Jonathan Musk

Daimler fined €870m for breaking diesel emissions legislation

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Daimler has been fined €870m by the Stuttgart public prosecutor for “negligent violation” of vehicle certification in relation to diesel emissions.

Leon Hurst appointed CEO, Mobility at Trak Global Group

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Leon Hurst has joined Trak Global Group (TGG) as mobility CEO to spearhead the Group’s international growth plans in the automotive and mobility sectors.

Climate change as important as cash to would-be electric car buyers

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Reducing environmental impact is as persuasive as saving money when buying an electric car, finds new research by Geotab.

Four myths that could derail your connected data initiatives

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People have been talking about the connected car for years, but the reality is far from the hype, says Bill Leisenring, CTO Aptiv Connected Services.

Frankfurt Motor Show 2019: All you need to know

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From the rugged Land Rover Defender to the latest electric car unveilings, this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show provided an insight into the fleet cars of tomorrow. Jonathan Musk looks at the main highlights.

New Land Rover Defender finally breaks cover

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Land Rover has finally pulled the covers off its much anticipated Defender, revealing classic 90 and 110 bodies, a raft of updated infotainment that will enhance other models too, and the promise of functional …

Spotlight: Nissan Juke

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After a decade, Nissan has revealed the new trend-setting Juke and it’s a big step up, finds Jonathan Musk.

Hyundai takes the wraps off the new i10

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Wider and longer, the new Hyundai i10 has been revealed ahead of its official debut at the forthcoming Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) next week, with a sporty new design aimed to appeal to a …

Hyundai quietly removes Kona Diesel

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Hyundai has removed the Kona Diesel from its line-up, just a year after its launch.

Chevin appoints new board members to drive global growth

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Chevin Fleet Solutions has announced two additions to its board of directors, including Will Wycks who has joined the company as global marketing director, and Ray Creamer, who will take on the role of global …

True fleet helps take German market to highs not seen since July 2009

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Latest figures from Dataforce show the German car market proved particularly healthy in July 2019, with almost 333,000 new passenger cars registered – a high not seen in any other July since 2009 when …

Sixt posts record first half-year revenue results

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Posting a 14.3% increase in operating revenue to €1.35bn, Sixt SE says it has recorded its strongest ever six months thanks largely to expansion in the US and a move to mobility solutions.

Volkswagen raises the roof on T-Roc

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Volkswagen has revealed its new drop-top, the T-Roc Cabriolet, which it says will appeal to a more lifestyle-focused customer.

BMW 225xe Active Tourer treated to 25% more electric range

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BMW has launched the new and improved BMW 225xe Active Tourer plug-in hybrid (PHEV), featuring 25% more electric range and 15% lower CO2 emissions, taking it under 50g/km.

Dutch corporate drivers look to employers for charging their electric vehicle

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Three-quarters of Dutch corporate drivers with an electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle report that there are not always enough charging stations available at the workplace.

Mercedes-Benz to show off new electric EQV at Frankfurt Motor Show

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Mercedes-Benz has announced it will show for the first time its high-capacity electric “sedan” EQV, alongside other plug-in vehicles and trade-fair firsts at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show this year.

Cryptocurrency to the rescue of road safety?

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Dolphin Technologies’ Mobilio cryptocurrency could be the answer to saving lives by reducing the desire for drivers to check mobile phones when behind the wheel.

Juvare expands operations in European market

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​Juvare – maker of incident management system, WebEOC – has announced significant expansion in Europe, following a key hire.

BMW 530e gets 30% range increase and 20% lower CO2

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The popular plug-in hybrid BMW 5 Series, 530e, has been updated with the latest battery cell technology, which sees it offer an electric range of up to 66km and reduce CO2 emissions by 20% …

ViaVan launches app for first/last mile service

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ViaVan has announced a new public transportation deployment on behalf of Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) to bring first-and-last mile delivery solutions to train stations in the German capital.

Opel Combo Life gets new three-cylinder petrol engine

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Opel has added a new top-of-the-range petrol engine to the Combo Life range.

SEAT to offer corporate carsharing through Respiro

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Announced at ‘Madrid on the move by SEAT’, the company will begin offering carsharing services through Respiro.

Audi introduces new cheaper reduced-range e-tron

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Audi’s smaller battery pack and lower power e-tron 50 quattro should offer more fleet appeal for the company’s first pure-electric car.

New Sportback added to Audi Q3 range

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The new Audi Q3 Sportback will be available to order next month, complementing the second generation Q3 range.

Over-emitting Euro 6 vehicles jeopardise clean air zones

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Both the UK’s DVSA and Allow Independent Road-testing (AIR) have conducted tests on Euro 6 cars, finding most emit higher NOx emissions than the limit during the WLTP track test.

B2B customers gain access to Free2Move Rent’s database

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As part of its short-term car rental business, Free2Move, Groupe PSA’s mobility brand, is opening up the Free2Move Rent database to B2B customers.

European car market drops in June, as SUV sales decline

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Following two consecutive months of growth, the European car market dropped in June by 7.9%, with 1.49 million vehicles registered, reports Jato Dynamics, with fingers pointing at the continued demise in diesel sales and …

VisionTrack appoints new european sales director

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VisionTrack – a provider of connected vehicle cameras and video telematics – has appointed Vernon Bonser as European sales director.

Nissan to cut 12,500 jobs globally

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In the wake of its first quarter results, Nissan will cut 12,500 jobs across its global workforce, as well as a reduced model line-up.

Daimler Financial Services becomes Daimler Mobility AG

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Today, 24 July 2019, Daimler Financial Services AG will begin operating under the name of Daimler Mobility AG.