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Thursday, 2 July

Taking A Leaf Out Of The Sustainable Vehicle Book

Nissan Leaf

Sowga, a ThisWeekinFM Partner, are now the owners of four zero emission electric cars - all of them are the new  Nissan Leaf.

A Sowga spokesperson said: "The Nissan Leafs have great sustainable and environmental benefits. By swapping our company cars to 100% electric, we are ensuring that we reduce our carbon emissions, as well as contributing to cleaner air quality in the areas we live and work in. Our employees get to save money that they would have spent on a regular petrol or diesel car, through low charging costs as well as government incentives, such as a plug in car grant as well as a 100% discount on the London congestion charge."


Sit back and enjoy the ride

The Leaf has some interesting technologies, such as the ProPilot which keeps the vehicle centred, covers blind spots, speeds up, slows down and brings the vehicle to a halt in traffic jams. Then there's ProPilot Park, which ensures drivers can sit and do nothing while the car parks itself.


On your bike

The spokesperson from Sowga also said: "Our cars are not the only way we are helping the environment on the road, we also have a cycle to work scheme, that helps our employees with the costs of buying a bike, which they can use to commute to work rather than using public transport. In addition to this, we have a Sowga membership for Santander Cycles, meaning our employees in London can rent bikes  to travel between our different portfolios across the city."

Picture: The Sowga fleet including the new Nissan Leafs.

Article written by Brian Shillibeer


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