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Tue, 06 Jan 2015
Jaguar and Land Rover are targeting best-in-class running costs to ensure they appear on more company car choice lists in future.
Mon, 29 Dec 2014
Diesel demand by cars and commercial vehicles in the UK has pushed above 2.5 billion litres for the first time ever, according to the AA.
Mon, 29 Dec 2014
Public sector organisations are keen to explore alternatives to staff using their own cars for business journeys, according to new research.
Wed, 24 Dec 2014
Businesses are being urged to improve driving standards among staff after research revealed company drivers were at fault for almost half of all accidents involving a company vehicle last year.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014
Manufacturer websites are the number one source for information when choosing a new company car according to new research, ranking above traditional brochures and fleet managers in importance.
Sat, 29 Nov 2014
Just one per cent of car buyers would consider buying an electric car and only 13 per cent are interested in buying a hybrid vehicle, according to a survey.
Sat, 29 Nov 2014
UK drivers cause nearly three quarters of a billion pounds of damage annually simply parking their cars, according to research by Accident Exchange.
Sat, 29 Nov 2014
Almost 20 years after the phrase was coined by the Labour Party, ‘Mondeo Man’ could be set to return to Britain’s roads.
Sat, 29 Nov 2014
The Environment Agency and AA are urging drivers to be 'flood aware', as a survey shows that despite the wettest winter on record, more than two thirds of men and half of women would still risk driving through flood water.
Thu, 27 Nov 2014
Diesel is unlikely to be the default fuel choice of fleets within a decade, according to a major contract hire company.
Thu, 27 Nov 2014
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has clarified the position of a company car’s CO2 emissions after engines have been remapped, stating that there can be no benefit to BIK tax.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014
A new mobile phone app has been launched to provide motorists with a range of practical tyre safety tips and advice while on the go.
Wed, 05 Nov 2014
The BMW 3 Series has retained its position as the UK’s most reliable company car, according to new research, while the manufacturer has taken top place in a manufacturers' reliability table.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014
Company car drivers are oblivious to the risks of driving on country roads, according to Think! which is launching a new campaign to raise awareness.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014
Almost one in three motorists believe that a driver travelling in a 20mph zone should only be punished if they are 10mph or more over the speed limit, according to a survey by insurer Allianz.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014
The British Safety Council has launched a new qualification to certify people who drive as part of their work as safe on the roads.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014
Only half of company car drivers know that CO2 emissions are involved in the calculation of their benefit-in-kind tax bill, according to new research.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014
Prestige is becoming the norm, especially when it comes to the company car parked in the driveway, says new research out today from an independent automotive research agency.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014
Many drivers are avoiding speeding fines by slowing down for cameras and speeding up again once they are out of range, says a car leasing company.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014
The Jaguar XE has proved to be a popular choice for business drivers changing their car in 2015, according to the latest findings from independent market research agency, Sewells Research and Insight.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014
An HM Inspectorate of Constabulary investigation has concluded that car crime is "on the verge of being decriminalised" because forces have "almost given up".
Sat, 20 Sep 2014
The number of new car derivatives has quadrupled in the past five years, from 1,083 during 2009 to 4,403 last year, according to a new report, which could make choosing a car more complex.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014
Most British company car drivers (88 per cent)admit to regularly exceeding the speed limit on motorways, compared to around two-thirds (67 per cent) of private motorists, according to the RAC’s Report on Motoring 2014.
Sun, 17 Aug 2014
Roads minister John Hayes has visited one of the busiest control centres in the country for an update on congestion cutting motorway schemes.
Sat, 16 Aug 2014
Drivers are reporting encouraging signs that the fines brought in one year ago to tackle careless driving are starting to have an effect.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014
Manufacturers are being warned to ensure they comply with the law after it was discovered some provided different offers via leasing companies for the same car depending on the status of the driver.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014
London Mayor Boris Johnson has revealed plans to levy a surcharge on diesel cars entering a new ultra-low emission zone.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014
Britain has been revealed as a nation of hidden business fleets, with one third of British drivers who drive as part of their job uninsured for business miles, according to research from telematics company Masternaut.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014
Businesses are being encouraged to educate at-work drivers of the risks associated with failing to adequately check blind spots before carrying out a manoeuvre.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014
Almost two thirds of of the Mitsubsihi dealer network has signed up be ‘company car specialists', which means they have been specifically trained to help drivers who are considering a Mitsubishi as their next company car.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014
Most people (72%) who drive for work in the UK have never been offered driver training, according to a survey by IAM Drive & Survive.
Wed, 16 Jul 2014
Event data recorders (EDRs), often known as ‘black boxes’, could become critical in further improving work-related road safety after the EU requested research to be carried out on the technology.
Wed, 16 Jul 2014
Brake, the road safety charity, has welcomed reports that the government is considering doubling penalty points for using a mobile phone while driving.
Wed, 16 Jul 2014
The Government suggests ‘smart’ motorways, which convert the hard shoulder to a running lane, will boost capacity by a third and improve journey times up to 10% on the M1 and 15% on the M3.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014
Sixty-six per cent of fleet operators believe fines for texting while driving should be increased, a poll by TrackCompare.co.uk has shown.
Fri, 20 Jun 2014
Mazda is claiming demand for its petrol-engined Mazda3 among fleets has exceeded expectations.
Fri, 20 Jun 2014
Around a third of fleet operators would consider using self-driving vehicles, a week-long survey by a comparison website has discovered.
Fri, 20 Jun 2014
Mazda has confirmed its new small diesel engine will be offered in the new Mazda2, which will be unveiled later this year.
Sat, 14 Jun 2014
MINI is seeking to boost its share of the small car market in the fleet sector with the first five-door version of the MINI hatchback, which is now available to order.

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