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Škoda UK has developed a ballistic and bullet-resistant version of its Superb Estate under a joint venture with a UK-based convertor.
Arval’s Public LLD has launched a new solution called “Energy Transition & Modernisation” adapted to the needs of state and local communities to accelerate their vehicle fleet transformations.
The fourth-generation Focus is a technological showpiece, out to re-assert itself in a segment that’s still a core part of Europe’s fleet market. Alex Grant finds out how.
Toyota and Suzuki are to collaborate on possible new projects for technology development, vehicle production and market development.
Citroën has revealed the European version of its flagship C5 Aircross five-seat SUV, which will bring the fight to models such as the Nissan Qashqai and Seat Ateca.
Volvo is ramping up production for the new XC40, citing “overwhelming demand” for its first-ever compact SUV.
A new on-demand ridesharing service run by Daimler’s Moovel subsidiary and the Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen AG (SSB) is to go live in Stuttgart in June following a successful pilot.
Birmingham in the UK is to host the first-ever international Zero Emissions Vehicle Summit, which will bring together countries from across the world to further the low-emission and electric vehicle sectors.
Toyota is preparing for a ten-fold increase in global fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVS) with a number of new plans.
Claims that self-driving cars could avoid 90% of road deaths by eliminating drivers’ errors are unproven, and shared responsibility between robot and human drivers may actually increase risks.
Volvo Cars UK has joined forces with the Amazon Prime service to offer test drives of the V40 at customers’ homes or workplaces.
Kia has unveiled its refreshed Sportage, which will gain a mild-hybrid diesel drivetrain as well as new technologies and a fresh design.
European new car registrations rose 9.0% to 1.34 million cars in April, marking the best performance for the month since 2008.
Europcar Group has rebranded with a new name and identity to reflect its transformation into a mobility provider.
An Israeli start-up that has developed an ultra-fast charging battery has secured a $20m (€16.9m/£14.8m) investment from BP Ventures.
German cities are now officially allowed to ban older diesel vehicles from their streets, the German Federal court has outlined.
Opel has introduced two new engines for the Astra that sit in line with the latest Euro 6d-TEMP requirements.
The Munich Transport Company (MVG) is introducing an on-demand ride-sharing service to “close the gaps” with existing public transport options.
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.