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Case studies

Find out how other organisations have benefited from our transport advice and achieved significant cost and carbon savings in the case studies below.

Electric taxis case studies

  • William Purnell - Utilising the Switched on Taxis loan, a taxi driver in Edinburgh saved £75-100 a week and reduced his carbon footprint greatly.
  • Dundee City Council - Working in partnership with operators, 18% of all taxi and private hire vehicles in the city are now electric.

Sustainable business review case studies 

  • Woodend Farming Partnership - Sustainable business transport review helps Woodend Farming Partnership reduce fuel costs and carbon emissions.
  • Ceabhar Guesthouse and Restaurant – Review service helps Ceabhar Guesthouse and Restaurant cut company mileage and reduce transport costs.
  • Ocean Kinetics Limited – Review recommends that Ocean Kinetics Limited buy best in class vehicles to improve transport efficiency and reduce transport costs.

Low carbon transport loans

  • Bridgeforth - Interest free loans helps Bridgeforth Engineering buy a plug-in diesel hybrid.
  • Tetro Energy - Low carbon transport loan helps Tetro Energy purchase an electric vehicle
  • Perfect Service Solutions - Low carbon transport loan help PSS purchase an electric car to replace one of their internal combustion engine vehicle with potential annual savings of £1,729 and 2 tonnes of CO2.

Grey fleet case studies

  • Aberdeen City Council - To help reduce grey fleet, streamline its operations and tackle local air pollution, Aberdeen City Council launched a car club.
  • Dumfries & Galloway Council - Dumfries & Galloway Council reduced its grey fleet mileage by 23 per cent by implementing a progressive new travel policy. 
  • Clackmannanshire Council - Clackmannanshire Council integrated electric vehicles into its fleet to help reduce grey fleet miles.
  • sportscotland - sportscotland improved its transport operations to help achieve its emissions reduction target of 20 per cent by 2015. 
  • University of Dundee - The University of Dundee saved nearly £170,000 by reducing its grey fleet mileage by 70 per cent.
  • Southside Housing Association - Southside Housing Association reduced its grey fleet mileage by 50 per cent by introducing an electric vehicle pool car.
  • University of Aberdeen - Grey fleet review leads to significant carbon and financial savings for the university.

eBike Business Loan case studies

  • Union of Genius - How Scotland's first soup cafe keeps deliveries carbon neutral thanks to their ecargo bikes.

eBike Loan case studies

Green tourism case studies

Plugged-in Communities case studies

  • Melville Housing Association - Midlothian social landlord establishes electric car club for tenants and the wider local community.
  • Ore Valley Housing Association - Fife social landlord partners with Enterprise Car Club to provide an electric vehicle network for tenants and the local community.


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