Nissan sold a combined total of 10,674 electric vehicles in the UK during the past 12 months. The e-NV200, which is available as both a van and a five or seven-seat people-carrier, secured a 66% market share, making Nissan the biggest supplier of e-LCV over the last 12 months.
New 0% benefit-in-kind rate for electric vans that takes effect on April 6 has been underpublicised when it should be helping lead to faster, wider adoption, says the Association of Fleet Operators
New Ranger MS-RT combines a motorsport-inspired appearance with a premium specification and unique, hand-finished detailing, offering customers a high-end, street-focused version of Europe’s best-selling pick-up that sits alongside the desert-race-influenced Ford Ranger Raptor at the top of the Ranger line-up.
New management tool – Self-Serve – allows fleet managers to upload new drivers to the Miles Monitor system themselves in order for DVLA licence checks to be conducted. The tool gives fleet managers an administrator role, allowing them control over adding and updating employee details without having to contact Silvey Fleet.
First of a series of auctions will start Friday 15th January 2021 running until Monday 18th January. Currently, traders can express interest in used stock listed for sale on the Reflex Vehicle Hire website, but the new service will enable live bids on a selection of defleeted cars and vans.
Latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that 292,657 vehicles were registered in 2020, as the impact of Covid and uncertainty over the future relationship with the EU brought down demand toward the end of the year, with registrations in the final month of the year dropping 1.0%, albeit with volumes consistent with previous Decembers.
Guard Mode employs sensors to detect when someone enters the vehicle, opens the bonnet or load compartment, or starts the engine. It then sends a notification to the owner’s smartphone using the vehicle’s FordPass Connect modem.
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Venson was examined by auditors from Logistics UK on its procedures for managing its in-house commercial fleet, including driver checks and vehicle record checks. Venson met the standards of operation laid out by the code and adhered to the best practice framework.
Although many of us are spending a lot less time on the road this year, the chance of a collision still remains. Richard Gladman, IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, has some helpful tips on the steps to follow if an incident occurs:
The courier and delivery market is forecasted to grow by 23 per cent year-on-year in 2020*, with companies recruiting new drivers and investing in larger fleets to fulfil the rising number of online shopping orders, a trend accelerated by COVID-19.
Data from 2018 showed vans were involved in more accidents that resulted in fatal injuries to other road users, per mile travelled, than any other type of vehicle on the UK’s roads. Between 2013 and 2018, collisions involving vans were responsible for a 14% increase in the number of serious injuries to pedestrians, car occupants, and van occupants. Cyclist casualties also rose by 22%.