GreenFleet Awards 2017 winners announced

GreenFleet Awards 2017 winners announced

The Ricoh Arena in Coventry played host to this year’s GreenFleet Awards for the first time, which saw comedian Ellie Taylor present over 20 awards to organisations and individuals in recognition of their contribution to green road transport and environmental fleet management.

In its 13th year, the GreenFleet Awards 2017, brought together leaders of the fleet and motor industries to celebrate the brilliant work done over the past year to reduce the environmental impacts of fleet and promote the zero and ultra-low-emission technology available.

The event, of which the headline sponsor was environmentally focused rent-a-car company Green Motion, highlighted organisations which have successfully adopted low emission vehicles and innovative fuel-saving solutions into their fleets, along with manufacturers and innovators of low carbon technologies.

Winners:

City Car Manufacturer of the Year - Smart

PHEV Manufacturer of the Year - KIA

Electric Vehicle Manufacturer of the Year - Renault

Fleet Car Manufacturer of the Year BMW

LGV Manufacturer of the Year - IVECO

LCV Manufacturer of the Year - LDV

Leasing Company of the Year - Lex Autolease

Rental Company of the Year - Northgate Vehicle Hire (www.northgatevehiclehire.co.uk)

IT Innovation Award - Geotab

Public Sector Fleet of the Year (small-medium) - Swansea University

Public Sector Fleet of the Year (medium-large) - Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year Award - Norman Harding, London Borough of Hackney

Private Sector Fleet of the Year (small-medium) - BAE Systems

Private Sector Fleet of the Year (medium-large) - Waitrose

Private Sector Fleet Manager of the Year - Justin Laney, John Lewis Partnership

The GreenFleet Award for Industry Innovation - ITM Power

Charging Infrastructure Provider - Chargemaster Plc

Outstanding Achievement Award - Richard Lowden, Founder & CEO, Green Motion International

EV Champions -
- Norman Harding, London Borough of Hackney
- Terry Pycroft, Leeds City Council
- Alexis Percival, Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
- Dan Martin, Elmtronics
- Gary McRae, Dundee City Council

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