The Editor’s View

CONSOLIDATION has long been expected in both the vehicle leasing and rental sectors. Now, it appears that mergers and acquisitions could be starting to kick-off. The United States-based Avis Budget Group is to buy back its Avis Europe cousin for an agreed £635 million. Meanwhile, further consolidation could continue among the major rental companies with Avis Budget and rival Hertz continuing to battle over the acquisition of Dollar

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MPs urge Government to end ‘great petrol/diesel rip-off’

MPS called for an end to the ‘great petrol/diesel rip-off’ at a debate staged by FairFuelUK campaigners in Westminster Hall on Tuesday (June 14).The FairFuelUK campaign is backed by the RAC, the two major road freight bodies, the Road Haulage Association and the Freight Transport Association and more than 155,000 members of the public have signed an online petition.

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