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Alex Grant

First Drive: Kia Rio

4 months ago / 0 comments

The Rio feels suitably tailored to European tastes considering its global roots, says Alex Grant.

New speeding fines: what’s actually changed?

4 months ago / 0 comments

Despite the tabloid hysteria, changes to the UK’s speeding fine system only affect a small number of drivers, as Alex Grant and Natalie Middleton explain.

First Drive: Honda Civic

4 months ago / 0 comments

The tenth-generation Civic offers plenty for fleets, but there’s a catch, says Alex Grant.

Audi appoints new head of fleet

4 months ago / 0 comments

Audi UK has appointed Tom Brennan as head of fleet sales, following the recent departure of James Douglas to Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

Exclusive fleet test drive of all-new Renault Koleos

4 months ago / 1 comments

Fleet Show 2017 will be the first opportunity for fleet decision-makers to test drive the all-new Renault Koleos – the car that is leading a surge in conquest business at the French manufacturer.

Road Test: Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line 2.0 TDI (190PS) 4MOTION

4 months ago / 0 comments

The top-spec Tiguan has taken a step up among the premium brands, explains Alex Grant.

First Drive: Nissan Micra

4 months ago / 0 comments

Nissan has redefined the Micra so much that it almost deserves a new name, reckons Alex Grant.

First Drive: MINI Countryman

4 months ago / 0 comments

MINI maximises the potential of its controversial, but big-selling, crossover. By Alex Grant.

First Drive: Audi A5 Sportback

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

5 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

5 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”

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 months ago / 0 comments

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


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