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John Rawlings :
Volkswagen Caddy Wins ‘Best Small Van’ Award


John Rawlings :
A panel of industry experts has judged the Volkswagen Caddy to be the Best Small Van in the 2008 Fleet News Awards, and also shortlisted the Volkswagen Transporter and Crafter for the Best Medium Van and Best Large Van awards.

Commenting on the awards, the judges said the Volkswagen Caddy had ‘superb build quality, proven reliability and fantastic residual values’.

Chris Blue, National Fleet Manager, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles said: ‘A strong reputation for reliability and class-leading whole life costs are key strengths of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles range of vans, so we’re delighted that the Caddy as well as the Transporter and Crafter vans all achieved such a high profile in these awards.

These strengths, plus the back-up of Volkswagen’s unique network of dedicated Van Centres, helped deliver record sales again last year – and more satisfied fleet customers,’ he continued.

The judges for the van awards consisted of Peter Howard – Head of Fleet Supply at British Telecom, Nick Skillman – Director Northgate PLC, David Fildes – LCV valuation manager at CAP, plus Martyn Moore and Trevor Gelken – editors of Fleet News and Fleet Van, respectively.

With the Caddy, Transporter, Crafter, plus the new Caddy Maxi, the award-winning Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles range offers a van to suit every customer, with load volumes from 3.2 m³ up to 17.0 m³ and payloads from 720 kg up to 2,418 kg.

Full details of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles range are available from or by calling 0800 717131.

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