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Acorn Environmental sows new seeds of success with versatile Mercedes-Benz Unimog

Thursday 12th September 2019 Mercedes-Benz Unimog

The Mercedes-Benz Unimog is renowned for its all-terrain capability, but the truck’s on-road performance holds the key to the efficiency savings now being achieved by Acorn Environmental Management Group. The Redditch-based landscape maintenance and arboriculture specialist purchased its first Unimog…

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WLTP: Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure

Friday 2nd August 2019 WLTP

The new consumption and emissions test method Having come into force for passenger cars on 1st September 2017, WLTP ensures greater transparency providing test results that are closer to real world operation. This new testing procedure will also be applicable…

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Driving licence changes

Thursday 28th May 2015

You may have heard that from 8th June 2015 the paper counterpart driving licence is being scrapped. Following this date, the counterpart will carry no legal status, and the DVLA recommends you destroy it.

This will affect the way in which we carry out test drives, courtesy vehicles and demos, as we will need to check your licence details online following the legislation change. The photocard or paper licence will not be enough by itself anymore.

To enable us and other companies to check your licence online, you will need to access the DVLA’s Share Driving Licence service (https://www.viewdrivingrecord.service.gov.uk/driving-record/licence-number), and create a temporary code, which will allow us to access your record for 72 hours to make the necessary checks.

Full details can be found on the DVLA website – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/driving-licence-changes

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