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Hertz partners with Blacklane to offer chauffeur services

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Hertz is to launch a new chauffeur service in more than 50 countries under a new partnership with global professional driver service provider, Blacklane.

Shortlist for 2017 World Car Awards revealed

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The top three finalists for the World Car of the Year awards have been revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. The winner of the World Car of the Year 2017 will be announced at ...

Former senior Ericsson executive joins Tantalum as CEO

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Telematics specialist Tantalum Corporation has appointed Ozgur Tohumcu as CEO with immediate effect.

Order books open for new Volkswagen Arteon

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Volkswagen has started pre-sales of its new Arteon model two days after its world premiere at Geneva.

Honda Clarity Electric and Plug-In Hybrid to make global debut at New York Auto Show

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Honda has published a teaser sketch of its Clarity Electric and Plug-in Hybrid models prior to their debut in April at the New York International Auto Show.

Latest global fleet topics come under spotlight at International Fleet Meeting 2017

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Leading fleet issues including sustainability and outsourcing came under the spotlight at this week’s International Fleet Meeting 2017.

Wraps come off top fleet cars at Geneva Motor Show

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A look at the top 10 highlights for fleets at this year’s Geneva Motor Show.

PSA reveals real-world fuel consumption for 1,000 Peugeot, Citroën and DS cars

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PSA Group has published online certified calculations of real-world fuel consumption for more than 1,000 versions of Peugeot, Citroën and DS vehicles.

PSA-Opel tie-up to boost technology development

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The combined PSA-Opel group will benefit from a ‘step-change’ in vehicle development thanks to its new scale, according to industry experts.

Wraps come off Opel Insignia Sports Tourer

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Opel has revealed its second-generation Insignia Sports Tourer at the Geneva Motor Show.

BMW 5 Series Touring unveiled at Geneva

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BMW has unveiled its 2017 5 Series Touring at the Geneva Motor Show, prior to sales starting in June.

Goodyear tyre concept targets autonomous ride-sharing vehicles

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Goodyear has provided a glimpse of what a future tyre for autonomous ride-sharing electric vehicles could look like.

Facelifted Nissan Qashqai to bring ProPILOT autonomous driving tech

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Nissan has taken the wraps off its facelifted Qashqai crossover, which brings updated design, new autonomous driving technology and a flagship Tekna+ grade.

Hyundai unveils 26g/km Ioniq Plug-in

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Hyundai has debuted its Ioniq Plug-in at the Geneva Motor Show, joining the hybrid and electric versions already on sale.

Subaru XV crossover on show at Geneva

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Subaru has unveiled its new XV crossover at Geneva, which brings an updated 2.0-litre petrol engine and enhanced off-road ability.

Facelifted Infiniti Q50 to bring refreshed styling and new tech

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Infiniti has unveiled its facelifted Q50, which brings updated design, a new grade structure and new technologies.

Two-thirds of Honda’s European line-up to have electrified powertrains by 2025

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Honda has outlined its ‘Electric Vision’ for Europe, with the aim of having electrified powertrains in two-thirds of European cars sold by 2025.

Volkswagen goes upmarket with Arteon

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Volkswagen has revealed the successor to the CC saloon-come-coupe – the Arteon.

All-new Volvo XC60 revealed

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Volvo has taken the wraps off its new XC60 mid-size SUV, revealing a car heavily influenced by the larger XC90 model.

Kia debuts two plug-in hybrid models

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Kia will add two new plug-in hybrid models to its line-up later this year, both offering sub-50g/km CO2 emissions.

Drone-carrying Land Rover Discovery created for Austrian Red Cross

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Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations has created a bespoke Land Rover Discovery for the Austrian Red Cross, including its own search and rescue drone.

Peugeot 3008 named European Car of the Year

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Peugeot’s 3008 SUV has taken the European Car of the Year title for 2017.

Hyundai FE Fuel Cell Concept has more than 800km range

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Hyundai has previewed its plans for a hydrogen SUV with a new concept at Geneva.

Average CO2 emissions for Europe down 1.2% in 2016

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New car average CO2 emissions decreased by 1.2% in 2016 but marking the smallest annual percentage improvement for the last 10 years.

Volkswagen reveals Tiguan Allspace line-up

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Volkswagen has announced engine line-up and specifications for its forthcoming Tiguan Allspace.

Safo Group acquires UK’s TR Fleet

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Italy-based fines management and automotive IT specialist Safo Group has taken a 75% share in TR Fleet.

Sygic updates car navigation app with fuel prices function

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Sygic is adding new functionality to its car navigation app to help users monitor fuel prices and subsequent costs in real-time.

PSA confirms €2.2bn Vauxhall/Opel buyout

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GM’s Vauxhall and Opel business has been sold to the PSA Group for €2.2 billion.

Volkswagen establishes new region as part of African market strategy

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Volkswagen has established a new ‘Sub-Saharan Africa’ region in line with its plans to develop and strengthen the African market.

ALD Automotive appoints new deputy CEO and reports 14% fleet growth

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ALD Automotive has named Gilles Bellemere as deputy chief executive officer as it publishes 2016 results showing growth in fleet size, total income and net income.