Category : News

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 …

True fleet helps take German market to highs not seen since July 2009

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Latest figures from Dataforce show the German car market proved particularly healthy in July 2019, with almost 333,000 new passenger cars registered – a high not seen in any other July since 2009 when …

Sixt posts record first half-year revenue results

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Posting a 14.3% increase in operating revenue to €1.35bn, Sixt SE says it has recorded its strongest ever six months thanks largely to expansion in the US and a move to mobility solutions.

Order books open for Mercedes-Benz GLB compact SUV

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

Volkswagen raises the roof on T-Roc

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Volkswagen has revealed its new drop-top, the T-Roc Cabriolet, which it says will appeal to a more lifestyle-focused customer.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

BMW 225xe Active Tourer treated to 25% more electric range

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BMW has launched the new and improved BMW 225xe Active Tourer plug-in hybrid (PHEV), featuring 25% more electric range and 15% lower CO2 emissions, taking it under 50g/km.

Eworks Manager gains video telematics under SmartWitness tie-up

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

Dutch corporate drivers look to employers for charging their electric vehicle

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Three-quarters of Dutch corporate drivers with an electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle report that there are not always enough charging stations available at the workplace.

Mercedes-Benz to show off new electric EQV at Frankfurt Motor Show

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Mercedes-Benz has announced it will show for the first time its high-capacity electric “sedan” EQV, alongside other plug-in vehicles and trade-fair firsts at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show this year.

Cryptocurrency to the rescue of road safety?

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Dolphin Technologies’ Mobilio cryptocurrency could be the answer to saving lives by reducing the desire for drivers to check mobile phones when behind the wheel.

Juvare expands operations in European market

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​Juvare – maker of incident management system, WebEOC – has announced significant expansion in Europe, following a key hire.

BMW 530e gets 30% range increase and 20% lower CO2

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The popular plug-in hybrid BMW 5 Series, 530e, has been updated with the latest battery cell technology, which sees it offer an electric range of up to 66km and reduce CO2 emissions by 20% …

ViaVan launches app for first/last mile service

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ViaVan has announced a new public transportation deployment on behalf of Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) to bring first-and-last mile delivery solutions to train stations in the German capital.

Opel Combo Life gets new three-cylinder petrol engine

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Opel has added a new top-of-the-range petrol engine to the Combo Life range.

SEAT to offer corporate carsharing through Respiro

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Announced at ‘Madrid on the move by SEAT’, the company will begin offering carsharing services through Respiro.

Fleetondemand acquires FleetEurope

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

Audi introduces new cheaper reduced-range e-tron

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Audi’s smaller battery pack and lower power e-tron 50 quattro should offer more fleet appeal for the company’s first pure-electric car.

Citycarver model adds off-road appeal to Audi A1

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

Jochen Sutor joins LeasePlan as chief financial officer

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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

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

New Sportback added to Audi Q3 range

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The new Audi Q3 Sportback will be available to order next month, complementing the second generation Q3 range.

Avis Budget Group launches new mobility solution in Italy

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

Over-emitting Euro 6 vehicles jeopardise clean air zones

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Both the UK’s DVSA and Allow Independent Road-testing (AIR) have conducted tests on Euro 6 cars, finding most emit higher NOx emissions than the limit during the WLTP track test.

B2B customers gain access to Free2Move Rent’s database

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As part of its short-term car rental business, Free2Move, Groupe PSA’s mobility brand, is opening up the Free2Move Rent database to B2B customers.