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Alex Grant

Honda head of fleet takes new role at Glass's

5 years ago / 0 comments

Hummel’s role at Honda has been centred on re-establishing the carmaker in the fleet market. Introducing the new 110g/km Honda Civic 2.2 diesel has contributed heavily to an 11% increase in fleet sales, and … Read More »

Values rise as stock shortages bite

5 years ago / 0 comments

Values have climbed steadily this year, recording a market-wide average of £6,180 in July, up £216 (3.6%) compared to June and £547 (9.7%) year on year. Performance against CAP Clean averaged 96.94, up nearly … Read More »

Road Test: Suzuki Swift Sport

5 years ago / 0 comments

Price: £13,499 Fuel: 44.1mpg CO2: 147g/km With its slightly plasticky interior and tall, boxy silhouette, the Suzuki Swift isn’t the most European-feeling car in its segment. But, for any minor faults you can pick … Read More »

Yaris Hybrid joins Europcar UK rental fleet

5 years ago / 0 comments

Available to rent throughout Europcar's UK network, the Yaris Hybrid has the advantage of being one of the first vehicles registered for the Green Vehicle Discount (GVD) in London.  With CO2 emissions of 79g/km, … Read More »

Volkswagen Passat Alltrack

5 years ago / 0 comments

PRICE £31,030  FUEL 47.9mpg  CO2 155g/km While most of the estate set is getting curvier, the venerable Passat has retained that same utilitarian boxiness through five generations. And it’s paid dividends, with over half … Read More »

Contract hire pricing announced for new A-Class

5 years ago / 0 comments

Launched with a range of competitive contract hire packages, the A180 BlueEFFICIENCY SE petrol and diesel models are available for £249 per month over a 35-month contract, with six months of advance payments. The … Read More »

Audi Q3 SE 2.0 TDI Quattro S line

5 years ago / 0 comments

Sector: Compact SUV Price: £31,715 Fuel: 47.9mpg CO2: 156g/km Against the challenges of a weak world economy, Audi’s recent success in the tough premium segment is staggering. The German manufacturer launched its new LED-emblazoned … Read More »

Citroën DS5 2.0 HDI 160 DSport

5 years ago / 0 comments

Price: £29,500   Fuel: 46.3mpg   CO2: 158g/km With DS5 launching Hybrid4 into the Citroën range, it’s easy to forget that this luxurious, aviation-inspired French saloon is also rather good with its more conventional 2.0-litre … Read More »

Vauxhall VXR8 Maloo

5 years ago / 0 comments

Sector: Pickup Price: £51,000 Fuel: 20.9mpg CO2: 320g/km For those of you not familiar with the Maloo, allow me to introduce one of Australia’s finest imports. A Holden Ute, fitted with the 6.2-litre V8 … Read More »

SEAT Leon to be offered in multiple body styles

5 years ago / 0 comments

The new Leon launches as a five-door hatchback, looking similar to the recently refreshed Ibiza with its sculpted body lines and chevron-lined headlamps, and is available with LED-only lighting – a first in the … Read More »

Peugeot 308 SR e-HDI EGC

5 years ago / 0 comments

Price: £18,945 Fuel: 74.3mpg CO2: 98g/km In Europe’s most hotly contested, and biggest-selling, segment it pays to put every effort into having the best offering possible. So last year’s refresh of the 308 hatchback … Read More »

Sub-120g/km CR-V to broaden Honda fleet appeal

5 years ago / 0 comments

Deliveries will begin in December, with engines at launch comprising a 2.0-litre petrol and 2.2-litre diesel, both adapted from the engines in the outgoing car. With 7,000 of the 17,000 UK cars expected to … Read More »

BMW ActiveHybrid 3

5 years ago / 0 comments

Sector: Compact executive Price: £40,225-£43,225  Fuel: 47.9mpg CO2: 139g/km  It must be hard for car manufacturers, trying to cater for ever-changing global demand as it gets steered by emissions standards and differing taxation. There’s … Read More »

Citroën DS4 D-Sport HDI 160

5 years ago / 0 comments

Price: £22,945 Fuel: 55.4mpg CO2: 134g/km While DS3 spearheaded the arrival of Citroën’s DS line and DS5 sells itself on luxurious technology, the DS4 sometimes slips off the radar of the media hype. As … Read More »

Nissan unveils 2013 Note

5 years ago / 0 comments

The new Note was unveiled as the Invitation concept car at this year’s Geneva motor show, where Nissan executive vice president Andy Palmer confirmed production at Sunderland alongside the Juke and Qashqai following a … Read More »

Value for money

5 years ago / 0 comments

The first half of 2012 has been a turbulent period for the economy, as the UK slipped into recession at the start of the year and concerns about the stability of the Eurozone continue … Read More »

Lexus GS

5 years ago / 0 comments

SECTOR Large executive  PRICE £32,995-£50,995  FUEL 31.7-46.3mpg  CO2 141-207g/km Having had a near-monopoly over the executive hybrid market in Europe for six years, Lexus suddenly has a strong pack muscling in on its patch. … Read More »

Peugeot 508 HYbrid4

5 years ago / 0 comments

 SECTOR Upper Medium  PRICE £31,450  FUEL 78.5mpg  CO2 95g/km While Citroën has debuted PSA’s Hybrid4 diesel-electric drivetrain as a high performance, four-wheel drive option for the executive class DS5, Peugeot’s approach has been to … Read More »

Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY

5 years ago / 0 comments

SECTOR Sports car  PRICE £32,255  FUEL 56.5mpg  CO2 132g/km On the face of it, you could argue that regardless of the efficiency on offer, this particular SLK has two things enthusiasts wouldn't want in a … Read More »

SEAT Ibiza

5 years ago / 0 comments

SECTOR Supermini  PRICE £9,995 – £16,840  FUEL 47.9 – 80.7mpg  CO2 92 – 139g/km Ibiza is SEAT’s biggest seller, and justifiably so. It’s the purest representation of that sporty, affordable SEAT character the brand … Read More »


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