Driven by mobility

Athlon started as a local repair shop more than 100 years ago when the automobile was an innovative concept in the field of mobility. We saw a future in it. And we felt determined to make the most of it. Today, our work is charged with a century of expertise and enthusiasm.

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    Expertise and enthusiasm

    Now a part of Daimler Mobility AG, our fleet has grown to more than 400.000 vehicles. You’ll find us throughout Europe, pushing boundaries and preparing for the future. We simplify the lives of our customers by connecting fleet and mobility solutions.

    Milestones

    Spirit of a pioneer

    Athlon was founded in 1916, as a local car repair operating under the name: RIVA: Reparatie-Inrichting voor Automobielen (Repair Company for Automobiles). What started with a fascination for automobiles has grown into an international, customer centric mobility specialist.

    • Different lease cars on parkinglot 2019

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    • Business men in leasecar at night 2018

      Icon award The Netherlands - Best Leasing Company for fleet managers

    • Business men on leasebike 2018

      Icon medal Germany - 3rd place Genius Award for MyBenfitKit

    • Smiling woman with phone 2017

      Icon medal NPS-Score 31

    • Different lease cars on parkinglot 2016

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    • People in leasevan 2015

      Icon award Belgium - Clean Rental Company of the year

    • Couple on car with seaview 2014

      Icon award Belgium - International Fleet Innovation Award for Athlon Flex

    • 1970

      Icon support Start of the international proposition, including the Athlon Partner network

    • 1950

      Icon medal The Netherlands - Start of leasing activities

    • 1916

      Icon support Company established under the name RIVA

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    Athlon ChangeMyCar adds e-bike

    Athlon adds e-Bike to ChangeMyCar app

    Flexible use of lease car and e-Bike in just one subscription

    Athlon's flexible ChangeMyCar lease app has expanded its offer. From now on, it’s possible to also lease an e-Bike. Employees can use the mobility budget in the app to combine both modes of transport. Users can also adapt their preferences every month to suit changing needs.

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    Marcel Koops

    Marchel Koops appointed CCO of Athlon International

    Marchel Koops, currently Managing Director of Athlon Netherlands, will join the Athlon Management Board as Chief Commercial Officer. In this position he succeeds Peter Derks who will retire at the end of the year. In his new role, Marchel will be responsible for all commercial activities for Athlon internationally. Jean-Pierre Vissers, currently Director International Markets, will succeed Koops as Managing Director Athlon Netherlands.

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    Leasecar on the road in forest

    Less business travel, more People, Planet & Profit

    Major companies are looking to cut business travel by 25% within the next five years. The trend is being driven by a shortage of office space and parking bays, greater demands from employees for more flexible working practices, as well as the ever-present desire to cut costs and reduce the corporate carbon footprint.

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