SPEEDY has been overhauling its fleet of 450 company cars as part of the company’s long-term environmental, social and governance (ESG) programme, Energise.
The UK’s leading provider of tools, equipment and plant hire services says it will save 260 tonnes of CO2 annually from replacing diesel and petrol models as part of its bid to reduce carbon emissions across the construction supply chain. It will also roll out electric vehicle charging points across its UK regional Service Centre network.
In their place, Speedy is introducing ultra low emission vehicles, with future carbon savings of 260 tonnes annually predicted across the supply chain.
The electrification switch has been facilitated by leasing and contract hire provider Lex Autolease.
Russell Down, Chief Executive at Speedy, said:
“Converting our company car fleet to hybrid and fully electric is a vital step in building a more sustainable future for our business, the industry and for the communities we work in.
“This supports our position of being the partner of choice for customers that are increasingly focused on driving down carbon emissions across their supply chains.
“We are making significant progress in reducing carbon across our business, from acquiring a comprehensive range of low emission hire equipment to providing greener travel options and reducing our overall mileage. The transition to a green company car fleet is just one of a number of initiatives that will have a significant impact on creating a more sustainable future for us all.”