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Mobile network providers urged to help fleets minimise driver distraction

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UK mobile network providers could play a vital role in helping fleets minimise driver distraction by banning mobile phone use behind the wheel.

Fleets adopting routing and scheduling software for efficiency gains

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Improved efficiency and customer service are driving fleet adoption of routing and scheduling software more than cost-saving gains.

Rygor Commercials appoints new business development manager

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Dawn Smith has joined the team at Mercedes-Benz dealer group Rygor Commercials as business development manager.

Business benefits of Hubio Fleet to come under focus at CV Show

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Telematics specialist Hubio Fleet is to provide an insight at the CV Show into how telematics can provide fleets with a safer and more efficient way to monitor their drivers.

Harrods deploys Nissan e-NV200 electric van for delivery fleet

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Harrods has taken delivery of a Nissan e-NV200 100 years since it first added an electric van to its fleet.

Insurance experts to look at how technologies can reduce premiums at Microlise event

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Leading experts from the insurance industry will address the issue of fleet technologies, risk and premiums at the forthcoming Microlise Transport Conference.

Extended opening hours available across Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles network

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is now running extended opening hours across its entire network of 72 Van Centres and 24 Authorised Repairers.

Technician fleet halves call-out times with help of WEBFLEET

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City Fuel Services has slashed average waiting times for stranded motorists who have misfuelled with the help of WEBFLEET from TomTom Telematics.

Catering food supplier opts for greener refrigeration from Hubbard

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Clitheroe and Huddersfield-based Total Foodservice Solutions has deployed refrigeration units from Hubbard in line with its environmental ethos.

Safety checks still vital for back-up vans, warns FleetCheck

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Businesses running back-up vans to their main fleet without applying normal health and safety rules are being warned of the dangers.

Arval to provide practical van advice in CV Show ‘Consultancy Corner’

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Arval is to host a ‘Consultancy Corner’ at this year’s CV Show to provide practical advice on the latest van-related challenges for operators.

Retail demand for used LCVs remains strong

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Used LCV prices remained stable in March, helped by a strong retail market, according to Shoreham Vehicle Auctions.

Electrical retailer to enhance fleet efficiency and compliance under new deal

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One of the UK’s largest electrical retailers has switched to a sole supply, full outsourcing deal with Activa Contracts to ensure its fleet is cost-effective to operate and fit for purpose.

VGroup extends Fleet Alliance partnership to include commercial vehicle accessories

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VGroup International is to supply growing vehicle funding and fleet management specialist Fleet Alliance with commercial vehicle accessories under a newly expanded business partnership.

RSPB appoints Selsia to manage accident repairs

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The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has appointed Selsia to centrally manage its accident repairs.

Bevan Group appoints Ian Roberts to new engineering & production director role 

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Ian Roberts has joined Bevan Group in the newly created role of engineering & production director to streamline the design and manufacturing teams and help accelerate growth plans. 

Grahame Neagus appointed LCV manager at Renault Trucks

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Renault Trucks UK has appointed well-known industry figure Grahame Neagus as its new head of LCV responsible for the UK and Ireland.

IAAF to put focus on dangers of MoT extension at CV Show

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MoT extension proposals for vans and the dangers involved for drivers are to come under focus by the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) at the 2017 CV Show.

New Ctrack app to help enforce driver safety

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Ctrack has introduced a driver app that can be used alongside its range of tracking solutions to improve driver behaviour and increase risk awareness.

Wales Environmental deploys more Mercedes-Benz Sprinters 

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Liquid waste management and drainage specialist Wales Environmental Ltd has taken delivery of three new Mercedes-Benz Sprinters.

Earlier ULEZ deadline to impact on London’s emergency services

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London’s emergency services are struggling to meet the proposed earlier deadline for complying with London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), forcing them to bring forward vehicle replacements or face paying the daily charge.

Vanarama enters short-term van leasing market

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Vanarama is launching a new short-term leasing solution for business customers.

Routing and scheduling solution proves critical for Natures Menu

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Raw pet food manufacturer Natures Menu says dynamic scheduling and vehicle routing software from Maxoptra has proved essential in ensuring operational efficiency while expanding its delivery fleet.

Used LCV values up despite continued high volumes, reports BCA

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Light commercial vehicle values improved in February despite volumes remaining high in the remarketing sector, according to latest BCA data.

BT Fleet to showcase latest tech at CV Show

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BT Fleet is to showcase a number of new solutions at this year’s CV Show, including a smart phone app, online portal enhancements and its new mobile SMR solution.

Smart repair specialist orders further Vitos for mobile technicians

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Shine, a specialist in vehicle smart repairs, has ordered 16 more Mercedes-Benz Vitos for its fleet of mobile technicians.

Humac orders Caddy Maxi Kombis as part of fleet replacement plan

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Humac Civil Engineering has signed a fleet replacement deal with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to purchase 56 vehicles over the next 12 months.

Pendragon Vehicle Management to launch fleet cost reduction guide at CV Show

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Pendragon Vehicle Management will demonstrate developments in fleet vehicle uptime and cost reduction at the CV Show 2017, including the launch of its ‘30 proven ways to reduce your fleet costs’ publication.

Dashcam footage exonerates van driver

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Footage supplied by a VisionTrack 3G VT2000 dashcam has helped a van driver prove he was the innocent victim of a motorist jumping a red light and avoid a £16,000 insurance claim.

Paneltex to exhibit Transit chassis cab with refrigerated bodywork at CV Show

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Paneltex is to bring three flagship refrigerated vehicles from its line-up to this year’s CV Show, including a new Ford Transit chassis cab with light-weight refrigerated bodywork.