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...

French company car tax reforms push for greener fleets

January 23, 2017


New technology cuts hybrid fuel consumption by third, Daimler CEO remains open for hydrogen

January 16, 2017


FCA:GM merger talks sparked as Marchionne suggests possible Trump support

January 12, 2017


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...

Breakthrough hybrid tech set to further challenge diesels

December 07, 2016


Nissan reveals €17 trillion benefit of autonomous cars

December 05, 2016


Global fleet's bid to cut TCO

November 25, 2016


Drivers must accept their role in TCO equation

November 18, 2016


Insight: Italian Government push for black boxes is premature

November 09, 2016


TCO ‘tipping point’ main focus of fuel comparisons

November 09, 2016


UK Government unveils charging plans for EVs but fleets still shun them

October 28, 2016

The UK Government’s Department for Transport (DfT) outlined plans on Monday 24 October for the development of the electric vehicle (EV) charging network. The plans may improve the charging infrastructure but there are other hurdles to overcome before EVs are more widely accepted by fleets...

Toyota aims for safety rather than completely autonomous cars

October 26, 2016


Global AFHV market expected to reach $614bn by 2022

October 25, 2016


PSA Group publishes real-world economy figures which impact TCO

October 18, 2016


Carmakers forced back to bigger engines in new emissions era

October 18, 2016

Carmakers that have spent a decade shrinking engine capacities to meet emissions goals are facing a costly U-turn because of changes in the way vehicles are tested. Renault, General Motors and Volkswagen are preparing to enlarge or scrap some of their best-selling small car engines over the next three years, reports suggest, while other manufacturers are expected to follow, with both diesel and petrol versions affected...

Car buyers face confusion of multiple test results

October 14, 2016


Tax rebates for French petrol fleets

October 14, 2016


Call for all OEMs to adopt independent emissions tests

October 11, 2016


Car-to-car communication aims to reduce TCO

October 06, 2016

The arrival of car-to-car (C2C) communication from 2017 could lead to reduced vehicle running costs. Volvo is widely expected to launch a c2c communication system in its S90, V90 and XC90 models in Europe by the end of the year, ahead of many major brands which are developing the technology...

Diverging sales trends widen diesel divide in Europe

October 06, 2016


Diesel will have ‘significant’ market share beyond 2020

October 03, 2016


VAT rebate could be removed for French diesel fleets

September 23, 2016