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Hyundai’s ix35 was the first production hydrogen fuel‑cell car to hit the UK. Richard Gooding tried the technology as part of the Korean company’s ‘A Streetcar Named Hyundai’ project in an environment to which it should be well suited: the road-based arteries of central London.

Bringing premium quality to the small car market, the Audi A1 now promises lower EU6-compliant emissions and greater fuel economy but with all the luxurious trappings it is known for. Richard Gooding investigates the revisions.

The current darling of the electric vehicle world, the Tesla Model S will soon be joined by crossover and sports saloon siblings. But just what is it that makes Tesla’s first volume seller both so popular and so highly thought of? Richard Gooding spends seven days with the Model S 85.

The Vauxhall Corsavan has been realigned with the revisions enjoyed by the latest passenger car version. GreenFleet examines the changes.

The Volkswagen Passat has long harboured upmarket aspirations and the latest model states its intent to conquer premium fleet sales with handsome looks and a high-specification. Richard Gooding investigates the large VW’s latest push up the executive ladder.

Ford’s ubiquitous Focus was revamped for 2015 with fresher looks, an improved interior and a new range of economically-minded engines. Richard Gooding drives the frugal ECOnetic.

The Sandero is one of Dacia’s ‘shockingly affordable’ stars, and in dCi guise employs the latest Renault engine technology for lower emissions and improved fuel economy.

The Toyota Aygo city car is small, bold, and economical. A sister car to the Citroën C1 and Peugeot 108, GreenFleet finds out if it is daringly different to the French pair.

Now that the C4 range has blossomed into MPVs, SUVs and luxury hatchbacks, GreenFleet asks if there is still room for Citroën’s more conventional five-door hatchback

Volkswagen’s Golf GTI and GTD have offered practicality and performance for decades, but now, there’s a third option. Powered by a petrol-electric powertrain, the Golf GTE adds a dose of extra frugality to the family hatchback’s sporty ‘GT’ repertoire

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Fleet management has become a profession that is more strategic, advanced and demanding than it has ever been before. Tight budgets, duty of care responsibilities, lowering emissions, and keeping up with evolving technology – and the data it creates – all form part of a fleet managers daily responsibilities.

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.

Recently revised, the Fiat Professional Fiorino now has a smarter appearance and cleaner Euro 6-compliant engines, but enjoys the same practicality as before. Richard Gooding delivers the verdict on the urban warrior from Italy

The Volkswagen Passat GTE promises low emissions with both performance and efficiency.
Richard Gooding reports on whether this mid-sized car marriage of pace and parsimony is a happy one

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

Four big opportunities to transform fleet management with advanced telematics.