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Elior UK pledges 100% electric fleet

Contract caterer, Elior UK, has committed to transition its vehicles to 100 per cent electric in a move that will reduce its vehicle CO2 emissions by 80-100 per cent. Elior’s pledge will see the replacement of its petrol and diesel ...

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Skanska takes positive action with electric vehicle policy

Skanska UK has announced it will be introducing a new electric vehicle (EV) company car policy as part of its commitment to become carbon neutral by 2045. From 1 December, with its new EV First initiative, the company will no longer offer ...

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Mitie appointed to CCS agreements for EV charging infrastructure and energy projects

Mitie has been appointed as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) agreements, for Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Solutions (VCIS) and Heat Networks and Electricity Generation Assets (HELGA). The VCIS agreement allows public sector organisations to easily access suppliers providing ...

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ENGIE partners with Scania to deliver eMobility solutions across Europe

ENGIE and its subsidiary EVBox Group have entered into a four-year partnership with Scania to deliver comprehensive eMobility solutions to transport providers in 13 European countries. The partnership will be for trucks and buses, and will provide Scania’s clients with ...

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VINCI’s environmental strategy moves up a gear

VINCI Facilities and VINCI Construction UK accelerated its drive towards its target of 40 per cent reduction in carbon emissions with the delivery of its first tranche of Polestar 2s. Six cars have been delivered to the VINCI plc headquarters ...

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Mitie wins ‘Green Fleet of the Year’ award

Mitie has been named the ‘Green Fleet of the Year’ at the Business Car Awards 2020, during a virtual ceremony held on 22 October 2020. The facilities management and services company was crowned the winner in recognition of its ambitious ...

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Mitie passes target of switching 20% of its cars and small vans to electric

Mitie now has over 750 electric vehicles (EVs), well above its 20 per cent by 2020 target of 717 zero emission vehicles. The 717th EV, a Kia e-Niro, was delivered to the Mobile Engineering team three months ahead of the 2020 ...

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Making the switch

Lauren Pamma, Electrification Proposition Lead at Lex Autolease, discusses how facilities management businesses can benefit from switching to electric vehicles and how to start the transition Record low levels of transport during the pandemic have had a noticeable impact on ...

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Mitie moves a step closer towards its Plan Zero commitment by joining EP100 initiative

Mitie has signed up to the EP100 commitment, pledging to double its energy productivity –measured by the amount of energy used per pound of revenue generated – over the next 25 years. However, based on current targets to improve its ...

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Electric dreams

The uptake of electric vehicles will be limited until a proper charging infrastructure is in place. Sara Bean talks to Giles Benbow of Actemium and Phil Russell of VINCI Facilities, who are working together to offer FMs practical, cost-effective solutions ...

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