VWFA has seen online van rental bookings on its Rent-a-Car platform increase by a massive 219% over the past 12 months along with consistently high annual growth in van rentals across the first half of 2021, with January (+132%), February (+215%), March (+209%), April (+280%), May (+319%) and June (+130%) all up significantly compared to 2020.
With home charging considerably cheaper than using public charge points, the MPs said those who are less able to afford it may feel pressured adding that the charging infrastructure needs to be more accessible and reliable, ensuring those in rural areas have equal access.
All Oxford parcel deliveries will be made from DPD's new Bicester eco-depot. The huge new 60,000 sq ft hub at Symmetry Park is DPD's first ‘net zero carbon in construction' building, as regulated by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC). The depot has a fleet of 40 electric vehicles, and they will deliver over 15,000 parcels a week right across the city.
Many fleets saw an increase in demand for their delivery or mobile services during the pandemic induced lockdowns, while others had the majority of company cars sit idle on driveways. Either way, fleet requirements changed dramatically from March 2020 onward, and are set for another shift when restrictions lift.
Northgate, which supplies LCV flexible hire solutions and support services to British businesses, is committed to supporting its customers as they transition to electric vehicles. The company has already adapted its workshops for EVs, and is installing charging infrastructure across its network of 70+ locations. It has also professionally trained over 300 technicians on EVs.
Planner incorporates key factors affecting replacement such as vehicle mileage, age, total maintenance costs and the finance terms under which it is funded. These settings can be created by the user and customised to suit their existing vehicle replacement policy, or benchmark profiles created by FleetCheck can be adopted.
Partnership will see LeasePlan delivering some of the greenest, cleanest and innovative eLCVs to customers and the two businesses plan to revolutionize the fast-growing eLCV market and make zero emission deliveries part and parcel of the New Normal.
The 2-litre EcoBlue diesel with six-speed manual gearbox performs nicely enough and only really caught out on the hills when fully loaded. We've covered our first 500 miles in the Tourneo with an average fuel consumption return of 33.1 mpg.
By providing the means for tyre fitting when a car or van is already at a garage for other SMR work, TyreServe creates a one-stop shop for fleets. Work can be carried out at a network of over 3,500 franchise dealers and independent garages that offer competitive, fixed pricing for the tyre brands, using parameters defined by subscribing vehicle leasing companies.
Partnership signifies the continuation of Allstar’s EV network expansion and follows the launch of its EV charging payment solution, the Allstar One Electric card. As the 282 chargers are added to the network, the partnership comes at a time when businesses are increasingly looking to incorporate alternative fuels (AF) vehicles and EV into their fleets.