British Gas orders 1,000 all-electric Vivaro-e Vans from Vauxhall, the largest UK commercial EV order.
British Gas has the third largest commercial fleet in the country.
It is committed to electrifying its 12,000 strong fleet by 2030.
The BEVs will arrive over the next 12 months and be rolled out nationwide across the British Gas engineer workforce.
Centrica, owner of British Gas, has the third largest commercial fleet in the country.
The company says it is committed to electrifying its 12,000 strong fleet by 2030 by making further orders with Vauxhall for electric vehicles as soon as they are available.
This may include the all-electric Combo-e that will be available from Summer 2021.
The engineers who receive the new vans will be chosen from targeted areas where it is important to lower emissions and where a van already needs replacing.
The company is currently upskilling engineers in EV charging and is accelerating EV adoption for homes and businesses with charger installs and EV tariffs.
Vauxhall All-electric Vivaro-e Vans
The van is offered in two battery options. The 50 kWh and 75 kWh has a range of 230 km (143 miles) and 330 km (205 miles) respectively.
Payload is up to 1,275 kg, compared to 1,405 kg in ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) version; and there is a towing option of up to 1,000 kg.
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