BRENTWOOD, England – Speedy Hire, the UK’s leading provider of hire equipment and support services, has taken delivery of 19 Transit ECOnetic vans.
The vans will be used by Speedy’s engineers to provide transport for maintenance calls around the UK. They join a fleet of around 2,000 vehicles – exclusively Ford.
The Transit ECOnetic was selected for its superior fuel economy, tax benefits and best-in-class CO2 emissions.
Ian Leonard, Speedy’s transport and logistics director, said: “We have set an ambitious target for the reduction of the company’s carbon footprint and we believe that the Transit ECOnetic’s impressive environmental performance will help us achieve that. These first 19 vans will be closely monitored in service and if they live up to expectations then I am sure they will be the first of many to join the Speedy fleet.”
Nick Halliday, Ford’s regional fleet manager, said: “Speedy Hire is one of many companies looking to meet its environmental targets by the adoption of the latest technology from Ford.”