Category: Fleet insurance
Thinking of adding new vehicles to a fleet insurance policy? Vans from the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles range may be of interest.
The German manufacturer has just scooped a host of top awards for its Caddy and Transporter vans, as voted for by independent experts.
Volkswagen was the only manufacturer to take three category wins at the What Van? Awards, securing Pick-up of the Year, 4x4 Van of the Year and the prestigious Editor's Choice.
The new Amarok took the pick-up category, while the Caddy 4Motion was named best 4x4 and the Transporter Sportline was picked for the latter award.
What Van? editor Paul Barker explained: "The Amarok has moved the game on significantly in the pick-up sector, while the Caddy 4Motion fills a small but important niche, and the Transporter Sportline is the most desirable light commercial vehicle on sale.
"The Transporter and Caddy are also excellent products that we were delighted to highly commend."
Hours after the What Van? Awards, Volkswagen's commercial vehicles were being honoured in the Fleet Van Awards.
Again the Caddy and Transport were the standouts, coming out top in the Small Van of Year and Medium Panel Van of the Year categories respectively.
In addition, the Transporter also took the evening's top prize, the title of Fleet Van of The Year. Judges commented: "Such is the legendary might of this van, which dates back to the 1950s, that it wins the Medium Van of the Year award again – as it has done every year since our awards began.
"The judges could find nothing to touch it in the sector."
Alastair Hemmings, National Fleet Manager at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, said that these awards will surely persuade more fleet managers that the company's commercial vehicles "make very good sense for business".
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