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Netherlands-based fleet management company LeasePlan
Corporation is to become a founding partner of EV100, a new major global transport initiative designed to fast-track the uptake of electric vehicles among corporate companies. LeasePlan will also transition its own employee fleet to electric cars.
EV100 has been launched by The Climate Group as business and government leaders gather in New York for Climate Week NYC. The initiative aims to encourage global business commitments on electric transport, with members committing to transition their petrol and diesel fleets to electric vehicle fleets by 2030. LeasePlan is one of the ten founding partners of EV100, which also includes Unilever, Baidu, IKEA Group, HP, Vattenfall, PG&E, Deutsche Post DHL and Metro.