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Ford to introduce 4G connectivity under Vodafone partnership

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Ford is linking up with Vodafone to bring 4G LTE connectivity to vehicles in Europe using a new built-in modem.

New Fiesta ST debuts 114g/km three-cylinder 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine

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Ford’s new Fiesta ST will introduce a 200hp three-cylinder 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine and selectable Drive modes when it goes on sale early next year.

Peugeot unveils autonomous PHEV concept

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Peugeot has revealed its Instinct concept, which hints at the brand’s future autonomous plans.

Expanded Hertz and Air France partnership to bring extra benefits

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Air France and HOP! have appointed Hertz, Thrifty and Firefly as their exclusive car rental providers for four years following the renewal of the 28-year partnership between Hertz and Air France–KLM Group.

Alfa Romeo Stelvio line-up revealed

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Alfa Romeo has announced trim levels and the launch engine line-up for its forthcoming Stelvio SUV.

Shell opens its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK

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Shell has opened its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK at its Cobham service station on the M25.

Volkswagen teases Arteon fastback ahead of Geneva debut

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Volkswagen has previewed its forthcoming four-door fastback Arteon model prior to its world premiere at next month’s Geneva Motor Show.

Facelifted Skoda Rapid and Rapid Spaceback gain new 1.0 TSI engine

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Skoda has revealed its facelifted Rapid and Rapid Spaceback, which are updated with new exterior and interior designs along with a new 1.0 TSI engine and technology.

Nissan appoints Saikawa as CEO as Ghosn steps down

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Nissan has named co-CEO Hiroto Saikawa as its new CEO as current incumbent Carlos Ghosn refocuses his role.

Single fleet management system makes most sense for global fleets

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Using a single fleet management system can bring strong benefits to global fleets in terms of measuring and managing their international operations.

Hyundai i30 Tourer to bring emissions from 95g/km

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Hyundai’s new i30 estate will offer boot space among the best in the class along with a best-in-class standard safety package and emissions from 95g/km when it goes on sale later this year.

New addition to Range Rover line-up revealed

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Land Rover has published the first official image of its new Range Rover Velar, which launches later this year.

Tel-Aviv based Drive Innovation Center to promote smart mobility

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A new innovation centre that will provide assistance to smart mobility start-ups is to open in Tel Aviv.

New Hyundai i30 Wagon teased

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Hyundai has published a teaser image of its new i30 Wagon prior to its unveiling at Geneva.

French true fleet market down 1.5% in January

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French true fleet registrations fell last month, following record growth in 2016, latest data shows.

Arval worldwide leased fleet grows 8.4% in 2016

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Arval’s worldwide leased fleet grew 8.4% last year, totalling 1,028,142 units at the end of the year.

Ford to take driver out of loop on path to full autonomy

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Ford is to skip plans to introduce partially autonomous, Level 3 cars due to concerns over driver safety.

EU passenger car registrations up 10.2% in January, reports ACEA

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The EU passenger car market saw a strong start to the year with registrations up 10.2% according to latest data from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA).

EU car registrations to grow 2.8% in 2017, predicts Cap HPI

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Car sales across the European Union will grow by at least 2.8% in 2017, according to the latest forecasts from Cap HPI.

Electric Peugeot Partner Tepee to bring 170km range

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Peugeot is to launch an electric version of its Partner Tepee MPV, bringing a range of 170km on the NEDC cycle.

European car registrations up 9.4% in January

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The European car industry continued to grow in January 2017 with new car registrations for the month totalling 1.2 million units, up 9.4% on January 2016.

New Kia Picanto to bring enhanced tech and engines

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Kia’s new Picanto city car will bring new in-car technologies and connectivity features as well as updated engines, including a new 89g/km entry-level petrol.

TomTom Telematics passes 700,000-vehicle milestone

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TomTom Telematics has exceeded 700,000 subscriptions to its connected car and fleet management solutions in Europe.

Ford Focus Electric gains 225km range and fast-charging tech

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Ford has updated its Focus Electric with new battery and fast-charging technology.

Updated XE, XF and F-PACE to bring new engines and tech

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Jaguar has updated its F-PACE, XE and XF models for the 2018 model year, including the addition of a new 126g/km entry-level diesel for the F-PACE and a new Shell fuel payment app.

European Commission issues ‘final warnings’ to five Member States over air pollution

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The European Commission has sent final warnings to the UK as well as Germany, France, Spain, Italy  for failing to address repeated breaches of air pollution limits for nitrogen dioxide.

Spanish true fleet market hits ground running in 2017

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The Spanish true fleet market and total market for passenger cars have made a strong start to the year, latest Dataforce figures show.

VW and Mobileye ink deal on ‘super navigation data’ for autonomous driving

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Volkswagen is to integrate camera-based map and localisation technology from Mobileye into future vehicles under a new deal that will help develop autonomous driving solutions.

Newly appointed CEO Jeffrey Schlesinger to lead LeasePlan USA

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LeasePlan USA has appointed Jeffrey Schlesinger as the company’s new president and chief executive officer.

Peugeot-Citroën in talks to buy Opel/Vauxhall

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PSA Group has confirmed that it is in talks with GM to take over the European Opel and UK Vauxhall businesses although it said “there can be no assurance that an agreement will be …