UK sales flat despite upcoming road tax hike, diesel demand plummets

March 08, 2017

UK new car registrations fell annually by 0.3% in February to 83,115 units according to the SMMT, driven down by weaker demand from individuals and companies. More noticeable, however, was the 9.2% drop in demand for diesels compared to February 2016, a steeper drop than the decline in Germany...

Takeover talks drive Opel dealers to possible defection

March 03, 2017


Legal framework needed to drive electric vehicle growth in Belgium

February 03, 2017


Insight: Environmental concerns driving mobility uptake

January 27, 2017


VW first OEM to embed Amazon’s Alexa voice service as Amazon’s autonomous strength grows

January 24, 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...


Brexit-fuelled economic uncertainty set to boost corporate car rental

January 23, 2017


French company car tax reforms push for greener fleets

January 23, 2017


Survey respondents are positive about the outlook for Germany’s used car market in 2017

January 19, 2017

Although growth in the volume of used car transactions in Germany slowed to just 1.0% in 2016 according to data released by the German federal transport agency Kraftfahrt Bundesamt (KBA), a survey conducted by Automobilwoche reveals a broadly optimistic outlook for Germany’s used car market in 2017...

UK car market enjoys a record year but the momentum is unsustainable

January 06, 2017

According to data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on Thursday, new car registrations rose for the fifth consecutive year in the UK in 2016 and set a new annual record of 2.69 million units, exactly in line with the forecast for the market in the Autovista Intelligence Residual Value Outlook 2017 report. However, full-year growth of 2.3% was at the slowest rate since the market commenced its recovery from its 2011 low and decelerated over the course of the year...

Insight: New car sales rise in France, Italy and Spain in 2016 but the outlook is diverse

January 05, 2017

Overall, new car demand exceeded expectations in France, Italy and Spain in 2016. However, France and Spain only registered just over 10,000 new cars more than forecast in the Autovista Intelligence Residual Value Outlook 2017 report and a mere 3,000 more cars were registered in Italy than predicted. The underlying assumptions about the outlook for new and used car demand and, ultimately, the performance of residual values are unchanged...


Element-Arval alliance expands in South America, reaches 50 countries worldwide

December 21, 2016

The Element-Arval alliance has expanded its presence in South America and now operates in 50 countries worldwide...

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...

Insight: Plug-in hybrids yet to gain a foothold in UK fleets

December 15, 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...

Insight: Why UK fleets shun EVs despite incentives

November 22, 2016


Fleet managers key to TCO awareness

November 07, 2016