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Diesel decline and increased mobility are key trends for 2018, says CEO
KPMG Belgian study shows diesel still viable for the future
Residual value gap closes between petrol and diesel, says new report
European new car sales hit ten year high
Big businesses in UK considering phasing out diesel vehicles
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Welcome to our latest newsletter!

A very warm welcome to our latest newsletter. In this issue, we examine some of the key fleet trends for the coming year, including the continued decline of diesel and the growth of corporate mobility schemes. We report on the findings of the new KPMG global automotive study and reveal that the gap between residual values of diesel and petrol cars continues to close. We also look at  new car sales trends across Europe in 2017 based on the latest figures from ACEA.


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Diesel decline and increased mobility are key trends for 2018, says CEO
 

The continued decline of diesel market share and the increased provision of total corporate mobility will be two of the key fleet trends for the year ahead. So says Dr Jörg Löffler, CEO of Europe’s largest independent fleet management provider, Fleet Logistics.

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KPMG Belgian study shows diesel still viable for the future
 

Timed to coincide with the opening of the Brussels Motor Show, KPMG launched the 19th Global Automotive Executive Survey (GAES) with a special focus on the Belgian market which showed that diesel will continue to be a technologically viable option in the future.

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Residual value gap closes between petrol and diesel, says new report
 

Petrol fuelled cars are closing the residual value gap with their diesel equivalents across the five largest European car markets as anti-diesel sentiment continues to have a depressing effect on residuals, according to a new study.

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European new car sales hit ten year high
 

European new car sales rose 3.4% to more than 15 million last year, a ten-year high, as all of the region's key markets, except the UK, saw growth in demand, according to the latest figures from European automotive industry association, ACEA.

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Big businesses in UK considering phasing out diesel vehicles
 

A major research project in the UK has revealed that anti-diesel sentiment is leading many businesses to consider moving away from diesel in favour of other fuel forms.

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