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Bleak prospects for automotive in Europe, report finds

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European vehicle manufacturing could fall to as low as 5% of the global market, if automotive executives’ predictions come true, according to KPMG’s Global Automotive Executive Survey 2018.

Ford’s SYNC 3 equipped vehicles get Waze navigation

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Ford and Waze have teamed up to offer the traffic and navigation app to all Ford vehicles equipped with SYNC 3.

GASAG and Ubitricity partner to offer new e-mobility solutions

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GASAG and Ubitricity want to promote electromobility in cities with smart EV charge cables and pay-per-koliwatt-hour electricity tariffs.

Kia confirms 16 electrified vehicles by 2025

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Kia has outlined plans to offer 16 electrified vehicles by 2025, including new hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles, as well as an all-new hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) in 2020.

Connected cars offer opportunity and reward, finds new study

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Carmakers need to better demonstrate real-world benefits of connected cars with regards to safety, fuel economy and shorter journey times to engage customers and attract brand loyalty.

Kia to launch long range Niro EV

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Kia Motors has confirmed the new Niro EV will have a “substantially larger range” than the competing Hyundai Ioniq.

BMW and MINI ranges to adopt i3 traction control tech

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BMW is set to roll out the traction control system from the i3 electric car across all future BMW and MINI products as it shows how electric vehicle tech can be used to enhance …

New Brussels LEZ could lead to foreigners facing steep fines

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A new environmental low emission zone (LEZ) has come into force in Brussels, Belgium, on 1 Jan 2018, which could lead to drivers facing large fines for non compliance.

Belgian charging network connects France and Netherlands

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Belgium’s UNIT-E charging network has added 25 rapid chargers along key routes spanning between the French and Dutch borders, enabling easier long-distance travel for electric vehicles.

EQUA Index extended to electric vehicles

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Emissions Analytics has extended its EQUA Index programme to test electric vehicles.

50% Toyota global sales to be electrified by 2030

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Toyota estimates half of the company’s global sales will be electrified by 2030.

Cleaner petrol engine developed by Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance and Daimler

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance and Daimler have together developed a new petrol engine, said to be cleaner, more efficient and offer more torque.

EU-LIVE takes on the Twizy with new EV mobility solution

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The European EU-LIVE consortium has revealed a new electrified mobility solution for the L5e category – a segment in-between two and four wheels with speeds of more than 50km/h.

ALD Automotive launches global fleet reporting solution

2 months ago / 0 comments

ALD Automotive has announced the launch of (GFR) – a new solution that consolidates fleet management data from multiple sources, including third party data.

Renault prepares 1,000 connected-Méganes for fleet customers

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Vehicle operators in France can now sign up for real-world trials of 1,000 Renault Mégane equipped with vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) connectivity solutions to help improve road safety and cut traffic congestion.

Jeep confirms plug-in hybrid power for new Wrangler

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Jeep‘s new Wrangler will include plug-in hybrid power, the American company has confirmed.

Toyota plant to produce electricity and hydrogen from renewables

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Toyota is to build a power plant capable of producing water, electricity and hydrogen using bio-waste as a fuel.

More electric range for BMW i8 Coupé and Roadster introduced

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BMW has revealed the production version of the new i8 Roadster and new Coupé at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Electric vehicle adoption has reached a turning point, says Jato Dynamics

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This year has represented a turning point for electric vehicle adoption, with sales in key regions increasing significantly, Jato Dynamics says.

Maserati Deutschland appoints two new fleet contacts

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Maserati Deutschland has appointed Chan Uk Jun and Florian Binner as fleet sales managers for Central Europe.

Askul announces total switch to EVs and renewable energy by 2030

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Askul Corporation becomes first company to simultaneously join The Climate Group’s global electric campaigns: making the switch to 100% renewable power and transport by 2030.

UK True Fleet slumps while AFVs climb

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In October, the British True Fleet market remained in a slump for the seventh consecutive month, while in contrast alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) increasingly buck the trend, according to latest DataForce figures.

Volvo helps foundations for self-driving Uber taxis

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Volvo Cars has signed a non-exclusive framework with Uber to sell “tens of thousands” of vehicles with the hardware for autonomous driving on board, enabling the private hire firm to develop its own self-driving …

Mercedes-Benz Vans to electrify all commercial model ranges

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Mercedes-Benz Vans has confirmed plans to offer all its commercial van model lines with electric drive, starting with the Electric Mercedes-Benz eVito van now available to order.

October registrations rise and fall across Western Europe

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Car registrations grew by 4.6% in October in Western Europe year-on-year, according to the latest figures from LMC Automotive.

Adding lightness to vehicles could reduce emissions by 40%

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A new report has concluded that 40% of emissions could be cut by reducing vehicle mass.

Global petrol demand could peak before 2030

3 months ago / 0 comments

Oil analysts have predicted peak demand for petrol could occur as soon as 2030, according to a report by Wood Mackenzie.

Aramex reduces delivery time and improves efficiency using what3word addresses

3 months ago / 0 comments

Aramex has used addressing solution what3words to improve delivery efficiency in Dubai.

Tokyo Motor Show 2017

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International Fleet World's round-up of the most important headlines from the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. Next Lexus LS to debut autonomous drive technology by Alex Grant - Lexus has revealed a concept version of ...

Honda enhances its future of EVs and plug-in hybrids

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Honda has confirmed its future line up will include more hybrid vehicles and, for the first time, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) models from here forward.