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NewsinsightFuelpricesSales figuresRemarketing analysisManufacturer RecruitmentnewsCar reviewsNews digestSaab 9-3 Sportwagon 1.9 TTiD SEIt took until its final week and was aided by the trip computer being reset while the engine was warm, but our 9-3 finally broke the 50mpg barrier, and achieved within 20% of the official fuel consump-tion figure. The mid-50s mpg was achieved on the last long journey, which took its mileage to 7,300.Read more....Seat Ibiza SE Copa 1.2 TDI CRMy Seat Ibiza is now wearing a set of new cold weather tyres thanks to Conti-nental, so it's time for me to see what all the buzz is about. Cold weather tyres are a major talking point at the moment, although the industry seems divided on their true benefit. Safety is one of their main assets in colder weather.Read more....Vauxhall Astra 1.7 CDTi SRi EcoflexNot so long ago, company drivers chose estate cars because their box-on-wheels shaping allowed maximum load versatility. But things are changing. After decades of producing workhorses that were worthy, Vauxhall signalled a dramatic switch with a flowing silhou-ette for the Insignia - and now Astra achieves even greater visual impact.Read more....Long-term tests

Donnelly heads Arval's International Business OfficeLiam Donnelly has been appointed head of Arval's International Business Office to head up a team of more than 20 people, which provides customer support structure that handles and manages Arval's international customers and their fleets.Read more...Appointment reveals Suzuki fleet ambitionsAndrew Wale has joined Suzuki GB as its first corporate sales manager. The position has been created as part of a strategy to build corporate sales for the car brand, which has traditionally been heavily biased towards the retail market. Wale has 22 years' experience in the motor industry with Volvo, Nissan and Honda UK, where he was national leasing and rental manager of its corporate sales team.Read more...Sander takes reins at AudiMartin Sander will become the next director of Audi UK on January 3, 2012, replacing Jeremy Hicks (see story, left). Sander moves to his new role from his current position as president and CEO of Audi Canada.Read more...Hicks joins Jaguar Land RoverJeremy Hicks has left Audi to become the new managing director of Jaguar Land Rover UK. Hicks' appointment brings the UK organisation in line with other global markets and brings each region under the leadership of a single managing director. He will report directly to Phil Popham, director, group sales operations, Jaguar Land Rover.Read more...Ford Retail appoints Kerr as new CEOFord of Britain's wholly-owned dealer group, Ford Retail, has appointed Stuart Kerr as CEO following the departure of Chris Hayden. Kerr was previously regional president for Volvo Car Corporation in Europe. He has extensive experience in vehicle retailing, including the successful launch of Volvo distributorship and dealership operations in South Africa.Read more...Fiat Professional appoints new directorFiat Professional has announced the appointment of Sebastiano Fedrigo to the role of director, responsible for all the business activities of Fiat Group Automo-biles UK's commercial vehicle division. He returns to the UK from his previous role as area sales manager based at Fiat's headquarters in Turin.Read more...SalesfiguresNewsinsightManufacturer newsFuelpricesRemarketing analysisNews digestCar RecruitmentreviewsPeople newsTatlock is new CEO of Nexus GroupWhite Clarke Group has named Peter Tatlock as chief executive officer of Nexus Group while Peter Blease will step up to the role of chairman. Tatlock brings a wealth of experience to the role, with significant international knowledge of the financial services and automotive sectors. Read more...