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Smart technology not so smart for company car and van drivers

Employers urged to include smartwatches and wearables guidance in fleet policies 19th May, 2022 – Changes to the Highway Code introduced this Spring includes an on-the-spot £200 fixed penalty notice and six points on a licence for motorists caught using a hand-held device that can send and receive data whilst driving, including smartphones, sat-navs and …

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Venson Calls on the Government for Clarity on the Introduction of Zero Emission Zones for Business Drivers

The Oxford Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot scheme was launched earlier this year to help reduce pollution in a handful of city centre streets, with ‘non’ electric vehicles charged up to £10 a day to use those routes. If the reduction in pollution proves significant, other towns and cities in the UK may follow suit, …

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A Green Future For The Commercial Vehicle Market Isn’t Exclusively Electric

Venson Automotive Solutions white paper demystifies green fuel alternatives Governments, businesses and individuals around the world are increasing their efforts to cut carbon emissions and meet new environmental targets. In the UK, incentives and investment are increasing rapidly, with private and public money now pouring into the research and development of alternative vehicle fuels – …

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Support for local authority EV charging infrastructure is welcomed but the Government must double its chargepoint target to a minimum of 600,000 for successful fleet transition, says Venson

As the fleet industry digests the government’s published Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy, Venson Automotive Solutions is calling upon decision-makers in Parliament to upscale its goal of having a minimum of 300,000 chargepoints in place by 2030 to at least 600,000, if fleets are to successfully and confidently transition to electrification. Alison Bell, Operations Director for Venson …

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As wholesale electricity price soars motorists pause for thought on EV adoption, according to Venson survey

The latest survey of 300 UK motorists by Venson Automotive Solutions has revealed that the anticipated 54%[i] rise in electricity and gas bills next month is impacting car buyers’ decisions on switching to electric vehicles (EVs). Although electrified vehicles accounted for more than a third of all new cars leaving dealerships in Februaryii, Venson’s survey …

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Venson survey reveals that UK motorists do not favour proposals for a nationwide pay-as-you-drive scheme but accept an EV related tax   

In a bid to plug tax revenue losses as a result of the UK’s electric vehicle (EV) transition, MPs on the Transport Committee are urging the Government to consider introducing a ‘pay-as-you-drive’ scheme using telematics technology1.  However, according to research by Venson Automotive Solutions, this proposal does not win favour with motorists.  Only 22% of …

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Continued improvement in EV charging network, costs and payment methods needed to win over fleet stakeholders says Venson

Companies who are looking to adopt cleaner fleets are now facing a ‘postcode lottery’ for the cost of charging an electric vehicle. According to figures obtained by British Gas, 21 councils across England and Wales allow motorists to top up their batteries for free, yet in other areas drivers are charged up to £4 per …

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Venson survey reveals that not all motorists agree with the proposed Highway Code Changes.

Changes to the Highway Code are due to come into force on January 29 2022, pending approval from Parliament, which will give greater focus to the safety of vulnerable road users including pedestrians and cyclists*. However, research from Venson Automotive Solutions reveals that not all motorists support the proposed changes, believing they could create more …

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Drivers call for manufacturers to increase hydrogen investment

Venson survey reveals strong appetite for alternative to electric vehicles Following the UK Government’s recent announcement of incentives to boost production of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, a Venson Automotive Solutions survey has shown that drivers want manufacturers to dramatically increase investment in the technology. 63% of respondents believe vehicle manufacturers should invest as much time …

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