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Martyn Collins

DS 3 Crossback UK trim and pricing revealed

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

First seen at the Paris Motor Show last year, DS has released full UK pricing and specification for the all-new DS 3 Crossback hatch that goes … Read More »

Volvo UK to retail cars on-line

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Volvo UK’s managing director, Jon Wakefield, has announced the company’s plan to retail cars online.

New XC40 derivatives to satisfy current V40 buyers

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

With Volvo confirming the next V40 is “not due within the next 12 months”, the Swedish company’s XC40 small SUV is expected to fill the void.

Spotlight: Range Rover Evoque

2 months ago / 0 comments

Beneath evolutionary styling, the second-generation Range Rover Evoque has plenty of new reasons for fleets to take note. By Martyn Collins.

Road Test: Seat Tarraco

2 months ago / 0 comments

Seat’s new flagship offers impressive quality and practicality, reckons Martyn Collins.

SUVs to drive Citroën fleet take-up

2 months ago / 0 comments

The new C5 Aircross presents a major opportunity for Citroën to grow its presence, including in the fleet sector, where it marks new ground for the … Read More »

SUV future for diesel Kia models

3 months ago / 0 comments

Kia may have big plans for electric cars but diesel will still have a role in those sectors where it’s best served.

First Drive: Kia e-Niro

3 months ago / 0 comments

Conventional styling and more boot space are key e-Niro attractions, reckons Martyn Collins.

City, Slicker: Developments in multi-modal navigation

4 months ago / 0 comments

Connectivity and data is revolutionising urban travel. But how will cities, and business travelers, make sense of it all? Martyn Collins reports from the inaugural Niu … Read More »

First Drive: BMW X4

5 months ago / 0 comments

Distinctive and more spacious, the new X4 is a serious coupe-SUV, says Martyn Collins.

End-user fleet members welcomed by BVRLA

5 months ago / 0 comments

The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) is to open its membership to fleet operators from January next year.

Q&A: Albert Biermann, Kia executive VP for vehicle testing

7 months ago / 0 comments

Driver appeal isn’t dead: for Kia, it’s centre stage for the next generation of products. And Albert Biermann, the 30-year ex-BMW employee tasked with making that … Read More »

First Drive: BMW X2

9 months ago / 0 comments

BMW hopes the X2 will stand out with keen styling and dynamics to match. By Martyn Collins.

First Drive: Hyundai Nexo

9 months ago / 0 comments

Nexo does more than just pick up where the ix35 fuel cell left off, explains Martyn Collins.

First Drive: Ford EcoSport

10 months ago / 0 comments

EcoSport gets a new look and improved quality, but the class has moved on, says Martyn Collins.

BMW rethinks fleet trims

10 months ago / 0 comments

BMW has hinted that its fleet-focused ‘ED’ trim levels may no longer be needed, as other versions now have the right equipment levels and CO2 emissions … Read More »

Carmakers need clarity on Brexit, warns Citroën CEO

10 months ago / 0 comments

The UK’s car market won’t recover from last year’s sales slump until manufacturers are given a clear view about the direction of Brexit, Citroën CEO Linda … Read More »

Mitsubishi’s Buy Online could be developed to include fleet

12 months ago / 0 comments

Mitsubishi’s ‘Buy Online’ service was successfully launched in November 2017, with over 1,600 people creating accounts and in excess of 200 sales to date. As a … Read More »

First Drive: Kia Sorento 2.2 CRDi GT-Line S

12 months ago / 0 comments

Kia’s big SUV gets a new look and keener drive – has it worked? Martyn Collins isn’t sure.

ODO reveals the future of SME fleet management

1 year ago / 0 comments

Touted as the latest innovation in fleet management, ODO, was pushed live last night, at a glittering event in Searceys at the Gherkin in the heart … Read More »