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EU sets out plans to become a leader in EV battery tech

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The European Commission has put together a series of measures that would help Europe fight its corner in the electric vehicle battery sector, including the ability to mass-produce battery cells.

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.

Q&A: Olivier Ferry, Hyundai, corporate sales & remarketing director

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Hyundai has increased its presence in Europe thanks to aggressive growth that now includes 40% sales going to fleet. Jonathan Musk catches up with Olivier Ferry, corporate sales & remarketing director.

New car CO2 emissions in Europe rise for first time in decade

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Average CO2 emissions from new cars in Europe increased by 0.3g/km in 2017; the first rise in 10 years.

Pan-European ultra-fast charging network to focus on urban areas

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Dutch charging firm Allego along with Nordic charge point operator Fortum Charge & Drive are planning to develop a pan-European interoperable charging network, focusing on metropolitan areas and along highways.

Member states face EU infringement procedures over air quality breaches

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Nine EU member states are being called into Brussels in a final push to get air pollution limits under legal limits.

Bleak prospects for automotive in Europe, report finds

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European vehicle manufacturing could fall to as low as 5% of the global market, if automotive executives’ predictions come true, according to KPMG’s Global Automotive Executive Survey 2018.

True fleet registrations bring mixed performance for ‘Big 5’

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Europe’s ‘Big 5’ markets saw varying true fleet performances in December 2017, with Germany, the UK and Italy declining while France and Spain both registered rises.

New Toyota Fleet Mobility Solutions group prompts executive reshuffle

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Toyota Motor Europe is to establish a new Fleet Mobility Solutions group as it looks to ensure a one-stop service for customers.

Electric vehicle adoption has reached a turning point, says Jato Dynamics

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This year has represented a turning point for electric vehicle adoption, with sales in key regions increasing significantly, Jato Dynamics says.

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.

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.

EV uptake vital to meet proposed post-2021 CO2 targets

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Europe’s car makers have laid out plans that indicate EV uptake is vital to meet post-2021 CO2 targets, ahead of a European Commission proposal due later this year.