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Five things you may have missed on this week

Date: 18 August 2017   |   Author: Daniel Puddicombe

Every Friday, we list the five most important stories from the past week that have gone on that you may have missed. Think of it as an additional newsletter, just more accessible.
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1. Shortlist announced for 2017 BusinessCar Awards

The shortlist has been announced for the 2017 BusinessCar Awards, which are being held next month at the Park Plaza London Riverbank.

2. Fleets turn to manufacturers for advice instead of leasing companies

Fewer than one in five fleets ask their leasing company for advice on safety, model specifications and costs, new research has suggested.

3. UK urged to champion vehicle safety standard improvements post-Brexit

A number of fleet bodies have called on the government to support European Commission plans to improve new vehicle safety standards.

4. First UK Drive: Ford Fiesta

The UK's biggest-selling car is all new in 2017, but have the changes brought the popular supermini in line with modern technology?

5. Fleets urged to prepare for new data protection laws

A new framework aims to bring regulations up to date with modern connectivity technology, with harsher penalties for those companies that do not comply. Debbie Wood investigates.

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