Category : News

UK’s Co-wheels joins Oply car sharing network

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UK car sharing specialist Co-wheels Car Club is to expand its fleet and ramp up its focus on corporate grey fleet alternatives after securing investment.

Ebbon-Dacs’ moDel scores record-breaking performance

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Ebbon-Dacs’ electronic vehicle delivery and collection solution moDel was used to handle record numbers of vehicle movements last year, despite uncertainty in the new car market.

New Range Rover Evoque scores five-star Euro NCAP rating

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The new Range Rover Evoque has achieved the maximum five-star safety rating in latest Euro NCAP testing.

Refreshed Iveco Daily to bring lower running costs and new connectivity services

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Iveco has revealed its refreshed Daily commercial vehicle, which brings updated engines to offer enhanced fuel efficiency along with new connectivity features and a range of advanced driver assistance systems.

Major updates for Bynx mobility management platform

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Bynx has updated its flagship fleet and mobility management platform to introduce a new inspection app as well as new functionality for rental clients and the remarketing tool.

Hyundai opens European innovation hub

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Hyundai has opened a European innovation hub to lead future technology developments.

Revised VW Transporter ups the ante

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Volkswagen has revealed its updated Transporter, which introduces new driver assistance systems, a new loading function for long cargo and increased standard specification.

Enterprise Holdings to partner with Nippon Rent-A-Car

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Enterprise Holdings has entered a franchise agreement with Nippon Rent-A-Car International that will see the firms expand their car rental services in Japan.

Geotab acquisition of BSM Technologies to bring expanded fleet services

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Geotab has signed an agreement to acquire BSM Technologies for a total equity value of around CDN $117.3m (US$85m).

EU carmakers call for EV infrastructure investment as CO2 rises

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Average new car CO2 emissions rose in 2017, putting carmakers further away from their 2021 targets.

Ecolab awards major UK fleet order to Peugeot

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Peugeot has supplied Ecolab with a fleet of car and vans under a major new four-year contract.

EU road fatality figures show need for swift action on safety

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Although fewer people died on European roads last year, further concrete and swift actions on road figures are needed, as shown by new road fatality figures from the European Commission.

Volkswagen models now available on subscription under Drover scheme

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Volkswagen has signed up with car subscription firm Drover in theUK too offer drivers access to selected Volkswagen models for a monthly all-in subscription payment.

Europcar Mobility Group UK appoints new sales & marketing director

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Europcar Mobility Group UK has appointed Clive Forsythe as its new UK sales & marketing director. 

ARI UK managing director Keith Allen to retire

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ARI has announced that Keith Allen will retire from his position as UK managing director at the end of 2019 – although he will continue in an advisory role until the end of 2021.

Brake to run free webinar on leadership for road safety

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A free webinar providing advice on effective leadership for fleets is being run by Brake to mark the United Nations Global Road Safety Week taking place 6-12 May 2019.

One in five Mondeos are hybrids, says Ford

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Ford recorded a ten-fold year-on-year increase in Mondeo Hybrid registrations during 2018, reaching 10,000 units across Europe, as rising costs and political pressure continued to erode the business case for diesel engines.

New Ford Kuga to include 29g/km plug-in hybrid

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Ford’s all-new Kuga SUV will include three ‘electrified’ drivetrains, including a plug-in hybrid with CO2 emissions from 29g/km, alongside petrol and diesel versions.

Bridgestone Europe closes TomTom Telematics acquisition

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Bridgestone Europe is to power ahead with plans to become a “mobility solutions leader” after completing its acquisition of TomTom Telematics for €910m (£781m).

ALD announces board and management changes

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ALD has announced proposed changes to its Board of Directors and within its general management and executive committee.

Daimler and Geely to turn Smart into all-electric carmaker

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Smart is to be repositioned as an all-electric carmaker with production based in China under a new 50:50 joint venture between Daimler and Volvo parent Geely.

Nissan City Hub to make inroads into changing customer needs

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Nissan has debuted its new immersive experience City Hub store concept in Paris as it targets evolving customer needs.

Volvo UK and Sweden MDs switch roles

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Volvo Sweden managing director Kristian Elvefors is to assume the MD position at Volvo Car UK as current incumbent Jon Wakefield moves to Elvefors’ former role on 1 June 2019.

Abax Environment Report to help fleets slash CO2

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Abax has augmented its Triplog GPS telematics solution with a new feature to help fleets pinpoint where they need to cut CO2 and fuel, saving costs for the business.

SEAT electric car strategy to bring VW Group platform for sub €20k EVs

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Seat is to take the lead on developing a new platform for small, affordable EVs for the Volkswagen Group as part of a new electric cars strategy.

FCA developing plug-in services for fleets

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is developing a suite of services to support its forthcoming plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, while aiming to offer fleets total cost of ownership parity with petrol or diesel models.

Ford Transit and Transit Custom to get eco-driving tool

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Ford is introducing a new eco-driving tool that will help drivers change their habits to boost efficiency.

Ford to drive car and van efficiency with mild hybrid tech

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Ford is to launch 48-volt mild hybrid Fiesta and Focus models next year as part of wider plans for range ‘electrification’ that will take in vans too.

EU advances plans to make speed limiters and AEB mandatory

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Plans for new vehicle safety standards that will see features including AEB and intelligent speed limiters become standard on new cars from 2022 have taken a further step forwards in a significant move for …

Alphabet grows managed fleet 3% in 2018

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Alphabet has released its global figures for 2018, showing growth in both its managed fleet and customer base.