Electric vehicles to be added to Cumbria's ambulance fleet
7th May 2019  Pamela McGowan

Electric vehicles to be added to Cumbria's ambulance fleet
The North West Ambulance Service is rolling out electric vehicles

ELECTRIC vehicles are being introduced to the ambulance service fleet in
Cumbria as part of efforts to reduce its carbon footprint.

It is one of a number of initiatives that have helped the North West
Ambulance Service (NWAS) secure a certificate of excellence for its

It is the third year running NWAS has been awarded this accolade for its
commitment to environmental responsibility.

Electric rapid response vehicles were first trialled in Greater Manchester
and are now being rolled out across the NWAS area.

It is expected to reduce the carbon contribution from RRVs by 90 per cent,
and save £3,500 in fuel costs per vehicle annually.

Neil Maher, from NWAS, said: “We all have a duty to look after our planet
and operating sustainably is a top priority for us. We’re extremely proud.” 
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