Fleet News

Lex Autolease donates Citroen C4 to BEN automotive charity

Lex Autolease has donated a new Citroen C4 Grand Picasso to automotive industry charity BEN.

The vehicle will be used to transport members from BEN’s workplace Day Care Centre in Coventry to hospital and medical appointments, and has been donated as part of Lex Autolease’s community plan and BEN’s work with the automotive community.

Lex Autolease has also donated a full service and maintenance package with the vehicle to eliminate ongoing running costs for the charity.

BEN runs five care centres around the country, including the Coventry Day Care centre offering a range of services from specialist dementia care, to residential nursing and end of life care for those who work, or have worked, in the automotive and related industries, as well as their independents.

Nigel Williams, head of business innovation at BEN said: “BEN is extremely grateful to Lex Autolease for the provision of this vehicle which will be used by our Day Care centre in Coventry.  The centre provides respite care facilities for people who have worked in the automotive industry. As a significant stakeholder in the automotive industry it’s fantastic to see Lex Autolease supporting the wider industry.”

Janice Cadden, sales director at Lex Autolease, said: “The full service and maintenance package removes some of the administrative burden and costs associated with running a vehicle, and the money saved here can benefit another part of the charity.”


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

  • David Kershaw - 28/08/2015 12:39

    This is a fantastic gesture by Lex Autolease their continued support of BEN is appreciated . I hope even more companies will consider what they can do to support BEN The Automotive Industry Charity

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