ECO REMAP FOR BT FLEET

BT Fleet has partnered with vehicle remapping specialist Viezu Technologies in a move that will see 24,000 of BT’s vehicles tuned to improve fuel economy and CO.

FEARS OVER VAN MODS

The BVRLA has claimed that the introduction of European Community Whole Vehicle Type Approval for light vans in April 2013 could cause a headache for fleets. It is concerned that any modifications will mean vans have to be consistenly inspected, tested and apprved.

INSURERS TARGET THE SPEED AWARE

An investigation by BBC 5 Live has revealed that insurers may increase the premiums for drivers who have opted to attend a speed awareness course after being caught speeding instead of accepting points on their licence. Insurance firm Admiral and its subsidiaries have begun treating speed awareness courses as they were convictions and increasing costs. […]

SPEED WARNING FOR NEMO/FIORINO/BIPPER

Drivers of the Citroen Nemo, Fiat Fiorino and Peugeot Bipper are being notified to the fact that heir vehicles are subject to lower speed limits on dual carriageways and single -lane A-roads. Business Car is aware of a trio of cases where drivers were stopped by police for doing speeds acceptable for most light vans, […]

7g/km For C-Charge Exemption

Transport in London is planned to be dropping the congestion charge exemption boundary from sub-100g/km to 75g/km or under, this target is set to happen from 1 July 2013. However vehicles emittingunder 100g/km registered with TfL by 28 June 2013 would still qualify for the 100% discount on the £10 daily charge until 26 June […]

4×4 Enquiries on the Increase as the Winter Weather Hits!

Dec. 12, 2012 – Which has resulted in Cocoon Vehicles enquiries tripling over the last 2 weeks for 4×4 off road vehicles on Short Term Leasing. Luckily Cocoon has ordered a batch of vehicles including the VW Touareg, Skoda Yeti, BMW X5 in both 30d and 40d engines, Mini Countyman All4’s and many more to […]