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Analysis: Fleets face SMR hike on WLTP diesels

Fleets are being warned to check the latest SMR forecasts before ordering vehicles following the switch to tighter emissions testing under WLTP regulations. Stricter emissions rules mean some manufa...
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Analysis: Car industry bosses call for BIK consistency

Industry bosses used a recent summit to intensify their calls for greater clarity and a more encouraging taxation framework for fleets. Mike Hawes, the chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufa...
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Analysis: Scotland leads the way in fleet move to EVs

While a lot of attention has been paid to the Department for Transport’s ‘Road to Zero’ white paper, which details how central Government wants to banish fossil fuels by 2040, less has been said about...
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Analysis: Citroen explores mobility future

Citroen used its home city of Paris earlier this month to show off part two of its electric mobility future vision with a concept car named to commemorate its centenary. The 19_19 concept (bottom of...
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Analysis: EV push at CV Show 2019

The surge in support for electric vans was clearly evident at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show. The 2019 CV Show which opened at the NEC in Birmingham late last month, saw many of the major manufa...

Analysis: Diesel vs petrol – the price battle

The difference between the price of petrol and diesel has recently risen to its greatest point for more than five years. In some places, diesel is now more than 10 pence per litre (ppl) more expensi...
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Analysis: Ford sets out its future product plans

Ford is finally embracing the plug-in technology already adopted by much of the car industry, having been caught a bit behind the curve. In an old sugar factory in Amsterdam earlier this month, it l...
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Analysis: Government under fire at ACFO event

The lack of clarity from the Government, Treasury and HMRC on the taxation of the company car sector and the wider motoring arena dominated last week’s ACFO Spring Conference, with multiple speakers u...
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Analysis: UK at heart of European FCA fleet advance

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has made significant in-roads into the European fleet segment over the past three years under the command of European fleet boss Alessandro Grosso. However, not all markets h...