Keyless car theft warning issued by police
THE UK’s top police officer investigating vehicle crime is encouraging drivers to take steps to keep their car or van safe amid a rise in criminals exploiting keyless technology.
Provisional figures from the National Police Chiefs’ Council show a 3.1% increase
Vauxhall to be fully electric within seven years
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At the Stellantis EV Day 2021, it was announced that a new, exciting, all-electric car – a modern day version of the Opel Manta – will be introduced mid-decade following on from the positive public reception to the Manta GSe
Volkswagen Touareg R eHybrid - SUV flagship
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What is it?
The latest version of Volkswagen’s big SUV which has now seen the addition of the Touareg R eHybrid, a new performance flagship for the range.
It is also a flag waver for VW’s technology, loaded with equipment, which can
Insurance partnership rewards fleets that invest in telematics
FLEET management and vehicle telematics business LEVL has announced a partnership with Flock, a London-based insurtech, to bring the benefits of connected insurance to `customers.
Fleets working with LEVL will have the ability to take advantage of Flock’s data-driven fleet insurance
Honda reveals new Civic
Civic remains a core model for Honda in Europe and the latest generation builds on almost 50 years of heritage, delivering the usability, comfort and visual appeal that the model is renowned for.
What is a pool car?
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A POOL car is a company vehicle that’s available for use by one or more employees of that company. It can be a pool van, as well.
It's called a pool car, because it is an asset that can be used
Charging points the biggest barrier to EV adoption
A LACK of public charging infrastructure as the biggest barrier to fleets adopting electric vehicles.
Almost six in ten (59%) of fleets surveyed in the latest Arval Mobility Observatory Barometer research said they are not considering implementing EVs because of charging
Kia Sorento PHEV - loaded with tech
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What is it?
The Kia Sorento Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) is an ultra-low emissions version of the brand’s flagship SUV.
It’s the second electrified model in the new Sorento line-up, alongside the low-emissions Sorento Hybrid (HEV). The PHEV combines a turbocharged petrol engine
By providing the means for tyre fitting when a car or van is already at a garage for other SMR work, TyreServe creates a one-stop shop for fleets. Work can be carried out at a network of over 3,500 franchise dealers and independent garages that offer competitive, fixed pricing for the tyre brands, using parameters defined by subscribing vehicle leasing companies.
Partnership signifies the continuation of Allstar’s EV network expansion and follows the launch of its EV charging payment solution, the Allstar One Electric card. As the 282 chargers are added to the network, the partnership comes at a time when businesses are increasingly looking to incorporate alternative fuels (AF) vehicles and EV into their fleets.
All-inclusive electric vehicle (EV) subscription service for professional ride-hail drivers includes a brand new private hire vehicle (PHV) licensed electric vehicle car, charging from the bp pulse network, Public Carriage Office (PCO) insurance, comprehensive servicing including maintenance and breakdown cover.
Users can compare factors from range and fuel cost to the congestion charge eligibility. In addition, the comprehensive Total Cost of Ownership data allows users to build a true picture of the running costs of owning an electric vehicle.
At the Stellantis EV Day 2021, it was announced that a new, exciting, all-electric car – a modern day version of the Opel Manta – will be introduced mid-decade following on from the positive public reception to the Manta GSe ElektroMOD restomod concept.
According to figures released by DVLA, 92,000 UK drivers already have between 9 and 11 points on their driving licence, making them a high risk to employers. This figure is only set to rise too – with motorists having racked up a hefty 1.5 million points during the first half of 2020 alone, amidst a full lockdown.
Fleet Logistics UK said that tax incentives, both corporate and personal, government funding for EVs and home and workplace charging, plus a range of excellent new models coming onto the market, have meant that the timing is right for EV transitioning.
After analysing 1,000 house prices across 50 UK areas, Rivervale found that homes with an electric charge point installed sell for 13% more than the local average. With the average UK house price now at £194,000, according to the ONS, that could mean a value increase of £25,220 to your property.
Findings from the Arval Mobility Observatory’s latest Barometer show that the percentage of businesses operating vehicle fleets who either intend to increase or introduce the use of this means of finance during the next three years has risen to more than half (51%) from slightly more than a quarter (26%) during the last 12 months, an increase of almost 100%
Although just under third of companies polled have had to adapt to stay afloat (30%) and over a third to protect their profitability (38%) since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, retention of staff remained a focus with 37% of businesses surveyed saying they did so to protect their employees’ mental and physical wellbeing.