Natalie Middleton

Inrix research maps out urban congestion globally

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The worst cities globally to be a driver are European cities followed by Latin American cities.

European and Chinese automakers to work more closely on EVs and connected cars

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European and Chinese automakers have signed a cooperation agreement that will see them collaborate further in the future, including on electric cars and connected vehicles.

EU new car market recovering from WLTP toll

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The impact of the WLTP cycle introduction continues to rumble on, albeit on a lesser scale than in previous months.

The cost to the car market of a no-deal Brexit

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LMC Automotive’s European Light Vehicle Trade Flow Forecast reveals where some of the biggest risks lie in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Managing director Pete Kelly comments.

LeasePlan results see 4.4% rise in serviced fleet

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LeasePlan has reported its fourth quarter and full-year 2018 results, which saw its global serviced fleet rise 4.4% while its net result was up for Q4 but down for the full year.

Ford warns of UK exit if ‘catastrophic’ no-deal Brexit goes ahead

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Ford is said to be ramping up plans to ship production out of the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Global campaign to help fleets prioritise safety and sustainability

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A new global campaign that enables fleets of any size, anywhere to prevent crashes and reduce pollution caused by vehicles used for work purposes has launched from road safety charity Brake.

Shortlist for UK Car of the Year 2019 announced

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The full list of the UK Car of the Year Awards 2019 category winners has been revealed ahead of next month’s announcement of the overall winner.

Vauxhall/Opel teases electric Corsa ahead of launch this year

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Vauxhall/Opel has published a teaser image of the new Corsa, which launches later this year in its first-ever electric guise.

ALD posts record fleet growth in 2018

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ALD Automotive has reported full-year 2018 results including record total fleet growth, helped by rising personal leasing and electric/hybrid take-up.

New platform allows multiple mobility services to be run from one fleet

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A new mobility management platform has been developed that enables firms such as OEMs and rental or leasing companies to offer multiple mobility services from a single fleet.

Expert line-up for 2019 International Fleet Meeting

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Further details have been revealed of the expert line-up for this year’s International Fleet Meeting, which is being held once again at the Geneva Motor Show.

Volkswagen Financial Services acquires Fleet Logistics

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Volkswagen Financial Services has acquired a 60% share in Fleet Logistics as it looks to create a brand-neutral global fleet and mobility management specialist.

eDriving appoints vice president of strategic partnerships

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Driver risk management specialist eDriving has appointed Eric Shishko as vice president of strategic partnerships.

Jaguar Land Rover posts €3bn loss

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Jaguar Land Rover has reported a £3.4bn (€3bn) loss for the last three months of 2018 after being hit by both declining sales in China and the downturn in diesel demand.

New test to benchmark real-life NOx emissions from urban driving

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A new real-life testing methodology that will allow the NOx emissions performance of vehicles to be fairly compared in urban scenarios has been given the green light.

ALD Automotive and E.ON partner for e-mobility solutions

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ALD Automotive and energy firm E.ON have signed a strategic partnership to jointly develop and market digital enhanced mobility, financing, and energy services to bring a full-service e-mobility offering.

New report charts multinationals’ progress in switching to EVs

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The Climate Group has published a new report showing the progress made by multinationals making the switch to EVs under the first year of its EV100 campaign.

Fastned and Van der Valk partner for fast charging stations

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Fastned has opened a fast charging station  at Van der Valk Hotel Gladbeck in Germany as part of a new collaboration.

KAR completes acquisition of CarsOnTheWeb

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Global remarketing giant KAR Auction Services has finalised its acquisition of Belgium-based online vehicle auction firm CarsOnTheWeb (COTW).

Brexit plays role in Nissan’s X-Trail production U-turn

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Nissan has confirmed that it’s axeing plans to move production of the next-gen X-Trail for the European market to Sunderland in the UK as it says that Brexit uncertainty has had a hand in …

French true fleets down in Q4 but up for 2018 full year

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The French true fleet market saw a bumpy last quarter to 2018 but remained up for the full year, according to latest figures from Dataforce.

Real-world fleet fuel gap stabilised in run up to WLTP

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The gap between official and real-world fuel consumption/CO2 emissions plateaued in 2017 for the first time in years, including for company cars.

CityMakers Programme demos mobility and EV solutions

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Solutions to fleet-related issues with mobility and e-mobility have been developed under a new innovation programme taking place in France.

Arval renews Talent Care Programme for 2019

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Arval is to run its Talent Care Programme again in 2019, building on from the lessons learnt from the past year.

Enterprise expands into Egypt under new partnership

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Enterprise Holdings has expanded into Egypt as it looks to take advantage of economic growth in the region and a growing interest in car sharing, leasing and rental as a mobility solution.

Shell expands EV push in America with Greenlots acquisition

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Shell has acquired US-based EV charging specialist Greenlots as it looks to accelerate its electric vehicle infrastructure deployment and management in the US.

Renault to advance electrification plans with fifth-gen Clio

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Renault has previewed the fifth-generation Clio, which makes its debut at the Geneva Motor Show and will play a key role in the brand’s plans for electrification.

Diesel sees lowest European new car market share since 2001

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The European new car market remained stable during 2018, with alternatively fuelled vehicles seeing their best-every year while diesel registrations hit a low.

Škoda previews new Kamiq crossover

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Škoda has published the first sketches of its forthcoming urban crossover just days after it confirmed the new model will be called Kamiq.