J Murphy & Sons partners with Alphabet to drive EV and PHEV adoption
J Murphy & Sons is pushing ahead with plans for greener vehicle adoption under a new tie-up with Alphabet.
The global engineering and construction firm has a new ‘greener Murphy’ climate action strategy that includes work on deploying low-carbon vehicles across its whole business.
With many of its vehicles soon up for renewal, Murphy is now widening its choice of company cars, including both fully electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, enabling employees to select the vehicle best suited to their lifestyle.
As Murphy’s new partner, Alphabet will provide the company with full fleet funding, as well as management services including damage reporting, roadside assistance, tyre replacements and mileage tracking.
Alphabet is also enabling the move to electric for Murphy employees under its partnership with charging provider NewMotion (part of the Shell Group). As part of the new scheme, Alphabet will support Murphy by providing free home chargers and installation to the first group of employees to place an electric vehicle order. This supports Murphy’s work on removing concerns around range anxiety or charging point availability; the business is also helping educate employees in the benefits of sustainable fuels.
Mike Carpenter, managing director at Murphy Plant, said: “At Murphy, we pride ourselves on doing what we can to reduce our impact on the world around us. This new partnership will build an even more effective service for our colleagues, and help our drivers to choose more eco-friendly vehicles, helping us to protect both our community and the environment wherever we can.”