Category : News

Spanish true fleet sector records best-ever August numbers

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The Spanish true fleet sector saw “phenomenal” results last month, scoring not only its highest-ever volume but also growth rate.

EVBox and Charging Point make major global charging commitments

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ChargePoint and EVBox have made major commitments to ramp up their electric vehicle charge point networks by 2025 to help drive EV take-up.

Sixt services now available through KDS Neo

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Business travellers can now access the Sixt Mydriver and Sixt Limousine services through the KDS Neo booking system.

Netherlands true fleet sales get pre-WLTP boost

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The true fleet market in the Netherlands put in a stellar performance in August, with forthcoming WLTP taxation helping to drive the increase.

Daimler buys stake in VW’s Heycar used vehicle platform

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Daimler is to take a 20% stake in the Heycar used car platform launched by VW Financial Services AG in October 2017.

Abax appoints chief technology officer

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Paul Walsh has joined Abax as chief technology officer as the firm continues to drive plans to become the leading provider in the connected tech industry.

Next-gen DS3 replacement revealed with 300km EV variant

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DS, Groupe PSA’s premium car brand, is entering the electric market with it’s long awaited DS3 replacement, the DS3 Crossback.

Audi E-Tron Charging Service to bring access to 72,000+ charging points

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Audi has launched a premium charging service for its E-Tron electric SUV ahead of the model’s official launch next week.

UK true fleet records double-digit growth in August

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August brought the highest growth so far this year for the UK new car market, helped by a strong true fleet performance.

New Kia ProCeed adopts shooting brake estate format

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Kia has revealed its 2019 ProCeed model, which features a five-door ‘shooting brake’ estate bodystyle for increased practicality.

New Mercedes-Benz GLE brings extra space and tech

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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the new X5-rivalling GLE SUV ahead of its launch next spring.

Parking app firm to expand UK mobility offering

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Payment platform specialist Passport is to help drive mobility developments in the UK as it expands its presence.

Mark Pickles joins Free2Move Lease as commercial director

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PSA subsidiary Free2Move Lease has appointed Mark Pickles as commercial director.

Ford updates S-Max and Galaxy with new engines

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Ford’s S-Max and Galaxy MPVs have been updated to feature new engines and technologies.

Mike Whittington to lead global sales operations at Polestar

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Polestar, Volvo Car Group’s performance subsidiary, has appointed Mike Whittington as vice president, global sales operations.

Citroën previews sub-50g/km C5 Aircross plug-in hybrid

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Citroën has given an insight into the forthcoming C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid with a preview of the concept model that will debut at the Paris Motor Show.

Facelifted Kadjar introduces latest Renault engines

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Renault has previewed its facelifted Kadjar, which introduces new and revised engines as well as updated design.

LEVC to start electric van trials next year

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LEVC (formerly the London Taxi Company) is due to start trials of its range-extended electric van in the second half of 2019.

UK to make major investment in EV development

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The UK Prime Minister is earmarking a £106m (€119m) funding package to help drive an “ambitious mission” for the UK to become world leader in low-emission technology.

Alphabet expands into Turkey with Hedef Filo

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Alphabet has teamed up with Hedef Filo to launch into Turkey.

New role for Rüdiger Ebel at Alphabet

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Rüdiger Ebel has assumed the position of chief sales officer at Alphabet International.

APD clients to benefit from Feefo ratings

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APD Global Research has partnered with Feefo to increase service excellence visibility for its clients.

BMW X5 previews next-gen PHEV technology

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BMW will launch a plug-in hybrid X5 next year, designed to do a higher percentage of driving on battery power than its predecessor, and previewing technology likely to go into other model lines.

Maxus to partner with 200 fleets for electric van launch

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Maxus is to launch a line-up of large electric vans at the IAA Hannover this month, as part of parent company SAIC Motor’s plans to extend its brands’ reach across Europe.

Volvo 360c autonomous concept could transform commuting

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Volvo has unveiled a new autonomous concept that it says could radically change the way people commute, including replacing domestic air travel.

Court rules Frankfurt must ban older diesels

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Frankfurt is to become the fifth major German city to instate a diesel ban following a court ruling.

Mercedes-Benz electric SUV sets sights on I-Pace

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Mercedes-Benz is to launch a long-range, high-performance electric SUV next year, rivalling the Jaguar I-Pace, Audi E-Tron and Tesla Model X.

Audi starts production of electric SUV

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Audi has started production of the e-tron electric SUV at its factory in Brussels, ahead of the first deliveries due by the end of the year.

Toyota previews hybrid Corolla estate

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Toyota has previewed the forthcoming Corolla Touring Sports, ahead of its debut at the Paris Motor Show this autumn.

Spanish EV charging firm opens doors in UK

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Electric vehicle charging equipment manufacturer Wallbox is expanding into the UK as it puts the focus on advanced technology that takes into account future charging needs while simplifying the charging process.