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MOT Consultation Document

The Department for Transport is seeking views on whether the age a vehicle gets its first MOT should be increased from the current three years to four years. The options being proposed are:to keep the current period for ...

2017-01-26

Brake welcomes police crackdown on drivers using mobiles

A police campaign to catch drivers who break the law by using mobiles behind the wheel has been welcomed by road safety charity, Brake. The clampdown comes ahead of plans, announced last year, by the Department of Transp...

2017-01-26

White remains UK’s favourite new car colour but buyers heading back to black

White maintained its position as the UK’s most popular new car colour for the fourth year in a row in 2016, according to data published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). More than half a millio...

2017-01-26

17 year high for British car manufacturing as global demand hits record levels

UK car production achieved a 17-year high in 2016, according to the latest figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).1,722,698 vehicles rolled off production lin...

2017-01-26

FORS welcomes 600th individual Practitioner

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) has recognised Mohamed Abdurahim, logistics support manager at Bywaters (Leyton), as its 600th Practitioner.   The FORS Practitioner course comprises a series of nine...

2017-01-26

Mercedes-Benz vans deliver a range of benefits for Malcolm Group

Proven reliability and economy led The Malcolm Group back to Mercedes-Benz dealer Western Commercial for the latest additions to its fleet.   Based in Linwood, Renfrewshire, the operator is one of the UK’s le...

2017-01-26

More than nine out of 10 customers rate Epyx as ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ in new research

More than nine out of 10 customers (93%) have rated the service they receive from Epyx as ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ in what is claimed to be the company’s most comprehensive survey ever.   Praise was also recei...

2017-01-26

Economic conditions to lead to boost for medium term rental in 2017, says Meridian

A growing mood of caution among businesses is likely to lead to a boost in demand for medium term rental during 2017, it is claimed.   Phil Jerome, managing director, Meridian Vehicle Solutions, said that the possib...

2017-01-26

Michelin CrossClimate+ tyres offer consistent through-life traction in snow

Fleets currently taking advantage of the year-round traction offered by Michelin’s CrossClimate tyres will soon also benefit from improved through-life performance in snow, as the manufacturer launches CrossClimate+. ...

2017-01-26

RAC appoints Williams to head up Business Services sales team

RAC Business Services has strengthened its sales team and is looking to future growth with the appointment of Roger Williams as its new sales director.Mr Williams, who has almost 20 years’ experience in the sector, will ...

2017-01-26

Halfords invests £8m in mobile tyre operation

Halfords is to invest up to £8 million in mobile tyre fitting company TyresOnTheDrive.com to develop opportunities together and to leverage each other’s capability and expertise.   The agreement includ...

2017-01-26

London councillors call for road pricing and workplace parking levy in capital

Worsening traffic congestion in London has led to members of the London Assembly Transport Committee to call for a series of new initiatives including road pricing to replace the congestion charge and a workplace parking l...

2017-01-26

FTA hosts van safety briefings

The Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) forthcoming Van Excellence Operational Briefings will focus on how operators can improve safety and compliance within the industry and how businesses of all sizes can professional...

2017-01-26

Ford launches fleet trial of plug-in hybrid vans

Ford is to launch a 12-month fleet trial of 20 new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) Transit Custom vans that reduce local emissions by running solely on electric power for the majority of city trips such as deliveries or maintenance ...

2017-01-26

Alphabet appoints new head of product management

Mobility provider and fleet leasing specialist Alphabet GB has appointed Leo Taylor as its new head of product management.   He returns to the company after five years and joins from BMW Group Financial Service...

2017-01-26

Chargemaster gets go ahead for Elektromotive acquisition

Chargemaster has been given approval by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to complete its acquisition of Elektromotive thereby consolidating the UK electric vehicle infrastructure market   Approval ...

2017-01-26

Six London ULEV schemes unveiled to encourage businesses ‘to go green’

Six ultra-low emission vehicle schemes spanning nine London boroughs have been unveiled in a £2.5 million project to encourage businesses and Londoners ‘to go green’.The Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) ...

2017-01-26

Ebbon-Dacs sees doubling of electronic deliveries through moDel

Ebbon-Dacs, Europe’s leading e-procurement specialist for major leasing and fleet management companies, has witnessed a doubling in the number of vehicles being delivered and collected through its electronic vehicle deliv...

2017-01-26

Fleet Hire says growth in car benefits schemes continues after tax changes

The impact of changes to salary sacrifice schemes outlined in the Government’s Autumn Statement do not outweigh the tangible benefits of implementing a well-constructed car benefit scheme for both employers and employees...

2017-01-26

GEM welcomes rise in speeding fines

Road safety and breakdown recovery provider GEM Motoring Assist has welcomed today’s announcement from the Sentencing Council that speeding fines for the most serious offences in England and Wales are to rise by up to 50...

2017-01-26

Mercedes-Benz wins national apprentice award

The Mercedes-Benz Apprentice Programme has been recognised as being one of the best in the country after winning a top award from the National Apprenticeship Service. Mercedes-Benz was chosen as the winner of the Large ...

2017-01-26

Vredestein to enter the UK fleet market

Premium tyre brand has the UK fleet market in sight for this year’s expansion plans With a product portfolio covering high-performance car tyres, comprising summer, winter and all-season options, as well as a comprehe...

2017-01-26

Tyresafe urges government to put road safety first before extending first MOT to four years

TyreSafe has again voiced concern at the impact on road safety of the government’s proposals to extend the MOT test ‘grace period’ of new vehicles to four years. Current legislation requires all new cars and motorcyc...

2017-01-26

Appointment adds strength in depth to DRIVE leasing team

Drive Software Solutions, the creators of the Fleet, Vehicle Management, Contract Management, Mobility and Leasing Solutions system DRIVE, has added considerable expertise to it’s team with the appointment of Albert Kato...

2017-01-26

Fleet Operations appoints new Managing Director

Fleet Operations has appointed Richard Hipkiss as Managing Director to spearhead the company’s ambitious growth plans.   The leading independent fleet management consultancy has made a number of senior managem...

2017-01-26

Driver jailed after telematics evidence used in Old Bailey fatal collision case

A speeding driver who killed a 21-year-old woman in Kingston, south west London, has been found guilty of Causing Death by Dangerous Driving and Serious Injury at the Old Bailey where telematics data provided vital evidence...

2017-01-27

21,000-car study finds widening gap between official MPG and actual performance

New figures from mobility data expert TMC (The Miles Consultancy) show that new cars’ real-world fuel economy fell further behind advertised performance, last year - with diesel models now an average 28% less efficient t...

2017-02-01

Westminster to trial diesel-based parking surcharge in low emission neighbourhood

 Westminster City Council is set to trial emissions-based charging for diesel cars parking within Marylebone claiming that the measure is “part of its drive to create a greener, healthier” London.However, the RAC...

2017-02-01

Zenith sold in £750m deal

Zenith, the largest independent vehicle leasing business in the UK, has been sold by one private equity firm, HgCapital, to another, Bridgepoint, in a £750 million deal.Headquartered in Leeds, with full-service operations...

2017-02-01

Businesses warned on fleet duty of care after men jailed for death crash

Organisations have been reminded of the importance of meeting occupational road risk management best practice standards following the jailing of two men in relation to the four deaths in a tipper truck crash in Bath in 201...

2017-02-01

Pendragon Vehicle Management sees growth opportunities in 2017

Pendragon Vehicle Management (PVM) anticipates further growth in 2017, thereby building on the increase in fleet volume of more than 10% experienced in the last two years. Despite commentary highlighting there may be m...

2017-02-01

New warning over undiagnosed high blood pressure highlights fleet eyecare is vital

High blood pressure can be detected during routine eye examinations, making fleet eyecare an even more vital aspect of health and wellbeing, it is claimed.   The British Heart Foundation’s director of innovati...

2017-02-01

Van fleets need to look carefully at Euro6 before selecting like-for-like replacements

Van fleets need to look carefully at the impact of Euro6 emissions requirements on payloads before replacing older vehicles, it is claimed.   Vehicle leasing and fleet management company Arval says that there can eas...

2017-02-01

MiX Telematics’ forecasts further growth in company car and LCV telematics use

An increasing number of car and light commercial vehicle fleet operators are turning to in-vehicle telemetry to drive up the efficiency, performance and safety of their fleets, according to MiX Telematics.   The...

2017-02-01

Tusker invests £2m in new systems for future growth

Tusker claims to have launched the largest business project it has ever undertaken, in preparation for the company’s future growth.    The company says it has invested more than £2 million in ‘Project...

2017-02-01

Premium tyre brand Vredestein wins fleet deal with Purple Parking

Vredestein is to supply Purple Parking’s 150-strong fleet with Comtrac and new Comtrac 2 All Season tyres.   The move comes after dealer Tomato Tyres ran tests on Purple Parking’s vehicles for the best all-ro...

2017-02-01

Maserati reveals corporate team personnel changes

Maserati GB has announced changes in its corporate sales team following the recent departure of national corporate sales manager Graeme Jenkins.The changes also come with the Maserati Ghibli sales growing year on year and ...

2017-02-01

Minster Self Drive signs deal to use Epyx’s 1link Hire Network

Middlesborough-based Minster Self Drive has signed a new deal to use the 1link Hire Network e-commerce platform.   Started in York in 2005, the family-run company now has branches in Wakefield, Middlesbrough and Sund...

2017-02-01

Online sales values of ex-fleet stock beat physical auctions by average 1% in 2016

Online sales values of ex-fleet stock beat physical auctions by an average of 1% or £220 per vehicle in 2016, according to new figures compiled by Epyx.   The statistics were taken from tens of thousands of vehicles...

2017-02-01

FORS members set to benefit from Hillo Software

Members of FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, will now be able to receive a 20% discount off list prices for OnGo Work Desk, a product produced by Hillo Software, thanks to its new partnership with FORS.  ...

2017-02-01

Alphabet doubles ULEV fleet and delivers 10% of grant-eligible electric vehicles

Fleet leasing and mobility specialist Alphabet has revealed that in 2016 the company delivered 10.2% of the UK’s total number of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) eligible for the government’s grant....

2017-02-01

Gilgen opens the door to more Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has extended its partnership with Gilgen Door Systems UK, with the company purchasing 24 new Volkswagen vans. The latest agreement is part of the firm’s ongoing fleet replacement progra...

2017-02-01

Government provides £64m to help people walk or cycle safely to work

Thousands more people will be encouraged to cycle and walk to work following a £64 million government investment.The funding supports local projects over three years from 2017 to 2020 and forms part of a wider government...

2017-02-01

Lightfoot partners with Allianz Insurance to reward better fleet drivers

Lightfoot is partnering with Allianz Insurance to launch a new programme to encourage and reward better driving among UK fleets.   Beginning in February, ‘Lightfoot Fleet Driver of the Week’ will give driver...

2017-02-01

Fleets achieve greater compliance with ‘richer bigger data’, says ADLV

Fleets using richer, bigger data more frequently will drive improvements in areas of compliance and road safety, according to the Association for Driving Licence Verification (ADLV).   The best practice frequen...

2017-02-01

Licence Bureau launches safer driving guide

Licence Bureau has launched a new driver safety guide, in association with road safety charity Brake, to highlight typical driving distractions following a highly successful social media campaign run during Christmas. &...

2017-02-01

Mercedes-Benz Vans teams up with the FTA to promote higher safety standards

Mercedes-Benz Vans and its Retailer of the Year, Northside Truck & Van, joined forces with the Freight Transport Association (FTA) to present the first of a planned series of briefings that aim to keep operators safe, ...

2017-02-01

John Henry Group selects Enterprise Flex-E-Rent as mobility partner

Fast-growing infrastructure services provider John Henry Group has partnered with commercial vehicle rental specialist Enterprise Flex-E-Rent for the sole supply of its fleet of more than 500 commercial vehicles.  ...

2017-02-01

Safety concerns mean vans should be excluded from four-year MoT, says FleetCheck

Concerns over safety mean that vans should be excluded from the government’s new consultation on extending the first MoT to four years.   So believes FleetCheck, one of the UK’s leading fleet software and manageme...

2017-02-01

Economic conditions to lead to boost for medium term rental in 2017, says Meridian

A growing mood of caution among businesses is likely to lead to a boost in demand for medium term rental during 2017.   Phil Jerome, managing director, at Meridian Vehicle Solutions, said that the possibility of an e...

2017-02-01

St Claire promoted to Fleet Assist MD as company targets further growth

Fast-growing Fleet Assist has promoted Vincent St Claire to the post of managing director sharing responsibility for the long-term strategic development of the business with fellow board members and co-founders Mike Smith ...

2017-02-01

Fleet managers and industry leaders hold 'Driving for Work Summit' ahead of new government-backed safety campaign

Fleet chiefs , ACFO, the BVRLA and the FTA along with the Department for Transport, Highways England and insurance company representatives have held a ‘Driving for Work Summit’ to further accelerate the take-up of initiat...

2017-02-03

Government urged to invest in plug-in vehicle servicing training for technicians

Millions of pounds of taxpayers cash is being spent on promoting plug-in vehicles via grants that subsidise acquisition costs and investment in charging points, but that cash will be wasted if the government won’t help i...

2017-02-03

Activa contracts launches definitive company car or cash allowance online calculator

A new web-based company car or cash allowance calculator has been launched by Activa Contracts giving employers and employees in-depth analysis on the critical costs at the click of a button thereby simplifying the decisio...

2017-02-03

Majority of human drivers ‘don’t bully’ autonomous vehicles

Human drivers do not yet know enough about autonomous vehicles to take advantage of them, according to new research from TRL, the global centre of innovation in transport and mobility.The study, conducted by TRL as part o...

2017-02-03

Tusker launched new finance product for drivers at end of salary sacrifice scheme

Salary sacrifice specialist Tusker claims to have made it easier for drivers to own their car at the end of their Car Benefit Scheme agreement, with the launch of Tusker Driver Finance.Currently, all Tusker drivers have t...

2017-02-03

Company car average values accelerate at BCA to near record levels

Average values for ex-company cars sold by BCA have kicked off the New Year in style by increasing for the first time since last October, reaching £10,163, the second highest point on record.  The month-on-mont...

2017-02-03

New head of compliance joins Alphabet’s executive team

Mobility and leasing experts Alphabet GB has announced that Leanne Christmas has joined the company’s UK executive team as its new head of compliance.Ms Christmas joins Alphabet on a permanent basis, having previously ac...

2017-02-03

Chevin celebrates growth with appointment of global sales and marketing director

Fleet management software provider Chevin Fleet Solutions has announced the appointment of a new global sales director to drive its continued worldwide growth.David Gladding, formerly Chevin’s UK sales director, has take...

2017-02-03

North Ayrshire Car Club success drives down ‘grey fleet’ use at council

North Ayrshire Council is celebrating a successful first 18 months of its car club service after recording huge reductions in CO2 emissions and a surge in membership as a result of moving away from ‘grey fleet’ use thu...

2017-02-03

Quartix appoints two new directors

Vehicle tracking company Quartix has appointed two new directors to its board: Ed Ralph as chief operating officer and Lynne Austin as director with responsibility for the company’s UK fleet operations. Mr Ralph brin...

2017-02-03

New calls for drink-drive limit to be cut in England and Wales

Renewed calls have been made for a cut in the drink-drive limit in England and Wales after new government figures highlighted a significant rise in the number of people killed or seriously injured in accidents where at lea...

2017-02-03

FTA says Driver CPC training must remain flexible as Europe looks to reform

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is concerned that proposed revisions to the European Commission’s Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) Directive could limit operators’ ability to p...

2017-02-03

Walter Lilly sets new standards for its supply chain by championing FORS

One of London’s foremost providers of prestige residential construction services, Walter Lilly, is now using its Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Champion status to formally acknowledge the role of a safe and eff...

2017-02-03

Benfield retires from Sandicliffe Motor Contracts

Gary Benfield has retired after 10 years in the driving seat at Sandicliffe Motor Contracts   He joined the company in May 2006 before becoming managing director shortly after and then expanding the business in ...

2017-02-03

Company car average values accelerate at BCA to near record levels

Average values for ex-company cars sold by BCA have kicked off the New Year in style by increasing for the first time since last October, reaching £10,163, the second highest point on record.    The mont...

2017-02-03

Support for tougher sentences for those who kill on the road, says IAM Roadsmart survey

A survey by the UK’s biggest road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has shown road users want the law to be far stricter on those who cause death and serious injury when driving.The survey of nearly 2,000 road users found ne...

2017-02-08

BVRLA calls for a rethink on planned VED changes

The new Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) regime will hit the car rental industry with a 400% tax rise, damaging its ability to purchase the newest, cleanest vehicles and provide affordable mobility to millions of customers. ...

2017-02-08

Hitachi Automotive Systems and Honda to establish joint venture to develop electric vehicles

Hitachi Automotive Systems and Honda Motor Co. have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding  aiming to establish a joint venture company for the development, manufacture and sales of motors for el...

2017-02-08

UK new car market kick-starts 2017 with milestone for alternatively fuelled vehicles

The UK new car market achieved a 12-year high in January, according to figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).  174,564 vehicles left showrooms last month – a 2.9% year-on-year up...

2017-02-08

Vauxhall calls for vehicle fire database

Speaking to the Transport Select Committee Vauxhall representatives called on Government to help the automotive industry gain access to information about vehicle fires held by insurers.Encouragingly, Vauxhall understands tha...

2017-02-08

The G3 Group strengthens management team

The G3 Group – the turnkey automotive brand – has strengthened its management team with the appointment of an operations director and a client relationship manager, taking its headcount to 65. Gary Monaghan takes th...

2017-02-08

New corporate sales manager joins Mitsubishi's expanding team

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has taken on a new Corporate Sales Manager as part of the expansion of the retail and fleet sales team.David Stoole has joined the growing brand at an exciting time and brings 17 years’ of exp...

2017-02-09

Charity warns of gridlock Britain

New provisional figures from the Department for Transport show that motor vehicle traffic has reached a record high. In the year ending December 2016 car traffic increased by 0.7 per cent  to a record hig...

2017-02-09

PSA Group in talks to buy Vauxhall and Opel

UK-based Vauxhall could be acquired by French motor manufacturer PSA Group, which owns the Citroen, DS and Peugeot brands.   PSA is in talks with General Motors to buy its European operations, which embraces Vaux...

2017-02-16

Fleets and 'Big Data' Management: Tell ACFO your views

The connected car and the generation of so-called ‘big data’ is set to change the long-established fleet management model, particularly in respect of vehicle service, maintenance and repair (SMR) and driver behaviour.In...

2017-02-16

Brake publishes essential guidance on crisis management for fleet managers

Road safety charity Brake has published a crisis management guidance report for fleet managers and HR professionals, in collaboration with international law firm Kennedys.   The report follows a series of ‘cris...

2017-02-16

Mobility, not cost-saving, is key car club benefit reveals fleet survey

Mobility, not cost savings, risk management or sustainability impact, is driving uptake of public and private employee car club programmes, according to a survey of 268 managers by Enterprise Rent-A-Car.When asked to indica...

2017-02-16

Average value of ex-fleet cars fall at Manheim

The average selling price for ex-fleet cars sold by auction giant Manheim in January was 7.5% down year-on-year at £8,990, according to the company’s latest data.   The volume of ex-company cars sold by Manhei...

2017-02-16

Paradigm Housing Group to cut fleet costs by £1m with new LeasePlan deal

Paradigm Housing Group, one of the South East’s leading housing providers, is expected to save almost £1 million after signing a five-year fleet management deal with LeasePlan UK.   LeasePlan UK said its focus...

2017-02-16

Societe Generale to float stake in ALD Automotive

Societe Generale, France’s second-biggest listed bank, is to float a stake in its booming vehicle leasing unit ALD Automotive, as part of efforts to diversify further away from retail banking as low interest rates sap re...

2017-02-16

Government plans ‘two-in-one’ insurance approach for driverless vehicles

Owners of autonomous vehicles are set to require so-called ‘two-in-one’ insurance policies under new UK government plans as insurance regulations are developed to establish clearly who is responsible - the&nbs...

2017-02-16

BT Fleet acquires SEV to offer mobile maintenance and repair services

BT Fleet has bought SEV Automotive and Plant, a UK-based mobile vehicle maintenance and servicing business.BT Fleet will add SEV’s capabilities to its network of 64 garage locations across the country to help accelerate i...

2017-02-16

Fiat Professional appoints Chamberlain as head of sales

Fiat Professional has signalled its intent to capitalise on the UK’s growing LCV market with a number of key appointments and a major restructuring and expansion of its sales team.   The changes follow the appo...

2017-02-16

Employee retention and recruitment influences fleet replacement cycles

Fleets are retaining their current replacement cycles to ensure they are best placed to use the company car as a powerful retention and recruitment tool, according to Aston Barclay.Despite falling annual mileages, fleets ar...

2017-02-16

Industry-first automated fleet policy writer to be launched by FleetCheck at CV Show

What is claimed to be an industry-first automated fleet policy writer is to be introduced by FleetCheck at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show, which opens on April 25 at the NEC, Birmingham.The software, called Policy Ma...

2017-02-16

Brake offers free online training on managing road risk and vehicle maintenance

Road safety charity Brake is running a free webinar for fleet and road safety professionals about the steps organisations need to take to successfully manage their occupational road risk.   The webinar will provi...

2017-02-16

Three-year/60,000 mile fleet model is slowing dying, says Meridian

The three-year/60,000-mile contract hire lease, for decades the fleet industry standard, is becoming less significant as companies look for greater flexibility, it is claimed.   Meridian Vehicle Solutions, a new comp...

2017-02-16

Prestige teams up with the AA for service centre inspections

Prestige Fleet Servicing has agreed a deal with the AA motoring organisation to carry out inspections of service centres and vehicle spot checks across the UK.   Prestige has been working closely with the AA and...

2017-02-16

Selsia wins Amey accident management contract

Selsia has been awarded a three-year contract to centrally manage Amey’s accident repairs for its fleet of more than 10,000 cars, vans and heavy commercial vehicles.With more than 21,000 employees, Amey is one of the larg...

2017-02-16

Eurocell outsources management of mixed fleet to Fleet Alliance

Eurocell, the UK’s leading UPVC window, door and conservatory manufacturer and distributor, has appointed vehicle funding and fleet management specialist, Fleet Alliance, to manage its 400-strong vehicle fleet.Publicly q...

2017-02-16

Fleet and lease van values under pressure as volumes rise, reports BCA

Light commercial vehicle volumes rose sharply in January putting pressure on average values and conversion rates, particularly in the fleet, lease and daily rental sector where values fell by 1% compared to December, accor...

2017-02-16

Alphabet named one of UK’s ‘Top Employers’ in 2017

Alphabet has been recognised as one of the UK’s leading employers for 2017 by the Top Employers Institute.   The fleet leasing, business travel and mobility specialist, based in Farnborough with more than 400...

2017-02-16

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles boosts team with new area fleet manager

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has strengthened its fleet team with the appointment of Matt Belsom as the new area fleet manager for London and the South East.   Joining the brand from worldwide contact lens man...

2017-02-16

‘Bad’ drivers increase fleet costs, but management controls can influence savings

Fleet managers can reduce the cost of fuel by encouraging smoother driving, but there are also savings to be had by reducing the number of accidents that can result from erratic driving, according to Licence Check.&nbs...

2017-02-16

Board level changes at FMG

Fleet incident management specialist FMG has further strengthened its operating board with the internal appointment of head of operations John Keeton to the newly-formed role of operations director.   Mr Keeton...

2017-02-16

Mayor calls on government to adopt national diesel scrappage fund

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the government to introduce a national diesel scrappage fund that would see van owners being given £3,500 to buy cleaner vehicles.   The British Vehicle Rental Leasing Ass...

2017-02-16

Eyecare for fleets critical as Specsavers detects 120 life or sight-threatening conditions

Eyecare is a valuable employee benefit for fleets, according to Specsavers Corporate Eyecare, which claims that last year its optometrists helped to spot symptoms of 120 life or sight-threatening conditions.   J...

2017-02-16

BCA to open first purpose built LCV remarketing centre

Work is continuing apace in Belle Vue, Manchester, where BCA is developing a new commercial vehicle remarketing centre on a 6.5 acre site adjacent to the existing 32 acre auction facility.     The new c...

2017-02-16

Scottish councils to benefit from new £48m framework vehicle parts contract

Councils in Scotland are set to benefit from a new £48 million four-year framework deal that will help them source a wide range of parts needed to effectively run their extensive vehicle fleets.   The vehicle pa...

2017-02-16

Pint-sized FUSO Canter delivers for Greencroft Milk Supplies

Independent distributor Greencroft Milk Supplies is relying on a new fleet of compact, 3.5-tonne FUSO Canters to spearhead a drive for growth beyond its North-East heartland.   The Middlesbrough-based company del...

2017-02-16

MRM makes the switch to Mercedes-Benz Vans

Less than a year months after it commissioned its first two Mercedes-Benz vans, MRM Solutions has taken another big step towards its goal of a fleet in which every vehicle wears a three-pointed star.North-East dealer Bell T...

2017-02-16

European Commission warns UK of continued air pollution breaches

The European Commission has sent a final warning to the UK, as well as to Germany, France, Spain and Italy, for failing to address repeated breaches of air pollution limits for nitrogen dioxide (NO2).   The Euro...

2017-02-16