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RENAULT TRUCKS’ BESPOKE r2c ONLINE PLATFORM SET TO DRIVE CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

RENAULT TRUCKS’ BESPOKE r2c ONLINE PLATFORM SET TO DRIVE CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

Renault Trucks has announced the launch of its new electronic workshop and fleet management system – Optiplanner. This web-based system has been specially designed in conjunction with r2c Online, the market-leading software specialists, to deliver the ultimate in customer satisfaction, [Continue Reading]

KEYLESS ENTRY VULNERABILITY: THATCHAM RESEARCH OFFERS GUIDANCE TO CONCERNED DRIVERS

KEYLESS ENTRY VULNERABILITY: THATCHAM RESEARCH OFFERS GUIDANCE TO CONCERNED DRIVERS

Following further news coverage of CCTV footage capturing the theft of a car with apparent ease, vehicle security experts Thatcham Research are today offering guidance to worried drivers.

The ‘transmitter relay’ attack seen in the footage exploits a vulnerability in … [Continue Reading]

Airport cabbie Paul is flying high with Ciceley’s first Mercedes-Benz Vito Taxi

Airport cabbie Paul is flying high with Ciceley’s first Mercedes-Benz Vito Taxi

Cabbie Paul McCormick has made a ‘fare gain’ in the shape of the first Vito Taxi to be supplied by north-west Mercedes-Benz Dealer Ciceley Commercials.

Paul, who trades as Kamcabs, is based in Altrincham and spends his working days driving … [Continue Reading]

CONCEPT GROUP EXTENDS PARTNERSHIP WITH VOLKSWAGEN COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

CONCEPT GROUP EXTENDS PARTNERSHIP WITH VOLKSWAGEN COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

Document management expert, Concept Group, has taken delivery of five Caddy vans from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. The deal forms part of an extended partnership between the two companies, and adds to the 35 Golfs and Passats already in Concept Group’s … [Continue Reading]

DRIVING THE FUTURE – HYUNDAI IONIQ ELECTRIC IS PROFESSIONAL DRIVER’S ‘GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR’

DRIVING THE FUTURE – HYUNDAI IONIQ ELECTRIC IS PROFESSIONAL DRIVER’S ‘GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR’

A group of private hire and chauffeur businesses has named the Hyundai IONIQ Electric as the ‘Green Car of the Year’ in the 2017 Professional Driver Car of the Year Awards.

The magazine’s awards are judged with the help of … [Continue Reading]

FUEL DUTY FROZEN – A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY MISSED SAYS ROAD HAULAGE ASSOCIATION

FUEL DUTY FROZEN – A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY MISSED SAYS ROAD HAULAGE ASSOCIATION

The RHA is extremely disappointed that the Chancellor failed to reduce fuel duty in yesterday’s Budget.

Commenting, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: “At a time of Brexit uncertainty, the Chancellor had the golden opportunity to make the production and … [Continue Reading]

Mercedes-Benz celebrates the truck sales stars of tomorrow

Mercedes-Benz celebrates the truck sales stars of tomorrow

Talented young professionals from across the country were hailed as “the future of the industry” at Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ first sales trainee graduation ceremony.

Gary North, the manufacturer’s Head of District Management, told them: “We’re here to celebrate your rites of … [Continue Reading]