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Vauxhall Astra - Road Test by Richard Gooding

The new Vauxhall Astra promises lower emissions, enhanced efficiency, a more dynamic drive, and more technology. Richard Gooding finds out if the all-new, British-built hatchback delivers these benefits to both business and family car drivers.

Toyota Avensis

A long-standing player in the fleet market, the Toyota Avensis has undergone a refresh for 2016. GreenFleet finds increased efficiency, comfort, refinement, space, and technology are among the key attractions for fleet buyers.

PHEV Diary: Month six - Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

GreenFleet’s sixth month with the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV sees it once again beat all previous monthly mileage totals, and as it reaches its penultimate report, other owners share their experiences with the big plug-in hybrid SUV.

First Drive: Citroën Dispatch

The 2016 Citroën Dispatch is the latest in a long line of light commercial luminaries from the French company, which includes the 1939 TUB (Transport Utilitaire série B) and the now‑fashionable Type H of 1947.

First Drive: 2016 Fiat Professional Fullback 2.4 LX

The one-tonne pick-up sector is growing in the UK, and the new Fiat Professional Fullback is the latest entrant. Armed with a competitive price and payload, in addition to well-proven Japanese mechanicals, has the Italian commercial vehicle manufacturer done enough to make it succeed among other more-established rivals? 

With over 1,900 changes, Richard Gooding finds the new Fiat 500 offers more equipment, more technology, as well as more efficient fun from its revised range of engines.

The DS 5 spearheaded the 2015 arrival of the standalone DS brand, and offers a different take on the executive car. GreenFleet also finds low emissions and touches of sumptuous aviation style.

Electric motorcycles could be the perfect answer for urban delivery fleets wanting to cut both emissions and costs. Karl O’Sullivan takes a ride on the Vmoto E-Max 120LD+.

PHEV Diary: Month five - Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

The highest monhtly mileage tally, and the most efficient economy figure are two major highlights of the fifth month with our Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. A security vulnerability is the only downside.

The latest versions of the Citroën and Peugeot medium-sized light commercial vehicles were launched at the 2016 Commercial Vehicle Show. Richard Gooding drives the new pair in France and finds out how the car-derived underpinnings and technologies revitalise the French D-segment LCVs.

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GreenFleet Expert Panel - Leasing

Can it pay to think differently about the way we travel? Our expert panelists examine how the new concept of ‘mobility’ is impacting the fleet sector

Expert Panel

Following the launch of the Department of Transport’s consultation into making charge points more accessible, GreenFleet’s expert panelists give their views on the key factors that will shape the electric vehicle market’s development in the near future.

GreenFleet Expert Panel - Leasing

How can leasing and contract hire firms help with the wider role of fleet management? And what role does the industry play in driving down emissions? We ask our new expert panel for their views.

Expert Panel - Telematics

Our telematics expert panelists share their thoughts on how technology has helped drive down road emissions, how telematics grows the appeal of electric vehicles, and how autonomous vehicles could benefit fleets in the future.

Expert Panel - Electric Fleets

GreenFleet taps into the minds of its expert panel to assess the place of electric vehicles in company car fleets and what the major barriers to adoption will be moving forward.

GreenFleet Expert Panel - Connectivity

Technology is changing the way we travel. GreenFleet quizzes its telematics expert panel on how connectivity is facilitating new mobility trends, aiding fleet management, and reducing CO2 emissions.

Expert Panel: Charging Infrastructure

Electric vehicles continue to go from strength to strength with manufacturers seeing record sales thus far in 2016. GreenFleet and its panel of experts evaluate how well-equipped the UK’s charging infrastructure is to support greater uptake.

EV Expert Panel

Whilst still a small percentage of the overall vehicle market, the amount of electric vehicles in the UK is growing rapidly. GreenFleet and its panel of experts look at how the UK electric vehicle market and its incentive schemes compare to other European countries with an appetite for green motoring

Expert Panel - Telematics

How has telematics - and the wealth of data it creates - evolved to meet the changing needs of the profession? GreenFleet taps into the minds of its expert telematics panel.

Expert Panel - Security and Hacking

Cyber security concerns are increasing as the fleet industry embraces greater connectivity. GreenFleet and our inaugural expert panel examine the latest cases of vehicle telematics hacking and how the industry is reacting to address the growing concern.

While its futuristic-sounding name might not take it into the stratosphere, Richard Gooding finds that the new Citroën SpaceTourer does offer increased space and seating flexibility

The Suzuki Celerio is one of the cleanest standard internal combustion-engined cars GreenFleet has ever tested. Richard Gooding finds out that low emissions doesn’t necessarily mean low fun

Road Test: Nissan Leaf Tekna 30kWh

Month Three: A highly usable range and impressive cost savings are just two benefits of the Nissan Leaf 30kWh. What has it been like living with the world’s best-selling electric car over the course of three months, and what other enjoyable qualities does it have? Richard Gooding has the answers

Fleet managers are increasingly looking at how the wider scope of telematics could help them to cut fuel bills.