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Fleet News Awards 2021: The finalists

Fleet News Awards Summer Garden Party at Ascot Race Ground

Judging has been completed and we can now announce the ‘runners and riders’... well, the awards ceremony will be at Ascot Racecourse!

Fleet categories

Excellence in Fleet Safety

Sponsored by Free2Move Lease


  • Altrad Services
  • Balfour Beatty Plant & Fleet Services
  • Mitie
  • DPD Group

Environmental Innovation

Sponsored by Ogilvie Fleet


  • Brecon Beacons National Park Authority
  • Dundee City Council
  • Mitie
  • Scottish Water
  • Severn Trent Water
  • The Metropolitan Police

Fleet of the Year (up to 1,000 vehicles)

Sponsored by Northgate Vehicle Hire


  • Auto Windscreens
  • Brecon Beacons National Park Authority
  • Dundee City Council
  • LiveWest

Fleet of the Year (more than 1,000 vehicles)

Sponsored by Zenith


  • Altrad Services
  • J Murphy & Sons
  • Mitie
  • National Grid
  • Severn Trent Water
  • SSE

Exceptional Contribution Award


  • CityFleet Networks
  • Mobile Testing Unit Project Delivery Team (Crown Commercial Service, Department for Health & Social Care, LeasePlan UK, Renault UK and TGS)
  • Rivus Fleet Solutions


Van manufacturers

Best Small Van

Sponsored by Rivus Fleet Solutions


  • Citroën Berlingo
  • Ford Transit Connect
  • Peugeot Partner
  • Toyota Proace City
  • Vauxhall Combo
  • Volkswagen Caddy Cargo

Best Medium Van

Sponsored by Rivus Fleet Solutions


  • Citroën Dispatch
  • Ford Transit Custom
  • Mercedes-Benz Vito
  • Peugeot Expert
  • Toyota Proace
  • Vauxhall Vivaro
  • Volkswagen Transporter

Best Large Van

Sponsored by Rivus Fleet Solutions


  • Ford Transit
  • Iveco Daily
  • Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
  • Volkswagen Crafter


Truck manufacturers

Rigid Truck of the Year (6-16 tonnes)

Sponsored by Rivus Fleet Solutions


  • Daf LF
  • Fuso Canter
  • Iveco Daily 7 Tonne
  • Mercedes-Benz Atego
  • Renault Trucks D
  • Volvo FL

Rigid Truck of the Year (more than 16 tonnes)

Sponsored by Rivus Fleet Solutions


  • Daf CF
  • Renault Trucks D
  • Iveco Eurocargo
  • Mercedes-Benz Actros


Car manufacturers

Best Small Car


  • Ford Fiesta
  • Mini Hatch
  • Peugeot 208
  • Renault Clio
  • Toyota Yaris
  • Vauxhall Corsa

Best Lower Medium Car


  • Ford Focus
  • Nissan Leaf
  • Seat Leon
  • Škoda Octavia
  • Toyota Corolla
  • Volkswagen Golf
  • Volkswagen ID.3

Best Upper Medium Car


  • Peugeot 508
  • Škoda Superb
  • Toyota Camry
  • Vauxhall Insignia
  • Volkswagen Passat

Best Compact SUV


  • Ford Puma
  • Hyundai Kona
  • Kia Niro
  • Peugeot 2008
  • Seat Arona
  • Škoda Kamiq
  • Vauxhall Mokka
  • Volkswagen T-Roc

Best Mid-size SUV


  • BMW X1
  • Peugeot 3008
  • Range Rover Evoque
  • Toyota Rav4
  • Volvo XC40

Best Compact Premium Car


  • Audi A3
  • BMW 1 Series
  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class
  • Mini Clubman

Best Premium Car


  • Audi A4
  • BMW 3 Series
  • Jaguar XE
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • Polestar 2
  • Tesla Model 3
  • Volvo S/V60

Best Executive Car


  • Audi A6
  • BMW 5 Series
  • Lexus ES
  • Jaguar XF
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class
  • Volvo S/V90

Most improved fleet manufacturer of the year


  • BMW
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Nissan
  • Toyota


Alternative fuels

Best Zero Emission Van

Sponsored by FMG


  • Citroën e-Dispatch
  • Fiat e-Ducato
  • Maxus eDeliver 9
  • Mercedes-Benz eSprinter
  • Nissan e-NV200
  • Peugeot e-Expert
  • Vauxhall Vivaro-e

Best Plug-in Hybrid Car

Sponsored by FMG


  • Audi A3
  • BMW 330e
  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class
  • Škoda Octavia
  • Toyota Rav4

Best Zero Emission Car

Sponsored by FMG


  • Ford Mustang Mach-E
  • Kia e-Niro
  • Polestar 2
  • Tesla Model 3
  • Volkswagen ID3
  • Volkswagen ID4


Supplier categories

Leasing Company of the Year (up to 20,000 vehicles)

Sponsored by Jaama


  • ARI
  • JCT600 Vehicle Leasing Solutions
  • Ogilvie Fleet
  • The Grosvenor Group
  • Tusker Direct
  • VMS Fleet Management

Leasing Company of the year (more than 20,000 vehicles)

Sponsored by Aston Barclay


  • Alphabet (GB)
  • Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions
  • Kinto UK
  • LeasePlan UK
  • Volkswagen Financial Services
  • Zenith

Rental Company of the Year

Sponsored by Grosvenor Contracts


  • Enterprise
  • Europcar Mobility Group
  • Northgate Vehicle Hire
  • Reflex Vehicle Hire
  • Thrifty Car & Van Rental
  • Volkswagen Financial Services

Outstanding Product or Service

Sponsored by System Edström


  • Arval UK for its sustainable mobility services
  • Balfour Beatty Plant & Fleet Services for its Litter Picker
  • Fleetondemand for Mobilleo
  • Highways England for its CALMDriver initiative
  • Mina for its EV charging solution
  • VMS Fleet Management for its EV conversions of specialist vehicles

Fleet Customer Partnership Award


  • Enterprise/Siemens UK
  • Jaama
  • Nexus Vehicle Rental
  • The AA
  • Zenith

Fleet Dealer of the Year

Sponsored by Leasys


  • Garland Motors
  • Johnsons Fleet Services
  • TrustFord
  • Vindis Group Fleet

Innovation in Mobility Technology Award


  • Allstar Business Solutions
  • Fleetondemand
  • Leasys UK
  • Original ADS and RAC
  • The AA


Headline categories

Fleet Supplier of the Year


  • ARI
  • FleetCheck
  • Jaama
  • JCT600 Vehicle Leasing Services
  • Rivus Fleet Solutions
  • The AA

Fleet Manufacturer of the Year (Car) Voted


  • BMW
  • Audi
  • Ford
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Tesla
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Fleet Manufacturer of the Year (Van) Voted


  • Ford
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Peugeot
  • Renault
  • Vauxhall
  • Volkswagen

Fleet Manufacturer of the Year (Truck) Voted


  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks
  • Daf
  • Iveco
  • Scania
  • Volvo

Fleet Manager of the Year

Sponsored by Reflex Vehicle Hire


  • Matthew Hammond, Altrad Services
  • Shaun Atton, Auto Windscreens
  • Kevin Booker, Brecon Beacons National Park Authority
  • Steve Winter, British Gas
  • Fraser Crichton, Dundee City Council
  • Tony Murphy, J Murphy & Sons
  • Lorna McAtear, National Grid
  • Wayne Warburton, Siemens
  • Jiggs Bharij, The Metropolitan Police

Fleet News Hall of Fame

Sponsored by the AA

Editor’s choice


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Fleet News Awards 2022: 'back in black'

The sun has set (and, indeed, the rain subsided) on the Fleet News Awards 2021 Summer Garden Party and our gaze is now firmly fixed on a return to our traditional home at Grosvenor House Hotel for the 2022 Awards.

Sponsorship: contact Lucy Herbert and Emma Rogers now to discuss the opportunities available.

Table bookings: ensure you are part of the Fleet News Awards 2022.  Premium tables, standard tables and tickets available - celebrate with your colleagues, meet old friends and make new acquaintances. Call Michaela Brock on 01733 468000 or email michaela.brock@bauermedia.co.uk.

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