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Going Electric: The Impact of 2020 Spring Budget on EV consumers and businesses

7th April 2020

Last month’s budget, though now rightfully overshadowed by the COVID-19 crisis, was one of many firsts. Due to its significant delay from last Autumn, it is to be remembered as the first Budget of ...

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Motorists ‘back smart charging markets’

7th April 2020

The majority of motorists would be happy to charge their electric vehicle outside of peak times in return for lower bills, new research commissioned by UK Power Networks has found. The findings came a...

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IVECO lands Eurocargo ground support handling order from Navajo Leasing

7th April 2020

IVECO’s proven HI-SCR engine technology – which eliminates the need for Euro VI vehicles to make periodic stops for forced regeneration – has led Navajo Leasing to add three new 18-tonne Eu...

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Comment on SMMT new car sales report

7th April 2020

Michael Woodward, UK automotive lead, Deloitte, said: “With the first 2020 registration plates released in March, the industry may have hoped for a bumper month for new car sales. However, COVID-1...

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UK new car registrations fall -44.4% in March

7th April 2020

The UK new car market declined -44.4% in March, according to figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). In the important plate change month 203,370 fewer car...

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Ford provides “peace of mind” solution to new vehicle purchases during crisis

6th April 2020

Ford has blended vehicle purchase and finance plans to offer new customers a payment holiday of up to six months. The Ford “Peace of Mind” programme for April and May orders has been designed to hel...

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FreshLinc takes 20 Renault Trucks Range Ts

6th April 2020

FreshLinc Group LTD the Spalding, Lincs based temperature-controlled, fresh, chilled and horticultural products total supply chain management specialists have taken 20 new Renault Trucks tractor ...

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EVs are going mainstream – it’s time to talk charging

6th April 2020

In the immediate aftermath of the government’s announcement that its ban on new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars would be brought forward from 2040 to 2035, the UK saw an immediate spike in online searc...

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Boom in home deliveries sees vans take a bigger share of online sales

6th April 2020

Booming home deliveries and urgent vehicle replacements by tradespeople and essential workers are dramatically changing the shape of motor retail sales during the coronavirus crisis. Figures released b...

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THINK! backs Take Extra Care campaign

6th April 2020

Road Safety GB is encouraging all road users to help reduce the strain on the emergency services during the coronavirus pandemic by taking extra care when making essential journeys, with support from t...

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