John Challen

Spotlight: Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

It might not be the most obvious fleet choice, but with the tide turning away from diesel, a high-performance gasoline-powered SUV could be more in demand than you think, says John Challen.

Briefing: Findings from The Leasing Forum 2018

3 months ago / 0 comments

Whether it is the ownership vs usership debate or the overall concept of mobility as a service (MaaS), the leasing industry needs to be ready for change in the automotive sector. By John Challen.

Spotlight: Jeep Wrangler

6 months ago / 0 comments

The plethora of modern interpretations of the SUV hasn’t stopped the original models of cars fitting that description doing what they do best. The latest example, reports John Challen, is the Jeep Wrangler.

The fight for cyber security

6 months ago / 0 comments

Today’s vehicles have a huge amount of computer power and future autonomous and connected cars will see this level increase. This means the fight against those trying to hack into them becomes even harder. …

Global automotive sales in focus: June

6 months ago / 0 comments

Established automotive markets were mostly responsible for a 4.2% increase in sales in June, while South America and Eastern Europe struggled. By John Challen.

Road Safety: An investigation into work-related deaths and accidents

1 year ago / 0 comments

How safe are the streets for fleet drivers and what is being done to reduce accidents? Dave Moss talks to people trying to make a difference.

Residual value analysis: Hyundai i30

1 year ago / 1 comments

The latest vehicle to fall under the resale spotlight is the Hyundai i30. Dominic Galati passes judgement on the Korean C-segment contender.

Interview: George de Boer, leader of connected car initiatives, TomTom Telematics

1 year ago / 0 comments

What will be the impact of autonomous vehicles? George de Boer, leader of connected car initiatives at TomTom Telematics, does some crystal ball gazing. By John Challen.

Remarketing notes: Peugeot 3008

1 year ago / 1 comments

In the first of a new series, Maarten Baljet looks at how popular fleet cars are when it comes to resale.

Fleet Focus: Belgium

1 year ago / 0 comments

Autorola Belux director Erwin Coesens discusses the end of a love affair with diesel – and why fleets are moving to a one-stop shop approach.

Fleet Focus: Netherlands

1 year ago / 0 comments

Zijad Halilovic from Autorola Netherlands explains how government legislation on new cars has caused instability in the country’s used car market.

First Drive: Volvo XC60

2 years ago / 0 comments

John Challen gets behind the wheel of the latest Swedish SUV.

Spotlight: Volvo XC60

2 years ago / 0 comments

Nine years after the original XC60 was introduced, Volvo has high hopes for its replacement. John Challen takes a look around the mid-size SUV.

Fresh retail approaches drive Danish growth

2 years ago / 0 comments

Autorola Denmark country manager Thomas Friis Pedersen details the health of the Danish new and used car markets, and examines the impact of the growth of personal leasing on the overall market.