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Sofico listed among fastest growing companies in Europe

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The Financial Times has listed global automotive finance, leasing and fleet software provider Sofico in its Top 1000 list of Europe’s fastest growing companies.

Arval launches new Total Fleet reporting platform for multi-supply schemes

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Arval has launched a new global strategic online reporting platform for clients working with multiple full service lease providers.

eDriving launches smartphone telematics solution

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Driver training specialist eDriving has launched a new smartphone telematics solution for fleet drivers that also debuts a new safe driving scoring system.

Car2go and Car2Share merge to car2go China

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Daimler is to merge its car2go car sharing subsidiary with its Car2Share station-based car sharing programme in China. 

Skoda reveals Qashqai-rivalling Karoq SUV

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Skoda has revealed its new Karoq SUV, which replaces the Yeti to provide a direct rival for models such as the Nissan Qashqai and SEAT Ateca. Due on sale from the second half of …

GreenRoad launches new safe driving mobile app

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GreenRoad has launched a new safe driving mobile app, said help drivers reduce risk of accident by as much as 70%.

Italian True Fleets deliver double-digit growth in March

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The Italian true fleet market surged in March, with a 12.5% rise in registrations putting paid to concerns the market was slowing.

Oslo on track for emissions first

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Oslo is set to be the first city to cut all emissions from its transportation network – closely followed by other European cities such as London and Amsterdam. That’s the finding of a newly …

TomTom Telematics and BP partner for fuel and driver management solution

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TomTom Telematics and BP are to roll out a joint fuel and driver management solution within Europe.

Frost & Sullivan conference to focus on latest digital mobility services

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With digital mobility services expected to generate $2 trillion globally by 2025, a forthcoming Frost & Sullivan event will look at how the digital transformation of the automotive industry will pave way for new …

Volvo to launch first electric car in 2019

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Volvo’s first electric car will be built in China and sold globally from 2019.

Volvo and Autoliv go live with autonomous driving JV

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Volvo and Autoliv’s autonomous driving JV has started operations.

Hermes to trial self-driving delivery robots in London

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Parcel delivery specialist Hermes is to run a pilot on the use of self-driving delivery robots in London.

Progress on European new car emissions slows

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CO2 emissions of new cars sold in the EU continued to fall last year but at a slower rate.

Groupe Renault UK names new managing director

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Groupe Renault UK has appointed Vincent Tourette as managing director, effective immediately. 

Kia unveils China-only models at Shanghai

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Kia has unveiled two new cars at the Shanghai Motor Show, both of which are designed, engineered and built exclusively for Chinese buyers.

Opel Grandland X sets sights on Ford Kuga

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Opel will join the highly competitive C-SUV sector at the end of the year, previewing the Grandland X SUV ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

Police across Europe to run 24-hour ‘speed enforcement’ marathon

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Police officers across Europe are to run a 24-hour ‘Speed Marathon’ to clamp down on speeding drivers. Taking place from 0600 on Wednesday 19 April to 0600 on Thursday 20 April,  the initiative forms …

AFEX launches prepaid Mastercard for expense management

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AFEX, a non-bank provider of global payment and risk management solutions, has introduced a new prepaid Mastercard to help firms including fleets manage employee expenses. Developed in partnership with Wirecard Card Solutions and Payment …

Facelifted S-Class to debut new six-cylinder diesel engines

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The 2017 Mercedes S-Class will introduce a range of new engines, including six-cylinder petrol and diesel units as well as a plug-in hybrid. Unveiled at the Shanghai Motor Show, the facelifted model will see …

Mercedes previews A-Class saloon

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Mercedes has indicated its plans for a new and expanded A-Class line-up with the unveiling of its Concept A Sedan.

New Citroën C5 Aircross to debut PHEV AWD tech

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Citroën has revealed its Qashqai-rivalling C5 Aircross SUV, which will join the range in 2018 complete with a PHEV AWD model.

Spanish true fleet sector outperforms total market

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True fleet registrations continued to help drive positive growth in Spain’s passenger car market growth in March, latest Dataforce figures reveal. The true fleet sector saw 18.4% growth last month while the passenger car …

EU project puts 900 electric vehicles on European fleets

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A European Commission on sustainable electric mobility has led to the replacement of 900 petrol and diesel vehicles with EVs.

Rush to beat tax changes boosts UK true fleet market in March

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UK true fleet registrations received an extra boost in March as fleet buyers looked to beat impending tax changes, latest Dataforce figures show.

Winners revealed for 2017 World Car of the Year

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This year’s World Car of the Year winners have been revealed at the New York Motor Show, with the Jaguar F-Pace taking the overall title.

Shanghai Motor Show: Key fleet models break cover

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Citroën expands into large SUVs Citroën’s forthcoming C5 Aircross large SUV is to debut at the Shanghai Motor Show ahead of its launch in 2018. Rivalling models such as the Discovery Sport, the crossover …

Five stars for 5 Series

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BMW’s seventh-generation 5 Series has scooped a full five-star rating in Euro NCAP’s latest crash safety results, while the refreshed Fiat Doblò MPV scored just three.

Competition launches to find safest business driver

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TomTom Telematics has launched its inaugural Driver of the Year Awards for European business fleets.

EU urged to revise minimum safety standards for new vehicles

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Actions including revising minimum safety standards for new vehicles and improving infrastructure safety on the network could help reduce deaths in single motor vehicle collisions (SVCs) in the EU.