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White Clarke Group appoints new EVP operations for Americas

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Nick Ockwell has joined White Clarke Group as executive vice president of operations for the Americas. Ockwell’s appointment is part of the Group’s renewed focus on its North American operations.

BMW’s Ian Robertson to retire in 2018

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Ian Robertson, current Board of Management member for BMW sales, will hand over responsibilities to Pieter Nota in January 2018, after nearly a decade of service.

Manheim boosts presence in Brazil with auction centre aquisitions

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Manheim has acquired Pacto São Paulo aution centre, located in Ibaté, approximately 250 km from São Paulo, Brazil. The company has also formed a commercial and technological partnership with Pacto North and Northeast and …

What’s in the future for fuel cell vehicles?

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Fabrizio Arena, Daniele Spera and Fabio Laguardia of Arthur D. Little investigate.

Loud and clear – The rise of DAB radio

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For some drivers, in-car digital radio is a must. Having grow steadily over a number of years, there is now a drive to get more standard fitment – as well as retrofit technology being …

Volvo and Autoliv go live with autonomous driving JV

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Volvo and Autoliv’s autonomous driving JV has started operations.

BlaBlaCar partners with ALD Automotive and Opel for carpooling incentives

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Long-distance carpooling service, BlaBlaCar, has launched a pilot scheme offering unique car deals to its most active French members. The offer is the result of a partnership with leasing company ALD Automotive and Opel.

Opel previews Insignia Country Tourer

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Opel has revealed its latest-generation Insignia Country Tourer, marking the third variant in the Insignia line-up.

Vattenfall plans 100% electric fleet

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Swedish power company Vattenfall is to convert its 3,500-strong fleet to electric vehicles as part of aims to be climate neutral by 2050.

Cross-border used vehicle sales hit record level as post-recession demand rises

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Autorola has reported record levels of cross-border used vehicle sales for its online remarketing platform as Europe’s used vehicle volumes balance themselves out between countries.

Interview: Simon Dransfield, Jaguar Land Rover

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New Discovery will add to a growing line of Jaguar Land Rover models with strong fleet appeal across Europe, as John Kendall finds out.

Implementing telematics – Learning from truck success

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Telematics systems have been much more successful with truck fleets than among car fleets. What could car fleets learn? Steve Banner reports.

How risky is your fleet… and your drivers?

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A resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly earlier this year seems set to raise the standards under which fleet vehicles are driven, operated and managed around the world, reports Dave Moss.

Interview: Gianluca Italia, FCA Group

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FCA is approaching the European fleet market on a group-wide basis, not as individual brands, as John Kendall finds out. FCA – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is now moving on from the initial phase when …

SUVs account for one quarter of all 2016 EU vehicle registrations

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According to the latest data released by JATO Dynamics, EU new car registrations totalled 15.14m units last year, a 6.5% increase over 2015. The results show that the continuing SUV boom was the overwhelming …

DAF Trucks president to chair ACEA’s Commercial Vehicle Board in 2017

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Preston Feight, president of DAF Trucks, has been elected as the chairman of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) Commercial Vehicle Board for 2017.

Michelin Solutions UK management team to head up North European region

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Michelin Solutions has expanded the roles for its UK commercial director Paul Davey and sales manager Richard Dale to cover North Europe too.

White Clarke Group appoints new marketing VP for Americas

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Asset finance software provider White Clarke Group has appointed Julie Weems to its North American team as vice president, marketing.

IASB issues top implementation tips for new Leases Standard

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The International Accounting Standards Board has issued implementation advice for the new IFRS 16 Leases Standard, one year after it was introduced.

Future of Fleet survey offers chance to win prize draw

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International Fleet World in association with Shell Commercial Fleet are pleased to announce the opening of the Future of Fleet reader survey.

VW teases seven-seat Tiguan Allspace ahead of Detroit reveal

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Volkswagen has confirmed it will launch a seven-seat version of the Tiguan next year in Europe, China and North America.

EkoFlota showcases latest eco developments to Polish fleet market

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The organisers of the 1st International Trade Fair for Environmental Fleet EkoFlota: Innovation, Environment, Mobility have reported great results for the 2016 event.

Audi launches new mobility service at Munich Airport

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Audi has launched its Audi on demand car sharing service in Munich, marking its first German location.

New Chevin website includes extra regional sites

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Chevin Fleet Solutions has completely redeveloped its website to bring extended regional sites for its expanding global audience.

VW Group launches mobility services company

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Volkswagen Group has revealed plans for its new mobility services company, dubbed MOIA.  MOIA will develop and market its own mobility services either independently or in partnership with cities and existing transport systems. The Volkswagen Group intends …

Two key management appointments at Arval Consulting

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Arval Consulting, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, has announced two key appointments at management level.

October EU registrations reveal mixed fortunes in Europe

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According to the latest figures published by JATO Dynamics, the biggest manufacturers all saw market share fluctuations in October. Volkswagen Group, Renault-Nissan, PSA and Ford all posted market share declines, whilst the premium manufacturers BMW …

Shifting political plates shake global asset and auto finance market, says White Clarke Group

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Although the auto and asset finance industry has coped well with uncertainty so far in 2016, continued uncertainty seems likely to have an increasingly damaging effect on the outlook for the industry.

“Biggest-ever” Subaru SUV Concept debuts at LA Auto Show

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Subaru has unveiled its latest SUV concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show, named the VIZIV-7 SUV Concept.

French passenger car and LCV market declines in October, but outlook remains positive

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French light-vehicle registrations have seen a decline in October, according to the latest data published by the French Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (CCFA). During the month, combined passenger car and light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations …