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Fleet World Honours 2018

Fleet World magazine has named the industry’s best suppliers and manufacturers at its prestigious Fleet World Honours event, which took place today.

Fleet World Honours 2018, at the RAC Club, Pall Mall, London, on February 13, 2018

Fleet World Honours 2018, at the RAC Club, Pall Mall, London, on February 13, 2018

Judged by an expert panel of Fleet World Editors, the 31 categories sought to recognise innovative new products and services which cut costs, streamline operations and contribute to safer, more fuel-efficient fleets.

Trophies were presented at a winners-only networking lunch, held at the Royal Automobile Club on Pall Mall. The 2018 Van Awards will be awarded at a separate event, being held on 22 March at Twickenham Stadium.

“Casting the net out to suppliers and manufacturers is always an interesting process, and this year’s entries were stronger than ever,” commented Fleet World editor, Alex Grant. “The lengthy judging process highlights just how much innovation operators can now call upon to improve the way their business moves. So many thanks to all who entered, and congratulations to our deserved winners.”

 

Car Awards:

Best New Car: Ford Fiesta

Best City Car: Kia Picanto

Best Supermini: Ford Fiesta

Best Lower Medium Car: Volkswagen Golf

Best Premium Lower Medium Car: Audi A3

Best Upper Medium Car: Skoda Superb

Best Compact Executive Car: Audi A4

Best Executive Car: Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Best Luxury Car: BMW 7 Series

Best Large Family Car: Skoda Kodiaq

Best Small SUV: Mazda CX-3

Best Medium SUV: Peugeot 3008

Best Large SUV: Volvo XC60

Best Ultra-Low Emission Car: Renault ZOE

Technology Award: Toyota/Lexus Hybrids

One to Watch: Hyundai Kona EV

 

Manufacturer Awards:

Most Improved Manufacturer: Seat

Fleet Manufacturer of the Year: Mercedes-Benz

 

Innovation Awards:

Innovation in Accident Management: Arval Active Link

Innovation in Contract Hire and Leasing: ALD Mobility Experience

Innovation in Cost Reduction: TMC Mobility+

Innovation in Customer Service: Zenith Accelerate 2.0

Innovation in Driver Management: Alphabet Mobility Consultants

Innovation in Electric Mobility: Alphabet Electrification Potential Analysis

Innovation in Fuel Saving and Management: TMC Fuel+

Innovation in Mobile Comms: Chevin FleetWave Forms

Innovation in Remarketing: Shoreham Vehicle Auctions

Innovation in Rental: FleetEurope De-Risk

Innovation in Risk Management: Licence Bureau View My Data Portal

Innovation in Telematics: Crystal Ball SmartCam

Innovation in Service, Maintenance & Repair: BT Fleet Solutions

 

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Alex Grant

Trained on Cardiff University’s renowned Postgraduate Diploma in Motor Magazine Journalism, Alex is an award-winning motoring journalist with ten years’ experience across B2B and consumer titles. A life-long car enthusiast with a fascination for new technology and future drivetrains, he joined Fleet World in April 2011, contributing across the magazine and website portfolio and editing the EV Fleet World Website.