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Alex Grant

First Drive: Ford Mondeo ST-Line

5 months ago / 0 comments

The Mondeo is aiming for user-choosers with a sporty makeover, explains Alex Grant.

Fleet-driven updates for Nissan Qashqai, X-Trail and Pulsar

5 months ago / 0 comments

Nissan is revising three key fleet products as part of measures to support further growth of its business sales, focused on Motability and ‘core fleet’ volumes.

New BMW 5 Series gets plug-in and autonomous technology

5 months ago / 0 comments

The new BMW 5 Series is available to order this month, with the range getting plug-in hybrid and autonomous technology from the latest 7 Series.

Road Test: Lexus RX 450h

5 months ago / 0 comments

The latest Lexus RX450h is an impressive all-rounder, reckons John Kendall.

First Drive: Ford S-Max Vignale

5 months ago / 0 comments

The top-spec S-Max is more than just a trim level, explains Alex Grant.

Newport M4 relief road inquiry delayed

6 months ago / 0 comments

The Welsh Assembly Government has delayed its inquiry into a relief road for the M4 bottleneck north of Newport for up to five months, citing changes at the Department for Transport as the cause.

Citroen SUV due in 2018, saloon to follow

6 months ago / 0 comments

Citroen sees a continued role for large saloons in its range, despite a planned cull of its market-specific models over the coming years as it looks to create a global line-up.

Road Test: Renault Megane dCi 110

6 months ago / 0 comments

The excellent new Megane is the icing on Renault’s recent brand renewal, says Alex Grant.

Updated Renault ZOE brings 250-mile range

6 months ago / 0 comments

Renault has introduced a new battery for the ZOE supermini, increasing its range to 250 miles on a single charge.

New Land Rover Discovery revealed, with fleet-friendly diesel engine

6 months ago / 0 comments

Land Rover is targeting increased user-chooser volume with the new Discovery; the first version with a four-cylinder diesel engine, offering CO2 emissions from 171g/km and a reduced entry price.

M4 upgrades won’t fix South Wales traffic issues, expert warns

6 months ago / 0 comments

Upgrading the M4 isn’t the solution to congestion problems in South East Wales; the region requires an integrated public and private transport system to tempt people out of their cars, an expert has advised.

Road Test: Toyota RAV4 Business Edition 2.0 D-4D

6 months ago / 0 comments

Choosing the right RAV4 isn’t as black and white as it once was, explains Alex Grant.

First Drive: Kia Optima Sportswagon

6 months ago / 0 comments

Kia’s first large estate car is a much-needed move into the mainstream, reckons Alex Grant.

French Connections: Mark Dickens of Renault

6 months ago / 0 comments

Behind a raft of successful product launches, Renault’s recent sales growth is just as much a sign of a streamlined process behind the scenes, as head of fleet sales and remarketing, Mark Dickens, tells … Read More »

Road Test: MINI Clubman One D

6 months ago / 0 comments

The Clubman’s core fleet model is an unexpected star of the range, says Alex Grant.

Where next for the combustion engine?

6 months ago / 0 comments

Despite the headline-grabbing move to electromobility, there’s still huge untapped potential for efficient combustion engines, explains Chris Pickering.

Porsche reveals 456bhp, 56g/km Panamera PHEV

6 months ago / 0 comments

Porsche has unveiled its new Panamera plug-in hybrid, which will debut at the Paris Motor Show this month, featuring a 456bhp four-wheel drive setup with CO2 emissions of 56g/km.

Hyundai unveils i30 hatch ahead of 2017 launch

7 months ago / 0 comments

Hyundai’s third-generation i30 hatch will go on sale in the first half of 2017, with CO2 emissions from 89g/km and a focus on driver appeal across the range.

Skoda reveals seven-seat Kodiaq SUV

7 months ago / 0 comments

Skoda has unveiled its first seven-seater, a flagship SUV called Kodiaq which is due to arrive in the UK next year.

DS launches sports-styled trim

7 months ago / 0 comments

French premium brand, DS, is introducing sports-styled versions of its entire model range, to mark its participation in the Formula E electric racing series.


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