The GreenFleet 100 Most Influential list is a mix of individuals that have helped the transport sector become greener. These range from fleet managers to vehicle manufacturers, policy makers and green campaigners.
Paul was given GreenFleet’s Outstanding Achievement award at last year’s awards due to the huge task of managing the Royal Mail’s fleet of 47,000 vehicles and improving efficiencies over the firm’s 500‑year history.
Founders Pierre, Richard and Paul Balmont set up Co-Wheels as a social enterprise. In June last year it became the first car club to gain ‘Go Ultra Low Company’ status, with over 40 per cent of its UK fleet either electric or hybrid.
Managing Director, UK & Ireland, Enterprise Car Club
Last year Enterprise acquired City Car Club, Britain’s biggest independent car sharing company, to position the company as a mobility solutions provider. Khaled will define how all Enterprise brands are delivered.
The all-electric car club , E-Car Club, has continued to grow, operating in settings ranging from East London to the Outer Hebrides. Europe’s largest car hire company, Europcar, acquired a majority stake in E-Car in August 2015.
As well as the being fleet manger, Arend is Secretary for the National Association of Police Fleet Managers (NAPFM) and helped create two purchasing groups covering the UK using innovative procurement methodology.
Group reward & performance manager, Britvic Soft Drinks
Will is responsible for ensuring Britvic’s fleet of 515 vehicles is as green as possible. The executive company cars are all fully‑electric and pool vehicles are plug-in hybrids. Britvic is also trialling hybrid and electric LCVs.
Environment, energy and engineering officer, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service
Twelve electric Nissan LEAFs have replaced some of the existing petrol vehicles used for home visits and meetings. Cheshire Multi-charge posts have been installed at nine fire stations across Cheshire.
Eric is responsible for a fleet of 220 vans and 120 cars. Measures such as abolishing the firm’s grey fleet and capping the CO2 level of cars have enabled Eric to reduce costs in excess of £200k per year in the last three years.
In the first of a new panel discussion, we ask our experts their views on how telematics have shaped and driven change within the fleet management profession, and why reluctance to use fleet technology still exists within some organisations
Following the launch of the Department of Transport’s consultation into making charge points more accessible, GreenFleet’s expert panelists give their views on the key factors that will shape the electric vehicle market’s development in the near future.
Our telematics expert panelists share their thoughts on how technology has helped drive down road emissions, how telematics grows the appeal of electric vehicles, and how autonomous vehicles could benefit fleets in the future.
Electric vehicles continue to go from strength to strength with manufacturers seeing record sales thus far in 2016. GreenFleet and its panel of experts evaluate how well-equipped the UK’s charging infrastructure is to support greater uptake.
Whilst still a small percentage of the overall vehicle market, the amount of electric vehicles in the UK is growing rapidly. GreenFleet and its panel of experts look at how the UK electric vehicle market and its incentive schemes compare to other European countries with an appetite for green motoring
The Renault Zoe is the most popular electric vehicle in Europe, and a new version with a larger-capacity 41kWh battery is now available. Richard Gooding finds out what other benefits the revised Zoe has, aside from a longer 250-mile range