Toyota Hybrids Help Drive SCC's Cleaner Fleet Ambitions

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Sub-100g/km models a hit with user-chooser employees

June 23, 2014: Toyota hybrid technology is helping SCC, Europe’s largest independent IT services provider, realise its ambitions to operate a fleet of sub-100g/km vehicles.

The company, which has its headquarters in Birmingham, employs more than 2,000 people from 11 UK locations, and many more across Europe. It runs a 350-strong user-chooser fleet, and is focusing on reducing its carbon footprint by encouraging the take-up of low-emissions vehicles.

Toyota hybrids are proving the perfect option for many drivers, acquired through Toyota and Lexus Fleet Services.

Steve Deeley, SCC’s fleet manager said: “We have a green-focused culture and look to reflect that in the vehicles that make up our fleet.

“We have seen the Auris Hybrid Touring Sports in particular proving very popular since we introduced it as a user-chooser option for our area managers and engineers. It helps us meet our sub-100g/km ambitions, but it is spacious, practical and comfortable, too. It also comes with tax benefits for the business and for the drivers, which all adds to its appeal.”

Thanks to its low emissions, Auris Hybrid Touring Sports has a benefit-in-kind rating for company car taxation of 11 per cent and qualifies for zero annual road tax (Vehicle Excise Duty).

Built in Britain at Toyota Manufacturing UK’s Derbyshire factory, Auris Hybrid Touring Sports has official figures of 76.3mpg and 85g/km (with 15-inch wheels). The hybrid system doesn’t compromise its load capacity, with a maximum 1,658 litres available with the rear seats folded – just as much space as in the equivalent petrol and diesel models.

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