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Volkswagen is teaming up driver assistance systems provider Mobileye and Champion Motors to pioneer an autonomous electric ride-hailing service in Israel.
Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has become the lead strategic investor of Chinese self-driving tech start-up WeRide.ai, following completion of the company’s Series A funding.
Telematics and proof of delivery provider Microlise has partnered with Sydney-headquartered enterprise mobility solutions supplier Skywire to offer its solutions in Asia Pacific.
Although no European market – or channel – has escaped an impact from the introduction of WLTP, the UK seems to be the hardest hit in terms of True Fleet volume in September.
Daimler and Geely are to tie up over a ride-hailing venture in China due to start operations in 2019.
The role of telematics in helping better manage global fleets is growing on the back of connected car technology, but centralisation is the key to success. Curtis Hutchinson reports.
Fleets must take action on vehicle selection to mitigate the impact of WLTP or face escalating costs.
Urban congestion will get worse before it gets better under the switch to autonomous vehicles.
Solar-charging technology that could increase fuel efficiency and range and cut CO2 is to make its way into new Kia and Hyundai cars.
EDF Energy is offering UK business customers the option to install Vehicle to Grid (V2G) chargers to enable them to benefit from extra revenues while also helping to balance the grid.
The next 30 years are likely to be the fastest-changing the automotive finance and leasing industry has ever seen as the sector migrates towards connected, autonomous, shared and electrified vehicles.
Addison Lee Group is aiming to have autonomous vehicles on its London fleet by 2021, following a collaborative agreement with software developer Oxbotica.
LeasePlan UK managing director, Matt Dyer, has taken up a new role leading the leasing company’s operation in the United States, effective from 1 January.
Details have been announced for the 6th International Fleet Meeting Geneva, which will place focus on salient fleet issues including greening the car fleet.
Volkswagen has unveiled its T-Cross compact crossover, marking its debut in the compact crossover segment and further reinforcing its SUV plans.
The hydrogen fuel cell powered Hyundai Nexo has been awarded the coveted five-star Euro NCAP crash test rating.
Škoda has revealed technology highlights of its forthcoming compact-sized Scala, which will include a mix of petrol and diesel turbo powered engines.
Almost half of carmakers’ model ranges were not WLTP compliant at the start of October, according to Jato Dynamics, reflected by the Europe’s lowest September registrations in almost a decade.
Volvo Cars has invested in charging point company FreeWire Technologies, which has developed a cheaper and less labour-intensive solution for installing rapid chargers for electric vehicles.
Dyson has confirmed plans to construct its first automotive manufacturing facility in Singapore, with the first production car to roll off the line in 2021.
Fleets across the globe are leaving both themselves and their drivers exposed to road risk by a lack of a cohesive strategy, in particular with grey fleets.
eDriving is rolling out its Mentor app-based driver safety solution for right-hand drive markets to help fleets reduce risk.
Euro NCAP has launched new assessments of driver assistance technologies as it warns that automated driving hype is dangerously confusing drivers.
EuroShell Cards BV, part of the Shell Group, has acquired 15% of electronic european toll service provider Toll4Europe.
Failure to strike a Brexit deal could see new car prices rocket while also massively disrupting the manufacturing process.
The Spanish true fleet market’s streak of 55 months’ consecutive growth ended rather harshly in September with the full implementation of the new WLTP cycle.
Businesses in Germany can now access online leasing deals for hybrid and electric vehicles through LeasePlan’s Click & Drive offering.