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Used diesel values to remain stable according to Aston Barclay Group

Used diesel values are likely to remain consistent over the coming 12 months if historic price deflation is anything to go by. Aston Barclay Group has looked at all elements of the used market and, based on deflation alone on three-year-old 60,000 mile ex-fleet cars, diesel prices have been more consistent than petrol. “CAP hpi

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RISING FUEL COSTS COULD SPEED PLUG-IN VEHICLE ADOPTION, PREDICTS ARVAL

Rising pump prices for petrol and diesel in recent months could help to speed the adoption of plug-in vehicles by fleets, says Arval, a leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company. Petrol and diesel prices have risen by around 10 pence per litre since the start of the year and the falling value of the

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CHOICE LIST INTEGRATION IS BARRIER TO FLEET ADOPTION OF PLUG-IN HYBRIDS AND EVs, SAYS ARVAL

A lack of knowledge about how to integrate plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and electric vehicles into choice lists is hampering their adoption by some fleets, says Arval, a leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company.   With choice lists typically based on factors such as estimated whole life costs, actual costs and CO2 output, these vehicles

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Glass’s predicts an early end for hybrids as electric cars surge ahead

‘Within a few years, hybrids could be seen as little more than a curiosity and this will undoubtedly affect their values’ says Glass’s director of valuations Rupert Pontin HYBRIDS are likely to be a passing phase in car technology that will be surpassed by electric vehicles (EV) in a matter of a few years, to

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Hybrids “likely to be passing phase” as electric vehicle technology advances quickly, says Glass’s

Improvements in EV range and price removing hybrid advantages Hybrids are likely to be a passing phase in car technology that will be surpassed by electric vehicles in a matter of a few years, predicts Glass’s. The vehicle data provider says that EV technology is advancing so quickly that a new hybrid vehicle being bought

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GO ULTRA LOW SCHEMES LIKELY TO HAVE “NUDGE” EFFECT ON FLEET ADOPTION OF EVs, SAYS ARVAL

A government initiative is likely to start having a “nudge” effect on fleet adoption of electric vehicles, says Arval, a leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company.   The first Go Ultra Low cities – Nottingham, Bristol, Milton Keynes and London – were chosen in January to share £40 million of government funding to encourage

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