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CHARGING POINTS COMMITMENT IS A “MAJOR STEP FORWARD” FOR EV INFRASTRUCTURE, SAYS ARVAL

A government commitment in the Queen’s speech to ensure charging points are installed at all large petrol retailers and motorway services has been hailed as a “major step forward” for electric vehicle infrastructure by Arval. David Watts, fleet consultant at the leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company, said that the move would do much

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Fleets urged to combat rising insurance premiums by improving safety

Fleets have been urged to mitigate insurance premium increases by working to improve their driver safety record. Leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company Arval says that reducing claims is the surest way to managing rising insurance costs, which have increased by up to an estimated 8% this year. * David Watts, Fleet Consultant, explained:

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Arval offers “top five” advice to fleets as thefts from vans increase

Arval is releasing new advice to fleet operators in the light of reports that thefts from vans are rising rapidly. New figures obtained by the BBC from 45 police forces show that thefts from vans have increased from 14,063 in 2014/15 to 22,749 in 2016/17. A van is broken into every 23 minutes. Simon Cook,

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First cars delivered in major fleet hydrogen car trial

The first cars have been delivered this week as part of a major, pioneering hydrogen fleet car trial. Two ToyotaMirais and a Hyundai iX35 have been delivered to three businesses in Swindon – leading fleet management and vehicle leasing company Arval, building society Nationwide and well-known charity The National Trust – as part of the

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Drivers taking company cars on holiday this summer urged to obtain VE103 as soon as possible

Drivers planning on taking their company car abroad on holiday this summer have been urged to ensure that they have the correct documentation as soon as possible. Leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company Arval says, every year, it receives last minute requests from drivers at ferry terminals who didn’t realise they needed a VE103

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Arval van experts to face the tough questions from “Consultancy Corner” at CV Show 2017

Commercial vehicle experts from vehicle leasing and fleet management specialist Arval will be available to talk through even the most complex and unique van challenges at Commercial Vehicle Show 2017. From April 25-27, they will be available at the company’s specially created “Consultancy Corner” to answer van-related questions from visitors – no matter how tough.

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Arval van experts to face the tough questions from “Consultancy Corner” at CV Show 2017

Commercial vehicle experts from vehicle leasing and fleet management specialist Arval will be available to talk through even the most complex and unique van challenges at Commercial Vehicle Show 2017. From April 25-27, they will be available at the company’s specially created “Consultancy Corner” to answer van-related questions from visitors – no matter how tough.

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New generation of racking gives fleets new options, says Arval

A new generation of racking for commercial vehicles is something that fleets should be exploiting, believes Arval. The vehicle leasing and fleet management company says that the latest designs are lighter in weight, safer, more practical and are easier to refit for “second life” use. Eddie Parker, Commercial Vehicle Manager, explained: “Many fleets tend to

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Fleets increasingly seeking external advice regarding April tax changes says, Arval

Fleets are increasingly seeking external advice to work through the implications of new tax regulations that will take effect from April this year, reports Arval. The vehicle leasing and fleet management company says that the headline changes – affecting Benefit in Kind for drivers entitled to a cash option or a company car, salary exchange

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2016: A YEAR OF STRONG GROWTH FOR ARVAL WORLDWIDE AND IN THE UK

Having broken through the 1 million vehicle threshold in November, the Arval fleet of leased vehicles totalled 1,028,142 at the end of the year (up 8.4% on 2015 at constant perimeter and exchange rate)  326,150 vehicles were ordered by Arval in 2016 (24% more than in 2015), and the company sold 248,914 vehicles (up 27%) 

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ARVAL ADVISES FLEETS THAT DIESEL STILL HAS IMPORTANT ROLE TO PLAY DESPITE POTENTIAL SCRAPPAGE SCHEME

Diesel still has an important role to play for many fleets despite calls for a scrappage scheme designed to improve air quality by removing older vehicles, says Arval. The vehicle leasing and fleet management company believes that such initiatives can be very effective in removing old and inefficient vehicles, but there is a risk that

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VAN FLEETS NEED TO LOOK CAREFULLY AT EURO 6 BEFORE SELECTING LIKE-FOR-LIKE REPLACEMENTS

Van fleets need to look carefully at the impact of Euro 6 emissions requirements on payloads before replacing older vehicles. Arval, a leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company, says that there can easily be a 40-50kg penalty on a 3500kg vehicle meeting Euro 6 over Euro 5 thanks to the additional equipment fitted by

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