Parcel carrier Yodel has taken delivery from Mercedes-Benz of its first, lower-emission Euro 6 vans.
The 200 Sprinter 314 CDI Long models will be based across the company’s nationwide network of 55 service centres.
The changing face of fleet management was visible at the prestigious 2016 ACFO Awards with three of the seven awards recognising plug-in cars.
The chancellor says that the Government “remains concerned about the growth of salary sacrifice arrangements and is considering what action, if any, is necessary. The Government will gather further evidence, including from employers, on salary sacrifice arrangements to inform its approach".
Volkswagen has admitted to US regulators it is using software in its 2016 diesel models that could potentially help exhaust systems run cleaner during tests.
Tesla has launched a software update for its vehicles - enabling the cars to have an "autopilot" mode.
While not fully self-driving, the software means the Model S and new Model X can "automatically steer down the highway, change lanes, and adjust speed in response to traffic".
The new car market grew 12% in February, with 76,958 cars registered and fleet and business registrations accounting for 59.1% of the market, with 45,519 units.
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Coupés might not be particularly common on company fleets, but there are a few that can offer the right balance of desirability for perk car drivers with acceptable running costs.
The survey by road safety charity Brake and Direct Line also found that one in 14 (7%) drivers have had a near miss, having to swerve or brake suddenly to avoid a hazard, because they were distracted by a sat-nav, rising to one in 10 (11%) among young drivers (17-24).
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has reduced two out of the three diesel Advisory Fuel Rates (AFRs).