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Plug-in grant slashed and eligibility criteria changed ...

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The eligibility criteria for the plug-in car grant has also changed. Cars with a recommended retail price (RRP) of £35,000 or less had been eligible, but that has now been reduced by £3,000 to ...

UK used car prices are highest in Europe | General News

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UK used car prices are highest in Europe. Was this article useful? Used car prices in the UK have risen by 28% in the first 11 months of 2021, which is more than any other European country ...

New rules for towing a trailer come into force | Tax and ...

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New rules about towing a trailer or caravan with a car, originally expected to take effect from November 15, have finally come into force. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) announced ...

HMRC clarifies VAT treatment for charging electric ...

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HMRC has clarified the tax policy concerning the VAT treatment of the charging of electric vehicles (EVs) via public charge points and at home.. The tax authority says that the standard rate of ...

New electric mileage reimbursement rate ‘short-changes ...

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HMRC announced last week that the AER for pure electric vehicles (EVs) would increase for the first time since its introduction in 2018, from 4p per mile to a new rate of 5ppm. However, analysis from TMC shows that the average cost based on home charging an electric LCV is 7.8ppm. The only vehicle that costs less than 5ppm to charge is the ...

Isuzu showcases new D-Max tipper | Pick-up News

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Isuzu has unveiled a new tipper conversion for the D-Max pick-up, built in collaboration with TGS. The concept vehicle was showcased at the 2021 Commercial Vehicle Show, at the NEC in Birmingham. The D-Max Tipper Conversion utilises a rugged yet lightweight aluminium tipper body, which has been designed specifically for the vehicle.

Car CO2 and fuel economy figures for MINI vehicles

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Convertible II Cooper 1.5 136 GPF SS €6 Exclusive Comfort Nav Step Auto7 22MY. 139g/km. -. 46.3. -. £27,830. MINI. 4664551. Convertible II Cooper S 2.0 178 GPF SS €6 Classic 6Spd 22MY.

Driver shortage: Pressure on vehicle deliveries and ...

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The Birmingham-based national vehicle movement and inspection firm is predicting that labour shortages are set to continue at least into the first quarter of 2022. Nick Chadaway, managing director at DMN Logistics, said: “Despite this current lack of driver availability, there could however be an improvement in availability post-Christmas as ...

Rivus and Kier announce five-year partnership | Latest News

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Rivus Fleet Solutions has entered into a new partnership with Kier to deliver a broad range of fleet management and maintenance services. The new partnership sees Rivus Fleet Solutions, previously BT Fleet, taking over Kier’s 7,000 vehicle fleet operation for the next five years.

HVO and GTL – alternative fuels with few drawbacks ...

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HVO is available from a small number of distributors in the UK, with Green Biofuels playing a key role. Among the fuel’s drawbacks is the price. It is around 10% to 15% more expensive than mineral diesel. That cost will not be recouped through fuel savings: efficiency is only marginally better than diesel. Testing by Cummins a few years ago ...

Do you need a tachograph? If you tow for your business you ...

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Almost all the panel vans. 4 x 4 pick-ups. Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) If you tow for business using any of the above, you need a tachograph. Your individual use of vehicles and trailers may ...

Fuel Cost Calculator | Fuel Cost Calculator by Vehicle ...

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EV car and van data tool. The Fleet News fuel cost calculator uses fuel price and vehicle data to calculate the cost of your journey. If you drive your vehicle for just 10 miles a week or 1,000 ...

AFP launches Fleet Academy to replace ICFM training scheme ...

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Paul Hollick, chair at the AFP, explained: “The launch of the AFP Fleet Academy is effectively the last remaining business from the merger between ACFO and the ICFM, and is a very exciting ...

Charge point availability in rural areas proves ...

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News editor. gareth.roberts@bauermedia.co.uk. 01733 468314. Gareth has more than 20 years’ experience as a journalist having started his career in local newspapers in the 1990s. Prior to joining ...

Two builders’ merchant companies have licences revoked ...

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The traffic commissioner for the West Midlands, Nick Denton, has taken regulatory action against two builders’ merchant companies. The first case involved MK Builders Merchants, which held a restricted operator’s licence, meaning that HGV operation was not its core business. It was found to have ...

New car supply challenges will persist throughout 2022 ...

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New vehicle supply challenges will persist in the automotive industry throughout 2022, warns analyst KPMG. Figures released by the SMMT at the end of November showed UK car production had declined ...

Honda HR-V first drive | impressive mpg and handling from ...

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A total of 131PS is available, meaning a 10.6sec 0-62mph time, a fuel economy claim of 52.3mpg and CO2 emissions of 122g/km. It’s not very fast, but the hybrid powertrain works best in town ...

Kia reveals specification and pricing for new Sportage SUV ...

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Kia has announced pricing and specifications for its new Sportage SUV, which goes on sale on December 15. Customer deliveries will start in Q1 next year for the model, which replaces the best ...

FN50 Data - Fleet News | Fuel costs

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Pos. prev. Company Fleet Size Fleet prev. yr; 1 1 Lex Autolease 282720 324374 2 2 Volkswagen Financial Services | Fleet 202155 187399 3 3 Arval UK 179022

Mercedes-Benz A 250 e AMG Line | long-term test review ...

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The Mercedes A 250 e looks great and drives well, with a decent balance between sportiness and comfort. It can cover about 35 miles on its battery alone, although this dropped to high 20s in the ...

How many zero emission miles does my plug-in hybrid claim?

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Zero emission miles form the basis of the new company car tax structure for ULEVs from 2020/21. Zero emission miles are registered against the WLTP driving cycle. Model. Zero emission miles*. Audi ...

Diesel Cost Calculator - Fleet News | Fuel costs

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With our fuel cost calculator, you can calculate your fleet diesel costs helping to cut the diesel costs of your fleet and calculating the cost implications of petrol or diesel. You can enter your ...

Toyota refreshes Corolla and C-HR for 2022 | Manufacturer

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Order books for the revised 2022 model ranges are open now and customer deliveries will start early next year. For 2022, the Toyota Corolla and C-HR ranges both adopt Toyota Smart Connect+, Toyota ...

Peugeot 3008 GT Hybrid4 | long-term test review | Company ...

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Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 GT joins our fleet. Peugeot’s first plug-in hybrid joins the Fleet News long-term test fleet just as new car registration figures from September reveal the popularity of ...

E-scooter trial identifies road safety risks | General News

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1 person found this useful. A fleet of Dott e-scooters have been used to identify road safety risks in cities. The e-scooters were fitted with sensors from See.Sense, which monitored rider ...

Cazoo buys Vans365 to offer commercial vehicles | Van News

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Online car retailer Cazoo says it will expand its offering to include commercial vehicles after buying Vans365 for £6.5 million. Vans365 is an independent online commercial vehicle retailer in the UK with a team of in-house technicians and customer service specialists based in Bristol. It had revenues of around £14m in 2021m with an EBITDA ...

Electric Vehicles - Fleet News

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Electric Vehicles. Electric vehicles (EVS) have been around for many years, but recent improvements in technology have allowed mainstream manufacturers to offer them as an alternative to petrol ...

Mercedes Vision EQXX concept promises 620-mile electric ...

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Mercedes-Benz has revealed the Vision EQXX concept, an electric saloon with the capability to cover 620 miles on a single charge in real world driving. The car achieves its impressive efficiency ...

Video: HGV driver using mobile phone jailed for causing ...

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A truck driver has been jailed for more than eight years after his HGV struck multiple vehicles, killing three people. Ion Onut was trawling dating sites on his mobile phone when he crashed his Scania truck into slow moving traffic on the northbound carriageway of the A1(M) last July. Onut’s ...

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