Category : News

European Fleet and Mobility Association launches

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A new umbrella organisation for fleet and mobility management has launched to represent the interests of fleet and mobility managers on a European level.

LeasePlan sets out Car-as-a-Service and plans in annual report

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LeasePlan has outlined its strategy for increasing its focus on usership and subscription models in its 2017 Annual Report.

Volkswagen reveals new Touareg SUV

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Volkswagen’s premium-class Touareg SUV will be replaced at the end of this year, with the new model including a plug-in hybrid for the first time.

DS cuts two models as it readies new range

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Production of the DS 4 and DS 5 will end by the end of this year, as DS Automobiles begins a transition period towards a new model range, the carmaker has confirmed.

Seat outlines new model launches

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Over the next couple of years to 2020 Seat plans to release a new car every six months, with first arrivals Tarraco and Ateca followed by Seat’s first hybrid and EV.

FloowDrive provides insurers with telematics platform for fleets

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Global telematics company The Floow has launched a production-ready telematics platform that it says can be used to insurers to develop a telematics solution for drivers and fleets within days.

Spanish true fleet market pushes higher in February

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After an exceptional start to the year, the Spanish true fleet market continued to excel in February with growth of 21.8% and further growth predicted for the year.

Diesel continues decline in European new car registrations

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New car diesel demand in Europe continued to fall in February despite an overall rise in new car registrations.

NewMotion highlights continued EV growth in Europe

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An increase in EV charging sessions to more than half a million were witnessed by NewMotion in 2017, latest figures reveal.

Octo Telematics and RCI Bank partner for global telematics

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RCI Bank and Services, Groupe Renault’s global finance company, is to use telematics services and data analytics from Octo Telematics, including providing services for fleet customers.

Uber halts self-driving car tests following fatal accident

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Uber has suspended its pilot programmes on autonomous cars in the US following a fatal accident.

Senior appointments at Cox Automotive

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Cox Automotive, which includes brands such as Manheim, has announced a series of senior appointments.

Audi and Airbus develop autonomous flying taxi concept

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Audi has teamed up with Airbus and design/engineer company Italdesign to develop an electric autonomous flying taxi concept.

Diesel-rivalling economy for new VW Golf petrol engine

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Volkswagen has added a new petrol engine to the Golf line-up, said to offer fuel efficiency equivalent to a diesel engine.

EU auto makers call for action on urgent Brexit issues

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The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is urging Brexit negotiators to take action on urgent industry issues, including the impact on EU CO2 targets.

Switch to smart grid to enable all-electric fleet at UPS

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Delivery firm UPS has deployed a new smart grid solution that will help it switch its delivery fleet over completely to electric trucks.

BMW takes full control of DriveNow

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BMW Group has taken the remaining shares in car sharing firm DriveNow, which now becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of the group.

Sixt merges corporate services to offer customised mobility solutions

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Sixt has taken a further step in plans to offer a one-stop shop for customised mobility solutions by bundling together its products in the corporate customer segment.

UK true fleet market remains beleaguered

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True fleet registrations in the UK continued to decline in February as the overall car market remained affected by a number of issues.

February brings more positive news for German true fleet market

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Germany’s new car market continued the positive start to the year in February with further growth, according to latest Dataforce figures.

EU new car market puts in best performance in a decade

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New car demand in the EU continued to rise with February registrations reaching their highest level since 2008.

Tritium announces major European expansion

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Tritium has opened a new sales, service, training and testing facility for Europe in Amsterdam, Netherlands as it commits to the European EV market.

Renault ends Zoe compulsory battery lease in France

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Renault has announced that it will no longer force customers of the Zoe electric car to take out a battery lease.

Audi makes breakthrough in e-gas production

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Audi says it is convinced of the potential of e-gas, “e-benzin” (e-gasoline) and e-diesel fuels.

Alphabet International operations expand into Portugal

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Portugal becomes the 20th country where fleet management provider Alphabet conducts business, in collaboration with its well-established mobility partner, Finlog.

New car CO2 emissions in Europe rise for first time in decade

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Average CO2 emissions from new cars in Europe increased by 0.3g/km in 2017; the first rise in 10 years.

Movolytics launches telematics business in Spain

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Telematics specialist Movolytics is expanding into Spain as it reports a period of rapid growth.

Global fleet developments come to the fore at 2018 International Fleet Meeting

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This year’s International Fleet Meeting has now taken place, bringing an insight into the latest fleet management trends and thinking for more than 250 fleet managers and automotive, leasing and service industry company representatives.

EazyFuel solution brings artificial intelligence to revolutionise fuel payments

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Online payment fraud detection specialist the AI Corporation has launched an end-to-end fuel card issuing/processing platform and service to bring next-generation payment processing and fraud detection capabilities to fleets.

TMC drives European expansion under new appointment

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TMC has created a new role of international sales, market director for Belgium, France, Germany and Spain as it reports growing international demand for its consolidated fleet and fuel solutions.