Philips adds electric car to its fleet

Philips has added its first electric car to its fleet.

The car, provided by LeasePlan, will be used as an onsite pool car, available to all employees for local journeys.

Philips will also be installing a charging post at its UK head office, in association with Easit, a sustainable transport initiative.

The post is part of a reciprocal-use agreement being pioneered by Easit and other employers across Surrey, Crawley and the Thames Valley.

Jonathan Coles, HR director at Philips, said: “We are pleased to be leading the way in electric vehicle implementation in the Surrey area.

“We will be interested to hear the thoughts of our employees about whether this is something the organisation will further embrace in the future.”

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