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EU plans for 30% cut in emissions by 2030

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The European Commission is looking to cut car and LCV emissions by 30% by 2030 under a proposal for post-2021 CO2 targets.

Mazda engines to target sub-EV CO2 emissions

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Mazda is targeting a combustion engine with lower well-to-wheel CO2 emissions than an electric vehicle, as part of a suite of fuel-saving solutions to cater for varying global market needs.

Electric Corsa to debut in 2020 under Opel turnaround plans

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Opel, and sibling Vauxhall, is to debut a next-generation electric Corsa and a plug-in hybrid version of its Grandland X crossover by 2020 under post-takeover plans to bring the company back into profit.

Radius launches telematics service in US

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Radius Payment Solutions is expanding into the US with a range of fleet services, including tracking.

October registrations rise and fall across Western Europe

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Car registrations grew by 4.6% in October in Western Europe year-on-year, according to the latest figures from LMC Automotive.

Eon confirms pan-European EV charging, with solutions for fleets

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Utility company, Eon, has launched a Europe-wide electric mobility initiative, including ultra-fast workplace charging points and a network enabling EV drivers to get from the UK to Romania by 2020.

Adding lightness to vehicles could reduce emissions by 40%

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A new report has concluded that 40% of emissions could be cut by reducing vehicle mass.

SEAT deal with Telefónica to aid mobility solutions

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SEAT has signed a deal with Spanish telecoms giant Telefónica as it looks to develop digitised mobility solutions.

Carmakers push ahead with plans for pan-European 350kW EV charging network

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BMW Group, Daimler, Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group have committed to plans to launch a network of 400 ultra-fast charging stations for electric vehicles along major European routes.

Enel enters U.S. electric mobility market

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Italian utility company, Enel, has acquired charging point manufacturer eMotorWerks, with a view to incorporate its vehicle-to-grid technology platform as part of its global product offer.

Global petrol demand could peak before 2030

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Oil analysts have predicted peak demand for petrol could occur as soon as 2030, according to a report by Wood Mackenzie.

PSA and BNP Paribas close acquisition of Opel-Vauxhall financial ops

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Opel and Vauxhall’s financial operations have now been hived off into a new automotive finance company, jointly owned by PSA and the French bank BNP Paribas.

True fleet market plateaus in Germany

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Germany’s true fleet sector slowed in September as the overall market declined and diesel registrations continued to slide.

Drivers on business trips more likely to take risks, finds new research

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French drivers on work-related journeys are more likely to take risks behind the wheel, according to new research from Axa.

Aramex reduces delivery time and improves efficiency using what3word addresses

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Aramex has used addressing solution what3words to improve delivery efficiency in Dubai.

Voltia webtool makes it easier to pick an electric van

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Clean energy consultancy company, Voltia, has launched a free online tool aimed at helping businesses find electric light commercial vehicles to suit their fleet.

Cap to expand data operations under new director role

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Cap HPI has appointed Debbie Cappell in the newly created role of data operations director as it looks to expand its data operation and speed up the development of new product.

Premium refresh for Citroën C4 Cactus

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Citroën will launch a heavily updated version of the C4 Cactus early next year, with toned down styling and a step up in refinement and comfort aimed at broadening its appeal.

Tokyo Motor Show 2017

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International Fleet World's round-up of the most important headlines from the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. Next Lexus LS to debut autonomous drive technology by Alex Grant - Lexus has revealed a concept version of ...

Next Lexus LS to debut autonomous drive technology

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Lexus has revealed a concept version of the next LS luxury saloon at the Tokyo Motor Show, confirming that the production version will debut fully automated highway driving as soon as 2020.

Toyota reveals long-range electric future

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Toyota is sticking with hydrogen fuel cell technology despite pressing ahead with research into longer-range solid-state batteries, revealing two concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show to showcase the technology.

Mitsubishi hints at electric Evolution SUV

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has revived its Evolution high-performance line with a fully-electric crossover, revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show.

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.