Government charges ahead in car fleet transition to electric vehicles

The government is powering forward towards decarbonising its central car fleet, as it has been confirmed that it hit its target in switching over a quarter of all its cars (25.5%) to ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV). Having a higher rate of ULEV vehicles in its fleet means the government is on track to meet its 2027 target for the entire fleet be fully zero emission.

Government charges ahead in car fleet transition to electric vehicles

Jan 26, 2023

The government is powering forward towards decarbonising its central car fleet, as it has been confirmed that it hit its target in switching over a quarter of all its cars (25.5%) to ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV). Having a higher rate of ULEV vehicles in its fleet means the government is on track to meet its 2027 target for the entire fleet be fully zero emission.

Fleet Alliance sees record levels of ULEVs in 2022

Fleet Alliance has seen the proportion of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) on its managed fleet grow to record levels in the last 12 months as it continues its rapid progress towards meeting its EV100 commitment. Around two thirds (66%) of last year’s new car sales at the Glasgow-based leasing and fleet management specialist, were ULEVs – defined as those vehicles with CO2 emissions of 75g/km or less.

Fleet Alliance sees record levels of ULEVs in 2022

Jan 24, 2023

Fleet Alliance has seen the proportion of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) on its managed fleet grow to record levels in the last 12 months as it continues its rapid progress towards meeting its EV100 commitment. Around two thirds (66%) of last year’s new car sales at the Glasgow-based leasing and fleet management specialist, were ULEVs – defined as those vehicles with CO2 emissions of 75g/km or less.

Northgate delivers 2000th vehicle procured through Pretium Framework

The 2,000th vehicle has now been procured through Pretium’s Flexible Fleet Service framework. Delivered by Northgate Vehicle Hire, the PCR 2015- compliant framework was originally launched in 2017 and was reprocured in April 2021, in partnership with Contracting Authority, Watford Community Housing.

Northgate delivers 2000th vehicle procured through Pretium Framework

Jan 23, 2023

The 2,000th vehicle has now been procured through Pretium’s Flexible Fleet Service framework. Delivered by Northgate Vehicle Hire, the PCR 2015- compliant framework was originally launched in 2017 and was reprocured in April 2021, in partnership with Contracting Authority, Watford Community Housing.

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Europe

Electric van availability provides opportunity for fleets

Jan 20, 2023

New electric van availability could be exceeding diesel, providing an opportunity for light commercial vehicle fleets to seriously consider adopting the new technology, says the Association of Fleet Professionals. Paul Hollick, chair at the industry body, explained some members were reporting that electric vans were currently available with significantly shorter lead times than diesel equivalents.

Americas

PACCAR Financial Services reports record revenues

Feb 06, 2020

Assets at PACCAR Financial Services reached a record $16.07 billion last year as its portfolio grew to 208,000 trucks and trailers. The results include PacLease, a major full-service truck leasing company in North America and Europe, which has a fleet of more than 40,000 vehicles. PFS revenues were a record $1.48 billion in 2019 compared to $1.36 billion in 2018. Last year’s pre-tax profits were $298.9 million.

Asia Pacific

SG Fleet widens service offering in Australia through strategic investment in car subscription provider Collaborate

Dec 16, 2019

Vehicle leasing company SG Fleet has bought a stake in Australian mobility specialist Collaborate Corporation for $2.2 million to widen its service offering. Collaborate’s core businesses are its car subscription service ‘Carly’ and a range of peer-to-peer vehicle rental offerings. With Carly, users pay a monthly subscription fee to access any vehicle from the entire fleet available.