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EV tax benefits and incentives show wide variations in EU

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Although tax benefits and incentives to stimulate electric vehicle sales are available in nearly all EU member states now, the nature and level of these measures still varies widely.

Central Europe proves driving factor in EU new car registrations

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European new car registrations remained relatively stable in April, with demand mainly driven by the central European countries.

LeasePlan announces Q1 2019 results

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LeasePlan has reported its Q1 results, which saw a fall in net result and underlying net result as the firm continues to invest in digital initiatives.

LeasePlan pilots car sharing app for private lease customers

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LeasePlan is piloting a new app that allows private lease customers to share their cars with friends and family.

French ride-hailing app takes fight to Uber in London

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French ride-hailing service Kapten has launched in London to bring a ‘best value’ rival to Uber.

Michelin to acquire Masternaut

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Michelin is to acquire European telematics specialist Masternaut for an undisclosed amount as part of its ongoing expansion into the telematics sector.

ALD enhances EV switching solution with new Total Multi-Energy Card

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ALD Automotive France has augmented its ALD Switch electric vehicle solution with the Total Multi-Energy Card to further enable fleets to integrate EVs.

Audi A4 facelift brings new engines

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Audi’s heavily updated A4 line-up will offer richer connectivity and new ‘mild hybrid’ petrol and diesel engines, the carmaker has confirmed.

Updated Opel Movano brings new driver safety features

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Opel/Vauxhall has revealed its revised Movano large van, which goes on sale this summer with new driver assistance features and updated styling.

New connected service to help fleets fight smartphone use

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A new service that can help fleet and mobility managers detect smartphone usage while driving has launched in Europe.

Newly rebranded Fleet and Mobility Management Federation Europe expands

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The Fleet and Mobility Management Federation Europe (FMFE) – formerly known as the European Fleet and Mobility Association (EUFMA) – has expanded its membership as it looks to share best fleet management practice across …

Sixt continues push into digital mobility with new technology roles

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Sixt has augmented its Tech Management team with the creation of two new positions.

Renault Trucks Master launches with exclusive Red Edition

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Renault Trucks 2019 Master has arrived in Europe with an exclusive launch version, the Master Red Edition.

Nissan unveils NV250 compact van

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Nissan has revealed its new Renault Kangoo-based NV250, which goes on sale from the autumn.

Camera Telematics and Key Telematics ink global deal

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Camera Telematics camera technology hardware is to be integrated with tracking and asset management software from Key Telematics under a new global deal.

Sofico ties up with Jato to offer WLTP data through Miles

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Sofico customers can now use new WLTP look-up functionality on the Miles solution to download the new CO2 values of the latest vehicles.

Honda confirms UK plant to close in 2021

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Honda has confirmed its Swindon manufacturing facility – where 3,500 employees build the Civic and certain engine lines – will close, following plans made in February.

Citroën 19_19 Concept places focus on ‘ultra-comfort and extended mobility’

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Citroën has previewed its new 19_19 electric and autonomous concept car, intended to show “ultra-comfort at the service of tomorrow’s mobility”.

Grandland X marks Opel’s first-ever plug-in hybrid

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Opel/Vauxhall’s Grandland X SUV has gained a new plug-in hybrid variant, marking the first-ever PHEV for the brand and a vital part of its electrification plans.

New data shows low uptake for EVs in lower-income EU countries

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New data from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) highlights the correlation between the affordability of electric cars and their market uptake.

Ordnance Survey and Mobileye to map UK’s roadside infrastructure

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UK national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey (OS) has announced a trial with Intel autonomous car technology company Mobileye that will create the first detailed roadside infrastructure dataset of the UK; supporting a new, accurate …

Autovista report sheds light on diesel, petrol and BEV remarketing risks

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Autovista has published a report looking at the remarketing risks of diesel, petrol and BEVs between now and 2025 in a move to separate fact from fiction.

BP’s work on scaling up global rapid charging infrastructure

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BP is powering ahead with plans to increase its rapid charging infrastructure on a global basis as it outlines that high-power charging will be instrumental in overcoming barriers to electric vehicle adoption and enabling …

New UK-wide ride-hailing app launches

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A new app that enables passengers to find all available minicabs and taxicabs in their area has launched across the UK.

Reservations for new VW ID.3 electric hatch hit 10,000+ mark

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Volkswagen has received more than 10,000 reservations for its new ID.3 fully electric hatchback less than 24 hours after pre-booking opened.

WLTP to destabilise LCV market, warns Experteye report

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After seven straight months of impacting new car sales, WLTP is set to start taking its toll on the LCV market from September.

Mel Dawson steps down as MD at ALD Automotive UK

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Mel Dawson, managing director, of ALD Automotive UK is stepping down in June, following 22 years at the company.

Volkswagen names ID.3 electric hatch as pre-orders open

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Volkswagen has opened pre-booking for the ID.3 electric hatch – which marks the first of its forthcoming ID family of all-electric cars.

Next-gen Honda Jazz to get hybrid powertrain

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The fourth-generation Honda Jazz will be offered with a hybrid powertrain featuring the brand’s Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) technology as seen in the CR-V.

Honda urban electric car to be called ‘e’

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Honda has announced its forthcoming electric supermini will simply be named the ‘Honda e’, with reservations to open this summer.