Electric vehicles have been deployed to RAF Wittering as part of the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) ULEV drive.
The move, which has been deliver to the Mechanical Transport section of the base, with five Peugeot 208 EVs delivered.
Speaking to the Peterborough Telegraph, Flight Sergeant Darren Lewis, who manages RAF Wittering’s vehicle fleet, said the move was a great start and the base was going to receive two fully electric vans to improve its carbon emissions. The base has assigned the current vehicles to its environmental health technicians and similar roles.
The MoD is planning to make 25% of its so-called ‘white fleet’ into electric vehicles by 2023, which includes civilian vehicles and those without a military role.