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April saw the highest growth rate for the German true fleet sector since May 2017 as the overall passenger car market also saw strong growth.
Citroën has named Karl Howkins as its new UK managing director, effective 1 June 2018.
Porsche has been ordered to recall 60,000 SUVs to fix manipulated diesel engines.
The European Commission has put together a series of measures that would help Europe fight its corner in the electric vehicle battery sector, including the ability to mass-produce battery cells.
Carmakers should face more stringent CO2 targets to help drive zero and low-emission vehicle developments, according to MEP Miriam Dalli.
Ford adds the ability to project Waze navigation and real-time traffic to vehicles using its SYNC AppLink touchscreen and control it through voice.
Average CO2 emissions for new vans registered in the EU fell 4.7% in 2017, latest figures from the European Environment Agency (EEA) show.
Advanced safety features such as autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and intelligent speed assistance (ISA) will be fitted as standard on new cars by 2021 under new European Commission plans.
The UK and five other countries are being referred to the European Court of Justice over ongoing failures to tackle air pollution.
Mazda has debuted its new 1.8-litre diesel engine in the updated CX-3 compact SUV, which is now available to order in Japan ahead of its European launch later this year.
Passenger car registrations in the EU showed strong growth in April following March’s decline, helping to drive the year-to-date performance.
Drivers can now use a new service to digitally check tyre pressures on scanner ramps at car parks.
Volvo will not fit a diesel engine to the new S60 saloon, with all subsequent launches also due to only be available with electric or progressively more hybridised petrol engines.
True Fleet recorded its first positive numbers in 13 months with a 6.3% rise, according to latest Dataforce figures.
The Spanish car market continues to see strong growth in 2018, recording its fourth month of growth.
Sixt is continuing its expansion into Italy by launching on the island of Sardinia.
Volkswagen and Seat have announced recalls for a number of models in their small car ranges due to an issue with seatbelt safety.
LeasePlan Germany has named Jürgen Petschenka as commercial director for large fleets and international fleets.
German and global fleet industry specialist Matthias Engel has joined Fleetcompetence Group as global sales director.
Proposed scrappage schemes could have a negative impact on air quality while also not benefiting CO2 reduction targets if they are not properly planned, according to new research.
London could get its first electric vehicle only ‘Zero Emission Zones’ by 2020, aimed at improving air quality and driving uptake of cleaner travel, as part of an environmental strategy revealed today.
Ebbon-Dacs has said it’s working on a multi-lingual version of its moDel vehicle movement management platform.
UPS is to deploy a fleet of 35 electric delivery trucks in London and Paris, working with UK manufacturer Arrival.
PSA Group is pulling the plug on the Opel/Vauxhall OnStar service in Europe, discontinuing it in new vehicles from January 2019, and closing it altogether at the end of 2020.
Ford is adding a second city to its Transit Custom plug-in hybrid trial, with a fleet set to roll out in the Spanish city of Valencia, near the carmaker’s factory.
EU Member States have voted in favour of tighter limits on for cars and vans tested under the latest WLTP and RDE fuel consumption and emissions testing, set to come into force from next year.
Nissan has become the latest manufacturer to confirm it will drop diesel engines from its line-up, as it pushes ahead with plug-in hybrid and fully electric alternatives.
Audi has suspended deliveries of certain diesel-powered A6 and A7 models, as it develops a software update to rectify “irregularities” with the engine management on 60,000 cars worldwide.
Russian new car registrations saw strong growth for the first quarter of 2018 with the growth also seen in the true fleet sector.