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Tag : 2018

First Drive: Volkswagen Touareg

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen’s tech-laden new flagship aims to continue its fleet appeal. Jonathan Musk heads to Austria to find out if it does.

Emissions and air pollution to be discussed at LowCVP Conference

3 months ago / 0 comments

LowCVP’s 2018 ‘Moving North’ Conference will focus on the challenge of cutting carbon emissions and air pollution, and seizing the business opportunities for automotive and fuel … Read More »

Geneva Motor Show 2018 Roundup

3 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet World’s round-up of the most important headlines from the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. 250-miles in 15 minutes promised by Porsche’s new EV by Jonathan Musk - Porsche ... Read More »

2018 Brake awards to recognise latest fleet safety innovations

3 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets, both small and large, that are pioneering the way in occupational road safety are being invited to enter Brake’s 2018 UK Fleet Safety Awards.

Fleet World Honours 2018

3 months ago / 0 comments

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

Best Medium SUV: Peugeot 3008

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “The 3008 feels like a defining moment for Peugeot. Competing in a hard-fought sector, it’s distinctive, modern and good to drive, with an interior ... Read More »

Best Small SUV: Mazda CX-3

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “The CX-3 offers the best of all worlds; merging the city-friendly agility of a supermini with the space, flexibility and refinement of a larger ... Read More »

Fleet Manufacturer of the Year: Mercedes-Benz

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “Plans to become the UK’s number one premium brand in fleet have come to fruition at Mercedes-Benz. Not only through a broad, fleet-friendly model ... Read More »

Best Ultra-Low Emission Car: Renault ZOE

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “ULEVs have come a long way since the ZOE launched in 2013, but so has Renault’s chic electric supermini. It offers a real-world range ... Read More »

Best Supermini: Ford Fiesta

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “Ford has packed a raft of talents into the new Fiesta, improving high-speed comfort and refinement, and adding technology, but without blunting its trademark ... Read More »

Best Lower Medium Car: Volkswagen Golf

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “A long-established benchmark, the Golf continues to push the boundaries. It’s impeccably built, technology rich and spacious enough to question the need for anything ... Read More »

Best Luxury Car: BMW 7 Series

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “The 7 Series is a technological showcase for BMW’s latest technology, and a preview for what’s likely to appear elsewhere in the range in ... Read More »

Best Compact Executive Car: Audi A4

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “The A4 took a giant leap forward in its latest generation, adopting the latest connectivity and assistance features with increased space and a focus ... Read More »

One to Watch: Hyundai Kona EV

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “With hybrid, plug-in and fuel-cell products on offer, Hyundai is already delivering what other manufacturers are only promising. The Kona EV is a game-changer; ... Read More »

Best Upper Medium Car: Skoda Superb

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “The Superb is all the car you’d ever need; practical, comfortable and cost-efficient for job-need users, but with the design appeal, refinement and breadth ... Read More »

Best Executive Car: Mercedes-Benz E-Class

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “Taking technology and design cues from the S-Class luxury saloon, the E-Class sets the standard for executive travel. The saloon and capacious estate share ... Read More »

Best Large Family Car: Skoda Kodiaq

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “Skoda took on new territory with the Kodiaq, which combines the endless flexibility of an MPV, with the versatility and driver appeal of an ... Read More »

Most Improved Manufacturer: SEAT

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “SEAT’s recent transformation is incredible, with brilliant new products and a focus on putting fleet at the core of the business. It’s broadened its ... Read More »

Best City Car: Kia Picanto

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “The Picanto effortlessly meets the opposing challenges of this sector. Compact, agile and fun to drive around town, yet also sure-footed for motorway use ... Read More »

Best Large SUV: Volvo XC60

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “Volvo’s UK best-seller is a reflection of how far the brand has come in recent years. A distinctly non-German take on the premium SUV, ... Read More »

Technology Award: Toyota/Lexus Hybrids

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “A 20-year focus on hybrids has put Toyota and Lexus generations ahead of rivals. Good to drive and genuinely efficient, the line-up spans most ... Read More »

Best Premium Lower Medium Car: Audi A3

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “The segment-defining A3 sets tough standards for its rivals. This is a genuine downsized luxury car, with unrivalled cabin quality, a broad range of ... Read More »

Best New Car: Ford Fiesta

3 months ago / 0 comments

Judging comment: “Replacing the UK’s best seller is no easy task; the Fiesta outsells entire model range single-handedly, and it’s a mainstay for fleets. The new ... Read More »

2018 Brake Fleet Safety Conference to spotlight changing face of fleet risk

4 months ago / 0 comments

Brake’s 2018 Fleet Safety Conference will highlight how fleets can proactively target evolving fleet risk issues.

Patriotic redesign for updated Mini hatch

5 months ago / 0 comments

The updated Mini hatch and convertible will go on sale from March, featuring enhanced connectivity, a dual-clutch automatic gearbox and LED lighting previewed by recent concept … Read More »

Hyundai to develop Level 4 autonomous vehicles by 2021

5 months ago / 0 comments

Autonomous Hyundai models are to be tested in pilot smart cities across the globe from early next decade.

New-look Honda Jazz pricing released

5 months ago / 0 comments

The 2018 Honda Jazz pricing and trim grades have been revealed following the unveil at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show.

Nissan abandons battery lease for new Leaf

5 months ago / 0 comments

Nissan has announced the 2018 Leaf price list, which marks the abandonment of battery leasing on the brand’s current electric vehicle line-up.

Alphabet lists top five key market trends for 2018

5 months ago / 0 comments

Alphabet has published its list of the key market trends for 2018, which will see moves towards zero-emission/connected vehicles gather pace while WLTP and GDPR will … Read More »

Ford extends scrappage scheme into 2018

5 months ago / 0 comments

Ford’s scrappage scheme for pre-Euro 5 cars and vans is to run into the first quarter of 2018.