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Iveco extends DriveAway ‘ready-bodied’ range

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Iveco has increased its DriveAway line-up to offer new models catering for the temperature-controlled distribution, general haulage, construction, demolition and waste sectors.

Axis appoints new operations director

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Axis Fleet Management has appointed Andy Turner as its new operations director.

TOM Vehicle Rental acquires Transflex Vehicle Rental

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TOM Vehicle Rental has acquired Transflex Vehicle Rental for an undisclosed sum, with both brands to continue to operate in the UK market.

Ford launches Qualified Vehicle Modifier programme

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Covering refrigerated load carriers and tipper trucks, Ford has launched its new Qualified Vehicle Modifier programme to accredit converters modifying Ford vehicles.

Former VW head of sales joins Fiat Professional

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Fiat Professional has appointed Andy Waite as national sales manager, following Richard Chamberlain’s move to the country manager role.

Marshall Fleet Solutions continues tail lift division expansion drive

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Marshall Fleet Solutions has appointed Toni Oldfield as business growth and customer experience manager within its tail lift division in line with its ongoing expansion plans.

D-Max gets tough with new Raptor coating option

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Isuzu D-Max customers can now opt for a protective coating from Raptor for their flat-beds.

Venson enhances LCV offering with r2c platform

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Venson is deploying a suite of online tools from fleet software specialist r2c online to help support its management services for van and heavy commercial fleets.

LCV ‘rightsizing’ could make huge difference to fleet costs, says Arval

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Fleets are missing out on significant savings to running costs and operational efficiencies by not adopting a ‘rightsizing’ approach.

Marshall Fleet Solutions to run update programme for refrigerated vans

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Marshall Fleet Solutions has revised its refrigerant usage policy in line with the latest F-Gas regulations.

Asset Alliance enters traffic management vehicle hire market

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Commercial vehicle leasing business Asset Alliance has launched a new ‘Total Traffic Management’ division after acquiring more than 170 specialist vehicles leased to customers by Hull-based bodybuilder Martin Williams.

Software to prove ‘game-changer’ for Anglian Water fleet

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Anglian Water is expected to see significant administration efficiencies across its fleet following implementation of software from Jaama.

Mercedes’ My Van Service offers flexible SMR booking

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Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd has launched My Van Service – an online booking tool with five new options to offer efficient booking for service, maintenance or repair (SMR) work.

Royal Mail adds 100 electric vans to delivery fleet

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Royal Mail has signed an agreement to purchase 100 Peugeot Partner L2 Electric vans, to be used on delivery rounds.

Petrol engines for Volkswagen Transporter line-up

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Volkswagen has introduced two 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engines, available across the Transporter range, claiming low-mileage operators could be better off not running a diesel.

Uncertainty over Clean Air Zones could damage local business

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Clarity is urgently needed to identify which vehicles will be affected in each of the Clean Air Zones, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has said, following publication of the Government’s air quality plan. Elizabeth de Jong, FTA’s ... Read More »

moDel-VM drives efficiency for vehicle logistics operation

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Logistics company WH Kirk Transport Services has reported enhanced efficiency following the implementation of moDel-VM, the standalone version of Ebbon-Dacs’ moDel solution.

DfT mulls changes to gross weight limits for electric vans

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The Department for Transport is considering raising the weight threshold for light commercial vehicles from 3.5 tonnes to 4.25 tonnes to offset their heavier drivetrains, in turn making them more cost-effective to operate. Electric ... Read More »

Allianz launches van breakdown cover

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Allianz Global Assistance is launching a roadside assistance service aimed at van owners, including sole traders.

Dumfries and Galloway Council invests in Vauxhall van fleet

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Enterprising DG, the commercial arm of Dumfries and Galloway Council, has added 17 new Vauxhall vans to its fleet. The vehicles will help to support the work of the building and maintenance teams across … Read More »