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Building a greener fleet: OUTCO signs deal with Volkswagen Financial Services for new surfacing, infrastructure & grounds maintenance vehicles

Outdoor compliance expert OUTCO has signed a two-year deal with Volkswagen Financial Services Rent-A-Car, helping the company modernise its fleet and reduce emissions with new vehicles that feature efficient and Euro 6 compliant engines. The leasing deal has replaced an ...

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Commercial properties urged to adopt smart grid technology to support increased EV charging capabilities

With electrified vehicles totalling 18.5 per cent of all new cars registered in 2021 and that figure only set to increase, renewables specialist, Bureau Veritas, is urging local authorities, commercial property owners and facilities managers to adopt smart grid technology, ...

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NG Bailey unveils new EV charging business unit

NG Bailey has expanded its electric vehicle infrastructure service, with the launch of a dedicated business unit. A first for a company in NG Bailey’s sector, the dedicated business unit, which will offer an end-to-end electric vehicle infrastructure and solutions ...

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ISS in partnership with LeasePlan to reduce CO2 emissions in its fleet

ISS has entered into a partnership with global Car-as-a-service company LeasePlan to reduce CO2 emissions within its fleet. The deal will be essential for ISS in reaching its fleet net zero target by 2030 and comes as part of a ...

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Mitie accelerates past EV target

Mitie has achieved its target of converting 30 per cent of its fleet to zero emission electric vehicles (EVs) by March 2022 – three months ahead of schedule. As a result, the business has increased its target to have 35 ...

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Pinnacle Group steps net zero action up a gear with first electric vehicles

Delivering on its “Project Electrify” ambitions to roll out an all-electric fleet of service vehicles, facilities and multi-tenure housing services provider, Pinnacle Group is to transition almost 500 Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) from the current diesel-power to all-electric – starting with its first 33 models of the Nissan eNV200.  Pinnacle, which ...

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Bureau Veritas urges commercial buildings to ‘create an infrastructure’ that supports an EV future

Electrical safety expert, Bureau Veritas, has cautiously welcomed new world-leading regulations for all new homes and buildings in England to have electric vehicle charging points installed as standard – stating that the move will help to drive uptake in electric ...

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Compass adopts electric vehicle policy 

Compass Group UK & Ireland has adopted a 100 per cent electric car policy for all new fleet cars. The move will provide over 500 employees with the opportunity to order an electric vehicle (EV) by the end of the year. ...

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Time for FM to make the switch to a more sustainable transport solution

Blog from Andrew Brown, Just Ride the Bike, Active Travel Consultancy In November, the UK hosts COP26 and the media channels will be full of debate about actions to be taken to reduce carbon emissions to combat climate change. Two ...

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EV charging scheme driving down carbon emissions across West Yorkshire

EQUANS, ENGIE’s services-led activities business, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, has installed 85 free-to-use electric vehicle (EV) chargers across the region, over the past two years. Helping to tackle air pollution and create a more sustainable environment, ...

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