Freight Transport Association’s Transport Manager 2017 conferences have exceeded all previous attendance records halfway through the series.

G-Force to offer Maxoptra to telematics users

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G-Force Communications has added Maxoptra dynamic route planning and scheduling software to its fleet vehicle solutions portfolio.

Biofuel credentials lead to further Hackney Council deal for Citroën

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Hackney Council has renewed its van fleet with 250 new Citroën vans based on the vehicles’ ability to run on high-blend sustainable biofuel produced from waste.

Kier Services signs tyres over to ATS Euromaster

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Kier Services has switched away from using local independent tyre dealers to supply, fit and manage tyres after signing a deal with ATS Euromaster.

Driver CPC training helps Cemex comply with FORS Gold requirements

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Cemex has turned to using Fleet Source to provide its drivers with CPC training, in a move to fulfil its FORS Gold requirements.

Nissan e-NV200 Fridge Concept to bring zero-emission urban solution

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Nissan has unveiled a new solution to urban delivery challenges in the firm of the e-NV200 Fridge Concept.

Gap Vehicle Hire to triple fleet

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Gap Vehicle Hire has announced plans to more than triple the size of its fleet as it opens a series of new ‘supersite’ depots across the UK.

Mercedes-Benz X-Class to put focus on higher specification

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Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing and specification for its X-Class 4×4 double cab pick-up, which is aimed at customers looking for a vehicle to bridge work and leisure practicalities or solely for lifestyle use.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles extends free servicing offer

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ offer of free servicing on all models purchased between July and October has now been extended to the end of the year.

‘Joined-up approach’ vital to maximise benefits of camera technology

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Fleet operators will only reap the true savings potential of 3G vehicle cameras by implementing a joined-up approach that takes advantage of driver behaviour monitoring, first notification of loss (FNOL) and proactive claims handling.

Winners of Vanarama Van Hero Awards revealed

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Vanarama has announced the winners of its Van Hero Awards 2017, with a cupcake design company, a duo of singing sisters and a team-building company recognised for their work.

CMS Window Systems signs rentback deal with TOM

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CMS Window Systems has completed a sale & rentback deal with TOM Vehicle Rental, which has seen its fleet of vehicles purchased and replaced with more modern, fuel efficient vehicles.

Surgical instrument specialist to save 10% on annual mileage with routing software

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Surgical instrument specialist to save 10% on annual mileage with routing software

Davies Crane Hire deploys Jaama software across transport fleet

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Davies Crane Hire is on track to see a significant reduction in administration costs and increased productivity with the introduction of management software from Jaama.

Lightfoot and Bott awarded places on PfH Tender Framework

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Public sector housing providers can now appoint driver behaviour technology firm Lightfoot as well as racking specialist Bott to supply fleet services without the need for a full tender.

Amey appoints Applied Driving Techniques to drive risk management

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Infrastructure support services provider Amey has appointed Applied Driving Technique (ADT) to implement a risk management programme for its 12,000 car and van drivers within the UK and Ireland.

LDV to expand network under new dealer development manager

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LDV has appointed Bill Laidlaw as dealer development manager in the UK as it looks to expand its network further.

Zipvan trials petrol-powered Transporter vans for hire

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Zipvan is trialling petrol-powered Volkswagen Transporters for its London van sharing fleet to provide operators with an alternative to diesels.

Network Rail awards 7,000-vehicle remarketing deal to Manheim

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Network Rail has signed up Manheim to remarket 7,000 vehicles over the next three years.

Fleet and lease LCV sector hits new record

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Average values in the fleet and lease LCV sector established a new record at BCA in September, with overall LCV values also seeing a new high.

V4B launches daily rental service for van fleets

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Contract hire and leasing broker V4B has branched into daily rental with the launch of a short-term rental service covering vans and cars.

Baxi makes switch to Volkswagen Transporter 

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High-efficiency boiler manufacturer Baxi has taken delivery of the first of a fleet of 80 new Volkswagen Transporters, replacing its previous Crafters.

Terrorism Risk and Incident Prevention suite launches for fleets

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Training provider Fleet Source has launched a new Terrorism Risk and Incident Prevention suite of products and training services, specifically designed for commercial fleet operators.

FleetCheck works with FTA to help drive van operational standards

2 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet software specialist FleetCheck is offering customers access to a number of Freight Transport Association resources in a move to help them raise operational standards.