Stuttgart, the home of Mercedes and Porsche, is to become the latest city in Germany to introduce a ban on some diesel vehicles. The ban, which follows legal action by environmental groups, will come into effect from next January and will apply to the city centre.
This year saw the best August monthly performance in the European new car market in the last twenty years, largely due to vehicle manufacturers rushing to register new cars ahead of the September 1 deadline for the introduction of the new Worldwide harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP).
With increasing numbers of electric vehicles, many cities are looking for innovative ways to increase the amount of EV charging points. Here is an overview of some of the practices used worldwide (and highlighted by Global Fleet) which may also have implications at the company level as well.