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Fleet News Awards 2018: the results

Fleet News Awards 2018: the winners and finalists

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The results from the 2018 Fleet News Awards: winners and finalists by category - and our business leader of the year and inductees to the Fleet News Hall of Fame.

  • Fleet Awards 

Fleet of the Year - up to 1,000 vehicles

Winner: Freedom Group of Companies (Paul Brown, head of group fleet)

Highly commended: Gateshead Council (Graham Telfer, fleet manager)
Highly commended: Dundee City Council (Gary McRae, corporate fleet manager)

Shortlisted

Eric Wright Group (Steven Openshaw, group fleet & transport manager)
Lyreco (David Cadwallader, fleet manager)
Momentum Instore (Helen Brislane, commercial manager)

Fleet of the Year – 1,001-plus vehicles

Winner: Royal Mail (Paul Gatti, fleet director)

Highly commended: Police Scotland (Stewart Taylor, fleet manager)

Shortlisted

Computacenter (Keith Cook, deputy financial controller)

Rexel UK (David Fisher, fleet manager)

Scottish Water (Elaine Pringle, vehicle operations manager)

Siemens (Paul Tate, commodity manager)

Most Improved Fleet of the Year

Winner: Rexel UK  

Shortlisted

Freedom Group of Companies
Scottish Water

Sponsor: Reflex Vans

Safe Fleet of the Year

Winner: Skanska UK

Highly commended: Scottish Water

Shortlisted

Addison Lee Group

Gateshead Council

Royal Mail

Sponsor: DAVIS Licence Check

Eco Fleet Award

Winner: Farmdrop

Highly commended: University of Cambridge

Shortlisted

Dundee City Council

Edinburgh College

University of Birmingham

Z-Tech Control Systems

Sponsor: BMW Group (UK)

Outstanding Cost Control Award

Winner: Police Scotland

Shortlisted

Dundee City Council

Rexel UK

Royal Mail

Siemens

Sponsor: Zenith

  • Manufacturer Awards

Best Small Car

Winner: Ford Fiesta

Highly commended: Nissan Micra
Highly commended: SEAT Ibiza 

Shortlisted

Citroen C3

Kia Rio

Volkswagen Polo

Best Lower Medium Car

Winner: Volkswagen Golf

Highly commended: Hyundai Ioniq
Highly commended: Vauxhall Astra

Shortlisted

Ford Focus

SEAT Leon

ŠKODA Octavia

Volkswagen Golf

Best Upper Medium Car

Winner: ŠKODA Superb

Highly commended: Vauxhall Insignia

Shortlisted

Ford Mondeo

Kia Optima

Mazda 6

Volkswagen Passat

Best Compact SUV

Winner: Volkswagen T-Roc

Highly commended: SEAT Arona
Highly commended: Citroen C3 Aircross

Shortlisted

Audi Q2

Ford Ecosport

Hyundai Kona

Kia Stonic

Best Mid-size SUV

Winner: ŠKODA Karoq

Shortlisted

BMW X1

Kia Niro

Kia Sportage

Peugeot 3008

Seat Ateca

Toyota CH-R

Volkswagen Tiguan

Best People Carrier

Winner: Ford S-Max

Highly commended: BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer

Shortlisted

Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

Renault Grand Scenic

Vauxhall Zafira Tourer

Volkswagen Touran

Best Compact Premium Car

Winner: Audi A3

Highly commended: BMW 1 Series

Shortlisted

Lexus CT200h

Mercedes-Benz A-Class

MINI Clubman

Best Premium Car

Winner: Audi A4

Shortlisted

Alfa Romeo Giulia

Audi A5

BMW 3 Series

Jaguar XE

Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Best Executive Car

Winner: BMW 5 Series

Shortlisted

Jaguar XF

Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Volvo S90

Volvo V90

Best Zero Emission Car

Winner: BMW i3

Highly commended: Hyundai Ioniq

Shortlisted

Kia Soul EV

Nissan LEAF (2017 MY)

Renault Zoe

Volkswagen eGolf

Green Fleet Manufacturer

Winner: Toyota (GB)

Shortlisted

BMW (UK)

Hyundai UK

Mercedes-Benz Cars UK

Nissan Motor (GB)

Most Improved Fleet Manufacturer of the Year

Winner: SEAT UK

Highly commended: ŠKODA UK

Shortlisted

BMW (UK)

Honda UK

Mercedes-Benz Cars UK

Nissan Motor (GB)

  • Supplier Awards

Leasing Company of the Year - up to 20,000 vehicles

Winner: Marshall Leasing

Highly commended: Grosvenor Leasing 
Highly commended: Tusker

Shortlist

Ogilvie Fleet

Pendragon Vehicle Management

Leasing Company of the Year - more than 20,000 vehicles

Winner: Alphabet (GB)

Shortlist

Arnold Clark Vehicle Management

Arval

LeasePlan UK

Zenith

Sponsor: Jaguar Land Rover

Best Rental Company 

Winner: Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Shortlist

County Car and Van Rental

Europcar

Hertz UK

Reflex Vans

Thrifty Car & Van Rental

Sponsor: Interactive Fleet Management

Customer Service Award

Winner: FMG

Highly commended: FleetEurope

Shortlist

Alphabet (GB)

Arval

Norton Way Corporate

The AA

Sponsor: ŠKODA UK

Most Innovative Use of Technology

Winner: VisionTrack

Shortlist

FleetCheck for its mobile app

Innovation Financial Consultancy for its software package

JCT600 Vehicle Leasing Solutions for its Drive VLS mobile app

Ogilvie Fleet for its Happy Drivers app

VisionTrack for its VT2000 camera

Sponsor: Nissan Motor (GB)

Fleet Dealer of the Year

Winner: TrustFord

Highly commended: Johnsons Fleet Services

Highly commended: Norton Way Corporate

Shortlist

Pendragon National Fleet Solutions

Sponsor: Santander Consumer (UK)

  • Headline Awards

Fleet Suppler of the Year

Winner: The AA

Highly commended: BT Fleet Solutions

Shortlisted

Aston Barclay

FleetEurope

Licence Bureau

TMC

Sponsor: Hyundai Motor UK

Fleet Manager of the Year

Winner: Julie Madoui, Skanska UK

Highly commended: Gary McRae, Dundee City Council

Shortlisted

David Fisher, Rexel UK

Paul Brown, Freedom Group of Companies

Sponsor: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK

New Company Car of the Year

Winner: BMW 5 Series

Shortlist

Audi A5 Sportback

Ford Fiesta

Jaguar XF Sportbrake

ŠKODA Octavia (facelift)

Vauxhall Insignia

Volkswagen Golf (facelift)

Volvo XC60

Fleet Manufacturer of the Year

Winner: Mercedes-Benz Cars UK

Shortlist

Audi UK

BMW (UK)

Ford Motor Company

ŠKODA UK

Volkswagen UK

Sponsor: KeeResources

Fleet News Hall of Fame

Inductees

Maurice Elford
Phil Clifford

Sponsor: The AA

Pictures: Fleet News Awards 2018 Gallery

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