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Used electric car and van demand is growing

22nd February 2019

Used electric car and van demand takes off – electric Nissan van increases in price by £1,000 while leased battery electric cars are in high demand. Demand for used electric cars and vans (EVs) a...

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Mobility pioneer MaaS Global wins Future Unicorn Award

22nd February 2019

MaaS Global, the world’s first true Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) operator, today announced it was chosen as one of the winners of the prestigious Future Unicorn Award. Presented at a gala ceremony...

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Routes announced for UK’s biggest double-deckers

22nd February 2019

Britain’s biggest buses will be going into service next month, operating on two key routes in Edinburgh. Lothian Buses’ new 100-seatAlexander Dennis Enviro400XLB-bodied  Euro VI Volvo triple-a...

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Auto industry reacts to European Parliament vote

22nd February 2019

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) takes note of the European Parliament’s vote on the revision of the General Safety Regulation, which mandates the safety technologies ...

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Goodyear and Local Motors join forces on autonomous shuttles

22nd February 2019

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is expanding its ongoing work with autonomous or driverless vehicles, which includes being named the exclusive tyre supplier for a leading autonomous passenger shutt...

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Chevin release the second instalment of UI updates to its fleet management software

22nd February 2019

Chevin Fleet Solutions has released the second stage of changes to both Enterprise and SME versions of its fleet management software, FleetWave. This latest version focuses primarily on improving the w...

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Why policymakers need to focus today on autonomous vehicles

21st February 2019

The pace of development of AVs is breathtaking. A year ago, some would have argued that they would never become a reality. But now, AVs are being piloted in a number of countries and are running on pu...

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Historic European milestone for AlloyGator with TÜV SÜD approval

21st February 2019

UK-based alloy wheel protection specialists AlloyGator is planning a major European expansion following approval of its product from TÜV SÜD and The Czech Ministry of Transport Technical Services. T...

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Auto makers call for rapid adoption of new EU requirements

21st February 2019

Ahead of today’s key European Parliament vote on the update of the General Safety Regulation, which governs the safety systems to be included in new vehicle types, the European Automobile Manufact...

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Vredestein sportrac 5 takes podium in latest ADAC test

21st February 2019

European premium tyre manufacturer Vredestein’s Sportrac 5 was one of just two compact car tyres to be ‘highly recommended’  in German professional body ADAC’s latest summer tyre tes...

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