PEUGEOT TAKES TOP HONOURS IN THE FIRST COMPANY VAN TODAY AWARDS

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

  • All-new PEUGEOT Partner named Van of the Year in new CVT Awards
  • All-new Partner also takes the Light Van of the Year Award
  • Overload Indicator wins Technology Award

The all-new PEUGEOT Partner goes to the top of the class in the Company Van Today awards, staged for the first time. All-new Partner took the top trophy when the judges named the new van its first ever ‘Van of the Year’. To further add to the accolades, all-new Partner also wins ‘Light Van of the Year'.

The all-new PEUGEOT Partner’s innovative driver assistance systems also caught the judges’ eyes. The Partner’s Overload Indicator warns drivers if the van has been overloaded, helping them to avoid associated dangers as well as potential prosecution. Overloading a van can cause excess wear to braking, suspension and transmission components and increase fuel consumption.

“The all-new PEUGEOT Partner has proven itself to be a capable, innovative and efficient vehicle, all of which are qualities appreciated by the business community,” said Company Van Today Editor, Tom Webster. “Couple that with new levels of driver appeal and technology and it’s easy to see why the all-new PEUGEOT Partner is a clear choice as our CVT Van of the Year.”

The Company Van Today Awards reward the best vehicles in the industry, those light commercial vans that offer fleets a combination of great running costs, high quality, efficiency and clever features that help businesses do their jobs.

Carefully selected by the Company Van Today editorial team with decades of combined experience in the sector, the winners are those that can best serve a business audience.

“We’d like to say a big thank you to the Company Van Today team for recognising the all-new Partner van’s many strengths and presenting us with these awards, which join the growing list the Partner has already received including International Van of the Year 2019”, says David Peel, Managing Director of PEUGEOT UK. “The all-new PEUGEOT Partner offers Fleet operators a low total cost of ownership, highly efficient petrol and diesel engines and innovative driver assistance systems, including Overload Indicator, Surround Rear Vision and Trailer Stability Control.”

Other awards the all-new PEUGEOT Partner has won include the 2019 Light Commercial Vehicle of the Year and Light Van of the Year in the 2019 What Van? Awards, Small Van of the Year from Company Car and Van magazine, Van of the Year and Small Van of the Year in the Van Fleet World Great British Fleet Awards and Van of the Year and Best Small Van in the 2019 Trade Van Driver Awards.

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PEUGEOT
Since 1810 PEUGEOT has been producing durable products of excellence, since 1858 all are branded with the Lion logo – chosen to demonstrate strength, suppleness and swiftness to personify the durability of its products. As one of the earliest automotive producers, the PEUGEOT brand can trace its roots back to 1889 when it began producing automobiles and since then over 65 million vehicles have been produced, advancing technology with style and efficiency to enhance the customer experience. PEUGEOT is present in 160 countries, has 10,000 franchised Dealerships and is recognised the world over for the quality and design excellence of its products.

PEUGEOT UK
The UK is the third largest market for PEUGEOT with its UK Headquarters located in Coventry. The UK car line-up includes the 108, 208, all-new 208, 308, 2008 SUV, all-new 2008 SUV, 3008 SUV, 5008 SUV and all-new 508 supplemented by Rifter and Traveller people-carriers. The UK van line-up includes the all-new Partner, Expert and Boxer. Electric Vehicles support the standard car and van line-up. The all-new range includes the Electric e-208, e-2008 SUV and the Hybrid versions of the 508 and 3008 SUV. Electric versions of the most popular small van, the Partner Electric and much larger, Boxer Electric are also available. PEUGEOT is committed to low emission vehicles, with a strategy to electrify every model in the range between 2019 and 2023.

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PEUGEOT UK COMMUNICATIONS Contacts

Jeremy Townsend, Director of Communications
M: +44 (0)7827 896480 | E: jeremy.townsend@mpsa.com

James Parfett, Head of Communications
M: +44 (0)7802 26874 | E: james.parfett@peugeot.com

Kerry Livesey, PR Manager
T: +44 (0)2476 884212 | M: +44 (0) 7940 078848 | E: kerry.livesey.@peugeot.com

Mason Finney, Media Relations Executive
T: +44 (0)2476 884211 | M: +44 (0) 7788 178394 | E: mason.finney@peugeot.com

Craig Morrow, Press Fleet Officer
T: +44 (0)2476 884261 | M: +44 (0) 7747 764745 | E: craig.morrow@mpsa.com

John Kendall, LCV and Fleet PR Consultant
T: +44 (0)1373 834607 | M: +44 (0)7941 782956  | E: johnkendall@inl.co.uk

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