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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?

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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?

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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

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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

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

Alphabet International operations expand into Portugal

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Portugal becomes the 20th country where fleet management provider Alphabet conducts business, in collaboration with its well-established mobility partner, Finlog.

Geneva Motor Show 2018

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International Fleet World's round-up of the most important headlines from the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. Upgraded Nissan concept debuts Brain-to-Vehicle tech by Natalie Middleton - Nissan has unveiled an upgraded version of its IMx ...

250-miles in 15 minutes promised by Porsche’s new EV

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Porsche reveals second electric car concept with 800V system, enabling 400-kilometre range in 15 minutes.

BMW confirms i4 production

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BMW has confirmed its next BMW i branded vehicle will be the i4.

Dyson seeks additional 300 automotive workforce for EV project

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Dyson is looking to employ a further 300 people in “automotive” positions, as it works towards developing its first electric vehicle.

480km Jaguar I-Pace pricing and spec revealed

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Jaguar has revealed pricing, a 480km range and final production specification for its first electric vehicle: the I-Pace.

Next-gen Toyota hybrids to offer all-wheel drive

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Toyota has announced a variety of new engine and transmission technology, the core of which will see its next-generation hybrids offering all-wheel drive.

Rotary power returns as part of Mazda’s eco range

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Mazda has confirmed its first electric car will be available with an optional range extender; the first rotary engine fitted to its production models since the RX-8 coupe was discontinued in 2012.

Hyundai Kona Electric details leaked ahead of reveal

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Hyundai has begun taking pre-orders for the Kona Electric in South Korea, hinting at a model range which is likely to be echoed when it launches in Europe this summer.