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Allstar launches new card to reduce fleet SMR

9 months ago / 0 comments

A new card to help SMEs reduce fleet service, maintenance and repair (SMR) bills has been launched by Allstar Business Solutions.

Northgate van laps Nürburgring in under 10mins

10 months ago / 0 comments

Northgate Vehicle Hire has sent a van around the Nürburgring Nordschleife in under ten minutes.

EU commercial vehicle registrations up 3.2% in 2017

10 months ago / 0 comments

Commercial vehicle registrations in the EU rose 3.2% last year despite a 3.5% fall in December. 

Tow capacity increased to 3.5 tonnes for Mitsubishi L200

10 months ago / 0 comments

Mitsubishi has increased the maximum towing capacity for its L200 pickup.

Conversion sales see growth despite market decline

10 months ago / 0 comments

Contradicting the LCV market decline of 3.6% according to latest SMMT figures, CoolKit’s vehicle conversion revenues grew 21% in 2017.

Used LCV demand to remain high in 2018, says Cap HPI

10 months ago / 0 comments

Used commercial vehicle demand is set to remain strong in 2018, according to experts at Cap HPI, following a fall in new registrations in 2017 for the first time since 2011-12.

Currys PC World launches same-day delivery service with On the dot

11 months ago / 0 comments

Currys PC World has become the latest retailer to launch a same-day delivery service.

Brighton & Hove Buses go electric with Kangoo Z.E.

11 months ago / 0 comments

Brighton & Hove Buses has added six 100% electric Renault Kangoo Z.E. Vans to their fleet to support the workshop.

Lightning Systems begins taking orders for converted electric Transit

12 months ago / 0 comments

Lightning Systems has announced that it is accepting orders for its new zero-emissions LightningElectric conversion for Ford Transit vans.

Dash cam footage stored on-vehicle not best for fleets, warns ProVision

12 months ago / 0 comments

ProVision warns fleet operators that dash cam footage stored locally can be inaccessible if a vehicle is impounded following an accident, thereby the video cannot be used in insurance claims and defence.

Europcar UK orders 50 hardtops from Truckman

12 months ago / 0 comments

Europcar UK is being supplied by Truckman with 50 of the company’s RS Hardtops, for its fleet of Toyota Hilux.

Mercedes-Benz Vans to electrify all commercial model ranges

12 months ago / 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz Vans has confirmed plans to offer all its commercial van model lines with electric drive, starting with the Electric Mercedes-Benz eVito van now available to order.

Fleet Alliance appointed to manage Pinnacle Group’s fleet

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

Council parking regimes stifle small business community

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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