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DfT clarifies widespread misunderstanding of petrol/diesel ban

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All cars and vans sold in the UK from 2040 will need at least full hybrid technology and the ability to drive only using electricity, the Department for Transport has confirmed, seeking to clarify … Read More »

Early introduction of ULEZ could increase van usage

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The Mayor of London’s decision to introduce the Ultra Low Emission Zone 17 months ahead of schedule could bring about a rise in the number of vans operating in London, potentially undermining air quality … Read More »

Axis appoints Leigh Goodland as managing director

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Axis Fleet Management has promoted sales and marketing director Leigh Goodland to the role of managing director.

Trakm8 targets SMEs with low-cost plug and play vehicle tracking

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Aimed at trades professionals and other SMEs, a new plug and play tracking solution with fully online ordering and no installation/removal fees is now available from Trakm8.

Van sale values hit new record in October

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Average van sale values at Manheim reached a new high in October, with shift to online buying also picking up pace.

Vauxhall targets increased LCV sales under turnaround plans

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Opel and sibling Vauxhall are to drive LCV sales and launch new models under post-takeover plans to bring the company back into profit.

Fresh food distributor drives delivery service with Maxoptra

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Arthur David, a Bristol-based fresh product distributor, has dramatically enhanced its customer service and cut costs after implementing Maxoptra route planning and scheduling software.

ProVision accelerates plans for fleet telematics take-up under new investment

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Fleet tracking and telematics firm ProVision has secured £1m in seed funding to help accelerate plans to target fleets.

Fleet Alliance appointed to manage Pinnacle Group’s fleet

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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.

Delivery firms, councils and SMEs could rack up savings from EVs, says Venson

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LCV fleets in urban areas could drive down their whole-life costs by turning to electric and plug-in hybrid commercial vehicles.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles makes grade for Armed Forces contract

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GB Electrical has taken delivery of 38 Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to support its services to the armed forces as well as its work on installing charge points.

Torus housing group achieves Van Excellence accreditation

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North West-based housing group, Torus has achieved the Freight Transport Association’s  Van Excellence operator accreditation.

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.

0% finance offer launched on Isuzu Grafter 3.5t tippers

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

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.

SMMT forecasts a slow down in LCV registrations

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

Spectrum replaces fleet with Peugeot Travellers

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

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.

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

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

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.