Are you confused by greener car technology?

Did you take delivery of an Alternatively Fuelled Vehicles (AFV) in November? If so, you’ll be one of a rising number. According to the official car data crunchers, the SMMT, AFVs rose over 33% compared to the same month last…

Oil companies add electric charging to forecourts

The world’s major oil companies are changing their business plans to add battery recharging to their forecourts to ensure they remain viable when it comes to powering the vehicles of the future. As the automotive world slowly turns its back…

Lack of road repair pushes up your maintenance bills

It’s that moment – and we’ve all been there: the sickening metallic bang as your lovely alloy wheel disappears into a pothole and at the same time the car springs compress to the very top of the suspension turret threatening…

Diesel under pressure as buyers’ preferences change

Demand for diesel cars fell by more than 21% in August while registrations of conventional petrol vehicles grew by almost 4%, according to the latest figures. Petrol hybrid and pure electric vehicles (EVs) also increased substantially, up 74.9% and 62.5%,…

New emissions tests come into force

Two new tests for measuring emissions from cars and vans came into force across the European Union at the start of September with the aim to introduce more realistic driving conditions and therefore more accurate results. The previous testing regime,…

Manufacturers announce diesel scrappage schemes

Up to 10 motor manufacturers have launched scrappage schemes for older diesel cars in a bid to remove more polluting vehicles from UK roads. The schemes typically offer significant discounts from the price of new cars if older Euro IV…

‘Charge rage’ could be set to replace road rage!

‘Charge rage’ could soon be replacing road rage on London’s streets if the predicted demand for electric car charging points is not met. Drivers in the United States have already been involved in heated disputes as they compete over a…

What does the future of fleet look like?

One of the advantages of our lofty office at our Skypark HQ is the view. When it isn’t raining of course. Recently I’ve been looking out trying to envisage this: what will the fleet of the future look like? In…

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