In this issue
TÜV SÜD Group reorganizes its fleet consultancy business
France and UK announce plans to outlaw diesel and petrol cars from 2040
Volvo announces plans to go all-electric from 2019
Euro 6 villains and clean air heroes in latest emissions tests
New study says 40% of EU road deaths are work related
European new car sales back to pre-crisis levels
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Welcome to our latest newsletter
A very warm welcome to our latest newsletter. In this issue we explain the rationale behind the restructuring of our fleet consultancy business. We also look at the death toll of at-work drivers on the EU’s roads and consider the case for more driver training. And we look at the latest green news including plans for only-electric cars at Volvo and emissions tests which identify some of the saints and sinners amongst current models available.

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TÜV SÜD Group reorganizes its fleet consultancy business
 
Fleet Logistics’ owner, TÜV SÜD Group, is reorganizing its fleet consultancy division by absorbing the legal entities behind the TCOPlus and FleetVision brands into the Fleet Logistics Group.
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France and UK announce plans to outlaw diesel and petrol cars from 2040
 
Both the French and UK Governments have announced plans to outlaw petrol and diesel cars from their country’s roads by 2040 as part of their commitment to clean air.
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Volvo announces plans to go all-electric from 2019
 

Other vehicle manufacturers are said to be considering their options after premium carmaker, Volvo Cars, announced that every car it launches from 2019 will have an electric motor.

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Euro 6 villains and clean air heroes in latest emissions tests
 
Latest emissions tests from Emissions Analytics have revealed that some Euro 6 compliant diesels produce up to 12  times agreed pollution levels while others meet the official targets perfectly.
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New study says 40% of EU road deaths are work related
 
An estimated 40% of all road deaths in Europe are work-related according to the latest figures released by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC). That puts the onus firmly on companies to introduce more driver training to improve standards.
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European new car sales back to pre-crisis levels
 
It has taken almost a decade, but sales of new cars across the EU are back to levels last seen before the credit crisis in 2007, according to results from European automotive industry association, ACEA, for the first half of this year.
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