EUROBAT calls for battery strategy for Europe

March 03, 2017

EUROBAT, the Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers, is calling on policymakers to develop a joined-up ‘2030 Battery Strategy for Europe’ over the next two years. EUROBAT wants to ensure coherence between EU, regional and national policy initiatives to support long-term investment planning by manufacturers and their supply chain...

EATA presents roadmap for connected and autonomous technologies

March 01, 2017

The European Automotive Telecom Alliance (EATA) announced on Monday its roadmap for breakthroughs in connected and autonomous driving. This includes pilot technology projects , regulatory dialogue and a proposal for co-funding its new €48 million CONCORDA project...

Opel and PSA post weakest sales growth in Europe as merger discussions continue

February 17, 2017


Vattenfall switching entire 3500-vehicle fleet to EVs

February 09, 2017

Vattenfall, Sweden’s state-owned electricity producer, is converting its whole fleet to electric vehicles (EVs). The move will see, over the next five years, more than 3500 cars and LCVs replaced, and forms part of the company’s ambition to be completely climate-neutral by 2050...

Electric cars ‘too expensive’ for Londoners to switch from diesel

February 02, 2017


Major hydrogen investment mooted as OEMs and energy companies form Hydrogen Council

January 20, 2017

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, carmakers and energy companies have announced the foundation of the Hydrogen Council to lay the foundations for major investment in hydrogen. Bringing together oil giants such as Royal Dutch Shell and Total and car manufacturers such as Toyota, Daimler, BMW and Hyundai with combined revenues of $1.14 trillion (€1.07 trillion) and 1.72 million employees, the global initiative is the first of its kind...

Automotive industry calls for joined-up introduction of fuel identifiers

January 16, 2017

In a joint letter, the European automotive and fuel industries have called on EU member states and the European Commission to ensure the joined-up introduction of common fuel 'identifiers' on vehicle filler caps and fuel pumps across the bloc...

Toyota’s hybrid focus rewarded with major PHEV sales jump

January 04, 2017

Toyota’s long-term focus on hybrids looks to be giving it a major advantage post the emissions-fixing scandal, with its European sales of PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles) increasing by 40% year-on-year...

Volkswagen Group gains share in West Europe and residual values hold firm

December 19, 2016


ACEA announces mobility policy initiative

December 16, 2016

ACEA has announced 10 policy recommendations in response to the challenges faced by the industry and to take advantage of the shift towards new means of transport...

BVRLA warning over OEM data control plans

December 07, 2016

The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has raised ‘significant concerns’ over how OEMs plan to assert complete control over access to vehicle data...

Carmakers in connected car data-sharing deal with suppliers

December 02, 2016


Insight: Sterling flash crash not reflected in sales and RVs

November 07, 2016


Legal challenge threatens diesel RVs

November 04, 2016


EU's €60bn vehicle export market faces Brexit disruption

September 28, 2016


Calls for government action after ‘stagnation’ in EV sales

September 23, 2016