Category : Feature

Focus on South Africa: Slow growth, high potential

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South Africa has produced motor vehicles since the 1920s, mainly through assembly operations for overseas manufacturers and this is the basis of the motor industry in the country today. The Automotive Production and Development …

Driving in Sweden

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If you are required to drive in Sweden for business, you will be lucky enough to drive in a country with excellent roads, comprehensive signage and polite drivers. But there are some things that …

Internet of Things? What about the Internet of Cars?

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That’s the question being posed by Ralf Lenninger, head of system development, innovation and strategy at Continental’s interior division. Recent onroad trials of eHorizon, Continental’s dynamic electronic horizon, have prompted him to conclude that …

Swede dreams: A look at Sweden's fleet car market

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Sweden is one of the smaller northern European countries, making up a significant part of Scandinavia with Norway and Finland. With a population of some 9.8 million, according to CIA estimates, the total population …

Driving in Austria

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If you are required to drive in Austria you will be lucky enough to drive in one of the most driver-friendly countries in the world; with smooth, well planned roads, clear signage and polite …

Take them on or buy them up: Developments in car sharing

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“If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em – or buy ‘em’”. That appears to be the approach taken by the major daily rental operators when faced with the potential threat posed by the …

Intelligent charging

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Autonomous driving, where vehicles use sensors and computers to automate the driving of a vehicle is perhaps the ultimate use of telematics. What is certain is that since human error is a factor in …

Poland's used market in focus

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Poland has a population of 38.6 million, but in 2015 registered just 355,000 new cars and imported over 800,000 used cars. Add that dynamic to the fact that 93% of the used car …

Geneva Conventions: A Look at Switzerland's Business Car Market

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Famed for its banking sector, manufacture of chocolate and watchmaking, Switzerland is a comparatively small European country. The US Central Intelligence Agency describes the country as, “Slightly less than twice the size of New …

Driving in Poland

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If you drive on business in Poland you will need to keep your wits about you and be alert at all times, as the country has a comparatively high rate of fatalities on the …