Category : News

Honda enhances its future of EVs and plug-in hybrids

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Honda has confirmed its future line up will include more hybrid vehicles and, for the first time, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) models from here forward.

Nissan showcases electric crossover and performance Leaf

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As well as joining Formula E for the fifth season, Nissan has unveiled a brace of EV concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show 2017.

Mazda previews next-generation 3 and 6

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Mazda has previewed its next-generation 3 and 6 models, outlining a product strategy which will combine more efficient combustion engines with electrification technology.

UK-Japanese auto trade remains strong, says SMMT

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Demand for Japanese car brands has risen 38.2% over the past five years, while at the same time UK production of cars for the Japanese market has risen 34.5%, according to figures released by …

Hyundai shows smaller, lighter, more efficient new engines

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Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) has revealed the first of a new generation of gasoline and diesel engines, claiming conventional powertrains will still have a strong market presence in 2025.

PRAISE work-related road safety award winners announced by ETSC

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The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) has announced the 2017 winners of the PRAISE awards, in recognition of efforts taken by companies to improve road safety at work.

French True Fleet rebound continues

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After the shaky first four months of 2017, France’s True Fleet has shown continued growth for the past five consecutive months, according to the latest DataForce numbers.

Cap HPI ramps up investment in data and insight

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Due to the predicted exponential growth of the automotive industry’s use of data, Cap HPI has doubled the size of its data and product development teams to meet demand over the next decade.

European car registrations drop 2% in September

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Passenger car registrations across the European Union fell by 2%, according to ACEA Statistics.

Increased awareness reduces road deaths, Project EDWARD shows

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The results for this year’s European Day Without A Road Death (Project EDWARD) this year, run on the Thursday 21 September, show a reduction in deaths.

PSA ventures into peer-to-peer used car market

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Groupe PSA has launched a new tool to target the peer-to-peer used car market in France.

LeasePlan and TomTom Telematics to offer fleet management with cloud-based tech

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LeasePlan is to offer latest fleet management technology to its corporate customers under a new partnership with TomTom.

Telematics firm The Floow to drive business in EMEA under new appointment

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Manfredi Di Cintio has joined telematics firm The Floow as business development director for the EMEA region.

Sofico Australia unveils future developments at anniversary event

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Major Australian fleets were given an insight into current and future technologies from Sofico Services Australia at a recent event.

Kia Motors Europe to drive used car operations with Indicata

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Kia Motors Europe is to use the Indicata used vehicle intelligence platform to support growth plans for its used vehicle operations.

Toyota fuel cell concept targets 600+-mile range

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Toyota is to showcase its latest fuel cell vehicle developments with a new concept at the Tokyo Moto Show next week.

Chevin introduces new user interface experience for FleetWave

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Chevin has implemented the first in a series of phases that will bring a new user interface experience for its flagship FleetWave fleet and asset management software.

First German hydrogen network station opens in Bremen

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Together, Daimler, Shell and Linde have inaugurated the city of Bremen’s first hydrogen filling station.

Shell to debut subscription-free EV rapid charging service in UK

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Shell has announced the opening of a new on-forecourt Electric Vehicle (EV) rapid charging service called Shell Recharge.

Volvo’s Polestar reveals plug-in hybrid with 150km EV range

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Polestar, Volvo Car Group’s performance subsidiary, has revealed a 600hp plug-in hybrid coupe with a fully-electric range of 150km, due to go into production in mid-2019.

Daimler plans new structure

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Daimler is planning to restructure the group to make its Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans and Daimler Trucks & Buses divisions into legally independent entities.

LeasePlan campaign introduces new corporate, SME and EV solutions

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LeasePlan has today launched a major global marketing campaign entitled “What’s next”, with the help of presenter Richard Hammond, in order to launch new propositions targeted at the corporate, SME and private sectors.

UK true fleet sector remains in a slump

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New car registrations in September saw the continued downturn of the true fleet market in the UK, with a growing YtD loss.

Groupe PSA launches redesigned Move portal for dealers

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Groupe PSA has gone live with an enhanced dealer web portal with the help of RMS Automotive.

Paris to eliminate petrols and diesels by 2030 – but not through a ban

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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has outlined plans to eliminate petrol and diesel vehicles in the city by 2030 – with incentives on ULEVs to play a crucial role rather than an actual ban.

Brazilian Ministry of Health to deploy 800 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter ambulances

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Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has won a tender by the Brazilian ministry of health for 800 Sprinter ambulances.

Shell to develop full raft of EV charging solutions with NewMotion acquisition

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Shell has signed a deal to buy NewMotion, one of Europe’s largest electric vehicle charging providers, as it looks to ramp up its charging proposition.

ALD reinforces presence in Latin America

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ALD Automotive has reported the launch of greenfield operations in Colombia as it looks to reinforce its presence in Latin America. 

MEPs advance plans for new car safety tech to be mandatory

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The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has called for new European Commission legislation to be implemented to make a range of life-saving technologies mandatory.

Volvo goes live with global news hub for fleets

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Volvo has launched a new dedicated hub to provide global fleet managers with its latest news as well as content on the wider global fleet market.