RCI Bank and Services, Groupe Renault’s global finance company, is to use telematics services and data analytics from Octo Telematics, including for fleet customers.
Uber has suspended its pilot programmes on autonomous cars in the US following a fatal accident.
Cox Automotive, which includes brands such as Manheim, has announced a series of senior appointments.
Audi has teamed up with Airbus and design/engineer company Italdesign to develop an electric autonomous flying taxi concept.
Volkswagen has added a new petrol engine to the Golf line-up, said to offer fuel efficiency equivalent to a diesel engine.
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is urging Brexit negotiators to take action on urgent industry issues, including the impact on EU CO2 targets.
Delivery firm UPS has deployed a new smart grid solution that will help it switch its delivery fleet over completely to electric trucks.
BMW Group has taken the remaining shares in car sharing firm DriveNow, which now becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of the group.
Sixt has taken a further step in plans to offer a one-stop shop for customised mobility solutions by bundling together its products in the corporate customer segment.
True fleet registrations in the UK continued to decline in February as the overall car market remained affected by a number of issues.
Germany’s new car market continued the positive start to the year in February with further growth, according to latest Dataforce figures.
New car demand in the EU continued to rise with February registrations reaching their highest level since 2008.
Average CO2 emissions from new cars in Europe increased by 0.3g/km in 2017; the first rise in 10 years.
Telematics specialist Movolytics is expanding into Spain as it reports a period of rapid growth.
This year’s International Fleet Meeting has now taken place, bringing an insight into the latest fleet management trends and thinking for more than 250 fleet managers and automotive, leasing and service industry company representatives.
Online payment fraud detection specialist the AI Corporation has launched an end-to-end fuel card issuing/processing platform and service to bring next-generation payment processing and fraud detection capabilities to fleets.
TMC has created a new role of international sales, market director for Belgium, France, Germany and Spain as it reports growing international demand for its consolidated fleet and fuel solutions.
Nissan has unveiled an upgraded version of its IMx electric concept vehicle, featuring a new look and Brain-to-Vehicle (B2V) technology.
Hyundai has previewed its future design direction with the unveiling of the ‘Le Fil Rouge’ design concept at the Geneva Motor Show.
Renault has shown how it thinks shared urban mobility could look in the future with the unveiling of its EZ-GO concept at the Geneva Motor Show.
The Volvo XC40 has taken the European Car of the Year 2018 award, fending off runners-up including the Seat Ibiza and BMW 5 Series.
White Clarke has published its annual Global Leasing Report, which reveals the top 5 markets in 2016 as well as growth figures for the top 50.
Kia has unveiled its third-generation Ceed Sportswagon, which brings increased boot space to rival models from the next segment up.
Honda is to open order books for its first battery-electric vehicle in Europe in early 2019.
Telecomms giant Verizon has created a new Verizon Connect business to bring its Telogis, Fleetmatics and Movildata brands under one roof.
Mercedes-Benz Vans and US technology start-up Via are introducing on-demand ridesharing to Amsterdam through their ViaVan joint venture.
Supertrucks has launched a new Multi-Purpose Rack to tackle the rapid growth in popularity of bigger, heavier products, such as bi-fold doors and windows, and orangeries.
Daimler Mobility Services has acquired the remaining shares in Car2Go Europe after Europcar sold its 25% stake for €70m.
PSA sales specialist Xavier Duchemin has taken on the role of executive director sales Opel/Vauxhall Europe.