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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 has outlined its strategy for increasing its focus on usership and subscription models in its 2017 Annual Report.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New car diesel demand in Europe continued to fall in February despite an overall rise in new car registrations.
An increase in EV charging sessions to more than half a million were witnessed by NewMotion in 2017, latest figures reveal.
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 has suspended its pilot programmes on autonomous cars in the US following a fatal accident.
Cox Automotive, which includes brands such as Manheim, has announced a series of senior appointments.
Audi has teamed up with Airbus and design/engineer company Italdesign to develop an electric autonomous flying taxi concept.
Volkswagen has added a new petrol engine to the Golf line-up, said to offer fuel efficiency equivalent to a diesel engine.
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is urging Brexit negotiators to take action on urgent industry issues, including the impact on EU CO2 targets.
Delivery firm UPS has deployed a new smart grid solution that will help it switch its delivery fleet over completely to electric trucks.
BMW Group has taken the remaining shares in car sharing firm DriveNow, which now becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of the group.
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.
True fleet registrations in the UK continued to decline in February as the overall car market remained affected by a number of issues.
Germany’s new car market continued the positive start to the year in February with further growth, according to latest Dataforce figures.
New car demand in the EU continued to rise with February registrations reaching their highest level since 2008.
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 has announced that it will no longer force customers of the Zoe electric car to take out a battery lease.
Audi says it is convinced of the potential of e-gas, “e-benzin” (e-gasoline) and e-diesel fuels.
Portugal becomes the 20th country where fleet management provider Alphabet conducts business, in collaboration with its well-established mobility partner, Finlog.
Average CO2 emissions from new cars in Europe increased by 0.3g/km in 2017; the first rise in 10 years.
Telematics specialist Movolytics is expanding into Spain as it reports a period of rapid growth.
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.
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 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.