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Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions wins prestigious UK fleet award

  • Newbury based business named Leasing Company of the Year at 2014 Fleet News Awards
  • Hitachi Capital receives recognition for high levels of innovation, customer service and positive customer feedback

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Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions and RAC sign five-year contract extension (02/2014)

  • Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions to fund and manage RAC fleet for further five years
  • Extension comes following successful build and implementation of 650 new mission critical vehicles last year as well as delivery of ongoing cost savings of £1.7m
  • Companies have been working together as partners since January 2011

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Hitachi Capital goes green with new state-of-the-art office development

  • New £7m Trowbridge headquarters’ energy efficient design slashes CO2 emissions through a wealth of green initiatives
  • Midas Construction Ltd ahead of schedule with the move to be completed in May
  • Releases internal images of the nearly completed state-of-the-art office
  • Development set to create local employment opportunities
  • Hakuba House named after direct Japanese translation for White Horse

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Nissan and British Gas launch UK's largest Ever Electric Commercial Vehicle Pilot in partnership with Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions and Gateshead College

  • 28 all electric Nissan e-NV200 vans join British Gas' fleet for a six month national winter test
  • Pilot in partnership with Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions and Gateshead College

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Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions together with TT UK/RSP helps National Grid minimise roadside repair times

  • Six 12 tonne Mercedes trucks join National Grid on an eight year contract
  • Innovative vehicle combines the capability of two trucks into one to reduce roadside repair times with keyhole repair technology
  • On jobs where the technology can be used staff no longer need to enter trenches to carry out repairs, so are now personally safer using keyhole technology
  • The public benefit from fewer large open excavations by the roadside
  • CV specialist Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions instrumental in combining coring and suction technology

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Hitachi Capital helps streamline ginsters fuel costs

  • Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions teamed up with bodybuilder Solomons to develop a prototype refrigerated box van for Ginsters.
  • The vehicle's comprises of a sleek new aerodynamic box body design with a distinct wavy roofline and streamlined Thermo King cab-mounted fridge.
  • The new vehicle aims to reduce fuel consumption by up to five per cent.

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Hitachi Capital's mobile app solution tackles grey fleet and end of life vehicle damage challenges

  • New App collects driver data to help proactively manage grey fleet drivers
  • Phone automatically reminds drivers to input mileage updates, MOT and insurance renewals
  • Company Car App helps proactively manage end of life damage and reduce costs as well as provide a full suite of driver support functions

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Hitachi Capital reminds drivers to fit the correct towbar wiring harness or risk compromising a car's safety system

  • Fitting a manufacturer wiring harness ensures a car's electronics recognises the car is towing
  • A car's warranty and insurance can be invalidated if an EC approved towbar and vehicle specific wiring harness is not fitted
  • Company car drivers fit towbars after their new car has been delivered

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Hitachi Capital supplies national grid with new fleet of suction excavators

  • Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions supplies eight vehicles worth £4m on eight year contracts
  • New fleet comprises of Mercedes 26 tonne 6x2 chassis with rear wheel steer
  • New vehicles can reduce excavation time by as much 300%

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Hitachi Capital works with Southern Water to deliver bespoke solution (16/07/2013)

  • Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions supplied a modified Hitachi ZW150 Loading Shovel specifically customised for cake disposal at a Southern Water site in Ashford, UK
  • The all-wheel-drive Hitachi ZW150 was specifically shipped by HM Plant from Hitachi in Japan, and subsequently modified with a bespoke high-reach tipping-bucket, created by third party specialist Ulrich, based in Hull
  • Watch the video of the Hitachi ZW150 Loading Shovel in operation at the Southern Water site in Ashford

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Staff at local firm Hitachi Capital raising money for British Heart Foundation (03/06/2013)

  • Over the weekend of 8-9 June six members of Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions will take part in TrekFest
  • They will brave the elements of the Brecon Beacons National Park as they aim to walk a massive 54 miles in 24 hours for charity.
  • The team are walking to raise money for the British Heart Foundation

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Hitachi Capital digging in for the future growth in Trowbridge (30/05/2013)

  • Hitachi Capital cuts turf on new development at White Horse Business Park
  • New low-rise office building costing £7m will allow the business to further grow from Trowbridge
  • Environmentally sympathetically designed development to be completed by July 2014

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Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Services becomes a recognised FTA Van Excellence Partner

  • Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Services has become a recognised Freight Transport Association (FTA) Van Excellence Partner
  • As part of its recognised status, Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Services will aim to promote the development of safe and efficient operational best practice

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Hitachi Capital's Salary Sacrifice fleet reaches 6,200 cars in just 18 months

  • HR, fleet and finance departments work in unison to ensure a scheme's success
  • Hitachi schemes average over 1,000 vehicles each
  • Interest rates are one of the lowest in the salary sacrifice market

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