Insight: Understanding city mobility goals is critical for commercial success

March 06, 2017


Florence, Italy and Pamplona, Spain announce mobility plans

February 07, 2017


Daimler growth slows and shares fall on cautious outlook for 2017

February 06, 2017


Legal framework needed to drive electric vehicle growth in Belgium

February 03, 2017


OEMs must develop a new business model for plug-in cars, study says

February 01, 2017

A study of consumers in countries including Germany and Norway has found that OEMs will need a new business model as they become mobility companies. This will require a focus on a vehicle’s total cost of ownership (TCO) rather than on purchase prices or traditional lease rates...

Europcar buys car-sharer GuidaMi as rival Drivy teams up with Belgium’s D’leteren

January 30, 2017

Vehicle rental and mobility specialist Europcar Group has announced the acquisition of GuidaMi. GuidaMi is a historical player in car-sharing in Milan, and has more than 150 cars available with dedicated car parking spaces across the city...

Insight: Environmental concerns driving mobility uptake

January 27, 2017


France's ALD Automotive launches car-sharing scheme with Wayzup

January 24, 2017

France’s ALD Automotive is offering companies a new ride-sharing system in collaboration with WayzUp. Launching its carpooling service ALD Community, WayzUp allows company employees to find people wanting to share a ride, without the driver having to modify their route...


Volvo launches new mobility unit as Honda shows mobility concepts

January 11, 2017

Volvo has announced its new dedicated business unit for shared mobility. It is based around Sunfleet, Volvo’s car sharing company based in Sweden which has been in operation since 1998. Sunfleet currently has 50,000 subscribers in more than 50 Swedish cities...


German government announces car-sharing initiative

January 05, 2017

The German government has announced measures to encourage the installation of car-sharing infrastructure. The draft bill proposes that  new dedicated parking spaces could be created on public streets for those who make their cars available for sharing. In addition, existing parking spaces could also be repurposed so that they are available to cars belonging to the car-sharing scheme...


PSA launches 500-car emov car-sharing scheme in Madrid

December 22, 2016

On Monday, PSA launched a major car-sharing scheme in Madrid through its Free2Move brand. The emov scheme, which uses a large fleet of 500 Citroën C-Zero electric vehicles for the initial roll-out phase, was launched in the presence of the Mayor of Madrid, Manuela Carmena, and covers an area considerably beyond Madrid’s city centre...

Avis Budget Group finalises purchase of France Cars

December 22, 2016


Partnership with Uber only part of Volvo’s autonomous driving strategy

December 20, 2016


Merger of Daimler and BMW’s car-sharing services, DriveNow and Car2Go, rumoured

December 19, 2016

Manager Magazin reported on Thursday that BMW and Daimler plan to merge their car-sharing services, DriveNow and Car2Go. The plan is that the services will operate on a shared platform and negotiations are at an advanced stage, according to parties involved...

GM CEO Mary Barra: More change in next five years than last 50

December 15, 2016


Inexorable shift away from car ownership to reshape cities

December 14, 2016


Europcar's Irish buy prelude to further acquisitions

December 14, 2016

Europe’s biggest rental company Europcar has announced it is buying its Irish franchise, one if its biggest in terms of revenue. The move comes as the group expands further into car sharing and grows the size of the business it directly operates...


Google changes course with autonomous car plans

December 14, 2016


Telematics firm welcomes NICE calls for smoother driving to improve emissions

December 08, 2016

Fleet telematics firm Lightfoot believes that changing driver behaviour, as recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), is the most realistic and effective way to drive down emissions quickly, achieving lasting benefits for both the environment and fleets...

Toyota launches new YUKÕ car-sharing scheme in Europe

December 08, 2016

Toyota is bringing its hybrid car-sharing scheme to Europe, with initial launches in two cities and plans to rapidly expand...

VW enters ride services with Moia to challenge Uber

December 06, 2016

Volkswagen will launch on-demand vehicle shuttle services in European cities from next year in a move to become a leader in on-demand transport services. Their approach is in stark contrast to Uber...

BMW confident despite challenge from technology rivals

December 06, 2016


Carmakers fail to understand young people, minister claims

November 29, 2016


Connected cars will create market worth €1 trillion

November 24, 2016



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