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John Kendall

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate

2 years ago / 0 comments

Impressive refinement from the new diesels and great to drive, reckons John Kendall.

A new era for electric vehicles?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Daimler’s electric truck hints at near-future electric cars with longer ranges and much faster charging, explains John Kendall.

First Drive: Kia Optima

3 years ago / 0 comments

Sector: Upper Medium Price: £21,495–£28,895 Fuel: 37.7–67.3mpg CO2: 110–175g/km The Optima’s runaway success when it was launched in North America five years ago was arguably … Read More »

Interview: Andy Barratt, chairman, Ford of Britain

3 years ago / 0 comments

How does Ford see the fleet sector developing at the moment? The fleet sector is hugely important to us both on car and commercial. The car sector … Read More »

Interview: Jeremy Hicks, MD, Jaguar Land Rover UK

3 years ago / 0 comments

How will Jaguar convince fleet buyers that JLR has the right products for them? You can pin nearly all our growth in the last five years … Read More »

First Drive: Jaguar XF

3 years ago / 0 comments

Sector: Premium saloon Price: £32,300–£49,950 Fuel: 34.0–70.6mpg CO2: 104–198g/km Uncompetitive CO2 emissions from the outgoing Jaguar XF did not help fleet sales. The 2.2-litre four-cylinder diesel … Read More »

First Drive: SEAT Leon X-Perience

3 years ago / 0 comments

Sector: Lower medium Price: £24,385 Fuel: 57.6mpg CO2: 129g/km To say that within the Volkwagen Group, SEAT has been a bit light on the SUV and … Read More »

New Navman App

6 years ago / 0 comments

The move means that Android smartphones and tablets can now run the fleet tracking system as well as the existing iPhone and iPad service. Free to … Read More »

Parking space finder scheme launched

6 years ago / 0 comments

The scheme, being run by Car Parking Technologies and its UK subsidiary, Town and City Parking (TCP), is taking place in Westminster. The city council is … Read More »

Scotland in hydrogen fuel trial

6 years ago / 0 comments

First Minister Alex Salmond (Inset) has given the green light for a pioneering clean energy hub in Aberdeen which will include Europe's largest hydrogen bus fleet. … Read More »

Zipcar results show struggle for new members

6 years ago / 0 comments

The firm, which operates across the globe and has four operations in the UK in London, Oxford, Cambridge and Bristol, grew total membership by 21% year-on-year … Read More »

Inchcape Fleet Solutions sees strong growth

6 years ago / 0 comments

The dealer group reported sales of £3.1bn in the six months to June 30 – a 6.1% increase on the £2.9bn generated in the same period … Read More »

Halfords CEO leaves despite fleet business growth

6 years ago / 0 comments

David Wilds has stepped down as CEO after an update to the City which saw the Halfords Group report revenue down 5.2% in the 13-week period … Read More »

Sales surge sees AA and BSM owner add 8,000 vehicles

6 years ago / 0 comments

Acromas, which also owns retirement holiday provider Saga, made the investment as sales across its businesses grew by 15% in 2011/12. The company, formed through a … Read More »

Ford Tourneo to give customers a glimpse of next generation Transit

7 years ago / 0 comments

The Tourneo Concept will also be on display at the CV Show in April. The new Transit and Tourneo will be the based on the first … Read More »

Citroen Claims Increasing LCV Business Sales But 2011 Registrations Disappoint

7 years ago / 0 comments

But this looks like one area of good news for the company’s LCV sales in an otherwise disappointing year. Citroen saw light CV registrations up to … Read More »