Category : Features

Residual value analysis: Hyundai i30

4 weeks ago / 1 comments

The latest vehicle to fall under the resale spotlight is the Hyundai i30. Dominic Galati passes judgement on the Korean C-segment contender.

Remarketing notes: Peugeot 3008

2 months ago / 1 comments

In the first of a new series, Maarten Baljet looks at how popular fleet cars are when it comes to resale.

Fleet Focus: Belgium

2 months ago / 0 comments

Autorola Belux director Erwin Coesens discusses the end of a love affair with diesel – and why fleets are moving to a one-stop shop approach.

Fleet Focus: Netherlands

2 months ago / 0 comments

Zijad Halilovic from Autorola Netherlands explains how government legislation on new cars has caused instability in the country’s used car market.

Frankfurt IAA 2017 news roundup

3 months ago / 0 comments

International Fleet World's round-up of the most important headlines from the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Chery targets European fleets with plug-in SUV by Alex Grant - Chinese carmaker Chery has revealed the first of ...

Finland dreams of electric avenues

3 months ago / 0 comments

Autorola’s Brian Madsen Scandinavian brief extends to Finland. He explains how the country is looking to replicate Norway and increase its EV sales.

Shell Future of fleet survey – the results

4 months ago / 0 comments

In the first in a series of exclusive surveys, Shell and International Fleet World questioned 231 fleet executives about their attitudes to a host of fleet industry topics including alternative fuels, future mobility and …

Spotlight: Mercedes X-Class makes its worldwide debut

5 months ago / 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz has taken the covers off its all-new 4×4 double cab pick-up, the X-Class, and it goes on sale in the UK this November with customer deliveries starting in early 2018. This slideshow requires ...

Country profile: Brazil’s on the road to recovery

6 months ago / 0 comments

Autorola Brazil – through its online inspection and remarketing portal – is helping combat corruption, says country manager Marly Fialho Kierulf.

Country profile: Turkish delight as used market booms

6 months ago / 0 comments

Recent tax increases in Turkey have affected both the new and used markets. Autorola Turkey's country manager Oguzhan Saygi looks at the impact of these taxes and outlines the country's very first used car ...

Spotlight: The new Volkswagen Polo

6 months ago / 0 comments

Unveiled in Berlin, the latest iteration of the Polo takes a step up in space and technology, as Alex Grant explains.

Loud and clear – The rise of DAB radio

7 months ago / 0 comments

For some drivers, in-car digital radio is a must. Having grow steadily over a number of years, there is now a drive to get more standard fitment – as well as retrofit technology being …

Spotlight: Volvo XC60

7 months ago / 0 comments

Nine years after the original XC60 was introduced, Volvo has high hopes for its replacement. John Challen takes a look around the mid-size SUV.

The customer not the car: ALD’s Innovation Lab

9 months ago / 0 comments

 ALD is revising how it carries out its business and its Innovation Lab is key to the changes, as John Kendall found out.

Wraps come off top fleet cars at Geneva Motor Show

9 months ago / 0 comments

A look at the top 10 highlights for fleets at this year’s Geneva Motor Show.

Implementing telematics – Learning from truck success

10 months ago / 0 comments

Telematics systems have been much more successful with truck fleets than among car fleets. What could car fleets learn? Steve Banner reports.

How risky is your fleet… and your drivers?

11 months ago / 0 comments

A resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly earlier this year seems set to raise the standards under which fleet vehicles are driven, operated and managed around the world, reports Dave Moss.

Focus on Portugal: The road to recovery?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Portugal is the western-most country in Europe, a south-western portion of the Iberian Peninsula. It is far smaller than its neighbour Spain, but both countries are home to a number of automotive manufacturers and …

EV charging gets smarter

12 months ago / 0 comments

Perhaps best known in the West for its all-electric buses, Chinese manufacturer BYD has a variety of other products in its armoury. Back in January it delivered 35 battery-powered T3 vans to DHL International …

Make the future: A look at impending fleet challenges

1 year ago / 0 comments

Diversity of fleet portfolio The challenges of meeting the transport demands of an increasingly urbanised population was identified as a key industry trend; “The younger generation in particular is not demanding the traditional …

EV? Plug-In? Hybrid?

1 year ago / 0 comments

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?

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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?

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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?

1 year ago / 0 comments

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?

1 year ago / 0 comments

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. …