Category : Feature

Driving in Mexico: Advice from the IAM

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Expecting a chaotic and haphazard experience? Well that’s not the case at all. Many of the country’s major routes have been extensively renewed and are significantly safer than before. Since the early 1990s, Mexico …

Telematics set for take-off

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While truck, bus and even van fleets have happily embraced telematics in markets all over the world, car fleets have been far more reluctant to invest. Issues of personal privacy have to be addressed …

Focus on Belgium's used car market

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Belgium’s new car market is continuing to track a similar level of sales to 2014 with 392,522 cars sold to the end of September, a rise of 1.14%. Volkswagen continues to dominate the new …

CO2 reductions needed now

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ITS can help reduce CO2 Apart from the convenience and safety features that connected cars can bring, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) believes that Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), which could communicate with connected …

How driver assistance systems can reduce road risk for fleets

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Fly into London’s Heathrow Airport and arrange to be chauffeured into the centre of the capital by Tristar Worldwide and you will be travelling in safety; or as close to safety as you are …

Focus on Belgium

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The Belgium automotive industry got off to a quiet start in 2015. Ford had closed the Ghenk factory in December 2014 after 50 years of production, leaving Audi in Brussels and Volvo Cars in …

Managing the connectivity revolution

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The connected car was the theme at the Frankfurt Show this year. Opel launched its OnStar connectivity system in Europe, while other manufacturers were also keen to show that it’s a subject high on …

Profile on Honda: Refuelling for the future

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Manufacturer: Honda Total sales 2014: 3,560,000 Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan Global market share: 5.0%   Importance of SUV sales Honda reported consolidated unit sales of 3,513,000 vehicles in fiscal year 2015, a decrease of 0.5% …

Powered by retail: A look at the fleet car business in the US

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  The United States of America was the birthplace of motor vehicle mass production and the automobile remains a potent force in the country. That is not surprising given that the US has the …

Western repair heads East

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The UK-based Thatcham Research centre is funded by the British insurance industry and works to reduce claims costs in vehicle safety, security and repair. As a founder of the international Research Council for Automobile …