VAUXHALL COMBO CARGO DOUBLES UP AT GREAT BRITISH FLEET AWARDS

The Vauxhall Combo Cargo has been crowned Van Fleet World Van of the Year and Small Van of the Year and at the Great British Fleet Awards.

“Offering two wheel bases with two body lengths, the Combo Cargo delivers a load-hauling solution to suit all operations,” said Dan Gilkes, Editor, Van Fleet World. “Add in a selection of award-winning diesel and petrol engines, manual and automatic transmissions and an incredible range of driver assistance and safety systems, and it’s easy to see why the van has already captured such widespread attention.”

Featuring a panel of judges from across the Fleet World magazine group, the Great British Fleet Awards celebrate the best of corporate mobility in the UK and are presented in front of an audience of business leaders, fleet managers and industry executives.

“I’m delighted the Combo Cargo has been honoured by Van Fleet World,” said Derek Wilson, Vauxhall’s Light Commercial Vehicle Director. “Practical, comfortable, economical and packed with all latest driver assistance and connectivity technology, the new Combo Cargo is the small van that helps carry British business.”

The all-new Combo Cargo model is built on an entirely new architecture and is available in a range of variants, including short wheelbase, long wheelbase and a spacious crew cab. It out-performs most of its main competitors with a load volume of up to 4.4 m3, a payload of up to 1,000 kg and a loading length of up to 3,440 mm.

This latest accolade continues the Combo Cargo’s great success since its launch. It was voted International Van of the Year 2019 by journalists across 25 European countries, and also awarded both Light Van of the Year 2019 and Light Commercial Vehicle of the Year 2019 by What Van?. This week, the Combo Cargo was awarded Small Van of the Year 2019 by Company Car & Van magazine. The Combo Cargo has also been popular with Vauxhall customers with over 4,000 orders taken since the van’s launch in September 2018.