A 2010 Honda CR-Z hybrid has managed to run 100,000 miles in just three years. The vehicle is part of a ten-vehicle fleet comprised of Honda hybrids. The fleet, which also includes Jazz and Insight models, has clocked around half a million miles since 2010. The cars are used on a daily basis. The fleet is owned and operated by Renewable Solutions UK, which designs and installs Renewable Energy Systems for business and domestic customers.
Mike Lowes, Managing Director of Renewable Solutions UK, remarked that Honda hybrids are a perfect fit for their business, mainly due the efficiency of battery power and the many environmental and financial benefits they bring. He remarked that while the fleet is worked very hard every day, they only had to pay for standard servicing and wear and tear costs, and experienced no major breakdowns.
Renewable Solutions UK built its hybrid fleet over the last three years, acquiring the vehicles from Greenacre Honda in Blackburn. Lowes noted that the fact that the company remains with Honda is testament to the trust they have in the brand.
He described Honda hybrids as a reliable, no-compromise solution to their needs, notwithstanding that Greenacre Honda provided them with great customer service and value for money. Lee Wheeler, Manager of Corporate Operations at Honda (UK), remarked that it is always great to hear directly from hybrid car customers who are seeing the strong benefits they deliver to fleets, even at mileages higher than typically seen with hybrid cars.
Lee Wheeler, Manager of Corporate Operations at Honda (UK) comments: “We know that there are plenty of Honda hybrids out there racking up the miles, but it’s always great to hear directly from customers who are seeing the strong benefits they deliver to fleets, even at mileages higher than usually seen with hybrid cars."