Fleet News

Primera is added to ministers' choice list

THE British-built Nissan Primera has been added to the official choice list of Government ministers' cars. The Primera joins Ford, Rover, and Vauxhall cars on the approved list thanks partly to a campaign by Fraser Kemp, MP for Houghton and Washington East.

'The Primera is a thoroughly British car built in a factory in my constituency and providing employment to several thousand North-East people,' he said. 'When I checked the car list I noticed that neither Honda nor Toyota, who also build cars in Britain, were included so I am pleased to get Nissan on first.'

The Government Car and Despatch Agency is carrying out road tests of the Primera to ensure it meets the strict criteria demanded of Government cars. So far no orders for the Nissan have been received from ministers.

Leave a comment for your chance to win £20 of John Lewis vouchers.

Every issue of Fleet News the editor picks his favourite comment from the past two weeks – get involved for your chance to appear in print and win!

Login to comment

Comments

No comments have been made yet.

Compare costs of your company cars

Looking to acquire new vehicles? Check how much they'll cost to run with our Car Running Cost calculator.

What is your BIK car tax liability?

The Fleet News car tax calculator lets you work out tax costs for both employer and employee