Claire English takes over from David Hanna as Head of Fleet in Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles,
Of the total EVs ordered in 2019 to date, 80% are cars and 20% are light commercial vehicles (LCVs).
The parcels delivery business has commissioned 10 Long-bodied versions of the mid-sized model, which combines a competitive carrying capacity with zero tailpipe emissions.
Due to launch later this summer, offer provides fleets in the UK with access to both the BP Plus cross acceptance network, comprised of over 3,600 fuel sites as well as the polar network which is made up of over 7,000 EV charging points.
The SMMT reported that 24,604 vans and pick-ups were registered in the month, with new models and compelling market incentives continuing the strong growth seen in Q1.
In a bid to improve road safety, the European Parliament has voted to go ahead with the introduction of new minimum vehicle safety standards for all new cars, vans lorries and buses from 2022.
Much of the changing profile of used fleet vans hitting the auctions can be put down to the introduction of the London ULEZ zone.
Complete vehicle, including bodywork, benefits from the usual Mercedes-Benz Vans three year unlimited mileage warranty, which also includes equipment such as tail lifts when installed.
Fleet managers and their drivers are exploring whether an electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle could work for them.
The number of vans licensed to operate in the UK has grown by 25% in ten years to 4.1 million vehicles so cleaning up their emissions is now a priority