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Mitie drives fleet past 1,000 EVs

Mitie has passed the landmark of 1,000 electric vehicles (EV) in its fleet having obtained its first large van with the arrival of a Vauxhall Vivaro-e. This is the first of 655 Vivaro-e vans currently on order to be delivered by ...

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Mitie Landscapes introduces zero emission gritting service

The landscaping arm of Mite has launched the UK’s first zero emission gritting service for commercial use, using a 100 per cent electric vehicle (EV) with a battery-powered gritter attached and sustainable white marine salt. The new service is being ...

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Ground Control joins global environmental group

External maintenance and commercial landscaping company, Ground Control, has been selected join the global EV100 Group in recognition of accelerating the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) as part of the company’s commitment to lower its carbon footprint. In being granted ...

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Electric dreams: ENGIE and Premier Inn take lead on EV charging points

ENGIE is to deliver 1,000 high power electric vehicle charging points across Premier Inn hotels, in what is the biggest roll-out of high power EV chargers in the hospitality sector across the UK. Whitbread – owner of the Premier Inn ...

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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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