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Chancellor urged to raise first year VED rate to tackle air pollution

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has been urged to increase first year Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) rates so the extra costs of diesel pollution are reflected in the price of a new diesel car.Members of the Healthy ...

2017-03-02

Parking machines “won’t be ready” to take new £1 coins

The introduction of the new £1 coin will lead to parking chaos as tens of thousands of machines will not be ready to accept the coins in time, according to the British Parking Association.   The organisation sai...

2017-03-02

Police launch crackdown on drivers’ mobile phone use as new penalties are introduced

Police forces nationwide, with the government’s backing, are cracking down on drivers’ use of hand-held mobile phones in the week that penalties for the offence were doubled.Since Wednesday (1 March), people using a h...

2017-03-02

Motor manufacturers unite to promote low emission vehicle benefits

Motor manufacturers joined forces to promote the benefits of low emission vehicles with the largest display of alternatively fuelled vehicles demonstrating the range and diversity of cars and vans available.Set against the ...

2017-03-02

SMH makes multi-million pound investment in fleet vehicle management

SMH Fleet Solutions is to invest around £16 million in vehicle fleet management, logistics and support services and claims it is one of the UK’s largest financial investments in the sector.The company is building a 40,00...

2017-03-02

Shell launches its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK

Shell has opened its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK at its Cobham service station on the M25. The new hydrogen station has been supplied by ITM Power and is the first fully branded and public hydrogen re...

2017-03-02

Brake teams up with Arval to deliver first Pledge training course of the year

Road safety charity Brake, with the support of vehicle leasing and fleet management company Arval, will deliver its first Pledge training course of 2017 on Tuesday, 14 March, in London.   Official figures show t...

2017-03-02

Government to reform whiplash insurance claims with pay-out cap

The government has announced a series of measures to reform whiplash injury insurance claims triggered by road traffic collisions.   The measures, which has been welcomed by the insurance industry, were announced...

2017-03-02

Award-winning PVS appoints Podbury to support further growth

Fast-growing, award-winning fleet consultancy and advisory service Puddy Vehicle Solutions (PVS) continues to expand with the appointment of Kelly Podbury as business manager.   Mrs Podbury’s main responsibili...

2017-03-02

FORS brings ‘Professional’ training to the CV Show

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is taking its FORS Professional brand to this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show, to promote the range of training it offers and delivers to members.    The Show i...

2017-03-02

Activa Contracts launches flexible Rental Plus vehicle solution

The increasing demand for vehicle flexibility at a competitive rate coupled with changing employment conditions and tightening duty of care legislation has resulted in Activa Contracts launching Rental Plus.   T...

2017-03-02

FTA Van Excellence briefings to highlight consequences of road traffic collision

The Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) 2017 Van Excellence Operational Briefings taking place this month will use a live action case study to demonstrate the need for vigilance and compliance ...

2017-03-02

Jaama to highlight sophisticated new software functionality at 2017 CV Show

Fleet industry asset management software system provider Jaama will be showcasing new functionality introduced to its multi award-winning web-based vehicle, driver and workshop management solution Key2 at this year’s Com...

2017-03-02

Ford envisages vans and drones working together to solve ‘last mile’ deliveries

Vans and drones could work hand in hand to improve mobility in urban areas in one example of Ford’s vision for the ‘City of Tomorrow.Self-driving vans could quickly and efficiently transport everything from groceries, ...

2017-03-02

Vauxhall announces senior fleet moves

Vauxhall has appointed Tim White as its new national fleet sales manager and Steve Beattie has been promoted to the post of national contract hire and leasing manager.   Mr White, previously head of major rental ...

2017-03-02

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev to jointly develop driverless vehicle fleet system

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev have agreed to jointly explore development of mobility services with fleets of electric driverless vehicles for public and on-demand transportation.The companies will collaborate to ...

2017-03-02

Businesses face fleet insurance increase after “crazy” government decision

Businesses can expect fleet insurance premiums to increase - perhaps by 10% - following what the Association of British Insurers called a “crazy” decision to change the way personal injury compensation payouts are calc...

2017-03-02

Pendragon Vehicle Management becomes Van Excellence partner

Pendragon Vehicle Management has been acknowledged as a Van Excellence recognised partner.  The Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) Van Excellence accreditation scheme is an industry-led initiative that aims to...

2017-03-02

Ambulance service set to save millions with introduction of electric vehicles

North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) calculates that it could save up to £2.5 million in fuel costs over the next four years under a plan to introduce electrically powered rapid response vehicles (RRVs) into its ...

2017-03-02

Ambit becomes first business to join ICFM’s corporate investor programme

Ambit is the first company to sign-up to ICFM’s newly-launched Corporate Investor Programme designed to further raise the standards of fleet industry professionals and overcome a skills and knowledge shortage inside many...

2017-03-02

TMC MPG data reveals £3,000 difference in driver fuel costs in identical cars

New ‘real-world driving’ data reveals that some fleet drivers are getting 40 fewer miles per gallon (MPG) than colleagues who drive identical models. Super-frugal fleet diesels are extremely sensitive to their use...

2017-03-02

Ford and Fiat’s new cars blasted by Euro NCAP for safety failings

New cars from Ford and Fiat have been slated by the European New Car Assessment programme for their performance in crash tests.   Fiat’s ageing 500 and Ford’s new Ka+ each scored three out of five stars in E...

2017-03-02

Motorists applaud plans to install electric vehicle charging points at petrol stations

A new survey reveals that 85% of motorists would now consider buying an electric vehicle or choosing one as their company car.  The figure has been revealed in research by Venson Automotive Solutions as a result of a g...

2017-03-02

New research identifies ADAS blind spots amongst UK fleets

The adoption of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) in UK fleets is accelerating but the industry’s knowledge is struggling to keep up with the pace of change, according to new research from Autoglass.   ...

2017-03-02

Norton Way Corporate Sales wins Best Fleet Operation Award

Norton Way Corporate Sales (which includes Norton Way Nissan) won the prestigious Award for “Best Fleet Operation” at the AM Awards held at the ICC in Birmingham on 9th February 2017.We are very proud of the Corporate ...

2017-03-02

Budget - the headlines

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his first Budget speech  (Wednesday, March 8, 2017).It was also the final spring Budget as Mr Hammond announced in last November’s Autumn Statement a rescheduling ...

2017-03-09

AA calls for fleet managers to be phone aware

Fleet managers have been urged to make employees that drive on business aware of the doubling of penalties for being caught using a hand-held phone while on the road.The call came from the AA following last week’s incre...

2017-03-09

Fleets increasingly seeking external advice regarding April tax changes, says Arval

Fleets are increasingly seeking external advice to work through the implications of new tax regulations that will take effect from April this year, according to Arval.The vehicle leasing and fleet management company says t...

2017-03-09

Fleets lead CO2 emissions cut but SMMT warns anti-diesel agenda will halt progress

Average new car CO2 emissions have fallen to a new low of 120.1g/km with fleets leading the way, according to latest data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).The figures reveal that average ...

2017-03-09

New safety app for commercial vehicles to be launched by FleetCheck

A new app created to provide a robust way of carrying out essential commercial vehicle safety checks is the second new product to be announced by FleetCheck for launch at next month’s Commercial Vehicle Show.Designed for ...

2017-03-09

Volkswagen continues constructive partnership with Mountjoy

Mountjoy, a leading provider of building and maintenance support services in Southern England, has extended its partnership with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles by taking on a further 17 Transporter T30 Startline panel vans...

2017-03-09

ICFM car salary sacrifice masterclass in demand: fleet managers urged to book places

Fleet decision-makers have been urged to book their places for the forthcoming ICFM Masterclass focusing on the imminent changes to car salary sacrifice scheme and cash or car allowance rules.The ICFM Masterclass will be h...

2017-03-09

Fuel £11 more expensive than a year ago, but prices stabilise in February

The price of petrol and diesel has stabilised after two months of rises at the pumps, according to RAC Fuel Watch data.Unleaded petrol finished the month costing an average 120.23p a litre, a very slight increas...

2017-03-09

BVRLA celebrates its 50th anniversary and presents annual awards

The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) recognised the contributions of outstanding performers in the vehicle rental and leasing industry at its annual dinner in London, with three sets of awards present...

2017-03-09

Vauxhall/Opel bought by French motor manufacturer PSA in £1.9bn deal

PSA Group, which owns Citroen, Peugeot and DS, is to buy General Motors’ lossmaking Opel division, which includes Vauxhall, in a €2.2 billion (£1.9 billion) deal.The acquisition, expected to be finalised before the end...

2017-03-09

Drink-drive limit should be lowered, urge councils and fire authorities

The legal drink-drive limit should be lowered in England and Wales to help cut alcohol-related accidents, which new provisional figures show have risen, councils and fire and rescue authorities have urged.   The ...

2017-03-09

Fleet demand underpins latest new car registrations

An increase in fleet registrations meant new car volumes last month were down just 0.3% year-on-year at 83,115 units, according to latest data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.February is a traditionally ...

2017-03-09

MS Amlin renews contract with National Windscreens

MS Amlin, the specialist global insurer, has extended its four-year contract with National Windscreens in support of its wide range of motor insurance policies for businesses and fleet operators across the UK.   ...

2017-03-09

Liverpool looks to introduce crackdown on diesel vehicles with Clean Air Zone

Liverpool is the latest city to reveal plans to crackdown on diesel vehicles entering the city with introduction of a Clean Air Zone by 2022.The city’s Mayor Joe Anderson has asked for a report to be drawn up to detailin...

2017-03-09

Van volumes rise at Manheim with prices remaining positive

Vehicle remarketing giant Manheim saw the overall volume sold at its van auctions rise by 18.1% year-on-year in February, while average selling prices also remained positive, increasing by 12.6% over the same period to £5...

2017-03-09

Dealer vehicle safety checks need to give ‘more information’ to fleets, says FleetCheck

Safety checks carried out by dealers when servicing cars and vans need to provide “more useful information” to fleets, according to FleetCheck.The fleet software specialist said that the current checks, which tended to...

2017-03-09

Alphabet Partner tops 20,000 vehicle fleet two years after launch

Alphabet Partner, the broker sales channel launched at the end of September 2014 by fleet leasing and business mobility specialist Alphabet, has exceeded a portfolio of more than 20,000 vehicle contracts.   Last ...

2017-03-09

TomTom Telematics to exhibit award-winning connected driver tech at CV Show 2017

TomTom Telematics will demonstrate its latest developments in connected fleet management systems at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show, helping businesses achieve greater control over process efficiency, compliance proc...

2017-03-09

‘Concerning’ rise in MoT failures due to defects with tyre safety system, says TyreSafe

TyreSafe has aired its concern at the implication for road safety of skyrocketing MoT failure rates caused by defects with vehicles’ Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS). More than 23,000 vehicles required a retes...

2017-03-09

Allstar and Masternaut join forces to make fuel cards smarter

Masternaut and Allstar Business Solutions have partnered to launch what they call “a smarter fuel card solution”.   Masternaut’s Fuel and Maintenance Card links into its telematics platform, providing aler...

2017-03-09

G3 Remarketing launches advanced vehicle, audio video inspection tool

G3 Remarketing has launched a new mobile inspection and asset management application - AVID - to satisfy the changing demands of the market.Utilising Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform (UWP) technology, the vehicle a...

2017-03-09

EurotaxGlass’s rebrands as Autovista Group

EurotaxGlass’s Group, the European automotive intelligence business, will now be called Autovista Group in line with a complete relaunch of the company and its four core brands - Glass’s, Schwacke, Eurotax and Autovist...

2017-03-09

Government to fund £220 million congestion-beating road improvements

Traffic hotspots across England have been identified by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to receive millions of pounds for junction upgrades, roundabout improvements and better traffic signalling.   The schemes...

2017-03-15

SEAT ‘Fleet Excellence’ dealership programme launches to enhance service

SEAT UK is to launch the Fleet Excellence programme, an initiative to deliver a higher level of service for fleet customers via its dealer network.With SEAT Fleet experiencing four years of consecutive growth, the Fleet Ex...

2017-03-15

FORS to sponsor Brake Fleet Safety Conference 2017

Road Safety charity Brake’s annual Fleet Safety Conference taking place at the St John’s Hotel, Solihull, on Thursday, 25 May is to be sponsored by the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS).The annual conference brin...

2017-03-15

PSA’s acquisition of Vauxhall/Opel to herald consolidation and technology investment

A combined PSA and Vauxhall/Opel operation will enhance the French-owned company’s ability to innovate and bring big steps forward in vehicle connectivity and powertrain, according to experts at CAP HPI.Following last we...

2017-03-15

National Windscreen technicians first in UK to achieve ADAS qualifications

National Windscreens technicians have become the first in the country to achieve recognised Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) qualifications from awarding organisation, GQA Qualifications.ADAS offer the biggest chan...

2017-03-15

M J Maillis UK sign sole supplier deal with TCH Leasing

TCH Leasing has won a sole-supplier agreement with M. J. Maillis UK to manage its 29-strong vehicle fleet.   Located in Eastwood, Nottingham, and part of the Athens-based M. J. Maillis Group, M. J. Maillis UK is ...

2017-03-15

East joins Mercedes-Benz Vans UK as national rental manager

Mercedes-Benz Vans UK has appointed Joanna East as national rental manager, in a move to further support the brand’s fleet strategy.   Reporting directly to Ricky McFarland, head of strategic accounts, Ms East ...

2017-03-15

Places available for fleet decision-makers on new ICFM Fast Track training course

Places are filling up fast for the next ICFM Fast Track training course, which starts on 4 and 5 April, 2017, but delegate spaces remain available.The ICFM is dedicated to advancing the profession of car and light commerci...

2017-03-15

Ogilvie Fleet builds solution to overcome challenges faced by construction company

Attention to detail and a straight-forward business approach has helped Ogilvie Fleet win a four-year full outsourcing contract to provide vehicles and a range of services to Hampshire-based Raymond Brown Construction. ...

2017-03-15

Fleet chiefs unite to launch incident management company to cut repair costs

A new incident management company is planning to shake up the UK market with its senior management team using their almost 100 years of collective fleet industry knowledge and experience to deliver cost savings and reduced...

2017-03-15

HSE issues MoD with Crown Censure over driver death

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an agency driver, working for it, was killed by a reversing vehicle.   Graham Wood (55), of Bicest...

2017-03-15

vGroup helps fleets to lose weight with innovative new vehicle lining solution

Light commercial vehicle fleets can expect to cut operating costs following the launch by vGroup International of a new polypropylene lining panel set to transform the sector.   The lightweight characteristics ...

2017-03-15

New car VED changes could boost used model residual values, says Glass’s

Forthcoming changes to Vehicle Excise Duty impacting on new cars registered from 1 April could trigger increases in used vehicle values as consumers baulk at the new tax rates, according to Glass’s.As the volume of used c...

2017-03-15

New generation of racking gives fleets new options, says Arval

A new generation of racking for commercial vehicles is something that fleets should be exploiting, believes Arval.The vehicle leasing and fleet management company says that the latest designs were lighter in weight, safer, ...

2017-03-15

Project Pictogram secures backing from commercial vehicle organisations

One year after its launch to the business fleet community, Project Pictogram - Driving Safer Roads initiative has received a significant boost from three major trucking organisations.Organisers of the fleet industry’s ann...

2017-03-15

Steady demand and richer mix boost ex-fleet and lease company car values at BCA

Average used car values in the fleet and lease sector rose marginally last month, reaching £10,179, the second highest point on record, according to latest data from remarketing giant BCA.Retained value against original M...

2017-03-15

New fleet of electric cars contribute to energy efficiency at Portsmouth Naval Base

Portsmouth Naval Base has this week welcomed a fleet of a different kind with the arrival of the first batch of 48 electric Nissan e-NV200 vans to support the Royal Navy’s operations.   The electric vehicles h...

2017-03-15

Road safety training group appoints new CEO

Jim Kirkwood has been appointed as the new CEO of one of the UK’s leading road safety training organisations.   With a track record of helping established firms develop and grow, he aims to expand the TTC Group...

2017-03-15

Average ex-fleet car values fall at Manheim

The average price of ex-fleet cars sold by Manheim fell 3.7% to £10,202 last month versus February 2016, although the average selling price of all used cars increased by 4.8% year-on-year.  The volume of ex-fleet s...

2017-03-15

Leasing firms enable more motorists to get behind the wheel of a new vehicle

New figures from the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) have underlined the sector’s key role in enabling businesses and private motorists to drive new cars and vans.   The BVRLA’s latest ...

2017-03-15

Telematics provider identifies top myths about the technology

Fleet decision-makers view telematics technology positively - only 5% have a negative view - but 26% of businesses have had issues with insurance costs, and a further quarter have had problems with driver behaviour prior t...

2017-03-15

TomTom Telematics collaborates with SOTI to deliver enhanced mobility control

TomTom Telematics has announced a collaboration with SOTI that will see the company’s flagship enterprise mobility management (EMM) software, MobiControl, be made available to manage TomTom PRO 8 series driver terminals....

2017-03-15

Pendragon Vehicle Management to highlight innovations at CV Show

Pendragon Vehicle Management will be demonstrating innovations in fleet vehicle uptime and cost reduction at Commercial Vehicle Show 2017.Taking place at the Birmingham NEC on 25-27 April, the Commercial Vehicle Show will ...

2017-03-15

Crash warning over driverless cars from House of Lords

The main social, behavioural and ethical questions relating to autonomous cars remain largely unanswered, including whether they will reduce accidents caused by human error, according to a report by the House of Lords Scie...

2017-03-15

Taylor takes on managing director’s role at Essential Fleet Services

Essential Fleet Services has announced changes to its leadership team including the appointment of Greg Taylor as managing director as well as increased investment and involvement by chairman Andrew Cope.Under the changes,...

2017-03-15

Drive Software Solutions’ West-Oliver takes on key new role

Fleet technology company Drive Software Solutions, in what looks set to be the busiest year in the firm’s history, has promoted director of sales and marketing Simon West-Oliver to the newly created role of marketing dir...

2017-03-15

MPs to investigate UK electric vehicles market

The role of electric vehicles in the transition to a low carbon economy and as part of the government’s industrial strategy is to be investigated by the House of Commons’ Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)...

2017-03-23

Motorists driving to France at Easter urged to order new emissions stickers

The RAC is urging UK motorists driving to Paris, Lyon and Grenoble this Easter to order recently introduced vehicle emissions stickers as soon as possible after it took six weeks for one to reach the UK.The Crit’Air sche...

2017-03-23

HILS achieves ‘champion’ status with safe driving fleet focus

Safe driving policies introduced by Hertfordshire Independent Living Service (HILS), which have triggered a 26% fleet insurance premium saving, have seen it become the newest organisation to join the RoadSafe-managed and g...

2017-03-23

MPs from four select committee join forces to launch air quality inquiry

MPs from four select committees have, for the first time, combined forces to launch a joint inquiry on air quality to scrutinise cross-government plans to tackle urban pollution hotspots.The House of Commons’ Environmenta...

2017-03-23

Hughes plugs into Activa Contracts to deliver new-look fleet

Activa Contracts has won a sole supply, full outsourcing deal with Hughes, one of the UK’s largest electrical retailers.Lowestoft-headquartered Hughes, which has retail outlets across East Anglia and the Midlands, operate...

2017-03-23

Moves towards driverless cars must not produce lazy drivers reliant on gadgets

Cars with growing levels of autonomy could make motorists lazy and over reliant on gadgets - with far reaching implications for the potential reduction of people killed and seriously injured on the roads, according to IAM ...

2017-03-23

Mercedes-Benz Vito adds polish for Shine!

When business success depends on your ability to undertake top-quality repairs to vehicle body damage, you need a van that looks the part too. For Shine!, that meant the Mercedes-Benz Vito. Shine! currently employs 40 ...

2017-03-23

BT Fleet set for technology showcase at CV Show

BT Fleet will be demonstrating its technology and innovation at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show taking place at the NEC, Birmingham, from 25-27 April. The provider of outsourced fleet management services will be...

2017-03-23

Road safety charity calls for zero-tolerance of drug-driving on Scotland’s roads

Road safety charity Brake has called on the Scottish government to introduce a zero-tolerance policy for drug-driving on the nation’s roads.The call came as the Scottish National Party opened its annual Spring Conference...

2017-03-23

Insurers ask Highways England to make CCTV of ‘swerve to avoid’ crashes available

Distracted driving has caused a dramatic rise in “swerve to avoid” crashes leading to calls for Highways England to make CCTV footage of incidents available to insurers.Now Claims Management & Adjusting (CMA) has ...

2017-03-23

Audi scores hat-trick at UK fleet industry’s ‘Oscars’

Audi scored a hat-trick of wins at the 2017 Fleet News Awards, including the coveted Fleet Manufacturer of the Year title voted for exclusively by fleets.The headline victory was achieved alongside wins at the fleet indus...

2017-03-23

Used car retail demand strong despite high volume of PCP models returning

The used car market is showing no signs of cooling down despite the high volume of PCP cars returning back into dealers as part exchanges, according to the Aston Barclay Group.The vehicle remarketing specialist has reported...

2017-03-23

Fleet software industry should do more to educate on the limitations of spreadsheets

The fleet software industry should do more to educate businesses about the limitations of spreadsheets when it comes to managing company cars and vans, believes FleetCheck.Peter Golding, managing director, says that, in the...

2017-03-23

Jaama appoints IT manager as company expansion continues

Fleet and asset management software company Jaama has further underlined its commitment to providing customers with cutting-edge solutions with the appointment of a dedicated IT manager.Stuart Jones, who reports to Jaama IT...

2017-03-23

Fuel prices hit two-month low as supermarket battle breaks out

A cut of ‘up to’ 2p a litre in the cost of fuel on supermarket forecourts has taken the average prices of petrol and diesel to their lowest since mid-January. But the generosity of the ‘big four’ has been far f...

2017-03-23

Government gives £23m boost for hydrogen-powered vehicles and infrastructure

A new £23 million fund to accelerate the take up of hydrogen vehicles and roll out more cutting-edge infrastructure has been announced by the government.   Hydrogen fuel providers will be able to bid for funding...

2017-03-23

Charity backs calls for creation of road casualty investigation branch

Road safety charity Brake has backed calls for the establishment of an independent road casualty investigation branch.The call came from Richard Cuerden, chief scientist at TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) and a Brake tr...

2017-03-23

Brake offers free webinar on the importance of managing driver eyesight in fleets

Road safety charity Brake is running a webinar for fleet and road safety professionals on the risk of poor driver eyesight, and the importance of combatting it in fleets.The latest webinar, ‘Look Sharp: Tackling Driver ...

2017-03-23

Hyundai Motor joins Go Ultra-Low campaign as electric cars line-up for a record year

Hyundai Motor UK has signalled its commitment to an ultra-low emission future by joining Go Ultra Low, the government and industry-backed campaign that exists to highlight the benefits of plug-in and fuel cell electric veh...

2017-03-23

SEAT expands four-day test drive across range for business customers

Business customers are to benefit from SEAT expanding its four-day test drive initiative following the success of it with the Ateca SUV.SEAT has announced plans to expand the scheme to cover its entire range, as the Barce...

2017-03-23

Wales Environmental clears the way for more Mercedes-Benz Sprinters

Liquid waste management and drainage specialist Wales Environmental is running its first Euro6 vans, a trio of Mercedes-Benz Sprinters which arrived via the Cardiff branch of Euro Commercials.So impressed has the operator b...

2017-03-23

GreenRoad’s in-vehicle feedback to supplement Smith System’s hands-on coaching

Technology-based driver safety specialist GreenRoad is to partner with Smith System, the provider of collision avoidance driver training, to offer a comprehensive solution of both in-vehicle driver safety technology and coa...

2017-03-23

IAM RoadSmart’s new video highlights the real cost of business crashes

IAM RoadSmart has produced a video highlighting a range of information, on-road training and seminars businesses can utilise to cut the number of road crashes involving at-work drivers.   With one-third of all ...

2017-03-23

Employee car schemes at a crossroads, says new survey

A growing number of employees are considering opting out of employer-provided car schemes if benefit-in-kind tax increases still further, according to the results of a new survey.   At the same time, tax and cost...

2017-03-23

‘Hard’ Brexit could increase cost of new car in the UK by almost £2,400

New car prices could increase by an average £2,372 per vehicle under a ‘hard’ Brexit, according to a new report by the PA Consulting Group.   Called ‘Brexit: The Impact on the Automotive Supply Chain’, c...

2017-03-23