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First Bus appoints Delete to drive online customer experience

19th September 2018

Following a three-month competitive pitch, one of the largest bus operators in the UK, First Bus, part of FirstGroup PLC has appointed digital agency Delete to lead a programme of customer experience (C...

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Ford announces new Ford Telematics and Ford Data Services solutions for fleet customers

19th September 2018

Ford today announced that it is bringing two new connected vehicle solutions to European fleet customers early next year. Through its Ford Commercial Solutions (FCS) unit, Ford is developing a range of c...

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First Shell LNG retail station opens in Germany

19th September 2018

Shell has opened a Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) Retail station for truck refuelling in Hamburg, Germany, to continue Shell’s diverse fuel offering. The new LNG station is located in the south of Hamburg ...

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M6 bridge on the move in 24-hour operation this weekend

19th September 2018

Motorists are reminded that work to remove an 800 tonne, 250ft long bridge over the M6 in Staffordshire takes place this weekend. The bridge, north of Stafford, will be dismantled and the entire 150-to...

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Jaguar I-PACE does London to Brussels on a single charge

19th September 2018

The all electric Jaguar I-PACE has completed a 229 miles journey from London to Brussels on a single charge. The vehicle began its trip on London’s South Bank, with its 90kWh battery fully charged, ...

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Higher fines could be changing driver behaviour

18th September 2018

Changes to speeding and mobile phone penalties could be having the desired effect on driver behaviour, new research by Warranty Direct suggests. Warranty Direct analysis of Ministry of Justice data ove...

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Affinity Cars scheme launched by Arnold Clark

18th September 2018

A new employee car plan has been introduced by Arnold Clark Vehicle Management. Affinity Cars allows employees to shop for car leasing deals online without employers having to pay to sign up. Arnold Clark say...

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CLM research identifies AFV ‘discrepancy gap’

18th September 2018

Research into drivers’ attitudes towards Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs) has identified a huge ‘discrepancy gap’ between actual sales and drivers’ stated buying intentions. The research, carri...

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301 Miles confirmed for Kia all-electric e-Niro

18th September 2018

The all-new Kia e-Niro will offer owners a driving range of up to 301 miles (485 kilometres) on a single charge when it goes on-sale across Europe at the end of 2018. The e-Niro, Kia’s first fully-e...

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Jaguar Land Rover says about 2,000 staff will go to three-day week

18th September 2018

Jaguar Land Rover has issued a statement after workers at its historic Castle Bromwich site were told they were moving to a three-day week. The change comes with the car giant struggling as a result of Brexi...

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