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The Outlander PHEV’s eco-conscience isn’t just for the city: this month Richard Gooding finds out that the countryside is another (almost) ideal environment for the SUV’s low emission side nature.

The latest Polo BlueMotion switches to petrol power, consigning its diesel predecessor to the history books. More in keeping with current market trends, GreenFleet finds that the new economically-minded version of VW’s small car enjoys improved refinement but keeps its frugal nature.

Vauxhall’s revived Viva model is a responsive and practical option for urban driving. Tommy Newell examines the benefits of the ecoFLEX option.

Life with ‘our’ Outlander PHEV continues apace and with a more positive public rapid charging network experience, we can focus more on the big Mitsubishi’s comfortable and economical qualities.

Toyota’s halo hybrid the Prius has been comprehensively re-engineered and returns to its pioneering roots. Richard Gooding delves under the sharper styling and finds both impressive frugality and improved dynamics.

The Peugeot Partner van has been refreshed. GreenFleet unpacks the latest version of Peugeot’s best-selling light commercial vehicle and uncovers a highly practical and efficient business companion.

Electric vehicle charging public networks have been the only flies in our Outlander PHEV’s ointment this month. Getting to grips with them has been a learning curve, unlike the car which is getting more economical as well as more energy efficient.

The Peugeot 208 is now better than ever with a gently refreshed look and a new range of low-emission Euro 6-standard engines. GreenFleet explores a particularly eye-catching BlueHDi.

The latest Hyundai i20 has stepped up quality, refinement and value, and as GreenFleet finds, with the 1.1-litre CRDi
diesel engine also offers commendable economy.

The Citroën C3-based DS 3 was launched in January 2010 as the first model in a new wave of vehicles which referenced the style and glamour of the classic 1955 Citroën DS. It aimed to feather Citroën’s nest and bring a whole range of premium‑quality and stylish models to the French manufacturer’s portfolio.

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Making sense of the vast amount of data produced from telematics can often be daunting, resulting in opportunities being missed and actions not being taken. Our expert panelists share their advice on how to make sure valuable fleet information is not getting lost

Telematics generates vast amounts of data which needs to be digested and acted on if any benefits are to be realised. But how well are fleets using data? And do companies have a moral and legal obligation to act on reports of bad driving? We ask our telematics experts

Meet our new leasing experts, who in this first discussion, examine how new challenges such as Brexit, air quality and policy changes are affecting fleet managers

In the first of a new panel discussion, we ask our experts their views on how telematics have shaped and driven change within the fleet management profession, and why reluctance to use fleet technology still exists within some organisations

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.

While its two-seat layout may appeal less to some, the new Smart Fortwo Cabriolet Electric Drive has other benefits, including an improved range and a more efficient battery. Richard Gooding reports

Peugeot 3008 GT-Line BlueHDi 120

Peugeot has re-invented its people-carrying 3008 model, turning it from MPV to SUV. More stylish than before and with more upmarket aspirations, how does it face up to its new competition?

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Excel AWD 2.5L CVT TSS

On-paper, Toyota’s high-riding RAV 4 SUV now offers potential fuel and cost-saving benefits of a hybrid powertrain for the first time. How does it measure up in the real-world? Richard Gooding reports

Daimler Fleet Management (DFM) is challenging the conventional approach to fleet management – and it’s doing so with considerable success.