Tusker has delivered the 500th electric vehicle (EV) to EDF funded through its salary sacrifice scheme.
The majority of electric car drivers could cover their weekly mileage on a single charge, new research from Tusker suggests.
Average CO2 emissions of new car orders have fallen below 50g/km, with the salary sacrifice provider suggesting that grey fleet drivers are behind the fall.
Increasing demand for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) is driving record growth in salary sacrifice car scheme orders, according to Zenith.
Salary sacrifice car schemes are at a ‘tipping point’ says Paul Gilshan, boss of leasing company Tusker.
Electric and hybrid vehicles accounted for 70% of new car orders placed with Tusker during 2020, as company car drivers increasingly desire electrified vehicles.
Diode has won £146,000 in Innovate UK grant funding to further develop its electric vehicle suitability platform.
Tusker says that more than 45% of all new orders over the past 30 days have been for pure electric vehicles (EVs).
Fleet Assist has secured a contract win from Tusker to provide its garage network and service bookings facility.
Five companies have joined The Climate Group’s global electric vehicle (EV) initiative EV100.
The Government has changed the guidance it issues to employers on salary sacrifice arrangements to allow for the impact of COVID-19.
Tusker has announced that emissions on new car orders have halved in the last six months.
Tusker has collaborated with electric vehicle infrastructure and procurement company Diode to help companies develop electrification strategies.
The majority of the public, including thousands of nurses, doctors and council workers, are unaware of the advantages of sourcing an EV through salary sacrifice, claims Tusker.
Tusker has won a place on the Salary Sacrifice Cars and Associated Services Framework, which is used by more than 70 councils and 40 NHS Trusts, as well as multiple fire and police authorities.
Tusker, one of the country’s leading providers of cars via salary sacrifice maintains it remains a “unique and valuable” benefit for employees.
Tusker is celebrating “another bumper summer” for new scheme launches across the country.
Tusker, who have worked with NOE CPC for the past eight years, now have more than 16,000 cars ordered on the framework through its Car Benefit Scheme.
Tusker is urging the fleet industry to sign an online petition calling for the Government to bring forward the implementation of a 2% BIK tax for electric vehicles.
Insurance, maintenance, tyres and breakdown cover could now be taxed when provided via a so-called Optional Remuneration Arrangements (OpRA).
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