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Manufacturer Profile: Toyota

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Regarded as being at the forefront of innovation, Toyota has led from the front with electrification and hybrid sales reached more than 1.5 million in 2017, contributing heavily to the global giant’s income. However, …

Audi drops diesel from new A1 lineup

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Audi’s second-generation A1 drops diesel from the line-up following a completely new redesign that introduces many features from its larger siblings.

Vattenfall EV charging expands into UK

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Partnering with fleet owners is a ‘must’ for electric vehicle potential to be realised across England. So says Swedish energy company Vattenfall as it expands into the UK.

Arval and Public LLD aim to upgrade civil service fleets

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Arval’s Public LLD has launched a new solution called “Energy Transition & Modernisation” adapted to the needs of state and local communities to accelerate their vehicle fleet transformations.

Porsche recalls 60,000 diesels

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Porsche has been ordered to recall 60,000 SUVs to fix manipulated diesel engines.

Ford adds Waze navigation and voice control

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Ford adds the ability to project Waze navigation and real-time traffic to vehicles using its SYNC AppLink touchscreen and control it through voice.

UK true fleet records positive growth

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True Fleet recorded its first positive numbers in 13 months with a 6.3% rise, according to latest Dataforce figures.

Porsche adds plug-in power to new Cayenne

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Porsche has added plug-in hybrid power to the Cayenne SUV model range.

Toyota reveals multiple electrified models

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A new battery-electric C-HR, plug-in hybrid Corolla and Levin models have been revealed by Toyota.

Volvo plans 50% of sales to be electric

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Volvo Cars aims for fully electric cars to make up 50% of its sales by 2025, the company has announced.

EU car sales at record high but diesel continues fall

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The European car market has posted its highest Q1 performance since 2000, despite car registrations falling in March, but diesel registrations were hard hit again.

No diesel for Lynk & Co range

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Lynk & Co has unveiled its first Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), due in Europe in 2020, as well as plans that will see an electrified vehicle range where diesel plays no part.

Electric BMW iX3 and future plans revealed

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BMW has presented its latest electric vehicle, the BMW Concept iX3, as well as laying out future electric plans.

Q&A: Olivier Ferry, Hyundai, corporate sales & remarketing director

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Hyundai has increased its presence in Europe thanks to aggressive growth that now includes 40% sales going to fleet. Jonathan Musk catches up with Olivier Ferry, corporate sales & remarketing director.

Here developing live updates for autonomous vehicle mapping

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Here Technologies has opened a new R&D facility in Boulder, Colorado, USA, to further develop high-definition constantly updated mapping for autonomous vehicles.

Spanish true fleet market remains steady amidst change

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Spanish market saw a small rise in March, while the top-ten car brands jostled for position despite diesel a dip, according to latest Dataforce figures.

Astrata telematics solution now available for LCVs in France

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Astrata has launched its VanLinc services for LCV operators in France, building on 25 years of telematics solutions development for high-end heavy goods vehicles.

Best-ever first quarter for Porsche, aided by PHEV sales

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Porsche‘s first quarter of 2018 has kicked off to a flying start, with around 63,500 vehicle sales globally, including a noteworthy 60% of buyers who opt for the Panamera choose the plug-in hybrid variant.

Seat pushes for CNG as alternative to electrification

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Seat will spearhead development of CNG technology for the entire Volkswagen Group, which the company sees as a viable alternative to established fuels and electric vehicles, the brand’s president Luca de Meo announced at …

Emilio Herrera appointed COO at Kia Motors Europe

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Kia Motors Europe has appointed Emilio Herrera as its new chief operating officer, replacing Michael Cole.

Can carsharing play a decisive role in electric mobility uptake?

3 months ago / 0 comments

A White Paper showcasing the five main reasons why e-carsharing already plays a central role in the development of electric mobility has been published by car2go.

Byton expands with new executive appointments

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Two new executives have joined Byton – the fledgling electric vehicle startup – in its senior management team.

Are car brands failing potential EV buyers?

3 months ago / 0 comments

Potential electric car buyers are increasingly confused and frustrated over their online experience, according to analysis by Sophus3.

eCall introduction could prevent 1,500 deaths per year

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eCall is to become mandatory in all new cars sold in Europe from next week, helping to save lives and reduce the severity of injuries.

Jaguar and Google to launch 20,000 driverless EVs

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 Jaguar Land Rover and Google subsidiary Waymo are launching a self-driving transport service later this year, with a fleet of 20,000 I-Pace electric cars.

Seat outlines new model launches

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Over the next couple of years to 2020 Seat plans to release a new car every six months, with first arrivals Tarraco and Ateca followed by Seat’s first hybrid and EV.

NewMotion highlights continued EV growth in Europe

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An increase in EV charging sessions to more than half a million were witnessed by NewMotion in 2017, latest figures reveal.

Tritium announces major European expansion

4 months ago / 0 comments

Tritium has opened a new sales, service, training and testing facility for Europe in Amsterdam, Netherlands as it commits to the European EV market.

Renault ends Zoe compulsory battery lease in France

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Renault has announced that it will no longer force customers of the Zoe electric car to take out a battery lease.

Audi makes breakthrough in e-gas production

4 months ago / 0 comments

Audi says it is convinced of the potential of e-gas, “e-benzin” (e-gasoline) and e-diesel fuels.