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Details emerge on Honda’s first electric car

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Details of Honda’s forthcoming first electric car, the Honda e, have been revealed including battery capacity and charge rate.

Fiat spots opportunities for affordable EV

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Fiat is working towards an electric supermini priced in line with petrol or diesel models, seeing a role for itself in making the technology more accessible – just as the original 500 made Italians …

Volvo unveils production-ready autonomous XC90 for Uber

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Volvo and Uber have unveiled a fully autonomous production XC90 that could be used to provide autonomous ridesharing services in the future.

New BMW 3 Series Touring revealed ahead of PHEV arrival

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BMW has unveiled the new 3 Series Touring, which has been designed to offer increased interior space, improved handling and also heralds the model’s first plug-in hybrid.

Next-gen Hyundais to assess driver injury severity in sub-seven seconds

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Hyundai is exploring how artificial intelligence (AI) injury analysis could be used to shape future vehicle safety systems, enabling assessment of required medical response in as little as seven seconds in the event of …

Renault-Nissan Tel Aviv Innovation Lab to test future mobility solutions

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Renault and Nissan have opened an Innovation Lab in Tel Aviv, which will explore future mobility solutions.

Mercedes-Benz reveals GLB compact SUV

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Mercedes-Benz is expanding its SUV line-up with a new compact model to bring a rival to the Audi Q3.

Kia XCeed crossover to bring 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster

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Kia has provided its latest teaser on its forthcoming XCeed urban crossover, which it says will feature a 12.3-inch fully digital instrument cluster when it launches later this year.

Toyota accelerates EV plans and teams up with Subaru

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Toyota is accelerating its electric vehicle plans as it also announces a partnership with Subaru to develop a joint EV platform.

Lexus launches UK online subscription service

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Lexus is offering a new online subscription service that enables drivers to sign up for models on a monthly basis.

Free2Move launches car hire service

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Free2Move, PSA’s mobility brand, has expanded into offering a short-term car hire service, building its existing leasing service.

New diesel engines and kit for Renault Koleos

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Renault has updated its Koleos with two new diesel engines, revised styling and upgraded technology.

Latest allroad is the fourth generation off-road Audi A6 Avant

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20 years after the debut of the original, the fourth generation Audi A6 Avant allroad has made its debut.

Mazda Skyactiv-X economy figures announced

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Mazda has released key economy information on its long-awaited Skyactiv-X engine – that benefits from diesel-like compression ignition in a petrol engine, leading to reduced fuel consumption and low CO2.

Reservations now open for all-new electric Opel Corsa-e

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The 205-mile range new electric Opel Corsa-e is now available for pre-order, priced from €29,900.

Ford’s Bridgend engine plant to close in 2020

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Ford has begun a consultation on the closure of its Bridgend engine plant in Wales, which could close by September 2020, risking the loss of 1,700 jobs.

FCA exits Renault merger talks

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles says it’s pulled out of merger talks with Renault just a week after submitting a proposal as it blames French politics.

Mobile-only car rental launches in Spain

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Virtuo, the mobile-only car rental service, has launched for the first time in Spain with the opening of five locations in Barcelona.

BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover collaborate on electrification

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Jaguar Land Rover and BMW Group have confirmed a collaboration between the two companies to deveop the next generation of electric drive units (EDU).

Kia XCeed teased ahead of imminent unveil

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Kia has teased a first image of its forthcoming XCeed ‘urban crossover’, due to be revealed in full on 26 June.

Hyundai Kona gets 90g/km hybrid model

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Hyundai is adding a petrol-electric hybrid model to the Kona line-up, bringing CO2 emissions from 90g/km.

Volvo joins safety data sharing pilot project

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In the interest of safer roads for all, Volvo Cars has joined forces with other car makers, service providers and national governments in a ground-breaking, pan-European pilot project to share traffic safety data generated …

Arval Mobility Observatory to bring major insight into new mobility thinking

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Arval is replacing its former Corporate Vehicle Observatory research platform with a new Mobility Observatory initiative to provide a comprehensive insight into the changing world of mobility.

SEAT kickstarts electric offensive with Mii electric, drops petrol

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SEAT’s electric offensive has begun with the Mii electric – a Volkswagen e-up! based car – with a WLTP stated range of 260km per charge.

Enterprise brings rental services to Sweden

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Car rental services from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands are now available in Sweden, with the official opening of Enterprise Holdings’ first location in the country.

INRIX launches new artificial intelligence traffic solution

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INRIX has launched a new traffic solution said to bring the most precise and actionable traffic information to date thanks to the use of artificial intelligence.

Mytaxi ride-hailing app rebrands under BMW and Daimler JV

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Daimler’s mytaxi ride-hailing app is rebranding as Free Now under the BMW and Daimler mobility joint venture.

ALD completes acquisition of Netherlands’ Sternlease

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ALD has finalised its acquisition of SternLease BV, the leasing arm of Dutch dealer group Stern Group for an undisclosed amount.

ALD appoints new chairman of the board

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In line with previous announcements made on 28 March 2019, ALD has confirmed changes to its board of directors following resolutions approved at its shareholder meeting held on 22 May 2019.

Ionity installs 100th 350kW rapid charger in Europe

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The Ionity network – backed by Volkswagen Group, BMW, Daimler and Ford – has installed its 100th high-power charging site in Rygge, Norway.