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Fleet News Awards 2007: Winners (includes gallery and video)

 SIX fleet professionals received the industry’s highest honours last night (Wednesday) at the 19th annual Fleet News Awards.

TV presenter Nick Ross handed over the 'fleet Oscars' at the biggest-ever awards ceremony. More than 1,500 people gathered at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London, to witness the climax of a five-month quest to find the finest in fleet.



  • To view pictures of the evening click here.




    • Fleet News Awards 2007 - the winners
  • Fleet Manager Awards

    Fleet Risk Management Award: Nick Purkis - Pickfords

    Fleet Manager of the Year Sub-100 vehicles: Helen Bolton - Ceuta Healthcare

    Fleet Manager of the Year 101-400 vehicles: Brian Barnes - Gateshead Council

    Fleet Manager of the Year 401-plus vehicles: Chuck Ives - Network Rail

    Pan-European Fleet Manager of the Year: Stephen O' Callaghan - Johnson & Johnson Finance

    Manufacturer Awards

    Best Van under 2.2 tonnes: Vauxhall Astravan

    Best Van 2.2-2.8 tonnes: Mercedes-Benz Vito

    Best Van 2.8-3.5 tonnes: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

    Best Small Car: Vauxhall Corsa

    Best Lower-Medium Car: Honda Civic

    Best Premium Lower-Medium Car: Audi A3 Sportback

    Best Upper-Medium Car: Volkswagen Passat

    Best Premium Upper-Medium Car: BMW 3 Series

    Best Executive Car: BMW 5 Series

    Best Luxury Car: Mercedes-Benz S-Class

    Best Small SUV: Land Rover Freelander 2

    Best Large SUV: Audi Q7

    Best Mini-MPV: Vauxhall Zafira

    Best Large MPV Ford S-MAX

    Service Company Awards Awards

    Digital Initiative of the Year in association with Fleetnews.co.uk: iManage - GE Commercial Finance Fleet Services

    Best Innovation Zero Touch: National Car Rental

    Best Risk Management Company: Drive & Survive

    Best Glass Services Company: RAC Auto Windscreens

    Best Rental Company: National Car Rental


  • Best Breakdown Service Company: AA



    Best Fast-Fit Company: Kwik-Fit Fleet

    Best Remarketing Company: Manheim

    Best Fleet Leasing and Management Company: Lloyds TSB autolease

    Headline Awards

    UK Fleet of the Year: Tony Leigh/Iain Palfreman - PricewaterhouseCoopers

    Company Car of the Year: Volkswagen Passat

    Fleet Manufacturer of the Year: Ford

    Platinum Award: Stuart Hutchinson - Norfolk County Council Alternative Fuel Trials



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