Corby Borough Council adds electric vehicles to fleet

Corby Borough Council adds electric vehicles to fleet


Corby Borough Council continues to support the uptake of electric vehicles, recently purchasing 4 new Nissan LEAF electric vehicles (EVs).

The new EVs which will be allocated to staff based at Corby Borough Council’s Depot. They will save 60% of CO2 emissions compared to the vehicles currently being used.

The Council’s announcement comes within a few weeks of revealing five extra EV parking bays at Parkland Gateway car park

Corby Borough Council’s Lead Member for Environment, Cllr Mark Pengelly, said: “Corby Borough Council is committed to keeping carbon emissions low, so I am delighted that we have been able to purchase the Nissan Leaf vehicles, meaning our carbon footprint will dramatically decrease. The new cars will also be visual proof to residents that we are continuing to keep the borough as green as possible in whichever ways we can.

“Hopefully, driving our new electric vehicles and by installing even more electric parking infrastructures we are contributing to encouraging more people to buy electric cars.”

corby council electric carsNick Bolton of Electric Corby, added: “Corby Borough Council is delivering a positive example of how organisations can reduce C02 and operational costs using the latest electric vehicles and Corby excellent charge point network. Businesses and residents across the town can also make use of the 23 charge points that have been installed, including the Rapid charger at the Cube that can recharge a Nissan Leaf in as little as 20 minutes”

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