Provider of salary sacrifice cars, Fleet Evolution, are urging businesses to save the planet; to realize the massive savings achieved by choosing from the extensive range of electric cars they can provide. Fleet Evolution’s fresh call for businesses to embrace the electric car comes in light of the rapid rise of electric vehicles, which has increased from only 3,500 in 2013 to 63,000 in 2017.
“The amount of people who own an electric car has risen dramatically since 2013, and we want to encourage companies large and small to get in on the trend to help save our planet’s health.”
The average UK commute is 15 miles each day
With the average UK car producing 164g of CO2 per kilometre driven, this creates a total of roughly 4kg of CO2 per working day, per commuter.
Fleet Evolution provides and manages car salary sacrifice schemes for businesses of all sizes, procuring fleets numbering thousands of cars to single vehicle deals.
Andrew said: “I’d like to urge any business thinking of realizing the environmental and money-saving benefits of hybrid and electric cars to get in touch with us.
“By getting an electric car in a salary sacrifice scheme with us, employers will also eliminate their employees’ costs insurance and maintenance bills.”
The benefits of owning electric and hybrid cars
They aren’t just limited to the environment; employees partaking in a sacrifice scheme with Fleet Evolution will only have to pay for their new vehicle’s fuel! They avoid other costs associated with running a vehicle, such as maintenance and insurance.
Naturally, owners of salary sacrifice electric and hybrid cars will also pay much less on fuel and car charging facilities. Employees taking part in the scheme will also benefit from paying a reduced tax and national insurance. This is due to exchanging a small part of their wage in return for a free, fully managed car.
“We offer a huge range of new models for businesses to choose from, including Elon Musk’s Tesla range to the more affordable Nissan Leaf.”
A salary sacrifice scheme with Fleet Evolution can create savings of up to 45% with fully electric cars. They can also create savings of 33% with full hybrid models. Participants of a car salary sacrifice scheme are noted to be less stressed! This is due to not having to take cars for maintenance checks and organize repairs, as this is all taken care of by Fleet Evolution.