Natalie Middleton

Fears over millennials’ car ownership plans ‘greatly overstated’, research suggests

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Millennial car purchase intent is still strong in Europe, putting paid to concerns that millennials are less interested in car ownership than their forebears, research suggests.

New Business Hub allows fleets to monitor, analyse and control EV charging

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Charging solutions provider NewMotion has introduced a new Business Hub to bring fleets in-depth insight into EV charging and charge point usage.

Ford backs EV plans with comprehensive Charging Solutions ecosystem

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Ford has detailed how it’ll support its forthcoming electric vehicle customers, claiming its Charging Solutions ecosystem will bring access to Europe’s largest public charging network.

Scotland’s fastest EV charging station goes live under Ionity network

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Ionity is expanding its high-power charging network with the addition of a station in Gretna Green – said to be Scotland’s fastest EV charging station.

Justine Hawkins appointed chief commercial officer at Ebbon-Dacs

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Technology solutions provider Ebbon-Dacs has appointed Justine Hawkins as its new chief commercial officer as it expands its business activities in the UK and internationally.

Toyota to debut two-seater EV at Tokyo Motor Show

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Toyota is to present a production-ready ultra-compact battery electric vehicle (BEV) at this month’s Tokyo Motor Show ahead of the vehicle’s planned commercial launch in Japan in late 2020.

Karhoo plans for Nordic expansion

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Mobility marketplace Karhoo is expanding into the Nordic region to help connect local taxi and private hire fleets with the tourist market.

PSA details ranges for forthcoming electric compact vans

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PSA has confirmed that electric versions of the Peugeot Expert, Citroën Dispatch and Vauxhall/Opel Vivaro will launch in 2020 ahead of the arrival of wider electrified options.

Volvo’s XC40 Recharge debut electric car to bring over 400km range

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Volvo has revealed its first-ever fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge, which sits under its new Recharge brand.

Sprint Telematics supports UK and global growth with Key Telematics deal

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Telematics and video telematics provider Sprint Telematics is migrating its customers over to using Key Telematics’ software platform as it looks to support further growth in the UK and globally.

All-new Toyota Yaris brings latest-gen hybrid tech

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Toyota has reimagined its Yaris for its fourth-generation iteration, introducing a new platform and hybrid technology as well as a bold new design.

Uniti One three-seat electric city car to bring ‘affordable and sustainable’ mobility

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A new three-seat electric city car has gone on sale in the UK and Sweden, targeting urban drivers.

Volkswagen reveals US-bound Atlas Cross Sport SUV coupé

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Volkswagen has unveiled the five-seater version of the Volkswagen Atlas at its assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Volvo introduces new ‘Recharge’ brand for EV line-up

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Volvo is introducing a Recharge sub-brand for its fully electric and plug-in hybrid models as it also announces ambitious new climate plans.

Honda teases hybrid-only Jazz

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Honda has published a teaser image of the fourth-generation Jazz, which makes its world premiere at the Tokyo Motor Show on 23 October.

WLTP effect brings 14.5% rise for EU registrations

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EU registrations rose 14.5% in September; a rise largely attributed to lower-than-usual sales in the same month last year.

Neil Wilson appointed Ford Fleet director for Britain and Ireland

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Ford has named Neil Wilson as its new fleet director for Britain and Ireland.

New electric van to bring 21st century take on Morris J-type

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Morris Commercial has published a latest teaser image of its forthcoming Morris JE, which revives the iconic Morris J-type van as a 21st century electric commercial vehicle.

Renault and Waymo explore autonomous mobility service in Paris region

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Renault and Waymo are looking into the implementation of an autonomous mobility service between Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport and the La Défense business district in Paris.

Thomas Sedran named chair of ACEA’s Light Commercial Vehicle Committee

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Thomas Sedran, chairman of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Board of Management, has been named by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) as chairman for its Light Commercial Vehicle General Managers’ Committee.

Sofico integrates Indicata into Miles to bring real-time fleet insights

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Autorola and Sofico have forged a new partnership that will bring real-time market insights and specific KPIs for fleet.

Toyota previews RAV4 plug-in hybrid

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Toyota’s new RAV4 plug-in hybrid – the most powerful RAV4 yet – is to debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month ahead of its arrival next year.

Second-gen Toyota Mirai ups game on styling, performance and practicality

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Toyota has previewed its forthcoming Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle with a new concept that shows how the second-generation model advances the game in styling, performance and practicality.

Dyson scraps electric vehicles project

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British technology company Dyson says it’s pulled the plug on its electric vehicles project after determining it was not commercially viable.

Volkswagen Golf previewed in design sketches

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Volkswagen has issued two design sketches of the eighth-generation Golf, giving an insight into its design.

Toyota to acquire Inchcape Fleet Solutions

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Toyota Fleet Mobility (TFM) is to acquire Inchcape’s fleet management and leasing subsidiary, Inchcape Fleet Solutions (IFS) for £100m as it looks to expand further in the UK’s full service leasing market.

New brand Moblyx launches to bring mobile apps for fleet and mobility customers

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Fleet and mobility customers are being targeted with two new apps that could streamline their operations.

Surging support for EVs shows urgent need for greater infrastructure

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Public support for electric vehicles is fast rising, putting increased pressure on the need for expanded charging infrastructure.

Used diesel demand strong in top 5 EU but performance varies

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Diesel demonisation may have hit new car sales but it’s also brought different used car dynamics across the top five European markets, despite continued strong demand from drivers.

Peugeot 208 ‘narrowly misses out’ on five-star Euro NCAP rating

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The new Peugeot 208 has dropped a Euro NCAP star compared to its predecessor after meeting five-star requirements in all areas bar protection of vulnerable road users.