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  • 04 June 2015
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    Nissan Reinforces Growing Fleet Stature

    Nissan is a growing force in the fleet-sales car market and that fact will be reinforced at the 2015 Company Car in Action (CCIA) event with a sizeable presence.

    In the 25th anniversary of the event, Nissan’s corporate sales team will showcase the product line-up and put its fleet credentials on the table.

    CCIA, held this year on June 16th-17th at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedford, has established a reputation as the UK’s best and largest arrive-and-drive event and has won support from key motor manufacturers and contract hire and leasing companies. It’s a must-attend event in the fleet sector, with 26 brands on display and almost 300 vehicles available to test drive.

    Visitors, who must pre-book, get the chance to see and compare all the cars in one place, evaluate models through test drives, meet suppliers, network with fleet professionals and enhance their knowledge of low-emissions vehicles.

    This year, no fewer than ten Nissan models will be made available for visitors to test drive around the track at Millbrook. They include the Japanese firm’s selection of crossovers, the Juke, Qashqai and X-Trail, plus the Pulsar family hatch.

    But Nissan is also a trailblazer in ecological electric vehicles, and delegates will be able to discover more about the technology behind the cars. Available for test driving will be the all-electric Nissan Leaf, which recorded an impressive 1,200 fleet registrations last year. Visitors can also put its bigger brother, the e-NV200, through its paces, in both panel van and Combi variants.

    Nissan will come to CCIA 2015 after a record year for UK fleet sales. In the last year, Nissan has increased its company-car standing, with nearly 64,000 vehicles registered to fleet customers. That’s a rise of nearly 14% on 2013. Nissan is now in with a bullet in sixth place in the country’s fleet-car sales charts.

    Corporate Sales Director for Nissan Motors (GB) Barry Beeston said: “Nissan has made great strides in improving its fleet proposition in recent years and we now have one of the strongest and most compelling offerings in the marketplace.

    “That development will continue and we look forward to meeting many fleet operators and business car drivers at CCIA and telling them how we’re best placed to meet their needs.”

    Any fleet operators interested in taking part in CCIA 2015 can register to take part at www.companycarinaction.com.

    In the meantime, firms and individuals can test drive any car from the Nissan range at the Howards Group showroom in Weston-Super-Mare.

Howard Garages (Weston) Ltd is an Appointed Representative of Automotive Compliance Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA No 497010). Automotive Compliance Ltd’s permissions as a Principal Firm allows Howard Garages (Weston) Ltd to act as a credit broker, not as a lender, for the introduction to a limited number of finance providers and to act as an agent on behalf of the insurer for insurance distribution activities only.

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