Category : Feature

EV? Plug-In? Hybrid?

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Electric vehicles on charge Although drivers have concerns with range anxiety for electric vehicle, current EVs offer a realistic daily working rangeElectric vehicle technology is continuing to develop at a rapid pace. Mercedes-Benz …

A new era for electric vehicles?

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Achieving the impossible? Battery technology is moving on apace. Until recently, the prospect of a battery electric heavy truck was more-or-less impossible, because the weight of the battery pack would have reduced …

European truck cartel disbanded

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European truck manufacturers supply most of the vehicles used for road transport in Western Europe and all these companies operate globally. DAF is a wholly owned subsidiary of US PACCAR, which owns the North …

Digital remarketing: A look at the Portuguese automotive market

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The Portuguese automotive market suffered badly during the recession, with a significant reduction in new car sales in 2012 when only 100,000 new passenger cars and 20,000 light commercial vehicles were sold. Four …

Remarketing: Auction sites or websites?

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Last September the global remarketing giant announced that it was installing a total of 11 double-block auction lanes at Manheim Detroit, Manheim Statesville in North Carolina and a number of other locations. Such lanes …

New Zealand’s car market in focus

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New Zealand capital Wellington has the distinction of being the southern-most capital city in the world, located near the southern tip of the North Island on Cook Strait, which separates the two major islands …

Focus on New Zealand's car markets

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New Zealand has been going quietly about its business over the past few years with strong economic growth and further growth predicted of 3% in 2016 and 2.7% in 2017. The unemployment rate …

Car sharing to trigger reduction in car sales

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Continued growth in car sharing, particularly in Asia, more car sharing company mergers, while others will leave the business, the development of deliveries by aircraft drones, more technology companies becoming involved in automotive manufacturing …

Can autonomous cars bring us freedom?

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For the busy executive, salesman or businessman autonomous cars will be a life changer – an opportunity to give time back to people. That’s the view of Anders Eugensson, director of government affairs …

Business car or mobility package?

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Instead of discussing the finer points of operational leasing agreements they seem to be rather more inclined to focus on car-sharing along with mobility packages that include everything from tram tickets to bicycle rental. …