Category : News

Brazilian Ministry of Health to deploy 800 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter ambulances

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Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has won a tender by the Brazilian ministry of health for 800 Sprinter ambulances.

Shell to develop full raft of EV charging solutions with NewMotion acquisition

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Shell has signed a deal to buy NewMotion, one of Europe’s largest electric vehicle charging providers, as it looks to ramp up its charging proposition.

ALD reinforces presence in Latin America

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ALD Automotive has reported the launch of greenfield operations in Colombia as it looks to reinforce its presence in Latin America. 

MEPs advance plans for new car safety tech to be mandatory

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The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has called for new European Commission legislation to be implemented to make a range of life-saving technologies mandatory.

Volvo goes live with global news hub for fleets

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Volvo has launched a new dedicated hub to provide global fleet managers with its latest news as well as content on the wider global fleet market.

2018 Range Rover gets 64g/km plug-in hybrid

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The Range Rover is now available with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain as well an updated cabin and new tech under a mid-life facelift.

Octo Telematics to acquire UBI assets of Willis Towers Watson

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Octo Telematics is to acquire the usage-based insurance (UBI) assets of Willis Towers Watson as the two firms also partner for future telematics products.

EU emissions rules could cause another emissions ‘smokescreen’, warns legal firm

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Environmental law firm ClientEarth has launched legal action against the European Commission as it warns that new EU rules on emissions control systems could prompt another diesel scandal.

UK’s Fuel Card Services spearheads European expansion

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DCC Plc is to expand its UK fuel card operation, Fuel Card Services Ltd, into Europe with the opening of operations in Germany.

Iveco Daily Blue Power range tackles urban operation issues

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Iveco has launched a new Daily Blue Power range featuring a choice of powertrains to help urban and suburban fleets run city centre operations round the clock.

Mazda concept points to next-gen 3

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Mazda’s line-up at the forthcoming Tokyo Motor Show will include the debut of two new concepts, covering future product and design directions.

Pan-European alliance for road services launches

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A new pan-European road services alliance that will provide a single point of contact for fleet and leasing customers has launched.

Alsemgeest named first chief digital officer at LeasePlan

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Former Fedex International digital leader Michel Alsemgeest has joined LeasePlan in the newly created role of chief digital officer.  

Renault develops EV smart charging app under new partnership

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Groupe Renault is to launch a new smart charging app under partnership with Dutch start-up Jedlix.  

Mercedes PRO adapter brings telematics services for Vito and Sprinter

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SME fleet operators can now access telematics services for Mercedes-Benz Vito and Sprinters with the launch of a new device.

Groupe Renault sets sights on 40% growth by 2022

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Groupe Renault has revealed its six-year plan to grow global sales by 40%, to five million units, while widening its line-up of plug-in models and extending its commercial vehicle offer worldwide.

Carbon offset scheme launches for Esso Card customers

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Esso Card customers can now offset their CO2 emissions with the help of a new carbon balancing scheme.

Runzheimer debuts new US fuel expense solution

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Vehicle technology specialist Runzheimer has launched a new fuel expense solution, intended to provide a fair and accurate mileage-based alternative to traditional fuel cards.

PSA Free2Move mobility brand takes first step in US

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Groupe PSA has launched its Free2Move mobility solutions service in Seattle, marking its first step in the US market.

2018 Range Rover Sport gets plug-in hybrid tech

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Land Rover has revealed its 2018 Range Rover Sport, which introduces the brand’s first-ever plug-in hybrid.

Range Rover Velar awarded five-star Euro NCAP safety rating

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Land Rover’s new Range Rover Velar has become the latest SUV to scoop a five-star Euro NCAP rating.

Range boost for Nissan e-NV200

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Nissan has revealed a longer-range e-NV200 van thanks to the use of new battery tech. 

UK true fleet sector hits fifth month of negative growth

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True fleet registrations in the UK were down 10.0% in August, marking the fifth consecutive month of downturn, according to latest figures from Dataforce.

Honda gives further insight into future EV plans

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Honda has published a teaser image of its latest electric vehicle concept ahead of its unveiling at next month’s Tokyo Motor Show.

PSA and Changan to develop one-tonne pick-up by 2020

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Groupe PSA and Chinese automobile brand Changan are to develop a new vehicle platform to support development of a one-tonne pick-up by 2020.

Toyota and Mazda outline details of electric vehicle JV

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Toyota, Mazda and automotive components manufacturer Denso have announced details of a new joint venture intended to fast-track development of electric vehicle technologies. 

Daimler acquires German ridesharing firm flinc

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Daimler Mobility Services has acquired German ridesharing start-up flinc GmbH for an undisclosed amount. 

Ford and Lyft to work on self-driving cars

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Ford has become the latest carmaker to sign a deal with ride hailing firm Lyft to develop self-driving vehicles.

Hertz appoints general sales agents in India and Vietnam

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The Hertz Corporation has appointed Discover the World and InterGlobe Air Transport Limited (IGAT) as general sales agents for Vietnam and selected India markets respectively.

Hertz appoints new vice president for Europe

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Hertz Europe has made a number of executive changes including the appointments of Francis Waddington as vice president, Europe, and Rafael Girona as vice president, field operations and customer experience.