Category : News

Seat deploys electric carsharing fleet

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A fleet of electric Seat eMiis are now on the road in Barcelona to provide employees at the SEAT Metropolis:Lab Barcelona and the Pier 01 Barcelona Tech City with zero-emission transport.

Toyota spin-off to develop mobility services for European fleets

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Toyota’s connected car enterprise with Microsoft has launched a spin-off firm to develop mobility solutions tailored to the European market.

European CV demand remains upbeat despite March downturn

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Demand for new commercial vehicles in the EU remained positive for the first quarter despite a slowdown in March.

German company Bar Cargolift re-enters UK tail-lift market

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German tail-lift manufacturer Bar Cargolift has partnered with Revival Solutions Group to reignite its UK expansion plans.

Toyota reveals multiple electrified models

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A new battery-electric C-HR, plug-in hybrid Corolla and Levin models have been revealed by Toyota.

Company veteran to lead ARI plans for growth

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ARI has appointed a number of new executives to lead the fleet and automotive services group’s plans for growth.

Fraikin Group acquired by consortium

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Fraikin Group has been acquired from CVC Capital Partners by a consortium led by Alcentra and Verde Partners for an undisclosed amount.

Refreshed Hyundai i20 axes diesel

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Hyundai has updated its i20 supermini with new safety tech and a seven-speed dual clutch transmission as it also axes diesel from the line-up.

Volvo plans 50% of sales to be electric

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Volvo Cars aims for fully electric cars to make up 50% of its sales by 2025, the company has announced.

EU car sales at record high but diesel continues fall

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The European car market has posted its highest Q1 performance since 2000, despite car registrations falling in March, but diesel registrations were hard hit again.

Ikea partners with Renault for car sharing service

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Ikea France has signed up Renault Mobility to provide a car sharing service across its stores.

‘Breakthrough’ Bosch technology could provide future for diesel

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Bosch has developed new technology that it says could stop, once and for all, the debate about the death of diesel and ensure a future for diesel cars.

No diesel for Lynk & Co range

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Lynk & Co has unveiled its first Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), due in Europe in 2020, as well as plans that will see an electrified vehicle range where diesel plays no part.

Amazon introduces in-car delivery for GM and Volvo customers

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Amazon Prime customers in various US cities can now receive parcels direct to the boot of their GM or Volvo models.

Electric BMW iX3 and future plans revealed

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BMW has presented its latest electric vehicle, the BMW Concept iX3, as well as laying out future electric plans.

New Leaf earns five stars in tougher NCAP tests

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The new Nissan Leaf has scored a five-star result in Euro NCAP’s more stringent crash safety ratings.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Saloon to launch late 2018

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Mercedes-Benz is to launch the first-ever A-Class saloon later this year, as part of plans to extend its popular small car line-up from five variants to eight.

LeasePlan USA and Lyft partnership to enhance fleet mobility

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LeasePlan USA and ride-hailing firm Lyft have partnered to bring fleets a joined-up mobility solution.

French true fleet market up 9.4% in Q1

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A small upsurge in French true fleet registrations last month helped drive the market to a new record value.

moDel-VM brings major efficiencies for vehicle logistics firm

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UK-based logistics company Vehicle Connections has streamlined its vehicle collections and deliveries with the help of the moDel-VM solution from Ebbon-Dacs.

ABAX appoints David Norton as CFO

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David Norton, ex Fleetmatics senior finance executive, has joined Norwegian telematics company ABAX as its chief financial officer.

Challenging month for Germany’s true fleet sector

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The German true fleet market was hit by the early start of the Easter holidays in Germany and two missing working days compared to last year’s March, according to latest research by Dataforce.

Skoda teases China-only city SUV

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Skoda has published design sketches of its new city SUV, which will debut at the Beijing Motor Show.

EU car registrations struggle against record 2018

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New car demand in the EU fell for the first time in March as momentum started to slow in some markets.

Mazda signs up ALD for fleet leasing solutions

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Mazda has appointed ALD Automotive to provide white-labelled operational leasing services for fleets and private drivers through its dealer network in the Netherlands.

Chevin launches fleet software for SMEs

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Chevin has launched a new fleet management software package that brings SMEs the benefits of fleet management software but with much lower costs, the firm claims.

Long-term rental drives Italian true fleet market

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The Italian true fleet market posted growth in March despite a total market tumble, according to latest research by Dataforce.

Lexus range to expand with ES compact hybrid saloon

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Lexus will launch a compact hybrid saloon car below the IS in its European range later this year, likely to preview some of the technology coming to the next CT compact hatch.

Opel re-works fleet dealer network

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Opel has clarified plans aimed at widening the service it offers fleet and retail consumers, and improving profitability for franchisees.

Stockholm ranked best European city for mobility systems

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Stockholm has been ranked as highest European city for mobility in the global top 10 in a new study carried out by Arthur D Little.