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Electric car sharing service rolls out at Gatwick Airport

A new electric car sharing service is being introduced at Gatwick Airport.

New car sharing service at Gatwick Airport

Guy Stephenson, Gatwick Airport’s chief commercial officer (left) and Cedric Bolloré, director of development at Group Bolloré

The service, run in partnership with the Bluecity scheme operated by Group Bolloré, enables passengers to collect vehicles onsite and drop them off at dedicated charging points across London. Providing further support, five charging points will be introduced at Gatwick in the coming months.

Gatwick Airport’s chief commercial officer Guy Stephenson said: “Gatwick is at the forefront of driving greater sustainability into aviation, and aims to be the UK’s most sustainable airport by 2020. A key component of this is reducing the carbon footprint of surface access, and this unique electric vehicle partnership with Bluecity is an example of how Gatwick Airport intends to make this a reality.”

Cedric Bolloré, director of development at Group Bolloré, added: “We look forward to collaborating with Gatwick Airport and offering passengers the opportunity to drive one of our electric cars.

“We are convinced that electric vehicles are the future and the solution to reducing air pollution in the UK.”

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Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for nearly 20 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. Natalie edits all the Fleet World websites and newsletters, and loves to hear about any latest industry news.