Natalie Middleton

Arval white paper covers future for diesel on business fleets

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Arval has published a white paper outlining current and future advice for fleets on vehicle choices.

New Toyota Fleet Mobility Solutions group prompts executive reshuffle

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Toyota Motor Europe is to establish a new Fleet Mobility Solutions group as it looks to ensure a one-stop service for customers.

Volvo’s Polestar reveals first markets for debut plug-in hybrid

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Volvo’s spin-off performance subsidiary has announced the first six markets for its Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid.

Alphabet fleet hits 50,000th vehicle landmark in Spain

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Alphabet has reached the milestone of managing more than 50,000 vehicles in Spain some 15 years after it opened operations there.

Mazda’s plans for autonomous tech to keep driver in control

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Mazda has outlined its plans for the driver to remain central to the driving process as it rolls out semi-autonomous technologies focused on providing back-up safety.

EU passenger car registrations up 4.1% for YtD

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The European new car market continued its positive growth in November, with registrations up 5.9% for the month and 4.1% for the year to date.

ABAX expands into Germany under European growth plans

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Norwegian telematics company ABAX has expanded into Germany with an office in Berlin.

Pilot project enables Smarts to be used as fully mobile ‘postboxes’

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Smart is expanding on its Ready to Drop+ logistics trials with a new project in Hamburg that enables Smart cars to be used as a parcel delivery box.

Fiat Punto scores first-ever Euro NCAP zero-star rating

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Euro NCAP has given the Fiat Punto its first-ever zero-star rating as it highlights how older cars are falling behind on modern safety standards.

New mobility service to pilot in Stuttgart

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Daimler’s Moovel subsidiary and the Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen AG (SSB) are to trial a new mobility solution in Stuttgart that will pave the way for the launch of a new mobility service in the first …

EDF to convert whole car fleet to EVs by 2030

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French utility EDF Group has become the latest multinational to join the EV100 initiative as it commits to switching to its entire care fleet to electric vehicles by 2030.

ALD explores employee mobility solutions under DataCity Paris

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ALD is using this year’s DataCity Paris innovation programme to help develop future solutions targeting employee mobility.

Thibaut Carpentier named director of Parcours

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French rental firm Parcours has named Thibaut Carpentier as its director.

WEX Europe Services French sales chief to expand role

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Isabelle Fetzer, who was appointed as WEX Europe Services’ head of sales – France in June, is to also head up Belgium and the Netherlands.

Ebbon-Dacs upgrades Leaselink

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Ebbon-Dacs has updated its Leaselink e-procurement platform in a move to enhance functionality for its contract hire and leasing firm end-users.

EU to tighten car approval rules to prevent repeat Dieselgate

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Stricter car approval and testing rules could be in place by September 2020, helping to prevent another ‘Dieselgate’ saga taking place.

PSA CEO named ACEA president for 2018

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Carlos Tavares, CEO of Groupe PSA, is to take over as the president of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) for 2018.

ALD to use Microsoft platform for smart mobility solutions

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ALD is to develop solutions to provide packaged smart mobility services with the help of Microsoft.

New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter gets connected solutions and electric version

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The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will bring a holistic approach to van operations, offering latest connectivity to bring an integrated system solution along with an all-electric version to follow.

Ford Transit Connect and Transit Courier get new engine tech

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Ford has revealed its updated Transit Connect and Courier LCVs, which will get updated engines and styling as well as new driver assistance technologies when they launch next year.

Opel Grandland X gets top-of-the-range trim

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Opel has introduced a new top-of-the-range variant and diesel engine for its Grandland X SUV.

Alphabet Italia appoints new CEO

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Alphabet Italia has named Andrea Castronovo as its new chief executive officer, effective 1 February 2018.

Nissan deploys Chevin software for North America fleet

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Nissan North America is to implement Chevin Fleet Solutions’ FleetWave software across its 28,000-strong fleet, including employee cars, in a move to streamline fleet management processes.

E-Pace and DS7 Crossback score five-star Euro NCAP ratings

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Carmakers have been praised for their work in vehicle safety as latest Euro NCAP ratings show all eight vehicles achieved five-star results, supported by standard-fit Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) systems.

AFVs take-up soars as diesel records lowest market share in a decade

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AFVs (alternative fuel vehicles) recorded a 5.5% share of the European new car market in October, following a 9.9% decline in diesel registrations.

True fleet market up 21% in France as diesel registrations stay strong

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The French true fleet market outperformed the rest of the EU-5 in October, with registrations up 20.8% to more than 43,000 units.

5th International Fleet Meeting in Geneva to bring expert industry insights

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Fleet operators can once again sign up to the International Fleet Meeting at the Geneva Motor Show to access a wealth of opportunities to network and hear from expert speakers.

Infiniti QX50 to debut industry-first petrol engine tech

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Infiniti has unveiled its forthcoming QX50 SUV ahead of its debut at the LA Motor Show next week.

Refreshed Transit Custom goes on sale next month with 148g/km ECOnetic variant

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Ford’s updated Transit Custom is available to order from next month, bringing an upgraded exterior and interior and a new 148g/km Econetic variant.

Latest cloud technology opens up Sofico’s Miles solution to connected car and mobility uses

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Sofico has updated its Miles software system with a new services platform built upon the latest cloud technology, enabling its use in an array of fresh mobility and connected car areas.