Are Hybrids Green At All? – Driving Forward Video News

Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) have become a common fixture in the automotive landscape. More than 62,000 of them have been sold in the UK since 2012 and demand seems to be on the up.

However, evidence has emerged that in many cases, plug-in vehicles aren’t being used in the most effective manner and are neglecting the myriad advantages they’re hailed for.

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Driving Forward Video News – One Fuelcard from Shell

Mixed fleets can benefit from the Shell One Fuelcard.

Available for use at up to 50% of all filling stations in the UK, this product ensures a better way to manage fuel expenditure, with a single fixed price for petrol and diesel at all participating stations.

Brands welcoming the One Shell Card include: Shell, Total, Topaz, Esso, Gleaner Texaco and Gulf. While drivers are able to collect Shell and Tesco Club Card points at participating sites.

Other benefits include discounted diesel costs at all motorway service stations and access to free fuel management reporting, offering detailed and flexible fuel management data that is available 24 hours per day, and now offers fully-paid access to the M6 toll road.

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Driving Forward Video News – Brand New BP’s Fuel Price Guarantee

Here at Fuel Card Services we are proud to unveil a new product that significantly bolsters our range of services to our customers – BP’s Fuel Price Guarantee.

A new capped diesel pricing option, this product aims to help to reduce one of the largest areas of expenditure for all fleet operators in determining a maximum price for the diesel they purchase.

BP’s Fuel Price Guarantee means that customers can benefit from a cap in the price of diesel per litre, while also benefiting from lower costs should the price fall below this mark.

Benefits include a potential for significant savings, enhanced cost control and improved efficiency operating across the entire filling station’s UK network – more than 1,200 sites!

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Driving Forward Video News – It’s 20 mph for a reason

New research published by road safety charity Brake and insurer Direct Line has highlighted the significant number of individuals across the UK who may be placing themselves and others in danger by exceeding speed limits in 20 mph zones.

According to a large-scale poll of UK drivers, 40 per cent admitted to ‘sometimes’ exceeding the speed limit in 20 mph zones by more than 10 mph. Furthermore, 26 per cent stated they ‘regularly’ speed in areas designed to keep children and other vulnerable groups safe.

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Driving Forward Video News – Pendleside Hospice

One of the country’s worthiest causes continues to provide much-needed care to individuals with life-limiting illnesses and, here at Fuel Card Services, we continue to highlight the great work that is carried out by Pendleside Hospice.

Returning for summer 2016, the annual Pendleside Hospice Car Raffle will once again see entrants vying to take home a brand new car, with six local organisations having banded together to help raise the funds for this year’s top prize – a Mini One.

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