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Fuel card provider Wex Europe Services has appointed Jason Stanton to the newly created role of customer services director.
Renault will launch hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the Clio, Captur and Megane starting from 2020, enabling customers to “go electric without changing their habits,” according to group chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn.
Nissan has replaced the outgoing 1.2 & 1.6-litre petrol engines with a new 1.3-litre DIG-T, which debuts on the Qashqai and promises to provide better economy and emissions.
Fleets can now access 120 Renault electric vehicles in Paris and Clichy under a new car sharing service.
FleetLocum is expanding from Europe into the UK to provide organisations with access to temporary or interim fleet management services.
Škoda is to showcase a high-powered plug-in hybrid hatchback concept at the Paris Motor Show, likely to preview the replacement to the Rapid hatch as well as future vRS models.
Honda has published fuel and CO2 figures for its new CR-V Hybrid, which offers similar CO2 emissions to the 1.6-litre diesel it replaces, despite the move to WLTP-derived fuel economy figures.
Dieter Zetsche is to step down from his position as chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and head of Mercedes-Benz Cars in 2019 ahead of a move to the Supervisory Board.
DS Automobiles will add a 300hp plug-in hybrid to the flagship DS 7 Crossback SUV next year, offering CO2 emissions of under 50g/km on the WLTP test cycle.
ALD Automotive France has launched three new services and mobility solutions for its corporate and private customers.
Volvo is launching a new V60 Cross Country following the arrival of the standard estate model this summer.
The French true fleet sector rose 28.9% in August – normally the quietest month of the year – ahead of the 1 September switch to WLTP.
The German new car market set a new record in August with growth seen across all channels ahead of the 1 September switch to WLTP.
The European new car market saw its highest August registrations in 20 years due to a major rise in pre-WLTP fleet demand.
Remarketing specialist City Auction Group is to further develop its UK facilities at Rockingham “into a dedicated defleet and vehicle remarketing fortress” as it also explores plans to branch into Europe.
Avis Car Rental UK has launched a new online portal that brings its used car sales under one banner.
UK fleet decision-maker association ACFO is expanding its global work as it looks to pool fleet management best practice.
Peugeot is to launch high-performance plug-in hybrid versions of the 3008 SUV, and the new 508 and 508 SW this autumn, offering CO2 emissions of 49g/km and up to 30 miles of electric range.
Porsche is not reintroducing diesel engines back into its range, claiming the fuel had a ‘secondary role’ and that it will instead focus on meeting demand for hybrid and electric products.
The BMW Group and Daimler AG have formed a 50/50 joint venture to establish a standalone mobility services company, set to operate across Europe.
PSA’s Peugeot Partner, Citroën Berlingo Van and Vauxhall/Opel Combo vans have taken the International Van Of The Year 2019 (IVOTY) title.
Euro NCAP has released the results of its latest tests, which saw both the Audi A6 and the VW Touareg achieve a maximum five-star rating but the Suzuki Jimny was awarded just three.
Seat has revealed its Tarraco seven-seat SUV, which will provide it with a flagship model, including a PHEV version, to target corporate fleets with.
New car registrations in Europe saw unseasonable growth over the summer in advance of the shift to the new WLTP cycle.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is launching a telematics service for fleets next month, utilising the on-board data connection fitted to its latest models.
SAIC Motor is teaming up with LeasePlan to offer EV80 electric van leasing deals as it steps up plans to relaunch the Maxus/LDV brand in Europe.
Ford has taken the wraps off the production version of its new Transit Custom plug-in hybrid electric vehicle as it also announces a new diesel engine for the range.
Kia’s e-Niro fully electric SUV will have an official 485km range under WLTP testing when it launches in Europe next year.
The European Commission has opened a formal investigation into whether BMW, Daimler and VW colluded on the development of car emission technology “that denied consumers the opportunity to buy less polluting cars”.