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Extending lifespan of smartphones would cut same CO2 as eliminating two million cars

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As well as addressing fleet vehicle emissions, businesses and drivers could help cut their carbon footprint by running smartphones and laptops longer.

Enhanced Sixt and Etihad partnership to bring expanded transport options

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Sixt and Etihad Airways have expand their partnership to offer customers additional benefits.

Smart charging tech doubles EV charging points for Microsoft employees

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A smart energy management solution installed by a trio of charging-related companies has more than doubled the charging points available at a Microsoft office in the Netherlands.

Opel ‘myDigitalService’ earns plaudits from drivers

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Opel has reported ongoing positive feedback from its ‘myDigitalService’, which gives drivers full insight on SMR work at Opel dealers.

Nissan and EDF to slash fleet EV costs under smart charging partnership

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Nissan and EDF have signed a new EV partnership that will support fleets’ migration to electric mobility by reducing the total cost of ownership.

KN Circet deploys first EVs with help of Northgate

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European telecoms contractor KN Circet is running electric vehicles supplied by Northgate Vehicle Hire as it starts to migrate its fleet to EVs.

EU car registrations fail to match last year’s pre-WLTP spike

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New car registrations in the EU put in a mixed performance over the summer, with demand up in July but down in August following last year’s pre-WLTP spike.

CarNext.com appoints UK managing director

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LeasePlan’s CarNext.com digital pan-European used-car marketplace has appointed Andrew Hooks to run the business in the UK.

‘Hidden’ accident blackspots revealed in Ford connected vehicle trial

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Data provided in a connected vehicle trial by Ford is being provided to cities in Europe to help them anticipate and mitigate future incidents.

XXImo integrates ‘Uber for Business’ in MaaS platform

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Mobility specialist XXImo has integrated ‘Uber for Business’ in its mobility expense platform.

NewMotion tie-up to simplify charging for Ford drivers

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Shell’s NewMotion has signed a deal that will benefit Ford plug-in hybrid drivers through easy access to smart charging solutions.

LEVC spotlights new range extender van’s ‘distribution-to-door’ capabilities at Frankfurt

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LEVC’s new range-extended electric van has made its European debut at an event in Frankfurt to highlight how its zero-emission capable performance can enable full ‘distribution-to-door’ services.

Cupra lays foundations for EV plans with Tavascan unveiling

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SEAT performance spin-off Cupra has unveiled its Tavascan electric SUV coupé at Frankfurt as both brands continue to make moves into electric mobility.

Geotab–Vodafone partnership to enable shared mobility and enhanced fleet management

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Vodafone Business and telematics giant Geotab are partnering to create a new Vodafone Business Fleet Analytics solution that will enable end-user fleets and fleet management businesses to enhance driver safety, performance and security – …

Next-generation Jazz to go 100% hybrid in Europe

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Honda has confirmed at Frankfurt that its fourth-generation Jazz supermini will go hybrid only in Europe as it also announces more details on its energy management technologies in line with its ‘Electric Vision’.

Newly revealed Volkswagen ID.3 to deliver up to 550km range

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Volkswagen has revealed its ID.3 electric hatch in production form, marking the first of its new generation of pure electric vehicles.

Audi reveals updated A5 range

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Audi has taken the wraps off its revised A5 range, which will introduce updated design, revised engines with mild hybrid tech and new infotainment features.

New Land Rover Defender finally breaks cover

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Land Rover has finally pulled the covers off its much anticipated Defender, revealing classic 90 and 110 bodies, a raft of updated infotainment that will enhance other models too, and the promise of functional …

TomTom Telematics to be renamed Webfleet Solutions

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Bridgestone is renaming its recently acquired TomTom Telematics division as Webfleet Solutions from 1 October 2019 to recognise its work on mobility and fleet solutions.

Hyundai joins Ionity high-power charging network

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Hyundai Motor Group has become a shareholder in the Ionity charging network, accelerating plans to roll out high-power EV chargers across major European highways.

Avis Budget Group appoints president of international region

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Avis Budget Group has appointed Keith Rankin as president of the international region as the business moves towards digitising its business and on revolutionising the future of mobility.

Škoda Kamiq gets Monto Carlo treatment

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Škoda is rolling out its top-range Monte Carlo trim to the Kamiq compact SUV, drawing on the brand’s rally heritage.

MD Marc Odinius takes full ownership of Dataforce

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Long-standing Dataforce managing director Marc Odinius has acquired all shares of the automotive data and market research company and is now managing director and sole owner of the company.

Honda e ups the ante on EV range

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Honda has announced further details and unveiled the first official images of its Honda e electric vehicle in mass production form ahead of its debut next week at Frankfurt.

Posten Norge to deploy EAVan eCargo bikes for urban deliveries

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Norwegian postal and parcel logistics company Posten Norge and its sister logistics and parcels company Bring.com have signed up UK-based Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) to provide its EAVan eCargo bike for urban deliveries.

Toyota to underpin small cars with new platform

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Toyota has expanded the work of its TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) programme to small cars with a new GA-B platform, likely to underpin the new Yaris due in 2020.

Peugeot 508 plug-in hybrid to offer 29g/km CO2

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Peugeot has swiftly followed up news of its 3008 plug-in hybrid with the announcement that its 508 and 508 SW models are also getting PHEV power.

Mercedes-Benz EQC nets five-star rating in latest Euro NCAP tests

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Mercedes’ new EQC electric SUV has become one of seven cars to score a five-star rating in the latest batch of Euro NCAP tests – alongside models including the Ford Focus and Škoda Kamiq.

Iveco to be spun off under CNH Industrial plans

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CNH Industrial is to split its on and off-highway businesses into two separate companies.

UPS collaborates with Tevva to develop 400km range hybrid electric truck

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UPS has introduced a new line of range-extended electric vehicles to its UK fleet, bringing a 400km range that overcomes key EV issues for the logistics industry.