Category : News

New test to benchmark real-life NOx emissions from urban driving

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A new real-life testing methodology that will allow the NOx emissions performance of vehicles to be fairly compared in urban scenarios has been given the green light.

ALD Automotive and E.ON partner for e-mobility solutions

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ALD Automotive and energy firm E.ON have signed a strategic partnership to jointly develop and market digital enhanced mobility, financing, and energy services to bring a full-service e-mobility offering.

Revised Passat to bring semi-autonomous tech and extra PHEV range

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Volkswagen has revealed its facelifted Passat estate and saloon, which will arrive this autumn with a wealth of extra technology as well as updated engines, including a longer-range plug-in hybrid version.

New report charts multinationals’ progress in switching to EVs

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The Climate Group has published a new report showing the progress made by multinationals making the switch to EVs under the first year of its EV100 campaign.

Fastned and Van der Valk partner for fast charging stations

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Fastned has opened a fast charging station  at Van der Valk Hotel Gladbeck in Germany as part of a new collaboration.

KAR completes acquisition of CarsOnTheWeb

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Global remarketing giant KAR Auction Services has finalised its acquisition of Belgium-based online vehicle auction firm CarsOnTheWeb (COTW).

Brexit plays role in Nissan’s X-Trail production U-turn

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Nissan has confirmed that it’s axeing plans to move production of the next-gen X-Trail for the European market to Sunderland in the UK as it says that Brexit uncertainty has had a hand in …

French true fleets down in Q4 but up for 2018 full year

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The French true fleet market saw a bumpy last quarter to 2018 but remained up for the full year, according to latest figures from Dataforce.

Real-world fleet fuel gap stabilised in run up to WLTP

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The gap between official and real-world fuel consumption/CO2 emissions plateaued in 2017 for the first time in years, including for company cars.

CityMakers Programme demos mobility and EV solutions

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Solutions to fleet-related issues with mobility and e-mobility have been developed under a new innovation programme taking place in France.

Arval renews Talent Care Programme for 2019

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Arval is to run its Talent Care Programme again in 2019, building on from the lessons learnt from the past year.

Enterprise expands into Egypt under new partnership

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Enterprise Holdings has expanded into Egypt as it looks to take advantage of economic growth in the region and a growing interest in car sharing, leasing and rental as a mobility solution.

Shell expands EV push in America with Greenlots acquisition

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Shell has acquired US-based EV charging specialist Greenlots as it looks to accelerate its electric vehicle infrastructure deployment and management in the US.

Renault to advance electrification plans with fifth-gen Clio

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Renault has previewed the fifth-generation Clio, which makes its debut at the Geneva Motor Show and will play a key role in the brand’s plans for electrification.

Diesel sees lowest European new car market share since 2001

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The European new car market remained stable during 2018, with alternatively fuelled vehicles seeing their best-every year while diesel registrations hit a low.

Škoda previews new Kamiq crossover

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Škoda has published the first sketches of its forthcoming urban crossover just days after it confirmed the new model will be called Kamiq.

VW subsidiary offers eco-power tariff in Germany

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New Volkswagen Group subsidiary Elli Group GmbH is offering an eco-power tariff that is available throughout Germany with immediate effect as it builds up to offering a range of smart charging solutions.

2019 Nissan Micra updates bring lower-CO2 petrol engine

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Nissan has revised its fifth-generation Micra for 2019 with two new petrol engines, a new N-Sport grade and a new automatic gearbox.

TMC continues international expansion

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TMC is to open a new office in Amsterdam as it reports ongoing global growth in demand for its fleet fuel management and business mobility solutions.

Former Masternaut CEO to spearhead BigChange expansion into mainland Europe

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Mobile workforce technology company BigChange is leading its charge into mainland Europe under the appointment of former Masternaut CEO Frederic Dupeyron.

Spain becomes only EU5 True Fleet Market with growth in December

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December 2018 showed a drop of 3.3% for the Spanish automotive market but the performance of the different channels was mixed, with True Fleet delivering +6.1% growth.

VW invests $10m in battery start-up to further e-mobility plans

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The Volkswagen Group is investing US$10m in US battery startup Forge Nano in line with its plans for e-mobility.

European cross-border used car activity hits new record in 2018, says Autorola

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The turmoil in the European automotive industry has seen a record number of used cars sold cross border in 2018, according to Autorola.

Revised Ford Ranger gets new engines and tech

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Ford has updated its Ranger pick-up with new engines and driver assistance technologies.

Škoda Kamiq to rival Nissan Juke

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Škoda is to name its forthcoming European urban crossover Kamiq as it positions the new model neatly within its SUV line-up.

Opel/Vauxhall reveals third-gen Vivaro van

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Opel/Vauxhall has unveiled its new Vivaro van, which will arrive in showrooms from late summer with an electric version due 2020.

European mobility start-ups urged to enter awards

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The deadline for the European Startup Prize for Mobility has been extended to this Friday 25 January, giving start-ups more time to submit their entries.

Honda to unveil electric vehicle prototype at Geneva

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Honda is to reveal a prototype version of its Urban EV Concept at Geneva ahead of the official launch of the production model this year.

Nissan’s Karl Anders to head up innogy eMobility UK

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German EV charging technology provider innogy eMobility Solutions GmbH is driving the expansion of its UK subsidiary under a new appointment.

New Chevin app to drive vehicle maintenance management

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Chevin Fleet Solutions has launched a new vehicle maintenance management app, the Workshop Hub, designed to improve workshop efficiency and help generate cost savings for fleets anywhere across the globe.