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Kinesis seeks telematics tech partnerships with fleet suppliers

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Kinesis is looking to develop further fleet supplier partnerships for its cloud-based vehicle tracking service under a new reseller programme covering the UK and overseas.

EVBox and Smappee to roll out solar-powered smart charging

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Global charging station manufacturer EVBox and smart energy management pioneer Smappee are rolling out smart charging products globally under a new multi-year agreement.

Ubitricity UK plans for expansion under new managing director

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Daniel Bentham has joined on-street charging specialist Ubitricity UK as managing director.

Mobility solutions unlikely to replace company cars, fleets say

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Interest in mobility solutions is increasing but few businesses would be willing to give up their company cars and use a mobility solution instead.

EVs no longer just a rational choice, research shows

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Driver appeal for electric vehicles has become as important a reason for switching out of petrol and diesel models as financial and environmental savings, according to new research by Delta Energy and Environment.

Future for Astra production in UK depends on Brexit, says PSA

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PSA has said that it will only build the next generation of the Vauxhall/Opel Astra at Ellesmere Port if the terms of the Brexit deal prove suitable.

Ionity rollout across UK motorway network buoyed by Extra deal

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Ionity – a joint venture between Daimler, Ford, BMW and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche – has formed a partnership deal with Extra MSA Group that will see the mass rollout of …

Volkswagen’s WeShare gets out-of-hours access to supermarket chargers

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Volkswagen’s newly launched WeShare car sharing service in Berlin will be able to additionally charge its cars at Lidl and Kaufland supermarket chains, following a strategic partnership.

Renault’s Alliance Ventures buys into The Mobility House

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For an undisclosed sum, Alliance Ventures – the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi – has invested in a platform that integrates vehicle batteries into power grids.

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe under restructuring plans

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Ford has announced that around 12,000 jobs are to go in Europe in line with restructuring plans intended to bring the carmaker back into profit.

Vauxhall/Opel Corsa revealed in petrol and diesel guise

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Vauxhall/Opel has unveiled the petrol and diesel variants of its new Corsa, just weeks after the electric model was revealed.

Geotab GO9 device gets European debut

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Geotab is making the latest version of its GO9 telematics device available in Europe for the first time to complement its existing range of tracking solutions for fleets.

RDE2 engines but no diesel PHEV for updated Audi Q7

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Audi has dropped the diesel plug-in hybrid from the updated Q7 line-up, readying a petrol alternative said to be more in tune with global tastes, alongside a range of RDE2- compliant ‘mild hybrid’ versions.

BMW moves electric car plans ‘up a gear’

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BMW says it’s accelerating its electric car plans after meeting its own target two year ahead of schedule.

SUVs help to bolster European new car market

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European new car registrations remained stable for the second month running in May, with SUVs offsetting the drops posted by the traditional segments.

Berlin ride-sharing service scores transport award

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The BerlKönig ride-sharing service in Berlin has won the UITP title in the Public and Urban Transit Strategy Service category at the World Association of Public Transport Companies.

Ireland looks to ban new ICE cars and vans by 2030

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Ireland has set out proposals to ban the sale of new diesel cars and vans by 2030; exceeding the current UK target.

Sixt expands mobility platform with e-scooters

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Sixt is extending its MaaS app to cover micromobility by offering customers access to e-scooters.

Volkswagen explains WLTP changes due in September

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Mandatory for all newly registered vehicles with the second stage of the WLTP type test, Volkswagen has set about trying to explain the complicated emission standard of Euro 6d TEMP EVAP ISC.

Waymo and Renault-Nissan strike deal on driverless mobility services

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Renault, Nissan and Waymo are to work together to explore market opportunities for driverless mobility services. 

CarNext.com launches short-term used car leasing app

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CarNext.com has launched a new app for short-term used car leasing.

New 2008 brings Peugeot’s first-ever electric SUV

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Peugeot has revealed its new 2008, which will debut the e-2008 variant – following hot on the heels of the e-208 and marking its first-ever electric SUV.

The four key issues forcing ‘unprecedented’ change for European fleets

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Companies and businesses across Europe are facing unprecedented levels of change when it comes to fleet policies due to four key issues.

FCA to support plug-in plans with new eMobility solutions

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is to launch a range of charging solutions to support its forthcoming plug-in models under a new deal with Engie Group.

Refreshed Renault Zoe sports 390km range

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Renault has made significant improvements to its popular Zoe electric car, with increased range and power options, as well as a restyled look and new DC charging option.

Renault details changes for revamped Master and Trafic

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Renault has announced more details of its heavily revised Master and Trafic, which launch this September and spearhead the brand’s ambitious LCV plans.

Engie acquires UK’s ChargePoint Services

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French utility giant Engie has acquired ChargePoint Services for an undisclosed amount as it looks to expand in the EV charging sector.

Hybrids bring immediate-term options for major CO2 reduction, says Emissions Analytics

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Governments and cities are being warned not to focus solely on the eco benefits of electric vehicles as latest research finds hybrids could provide the most effective means of reducing CO2 in the immediate …

5-minute EV recharge time proven in first-ever demo

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Israeli tech company StoreDot has verified claims that its ultra-fast charging lithium-ion battery can recharge in five minutes through an inaugural demonstration.

Fastned opens 100th fast charging station in Europe

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EV fast charging network Fastned has opened its 100th and 101st fast charging stations in line with its aims for a European network of a thousand fast charging stations.