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eDriving joins Global Road Safety Partnership

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Driver training and risk reduction specialist eDriving has been named a private sector member of the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP).

New app gauges suitability of electric cars and hybrids for drivers

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A new app has launched that records and analyses drivers’ everyday travel to see if they can switch to smart or Mercedes-Benz electric or hybrid vehicles.

Indicata used vehicle management software platform gets UK launch

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Autorola Group’s Indicata software platform for used vehicle management is now available in the UK, providing real-time insights for OEMs and dealers.

Ford Transit Plug-in Hybrid breaks cover ahead of London trials

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Ford’s forthcoming Plug-in Hybrid Transit Custom has made its first public appearance just weeks ahead of the start of London-based fleet trials.

Esso fuel network gains two new sites in Belgium

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Two new Esso fuel sites are to open in Belgium, strengthening the brand’s network in the country.

Turo to enter German car sharing market following Daimler investment

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US peer-to-peer car sharing startup Turo has received investment of US$92 million under a financing round co-led by Daimler Mobility Services and South Korea’s SK Holdings.

Arval UK streamlines vehicle deliveries with moDel

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Arval UK has reported major efficiencies in its new vehicle delivery and used vehicle collection operations following its switch to the moDel mobile electronic automotive delivery solution from Ebbon-Dacs.

Mercedes-Benz to rival Uber with new London ride share service

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Mercedes-Benz is to launch a new Uber-rivalling ride sharing service in Europe, kicking off with London.

Five Euro NCAP stars for Fiesta, CX-5 and Grandland X

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Ford’s new Fiesta has scored five stars in the latest Euro NCAP tests, with the Mazda CX-5 and Vauxhall/Opel Grandland X also receiving top marks.

New Nissan LEAF breaks cover

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The all-new Nissan LEAF will launch in Europe next January, offering a 50% increase in range, more power and partially-autonomous features.

Facelifted Kia Sorento introduces new tech

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Kia is introducing new driver assistance and connectivity technologies, as well as a GT Line variant for its facelifted Sorento, which goes on sale later this year.

Ford reveals refreshed EcoSport

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Ford’s EcoSport baby SUV has been given a further facelift, introducing intelligent all-wheel drive and a new diesel engine as well as revised exterior and interior styling and enhanced connectivity technology.

Kia to launch crossover-inspired Picanto

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Kia is to launch a softroader version of its third-generation Picanto supermini in Europe later this year.

First images and details of Honda CR-V Hybrid Prototype revealed

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Honda has revealed the first images of its CR-V Hybrid Prototype, ahead of its official reveal at the 2017 IAA Frankfurt Motorshow.

Renault teases electric car concept ahead of Frankfurt

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Renault Symbioz concept teaser Renault has published a teaser image of a new concept, dubbed ‘Symbioz’, ahead of its reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week. Marrying up autonomous, electric and connected mobility ...

Renault teams up with Ferrovial for EV car sharing service in Madrid

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Renault is joining forces with Spanish multinational Ferrovial to deploy a fleet of ZOE EVs in Madrid for a new car sharing service.

Smart showcases future electric and autonomous tech with EQ fortwo

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Smart has revealed its smart vision EQ fortwo concept, which shows the carmaker’s ideas for how electric and autonomous technology could unite in the future to bring an urban car sharing solution.

LeasePlan mulls IPO

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LeasePlan has said it’s looking at potential Initial Public Offering (IPO) after reporting strong first half results.

Mike Camnetar joins LeasePlan USA Business Development Team as regional VP

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LeasePlan USA has appointed Mike Camnetar as regional vice president within its business development team.

Frost & Sullivan’s Christoph Domke joins KPMG UK Mobility 2030 team

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Christoph Domke has joined KPMG to lead its Commercial Mobility function as a director within its Mobility 2030 practice.

Kia hints new concept indicates next-gen cee’d

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Kia are set to unveil a new concept car at the 2017 IAA in Frankfurt on 12 September that could indicate what the next-generation cue’s model may look like.

Dacia Duster SUV refreshed

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Dacia has renewed the Duster SUV with new styling that the company says improves quality and brings new equipment to the model.

MINI Electric Concept unveiled

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The MINI Electric Concept will make its world debut at the 2017 IAA in Frankfurt, followed by a production version due in 2019.

Honda set to unveil its electric vision

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Honda has announced it will unveil its first electric vehicle (EV) destined for Europe, the Honda Urban EV Concept, alongside a new CR-V Hybrid Prototype.

BMW sparks new higher power i3s

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BMW has introduced a new higher powered version of the i3 electric super mini; the i3s, available with the 94Ah/33kWh battery and optional range extender.

Second-life batteries power charge points along Belgian and German highways

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Connected Energy has installed two quick-charge stations along highways in Belgium and Germany that use second-life Renault electric vehicle batteries as power sources.

Renault-Nissan and Dongfeng to co-develop EVs

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Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng have announced a joint venture that will see the two groups co-develop and sell electric vehicles (EV) in China.

Domino’s and Ford team up to deliver pizzas in self-driving cars

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Domino’s Pizza and Ford have launched a world-first collaboration to deliver pizzas in self-driving vehicle trials.

Chinese carmaker Chery targets European fleets

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Shanghai-based Chery is to unveil its first European-market crossover at the Frankfurt Motor Show, with a view to expanding its presence in the region’s fleet sector over the coming years.

European new car registrations at eight-year high 

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New car registrations in the EU grew by 2.6% in July, with a strong performance in the B-SUV segment.