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john_kendall

Spelling out the future

  BMW Group subsidiary Alphabet is currently represented in 19 markets and in 2013, the company operated some 536,000 vehicles on its mixed fleet, including

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More to come…

New Vivaro due soon In the last year Ian Hucker has added commercial vehicles to his responsibilities at Opel and is now director of European fleet

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ALD expansion continues

Year of growth 2013 saw ALD Automotive add the one millionth vehicle to its fleet, reaching a total of 1,008,840 vehicles by the end of

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Balanced brand is key

Incoming SEAT chairman Jurgen Stackmann (pictured) has arguably landed at the Spanish VW Group division at the right time. The company is going through an extensive

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Time for a facelift?

Take the motor shows in Geneva, New York and Shanghai – at each of them lots of novelties have been presented. Between the really new

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The hype has gone

E-vehicles? Do you remember the hype? International motor shows in Frankfurt, Detroit, Paris, and Tokyo… you name it! Everywhere we went: e-mobility all over the

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Moving markets

The word ‘residual value’ is not very often mentioned in a positive context. The buyer of a new car is losing money because although he

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Crossing Continents

John Bailey has risen through his family auction company in Bristol, UK to his current position as President of Manheim’s International Operations. He may still

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Wheels in 4motion

With all-wheel-drive 4Motion versions of Caddy and Transporter and a newly introduced 4Motion Crafter off-roader in its portfolio too, the company has the bulk of

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Industry analysis

According to Greek mythology, Hermaphroditus was the son of Aphrodite and Hermes. Due to some ‘divine’ manipulation, he became both woman (with the characteristics of

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