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Anglian Water has introduced 10 new electric vans to its fleet as part of its strategy to reduce fleet emissions and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

The company currently spends more than £4.5m on diesel every year, with vans covering 22 million miles annually. The new Nissan e-NV200s can travel 100 miles before they need recharging, so will be used for Anglian Water employees who conduct … Continue reading

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Electric car sales to overtake diesel by 2020, says Leasing Options

Registrations of electric cars will surpass those of diesel models in July 2020 if current sales trends continue, Leasing Options has predicted. The leasing company has analysed Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) registration data and reported that diesel … Continue reading

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DART up by 20%

SOURCE: Fleet News. Car drivers using the Dartford Crossing who have signed up to the Dart Charge pre-pay account are to face a 20% increase in their fares. The increase – up from £1.67 to £2 – will take effect … Continue reading

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Fewer paying company car tax, but Treasury takes extra £360m.

The amount of cash collected by the Treasury in company car tax has increased by more than 24% year-on-year – some £360 million – yet the number of employees receiving the benefit fell by 20,000 over the same period, newly-released … Continue reading

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Loughborough Uni develops technology to reduce real-world diesel emissions.

SOURCE “FLEET NEWS” WRITTEN BY SIMON HARRIS LINK TO FLEET NEWS New technology that could dramatically reduce real-world emissions of diesel engines could be just two years away. Researchers at Loughborough University have created a world-first technology, and they claim … Continue reading

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Fleet News Awards 2018

Excellent evening last night at the Grosvenor House on Park Lane, London with 1400 fleet industry professionals and hosted by BBC News lead presenter Huw Edwards. Christopher Macgowan @chrismacgowan

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UK car finance continues to defy gravity.

Household expenditure on vehicle ownership defied the negative narrative surrounding PCP car finance products with an increase of 47.7% in spending on “hire loan purchase agreements” during 2017. As the Office of National Statistics reported that total average weekly household … Continue reading

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