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Ford Develops New Wi-Fi Brake Lights

22nd December 2014

New system detects if vehicles ahead have hit the brakes... so drivers know to slow down even if they can't see the other car Car giant Ford, has developed revolutionary new ‘wi-fi’ brake lights that warn other drivers to slow down to avoid a rear-end shunt – even when they can’t see why. It knows when cars that are out …


Ford Transit Connect Starts Booking Orders

22nd December 2014

As Ford begins to book orders for the new Transit Connect for late 2013 and early 2014, the car company isn’t holding back on bragging about the upgrades it has made over the outgoing model, saying that it sets a new standard in its class. "Ford has taken the toughness and dependability of the current Transit Connect, made considerable …


Selsia Introduces Helpful New Application

22nd December 2014

Selsia Vehicle Accident Centres, long known for their comprehensive accident services, has just introduced a new tool for use by their fleet clients designed to minimize the time spent in getting estimates for repairs and expedite the process of getting bodywork done. The tool, called Selsia Central, is an online estimating service that will …


Ford Commercial Vehicles Are The Speedy Choice

22nd December 2014

Ford is supplying 400 new commercial vehicles to Speedy, the UK’s leading provider of equipment rental and support services. This latest Ford order is worth in excess of £8.6 million and marks an 18-year association between the companies. The Speedy order – comprising 380 Ford Transit vans, including new Transit Custom models, …


Commercial Drivers Urged To Confront Sleep Apnoea

22nd December 2014

The condition, which is thought to cause 20 per cent of motorway accidents, needs wider recognition according to the DVLA. Greater awareness of sleep apnoea among commercial vehicle drivers could save lives, according to the authors of a new guide to the condition. As many as 20 per cent of motorway accidents are thought to be connected to …


VOSA Cracking Down on Vehicle Safety

22nd December 2014

The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA), which is tasked with ensuring that vehicles on the roads are in compliance with all safety regulations, has indicated that they will be redoubling their efforts with reference to vans. In the past, the agency has focused largely on heavier vehicles, but based on previous evidence of low compliance …


Van Rental Companies Report Requests for Speed Limiters

22nd December 2014

More and more companies are holding off on purchasing their own fleet vehicles and opting instead for renting light commercial vehicles for short-term periods, and the rental companies that are providing these vehicles are noticing that many are requesting that speed limiters be installed in the vans. These optional pieces of equipment not only …


Charging Points for Electric Cars

22nd December 2014

As part of the government’s continuing push for greener cars and roadways, an additional £37 million is being made available to a variety of municipalities and public transit areas to enable them to bid on having charging points for electric cars installed on their properties and surrounding areas. These bonus funds, which are being …