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The number of road deaths in the European Union fell 2% last year but much more work is needed by Member States to ensure EU targets are met.
Audi’s second-generation A1 drops diesel from the line-up following a completely new redesign that introduces many features from its larger siblings.
Volkswagen and Ford are exploring a strategic alliance that could see the carmakers jointly develop a range of commercial vehicles.
Hyundai and Audi are partnering to develop joint fuel cell technologies for future models in a move to accelerate the fuel cell electric vehicle market.
Audi has confirmed the appointment of Abraham Schot as interim CEO with immediate effect.
Auto supplier Magna is teaming up with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co (BJEV) – a subsidiary of China’s BAIC – to design and build electric vehicles in China, with the first vehicles due from 2020.
Germany’s true fleet channel was hit by a 12.0% decline in May on the back of a decrease in the number of working days and a record month last year.
Parcel delivery giant UPS has placed a further order for 950 electric vans from US truck manufacturer Workhorse.
Jaguar Land Rover’s InMotion Ventures mobility services arm has launched a new all-inclusive car subscription service targeted at high-mileage drivers.
France is to become a centre of excellence for Renault’s electric vehicles with an investment of more than €1bn in development and production.
Mazda sees electric vehicles offering less near-future potential for cutting CO2 emissions than improvements to combustion engines, owing to the way the energy is generated.
A coalition of major players in the European car and automotive industry has signed a road safety pledge to contribute to achieving zero traffic fatalities by 2050 through a range of measures.
Volkswagen has been fined €1bn for emissions cheating by German prosecutors.
PSA is to draw upon Opel/Vauxhall’s expertise in engine development for its next-generation of petrol engines.
The true fleet market in Spain continued to see strong growth in May, recording another month of double-digit growth, at 16.1%.
Automotive digital data specialist Sophus3 has won new global accounts with Volkswagen’s and Porsche’s corporate headquarters in Wolfsburg and Stuttgart respectively.
Toyota has expanded its Yuko carsharing club into Venice, Italy.
Daimler is being urged to push ahead with a recall on some Mercedes models in Europe following allegations of ‘defeat devices’.
Toyota Financial Services has partnered with carpooling technology company Faxi to help reduce single-occupancy journeys in Hamburg.
The UK’s true fleet sector was up for the second month running in May, while alternatively fuelled vehicles put in a strong performance.
Ford is looking at how self-driving food deliveries might work with the help of a pilot project in Miami.
Telematics and fleet management company, Masternaut, is re-shaping its operations to focus on software rather than hardware, aimed at helping businesses and Governments better utilise fleets’ data.
Fleets buying the new Sprinter can opt for a range of connected solutions to streamline their operations.
Alphabet’s AlphaCity corporate car-sharing scheme has been expanded to cover multi-make vehicles as well as LCVs for the first time.
Land Rover is moving production of the Discovery to its new factory in Slovakia, ending almost 30 years of production of the SUV in Solihull.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has teamed up with LeasePlan as it drives its services to fleets, including SMEs, within its European dealer network.
The eighth edition of the Company Car and Van Tax publication is now available, providing details on all areas of UK tax for fleets.
BMW is introducing wireless, inductive charging for the 530e iPerformance model from next month.
The EU Commission is considering calls to draft new laws to combat mileage fraud as MEPs call for a clampdown.
Kia’s forthcoming electric Niro SUV will offer a range of up to 450km when it launches in the UK next year, according to details released at the Busan International Motor Show in Korea.