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Paneltex to showcase latest temperature-controlled bodies at 2018 IAA

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UK temperature-controlled bodybuilder Paneltex is to take the wraps off three new temperature-controlled bodies at this month’s IAA exhibition as it highlights its latest developments for the internet shopping, home delivery and urban logistic …

French true fleet market hits high point for 2018 so far

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The French new car market recorded its best July performance in nine years, helped by strong growth in all market channels including true fleet.

LDV to launch electric SUV

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Chinese vehicle manufacturer LDV/Maxus is to launch its first mid-size SUV as part of a raft of new model plans.

Dyson drives electric vehicle project with extensive testing facilities

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Dyson is planning to invest £200m (€222m) in a “world-class vehicle testing campus” as it pushes ahead with plans to launch an electric vehicle in 2020.

Hildinger becomes Alphabet GB COO as Fletcher retires

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Uwe Hildinger has joined Alphabet GB as its new chief operating officer, following the retirement of Nigel Fletcher.

Volkswagen Group redesigns fleet site

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The Volkswagen Group has relaunched its international fleet website to bring added benefits for operators.

Škoda hints at new model with Vision RS concept

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Škoda has revealed its Vision RS concept, which debuts at the 2018 Paris Motor Show and shows possible future model plans as well as its ideas for its vRS range.

Arkana coupé-crossover to spearhead Renault growth plans

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Renault has unveiled its Arkana coupé-crossover at the 2018 Moscow Motor Show as it outlines the importance of the model to its international growth plans.

Switch to WLTP helps European new car market hit nine-year high

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The European new car market continued its strong performance in July as registrations reached their highest monthly volume since July 2009.

Ford ride-share solution starts targeting businesses

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Ford has expanded its Chariot ride-sharing shuttle service in London as it extends the focus to companies and campuses in Europe.

Kia teases new ProCeed

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Kia has issued a teaser image of the all-new ProCeed ahead of its debut at the Paris Motor Show in October.

Bott to showcase Vario modular van racking solution at IAA 2018

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The space-saving benefits of Bott’s Vario van racking solution are to be spotlighted at the company’s stand at next month’s IAA commercial vehicle show in Hannover.

Škoda UK to grow used car sales volumes with help of Indicata

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Škoda UK has deployed the Indicata online used vehicle management system to expand used car sales volumes across its UK dealer network.

Fleet benefits of latest vehicle tech spotlighted in new guide 

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The role of vehicle technology in reducing road risk for fleets has come under focus in a new report from road safety charity Brake’s fleet safety arm. 

Chevin targets continued European growth with expanded team

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Chevin Fleet Solutions has expanded its EMEA team with two additional staff members as it reports continued growth in Europe.

Italian true fleet market hits 10-year high in July

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The Italian true fleet market saw its best July since 2008 while the Nissan Leaf also put in a notable performance, according to latest Dataforce research.

Sixt creates new global structure for key account management

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Sixt is placing its key account management under uniform global control in a move to help European SMEs with their mobility needs.

Alphabet expands into Russia

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Alphabet has launched a range of operational and financial leasing services in Russia under a collaboration with local leasing firm Major Profi.

Toyota and Uber extend autonomous car partnership

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Toyota and Uber are to co-develop an autonomous ride-sharing service, scheduled to launch in 2021.

Toyota revives ‘Corolla’ name in Europe

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The replacement for the Toyota Auris will be named ‘Corolla’, bringing Europe in line with other global markets for the first time since 2006.

Jaguar Land Rover ‘virtual eyes’ could increase trust in autonomous cars

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Self-driving pods are being fitted with virtual eyes from Jaguar Land Rover as part of research into engaging road user trust into autonomous vehicles.

Volkswagen to launch digital fleet services and car sharing

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Volkswagen is to expand into digital services for fleets and mobility solutions such as car sharing as it positions itself as a provider of both hardware and software.

Kodiaq becomes first Škoda SUV to get vRS version

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Škoda has given a sneak preview of its forthcoming Kodiaq vRS, which becomes the first SUV ever to join its vRS line-up.

UK true fleet returns to growth in July

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The UK true fleet sector recorded growth of 1.4% in July, following a July performance that saw it finish in the red by just 29 registrations.

Spanish true fleet market scores highest-ever market share

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The true fleet market in Spain put in an impressive performance in July, scoring a 20.8% rise, and providing it with its highest-ever market share.

Opel previews 2019 Corsa

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Opel/Vauxhall has previewed some of the design cues of the 2019 Corsa, with a new electric coupe-SUV concept car.

Gig economy drivers more likely to crash

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Self-employed courier or taxi drivers could be significantly more likely to crash due to work pressures.

UK fleet replacement cycles much shorter than in Europe

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UK fleets are keeping their cars and vans almost two years less than the European average, new research from Arval finds.

Colin Porter joins White Clarke Group as business development consultant

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White Clarke Group has appointed Colin Porter as business development consultant.

Solid July performance drives German true fleet YTD growth

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Following two relatively weak months, the German true fleet market saw a more robust performance in July, latest figures from Dataforce show.