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Alex Grant

First Drive: Audi A5 Sportback

1 month ago / 0 comments

The car that defined a segment steps back up to the cutting edge, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: BMW 330e M Sport

1 month ago / 0 comments

Plug-in hybrid 3 Series is high on driver appeal, but suits a very specific user. Alex Grant explains.

Vauxhall Grandland X sets sights on Ford Kuga

1 month ago / 1 comments

Vauxhall will join the highly competitive C-SUV sector at the end of the year, previewing the Grandland X SUV ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

First Drive: Nissan X-Trail dCi 177

1 month ago / 0 comments

The X-Trail’s high-power diesel isn’t just an option for caravaners, explains Alex Grant.

2017 Fleet Show breaks registration records

1 month ago / 0 comments

More than 1,000 fleet decision-makers have registered for the 2017 Fleet Show at Silverstone, breaking records with a month still remaining before the doors open.

Q&A: Graeme Jenkins, Suzuki

1 month ago / 1 comments

Appointed in January, Suzuki’s new head of fleet, Graeme Jenkins, is tasked with doubling the size of the brand’s corporate sales in the UK. And it’s all about playing to its strengths, he tells … Read More »

Road Test: Suzuki Ignis

2 months ago / 0 comments

Cute and clever, the Ignis plays perfectly to Suzuki’s strengths, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2.0 TDI 190PS

2 months ago / 0 comments

It’s appealing, but the off-piste Passat isn’t short of equally tempting user-chooser options, explains Alex Grant.

Driverless cars to collect occupants via app “by 2020”

2 months ago / 0 comments

Bosch and Daimler are developing driverless cars which can be summoned via a smartphone app, with plans to have them on the road by the end of the decade.

LeasePlan UK’s future plans – Matt Dyer

2 months ago / 0 comments

Settling under its new owners, LeasePlan UK is setting out plans to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse fleet sector, as managing director Matt Dyer explains. By Alex Grant.

First Drive: Tesla Model X

2 months ago / 0 comments

Insurgent luxury brand Tesla can only widen its appeal with an electric SUV, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: BMW 5 Series

2 months ago / 0 comments

The 5 Series isn’t short of rivals, but it’s still setting the standard, says Alex Grant.

Vauxhall cuts prices across new Insignia range

3 months ago / 1 comments

The new Vauxhall Insignia is available to order, with prices undercutting its predecessor by almost £4,000 on key fleet models.

Fleet World Honours 2017: Technology Award – Tesla

3 months ago / 2 comments

Tesla Model S "Tesla isn’t only pushing the boundaries with electric vehicles, it’s also cracked the wider ownership experience. With an all-digital dashboard, the Model S and new Model X SUV can gain features ... Read More »

Fleet World Honours 2017: Innovation in Telematics and mobile communications – Crystal Ball

3 months ago / 3 comments

Raj Singh of Crystal Ball (right) with Fleet World business editor Natalie Middleton "SmartCam is an incredibly diverse solution combining everything you need in one telematics device. It provides extremely useful event-generated videos using ... Read More »

Fleet World Honours 2017: Innovation in Accident Management – FMG

3 months ago / 1 comments

John Keeton of FMG (right) with Fleet World business editor Natalie Middleton "FMG has added a whole new level of customer interactivity to its already impressive Ingenium system, with the excellent Self Serve capability, ... Read More »

Fleet World Honours 2017: Innovation in Cost Reduction – TMC

3 months ago / 1 comments

Paul Hollick of TMC (right) with Fleet World business editor Natalie Middleton "Being able to integrate to telematics providers, automating otherwise time consuming processes and a huge investment in data provision has meant TMC ... Read More »

Fleet World Honours 2017: Innovation in Fuel Saving & Management – Ashwoods Lightfoot and Allianz

3 months ago / 1 comments

Martin Kadhim of Lightfoot (left) and Jonathon Gray of Allianz (right) with Fleet World business editor Natalie Middleton "This is a case of two businesses coming together and solving an issue using technology and ... Read More »

Fleet World Honours 2017: Innovation in Rental – Hertz

3 months ago / 2 comments

Mark Wileman of Hertz (right) with Fleet World business editor Natalie Middleton "This award recognises the winner’s development of an end-to-end vehicle management system that brings greater clarity to the damage capture process, ensuring ... Read More »

Fleet World Honours 2017: Innovation in Driver Management – TomTom

3 months ago / 2 comments

Beverley Wise of TomTom (right) with Fleet World business editor Natalie Middleton "Not only does TomTom’s PRO 20 20 system offer all the usual remote systems for drivers, it also offer predictive driving advice ... Read More »


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