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Category : Interview

Growing pains?

5 years ago / 0 comments

As most mainstream car manufacturers scrabble about trying to retain market share, Kia Motors (UK) president and CEO Paul Philpott has a different kind of problem: how do you manage huge growth in a … Read More »

The Sky isn’t the limit

5 years ago / 0 comments

As you might have seen earlier in this issue, Mazda is at a watershed: its range is almost about to be replaced in its entirety over the next couple of years, by cars with … Read More »

Skoda bares its teeth

5 years ago / 0 comments

Nice, cheery Skoda. Never too aggressive with their strategies, with inoffensive cars, and friendly, not too pushy, staff. Yeah, right. Skoda is a brand on the march, with ambitious growth plans in fleet, a … Read More »

The Master Plan – James Taylor Vauxhall Motors

5 years ago / 0 comments

On the face of it, it doesn’t look like it’s been a good year so far for Vauxhall, with fleet market share showing a steep decline. But it’s all part of the master plan, … Read More »

Tough choices

5 years ago / 0 comments

As one of those high-flying global executives US car firms are so good at creating, Mark Ovenden is ideally situated to give a view on how the fleet industry in the UK is affected … Read More »

Nissan is on a steep learning curve

5 years ago / 0 comments

Nissan broke new ground last year when it brought its first electric vehicle, the LEAF, to the UK. Though rivals were already offering electric cars, the LEAF’s blend of practicality and unchallenging ownership experience … Read More »

Gold rush

5 years ago / 0 comments

You don’t have to go back much more than a decade, and BMW was fairly cool about the corporate market. Previously a retail-heavy manufacturer of sporty cars, now it is able to offer vehicles … Read More »