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Mobica strengthens leadership team with three strategic appointments

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Global software services company, Mobica has strengthened its leadership team with three key appointments.

BMW announces facelifted X1 models

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New tech and an incoming plug-in hybrid model are the highlights of the facelifted BMW X1 range.

Citigo e iV is revealed as Škoda’s first all-electric car

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Škoda reveals its first all-electric production model – the Citigo e iV.

Alphabet appoints new CEO, Marco Lessacher

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Alphabet International has appointed a new chief executive officer, Marco Lessacher, to take up the role from 1 July 2019.

Europcar Mobility Group appoints Xavier Corouge as MD for Urban Mobility

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Europcar Mobility Group has appointed Xavier Corouge, as managing director of the Business Unit, member of the Group’s Executive Committee.

FCA proposes 50/50 merger with Groupe Renault

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Groupe Renault has confirmed it has received a proposal from FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) regarding a potential 50/50 merger.

New BMW 1 Series spec reveals front-wheel drive

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New third generation 1 Series brings front-wheel drive for the first time, increased efficiency and greater interior occupant space.

First-ever electric Corsa to bring 330km range

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Opel/Vauxhall has taken the next step in plans to electrify its fleet with the reveal of the electric Corsa.

Vauxhall in-house business contract hire comes under Free2Move Lease banner

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Following on from its acquisition by Groupe PSA, Vauxhall has appointed Free2Move Lease as its in-house provider of business contract hire for its retailer network in the UK.

Plug-in hybrid highlight for facelifted Superb range

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Škoda has revealed a lightly facelifted version of its range-topping hatch and estate range – the Superb – which gets a new 215hp hybrid version.

First Ionity 350kW charging station launches in UK

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The manufacturer-backed Ionity network has launched its first fast charging station in the UK – with other stations to follow swiftly.

Latest fleet models ace Euro NCAP ratings

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Seven cars have scored five-star Euro NCAP ratings in the latest batch of tests, including latest versions of the Mazda3 and Renault Clio as well as the new Audi e-tron and Volkswagen T-Cross.

Land Rover Discovery Sport gets extensive mid-life upgrades

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Land Rover has revealed a heavily revised version of its fleet favourite – the Discovery Sport – which gets a new mild hybrid engine line-up – and an all-new platform.

Addison Lee deploys Audi e-trons on path to 100% low-emissions fleet

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Private hire giant Addison Lee has introduced five Audi e-tron models to its London fleet in line with its plans to shift to 100% low-emissions vehicles.

MG opens UK order books for ZS EV

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SAIC Motor subsidiary MG Motor UK has opened order books for its ZS EV electric car .

Ionity network to expand further with Tritium 350kW chargers

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The manufacturer-backed Ionity ultra-fast charging network is to expand further with the help of 350kW chargers from Tritium.

City of Paris launches Mobilib car sharing service

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The City of Paris has launched the Mobilib car-sharing service to replace the previous Autolib scheme.

Ebbon-Dacs updates moDel with in-transit vehicle tracking

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Ebbon-Dacs has enhanced its moDel electronic vehicle delivery and collection solution with a new geo-communications module to provide tracking of vehicles in transit.

Karhoo teams up with SNCF for enhanced mobility services

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Passengers using French national rail services from SNCF Mobilités can now book taxis/private hire vehicles through the Karhoo platform to bring a door-to-door service.

JLR posts record loss

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Jaguar Land Rover has reported a record £3.6bn (€4.1bn) loss as it continues to fight falling sales in China and declining diesel demand.

Audi Q5 to get 49g/km plug-in hybrid model

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Audi is adding a plug-in hybrid model to the Q5 line-up to spearhead a new range of PHEV models.

Former Tantalum CEO to drive global expansion at Oxbotica

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Ozgur Tohumcu has joined autonomous vehicle software firm Oxbotica as its new chief executive officer as the business pushes ahead with global expansion.

Dashcam and tracking firms tie up on new solution for US fleets

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US tracking firm InSight Mobile Data has teamed up with in-vehicle cameras and risk analysis solutions specialist SmartWitness to expand its LiveCam solutions line.

Honda e electric supermini now available to reserve

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The Honda e electric supermini is now available to order in selected markets in Europe ahead of first deliveries from spring 2020.

EV tax benefits and incentives show wide variations in EU

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Although tax benefits and incentives to stimulate electric vehicle sales are available in nearly all EU member states now, the nature and level of these measures still varies widely.

Central Europe proves driving factor in EU new car registrations

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European new car registrations remained relatively stable in April, with demand mainly driven by the central European countries.

LeasePlan announces Q1 2019 results

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LeasePlan has reported its Q1 results, which saw a fall in net result and underlying net result as the firm continues to invest in digital initiatives.

LeasePlan pilots car sharing app for private lease customers

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LeasePlan is piloting a new app that allows private lease customers to share their cars with friends and family.

French ride-hailing app takes fight to Uber in London

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French ride-hailing service Kapten has launched in London to bring a ‘best value’ rival to Uber.

Michelin to acquire Masternaut

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Michelin is to acquire European telematics specialist Masternaut for an undisclosed amount as part of its ongoing expansion into the telematics sector.