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Iveco and BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions partner for Green Finance Schemes

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Fleets can now get preferential financing conditions on a range of Iveco Natural Power models under a new scheme.

FORS workshop to help members advance accreditation

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The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) has introduced a new FORS Going for Silver and Gold workshop to help members progress through accreditation levels.

Yorkshire Water drives 2020 electric vehicle plans

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Yorkshire Water has deployed its first electric vans as well as switching to renewable energy in line with its plans for 20% of its van fleet to be electric by 2020.

Expanded BCA LCV sales programme delivers record results

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BCA has ramped up its commercial vehicle sales programme with new regular sales commencing in Blackbushe, Glasgow and Wolverhampton.

Southampton City Council migrates to electric vans

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Southampton City Council has deployed six Nissan e-NV200 vans as part of its plans to convert 20% of its fleet to electric vehicles by 2020.

Have your say on Bristol EV charging network expansion

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Businesses and individuals based in the Bristol area can now have their say on the future direction of the local electric vehicle charge point network ahead of expansion plans.

New Sprinter to bring ‘end-to-end system solution’ for fleets

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The third-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is now available to order, introducing front-wheel drive and new connectivity options as well as an electric version from 2019.

Chevin app brings bespoke data collection for mobile workforces  

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Chevin has launched a new app designed to bridge the communication gap between a mobile workforce and the back office by supporting a wide variety of tasks.

Volkswagen Amarok gets 163hp entry-level diesel

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The Volkswagen Amarok is now available with a new 163hp 3.0-litre TDI diesel, bringing basic pricing down to £24,510.

Basic dashcams giving fleets ‘false sense of security’

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Fleets deploying vehicle cameras should ensure they’re cloud-connected to ensure footage is correctly recorded.

Airco drives expansion with Toyota Proace vans

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Refrigeration and air conditioning specialist Airco has added 24 Toyota Proace vans to its fleet as it expands its business.

New Renault Pro+ Commercial Vehicles servicing plan to cut costs for fleets

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A new servicing plan that could cut costs for fleets has launched from Renault Pro+ Commercial Vehicles.

Flexible rental solution brings benefits for van fleets

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Hexagon Leasing has launched a new flexible rental package that enables commercial vehicle operators to quickly change their rental fleet to meet changing business requirements.

Monitor fleet driver seatbelt usage with new solution

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A new solution that identifies drivers not using seatbelts and reports on breaches is now available from Teletrac Navman.

Van registrations down 4.2% in January

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New van registrations fall -4.2% to 20,475 units in January 2018 with the biggest impact seen in the light van sector.

Allstar launches new card to reduce fleet SMR

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

TomTom Telematics augments updated WEBFLEET with new PRO driver terminals

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TomTom Telematics has launched a revamped version of its WEBFLEET tracking solution along with a new range of TomTom PRO driver terminals.

Falling business confidence hits UK commercial vehicle output

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UK commercial vehicle manufacturing declined 16.7% last year, hit by fluctuating fleet purchasing cycles, alongside declining confidence among operators.

Date set for 2018 FORS Members’ Conference

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FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, is to host its third annual Members’ Conference on Tuesday 16 October this year.

New commercial vehicle policy combines CCTV and telematics to cut claims costs

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Commercial vehicle underwriter Direct Commercial Ltd (DCL) has launched a new policy that integrates front-facing CCTV and telematics to defend against non-fault and fraudulent claims.

Mercedes-Benz Vans showcases lifestyle credentials with pop-up store

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Mercedes-Benz Vans UK is to launch a Pop-Up Store in the intu Trafford Centre in what’s believed to be a ‘first’ for the vans industry.

Renault Kangoo Van Z.E.33 now available on £2k scrappage deal

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Renault customers can now get £2k off the price of a new Kangoo Van Z.E.33 under the carmaker’s new scrappage deal.

Northgate van laps Nürburgring in under 10mins

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

Volkswagen Van Service Durham offers eco alternatives to courtesy cars

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Volkswagen Van Service in Durham has launched new eco-focused facilities to drive its customer service.

Counter-terrorism dominates 2018 fleet agenda

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Fleets are being urged to take action on counter terrorism measures as new research finds that 87% of commercial drivers and operators see terrorism as a potential threat to their vehicles.

McCormick signs up Citroën for replacement fleet

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Spice and condiments company McCormick UK has taken delivery of 166 new Citroën Berlingo and Dispatch Crew Vans for its national van fleet.

Tradesman gives new Iveco driver behaviour app the thumbs up

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Iveco’s newly launched driver behaviour Daily Business Up app is already helping one van user to save money on their fuel costs.

Mercedes-Benz fleet director moves to CV financial services role

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Nick Andrews, fleet and remarketing director at Mercedes-Benz Cars UK, is to become commercial vehicles director at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services UK (MBFS), effective from 1 February.

Ford awards Cartwright qualified vehicle modifier status

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Cartwright Conversions has been awarded formal qualified modifier status by Ford for the Transit.

Cool Cube introduces live temperature tracking

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Temperature-controlled courier firm Cool Cube has introduced a bespoke real-time vehicle tracking and temperature monitoring solution for its LGV and HGV fleet with the help of VeriLocation.