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Go Ultra Low status awarded to JCT600

Paul Walters JCT600 VLS managing director

JCT600 VLS has been awarded Go Ultra Low company status due to the promotion and usage of ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) in its fleet.

The business now includes hybrid or fully electric options for all of its own company car drivers and diesel or petrol-only options will  be allowed on a strictly exceptional business-need basis.

JCT600 VLS’s managing director Paul Walters (pictured) said: “ULEVs are the future. We have had several customers approach us in the wake of the Government’s announcement about the banning of diesel or petrol-only powered cars by 2040.

“In order to be able to give them the best advice, we have to ensure that we are up to speed and using the technology ourselves.”

He added: “I would like our whole fleet to be fully ULEV or electric by 2019 although I recognise we have to consider individual business requirements and costs.

“However, with new ULEV models  being launched and improving technology, I am confident that it is a realistic target.”

Head of Go Ultra Low Poppy Welch said: “We want to encourage every business in the UK to follow the example set by JCT600 VLS to offer employees the chance to drive or own an electric vehicle.

“Not only does it demonstrate a commitment to a cleaner automotive future, but there are multiple short- and long-term financial benefits for companies and their employees to enjoy.

“Thanks to the wide variety of models available and their cost-saving potential, this is a realistic and rewarding option for businesses large and small.”

 

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