The fleet industry is facing longer lead times for new cars and vans as manufacturers struggle to cope with the global semiconductor shortage.
Fleet decision-makers are being warned fleet maintenance will require greater attention with lengthening delays to new car and van deliveries.
The first batch of a new 75-strong fleet of Kia Picantos have been delivered to a Hertfordshire-based meals on wheels provider.
A programme to develop infrastructure for autonomous logistics drones and air taxis has received backing from the UK Government.
Birmingham City Council has launched a vehicle scrappage and travel credit scheme ahead of the opening of its clean air zone (CAZ) on June 1.
Enterprise is urging truck and van fleets to plan now to avoid paying charges and potentially fines when London’s Ultra-Low-Emission Zone (ULEZ) expands.
Vehicle drivetrain components were the source of more than half (58%) of the service, maintenance and repair disputes in Q1, new data shows.
Almost nine out of 10 (89%) of cars leased via Arval UK on salary sacrifice are now an electric vehicle (EV), an increase from just four out of 10 (39%) two years ago.
Vehicles parked during lockdown are being targeted by criminals stealing catalytic converters for their precious metals, according to the RAC and Ageas.
Addison Lee has been refused permission to appeal an Employment Tribunal’s decision that drivers are entitled to workers’ rights.
Kwik Fit research suggests that cars that have not been retested are 3.4 months overdue on average, while IMI warns of test centre risk.
New research from Arval predicts a huge surge in demand for operating leases over the next three years.
A new digital service called EEVEE has launched, providing fleet managers and EV drivers with data on the true cost of charging electric vehicles (EVs).
The breakdown and recovery company says that there were the equivalent of 52 pothole-related breakdowns a day between January and March 2021.
The pledge comes as Highways England report claims all lane running smart motorways – which have no hard shoulder – are safer than other major roads.
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