Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz Vans division showed off a concept Sprinter that delivers power from a hydrogen fuel cell stack to an electric motor that could achieve an effective range of 500 kilometers (310 miles). Executives showed the vehicle to journalists in Hamburg, Germany, on July 3.
The True Fleet Market in the U.K. posted 0.2% growth in May, marking the second consecutive month of growth for a region that had previously experienced 13 months without growth, according to a report from Dataforce.
First quarter registrations in the Russian True Fleet market were up 11.4%, according to a report from Dataforce. Lada and Toyota continue to be the best-performing OEMs in the region, jointly representing a quarter of the market. Kia claimed the No. 3 position, followed with Volkswagen in 4th.
Registration in the German true fleet market declined 12% in May due to a drop in registrations on dealerships, auto manufacturers, and rental cars.
True fleet growth in Italy dropped 4.0% in May, and was down 1.9% compared to the previous May.