Natalie Middleton

Share fleet best practice at new RoSPA international forum

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A new forum that enables fleets to share health and safety best practice and work with local fleet professionals in the Middle East has launched from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents …

Order books open for Mercedes-Benz GLB compact SUV

4 days ago / 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz’s answer to the Audi Q3 and BMW X1 is now available to order in Europe.

‘World-first’ pop-up charging hub brings practical on-street charging solution

5 days ago / 0 comments

Pop-up charging hubs are to start springing up on kerbs in the UK – and potentially globally – to provide a unique solution to the issue of on-street charging.

LeasePlan net result down as CarNext investment rises

6 days ago / 0 comments

LeasePlan has posted Q2 2019 results that saw the net result fall 79% in line with long-term investment decisions.

Karhoo and iVcardo partner for global first and last-mile travel solution

6 days ago / 0 comments

Ride-hailing platform Karhoo has teamed up with booking and dispatch platform iVcardo in a move that expands its services globally as part of expansion plans.

ARC Europe and EVBox partner for pan-European EV assistance

6 days ago / 0 comments

ARC Europe, which provides B2B roadside assistance and mobility solutions in Europe, and electric vehicle charging stations specialist EVBox are partnering to bring assistance services to EV drivers.

WorkWave enhances GPS and route planning with HERE mapping

6 days ago / 0 comments

WorkWave has switched to using mapping data, routing and geocoder solutions from HERE Technologies for its global route planning and optimisation tools.

VW-backed used car platform expands into UK

6 days ago / 0 comments

The Heycar used car marketplace has launched in the UK, backed by Volkswagen and Daimler.

Eworks Manager gains video telematics under SmartWitness tie-up

1 week ago / 0 comments

The Eworks Manager workforce management software is being augmented with video telematics functionality, available to all global clients.

Fleetondemand acquires FleetEurope

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Mobility technology provider Fleetondemand has acquired Buckinghamshire-based vehicle management company FleetEurope for an undisclosed sum.

Citycarver model adds off-road appeal to Audi A1

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Audi is launching a new Citycarver version of its A1 supermini to bring offroad appeal.

Jochen Sutor joins LeasePlan as chief financial officer

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

LeasePlan Corporation NV has named Jochen Sutor as its new chief financial officer (CFO) and member of the Managing Board, effective 1 October 2019.

Brexit deal crucial to continued Ellesmere production, PSA reiterates

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Unfavourable Brexit conditions could see Vauxhall parent PSA ship Astra production out of the UK, the firm has warned again.

Avis Budget Group launches new mobility solution in Italy

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Avis Budget Group has launched a new, pay-per-kilometre, mobility brand in Italy, dubbed Smile Rent.

New technology gives fleets real-time, independently verified CO2 data

1 month ago / 0 comments

New cloud-based technology is being launched globally to allow fleet managers to control the environmental impact of their individual drivers and curb their business carbon footprint.

Renault and JMCG establish JV for electric vehicles in China

1 month ago / 0 comments

Renault and Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) have officially established a joint venture to further promote the development of the EV industry in China.

LeasePlan’s CarNext.com acquires tech platform AutoManager

1 month ago / 0 comments

LeasePlan’s CarNext.com has acquired technology company AutoManager for an undisclosed amount.

Alphabet extends European remarketing partnership with BCA

1 month ago / 0 comments

Alphabet International has extended its pan-European remarketing partnership with BCA until the end of 2023.

UK Government urged to accelerate E10 introduction

1 month ago / 0 comments

E10 fuel should be introduced to the UK by 2020 latest to help save the equivalent emissions of 700,000 cars and safeguard the future of the British Bioethanol Industry.

EU car registrations down 3.1% in first half

1 month ago / 0 comments

New car demand in the European Union continued to struggle in the first half of 2019, with registrations down 3.1%.

AstraZeneca to switch global vehicle fleet to EVs

1 month ago / 0 comments

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has committed to switching its global 16,000-strong vehicle fleet to electric by 2030.

Bynx 12.9 puts remarketing and compliance in the spotlight

1 month ago / 0 comments

Bynx has released version 12.9 of its eponymous fleet and mobility management platform, which brings new, improved design and functionality including an emphasis on remarketing.

Deadline approaches for 2019 Prince Michael Road Safety Awards

1 month ago / 0 comments

Organisations have just a fortnight left to enter the 2019 Prince Michael International Awards, which recognise the ‘most outstanding’ road safety initiatives.

Autonomous Lexus LS takes to roads in Belgium

1 month ago / 0 comments

A Lexus LS fitted with Toyota’s autonomous driving technology is to start trials on public roads in Brussels.

CarsOnTheWeb becomes ADESA Europe

1 month ago / 0 comments

Global remarketing giant KAR Auction Services Inc has launched its ADESA Europe digital auction after rebranding the former Belgium-based CarsOnTheWeb (COTW).

NEVS and AutoX tie-up to bring large-scale ‘RoboTaxi’ pilots by 2021

1 month ago / 0 comments

Swedish EV manufacturer NEVS and autonomous vehicle start-up AutoX have signed a partnership that could see the first large scale RoboTaxi pilots in Europe by the end of 2020 ahead of plans to launch …

Via launches first autonomous vehicle service

1 month ago / 0 comments

US mobility technology firm Via has launched its first public autonomous vehicle (AV) service.

Ford and Volkswagen alliance advance electric and self-driving car developments

1 month ago / 0 comments

Ford and Volkswagen are to invest billions in advancing electric and self-driving car developments under an enhanced global collaboration.

Shift to MaaS requires hybrid software systems

1 month ago / 0 comments

The increasingly complex nature of the European leasing, finance and fleet and mobility markets is creating added need for future-ready hybrid computer systems.

BigChange embarks on European expansion drive

1 month ago / 0 comments

UK mobile workforce technology company BigChange is establishing a strong presence in Europe to enable expansion plans while countering a no-deal Brexit.