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Julian Kirk

Volkswagen reveals forthcoming luxury electric saloon

9 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen has given us a glimpse of the luxury saloon of the near future with the unveiling of the I.D. Vizzion concept.

Lexus enters compact crossover segment with new UX

9 months ago / 0 comments

Lexus will expand its SUV offering next year with a small SUV called the UX.

Skoda Vision X concept shows plans for compact crossover

9 months ago / 0 comments

Skoda has revealed plans for a new small SUV with the unveiling of the Vision X concept car at the Geneva Motor Show.

Road Test: Range Rover Sport SDV6 Autobiography Dynamic

10 months ago / 0 comments

SECTOR: Large SUV PRICE: £82,945 FUEL: 40.4mpg CO2: 185g/km

Road Test: Land Rover Discovery 2.0 SD4 HSE Luxury

10 months ago / 0 comments

SECTOR Large SUV   PRICE £65,295   FUEL 43.5mpg combined   CO2 171g/km There are some cars that you just don’t ‘get’ until you spend time … Read More »

Road Test: Vauxhall Grandland X

10 months ago / 0 comments

Is it better late than never for Vauxhall’s biggest SUV challenger, asks Julian Kirk.

Feature: Connectivity and Software, No way in?

11 months ago / 0 comments

The continuing integration of mobile technology linked into vehicles is creating huge data security issues. Julian Kirk discovers how to keep your information secure.

FEATURE: Are your mobile workers at risk from hackers?

1 year ago / 0 comments

The continuing integration of mobile technology linked into vehicles is creating huge data security issues. Julian Kirk discovers how to keep your information secure.

Road Test: Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer

1 year ago / 0 comments

Is this new load lugger a rival to the established premium brands? Julian Kirk finds out.

All you need to know about GDPR

1 year ago / 0 comments

New European legislation comes into effect next year which will have serious implications for anyone handling data generated from vehicles. Julian Kirk explains.

Fleet Hero Awards case study: Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Ltd

1 year ago / 0 comments

Healthcare equipment supplier Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare (DDH) has seen its fleet’s average fuel economy rocket by 44% since undergoing an Energy Saving Trust fleet review and … Read More »

Second Hand, Second Rate?

1 year ago / 0 comments

With tightening BIK tax bands and the growth in used car PCP deals, should companies be worried about cash-for-car drivers taking the used route for their … Read More »

Fleet Hero Awards case study: Gateshead Council

1 year ago / 0 comments

Gateshead Council has taken the lead with a proactive approach to reducing congestion and promoting sustainable and active journeys – with one result being grey fleet … Read More »

Fleet Hero Awards case study: West Yorkshire Police

1 year ago / 0 comments

A large scale telematics-based fleet review involving around 600 vehicles helped West Yorkshire Police to identify savings in its operations. This was in addition to it … Read More »

Road Test: Mercedes-Benz E220d AMG Line

2 years ago / 0 comments

The new E-Class goes straight to the top of the executive sector, says Julian Kirk.

Road Test: Volvo S90 D5 PowerPulse AWD Inscription

2 years ago / 0 comments

The S90 impresses in many ways, says Julian Kirk, but the top-spec models are pricey. 

Road Test: Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi 2 Eco

2 years ago / 0 comments

Good to drive, well equipped and keenly priced – there’s little to complain about in the revised Sportage, says Julian Kirk.

PSA and GM Europe – a platform for success?

2 years ago / 0 comments

The combined GM Europe and PSA business will become the second largest automotive company in Europe, with the potential for significant cost-savings thanks to platform and … Read More »

FCA to showcase broad fleet offering at Fleet Show 2017

2 years ago / 0 comments

From sleek two-seater sports cars to SUVs and rugged LCV workhorses, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will be demonstrating the breadth of its corporate offering at the Fleet … Read More »

Exclusive fleet preview of all-new Mazda CX-5

2 years ago / 0 comments

Visitors to the Fleet Show are to be given exclusive access to the all-new Mazda CX-5 ahead of its launch in the UK.

Fleet Show debut marks next step in Suzuki’s growth

2 years ago / 0 comments

With its sights set on doubling its sales to business users, Suzuki will mark its Fleet Show debut with the chance to try its entire product … Read More »

Future-proof technology could save fleets £20m

2 years ago / 0 comments

More than a third of companies are still not using telematics systems to help monitor their fleet – leaving themselves open to potential fines of up … Read More »

Get ahead of the big data issue

2 years ago / 0 comments

The percentage of new cars able to connect to the internet is set to mushroom from 20% to 75% in just three years’ time – so … Read More »

Don’t leave yourself open to uninsured drivers

2 years ago / 0 comments

The vast majority of employees will not tell their bosses if they receive points on their licence – leaving companies exposed to potential risks such as … Read More »

Exclusive first drive of the all-new SEAT Ibiza

2 years ago / 2 comments

Visitors to Fleet Show 2017 will be the first in the UK to drive SEAT’s all-new Ibiza supermini challenger, months ahead of it going on sale.

Reality Check: WLTP, RDE and the impact for fleets

2 years ago / 0 comments

A new testing regime is being introduced later this year aimed at providing a more accurate reflection of a car’s fuel economy and emission. Julian Kirk … Read More »

First Drive: Volkswagen Golf

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Golf aims to lure buyers back to the brand after recent controversies. By Julian Kirk.

Spring Budget: Diesel tax regime on cards

2 years ago / 2 comments

A ‘warning shot’ has been fired across the bows of diesel drivers, with the Government planning to explore changes in the way such vehicles are taxed.

PSA-Opel tie-up to boost technology development

2 years ago / 0 comments

The combined PSA-Opel group will benefit from a ‘step-change’ in vehicle development thanks to its new scale, according to industry experts.

Volkswagen goes upmarket with Arteon

2 years ago / 1 comments

Volkswagen has revealed the successor to the CC saloon-cum-coupe – the Arteon.