Fleet News

Budget wins award for global environmental stance

BUDGET Rent a Car has won an award for its environmental initiatives around the world. The award for the 'Most environmentally-friendly car rental company' was presented at the European Incentive and Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition in Geneva, as part of a 'Greening of Tourism' awards scheme for the travel industry.

It follows a number of initiatives taken by Budget in an effort to make the company as 'green' as possible, and to encourage customers to take up environmentally-friendly options such as car sharing. Electronic cars are available through Budget's WorldClass Fleet in Paris and Lyon, while in the UK and Scandinavian countries natural gas powered and methanol powered vehicles can be hired.

The company has also introduced recycling initiatives, with all used motor oil recycled in the USA and all paper and cans recycled at Budget's European office. Preventative measures include double-walled motor oil and fuel storage tanks and electronic monitoring of contents.

Leave a comment for your chance to win £20 of John Lewis vouchers.

Every issue of Fleet News the editor picks his favourite comment from the past two weeks – get involved for your chance to appear in print and win!

Login to comment

Comments

No comments have been made yet.

Compare costs of your company cars

Looking to acquire new vehicles? Check how much they'll cost to run with our Car Running Cost calculator.

What is your BIK car tax liability?

The Fleet News car tax calculator lets you work out tax costs for both employer and employee