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Electric MINI hatch due in 2019

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MINI will launch its first electric vehicle in 2019, based on the three-door hatchback. 

Melanie Schillinger named new COO at Alphabet International

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Alphabet International has appointed Melanie Schillinger as chief operations officer with effect from 1 September.

Audi to offer software update for 850,000 diesels

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Audi is running a voluntary recall of up to 850,000 diesel cars worldwide to install new software on V6 and V8 TDI engines.

Volvo takes steps towards electric future with Geely tie-up

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Volvo is to set up a new technology joint venture with Chinese car group Geely to accelerate plans to develop cars fully or partly based on electric motors.

BMW’s Ian Robertson to retire in 2018

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Ian Robertson, current Board of Management member for BMW sales, will hand over responsibilities to Pieter Nota in January 2018, after nearly a decade of service.

Calls for non-compliant diesels to be decommissioned

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Transport ministers across Europe are being warned that they need to take more action on non-compliant diesel vehicles, including removing them from sale, to curb inner-city pollution.

Daimler to offer NOx-reducing software update for 3m diesels

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Daimler will offer a free software upgrade for around three million diesel vehicles, said to curb harmful nitrogen-oxide (NOx) emissions in real-world use.

Shell to offer EV charging in the Netherlands and UK

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Selected Shell service stations in the Netherlands and the UK are to gain rapid charging points for electric vehicles, due to go live by the end of 2017.

Manheim boosts presence in Brazil with auction centre aquisitions

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Manheim has acquired Pacto São Paulo aution centre, located in Ibaté, approximately 250 km from São Paulo, Brazil. The company has also formed a commercial and technological partnership with Pacto North and Northeast and …

Vehicle tracking trial could accelerate US fleet management market

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A new vehicle tracking solution believed to be ready to transform the fleet management market in the US has gone on trial.