AFI-Uplift changes to Berlingo vans

AFI-Uplift, a leading powered access rental firm in the UK, is buying Citro‘n Berlingo Enterprise vans in order to bring down the CO2 emissions of its fleet.

The Wakefield-based firm is working to make its carbon footprint smaller by reducing the size of the vans driven by its service engineers.

While the company has currently bought 22 Berlingo Enterprise HDi 90 vans, it will increase its fuel economy further by substituting its remaining 30-plus service van fleet by the second quarter of this year.

The vans come with air conditioning, Bluetooth, USB connectivity and rear parking sensors as part of Berlingo's default features, but have been enhanced further with additional specifications given by AFI-Uplift.

As part of the deal, Berlingo Enterprise has added ply-lining, alarms, full steel bulkheads and roof mounted light bars.

The vans have been delivered to AFI-Uplift by the largest Citroën dealer in the UK, Citroën Coventry, and are likely to have a service life of three years and 100,000 miles.

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