Behind the Scenes: Kirsty Dawes, Regional Head of Sales for the Northwest

Behind the Scenes: Kirsty Dawes, Regional Head of Sales for the Northwest

Since 2017, Kirsty Dawes has been an integral part of the team at the Dawsongroup vans’ Skelmersdale site. With a background in transport recruitment, she began her Dawsongroup career as Area Sales Manager and progressed to Regional Head of Sales for the Northwest in September 2023. The Secret of Her Success Kirsty oversees the sales […]

Redefining the Future of Urban Logistics

Redefining the Future of Urban Logistics - The ONO e-cargo bike

The world is changing, and so is the way we transport goods With climate change becoming an ever-more pressing issue, many industries are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint and become more sustainable. One such industry is transportation and logistics, and Dawsongroup vans is leading the way with the innovative electric cargo bike, […]

Maintaining Your Electric Vans – What Should You Consider?

Maintaining Your Electric Vans - EV Button in car

As fleets move towards switching to electric vehicles it is important that there is an understanding around their service intervals and routine maintenance. Unlike an internal combustion engine (ICE), the system that propels the vehicle is simple. It has far fewer moving parts than in an ICE. There is no exhaust, no fuel system, no […]

4 Ways to Maximise Your Electric Van Range

Electric vehicle chargers

Many SMEs using commercial vehicles would like to look at ways to deploy an electric alternative; however, there are often still concerns about making this transition. One of the biggest concerns is around the potentially limited range electric vehicles (EVs) can achieve before needing to be re-charged. This fear is often referred to as “range […]

Sarah Gray Recognised for Driving Sustainable Transportation

Sarah Gray

We are excited to announce that Sarah Gray, our Head of ZEV Strategy and Development, has earned a well-deserved spot in the GreenFleet 100 Most Influential 2024. This recognition highlights Sarah’s contributions to advancing sustainable transportation and promoting the widespread adoption of electric vehicles within the LCV rental industry. In her role as the Head […]

Navigating the Transition to an Electric Fleet

Electric vehicle charging

As we move towards a greener future, the need for zero-emission vehicles becomes increasingly important. With the Zero Emission Vehicle Mandate now launched, which states that by 2035 all new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) must be zero emission, SMEs who use LCVs within their operations will soon have to start thinking about transitioning to electric […]

Introducing Sarah Gray: Our New Head of ZEV Strategy & Development.

Sarah Gray | Dawsongroup vans Head of ZEV

Sarah Gray is the Head of ZEV strategy & Development for Dawsongroup vans. This exciting new appointment comes following a successful year for the team, achieving an average EV utilisation of 96%. In addition to supporting customers in making the switch to EVs, our dedicated team of net zero experts, Team Target Zero, has also […]

Dawsongroup vans Sponsors the London Construction Awards 2023

LCA Awards Evening - Sponsor

On Friday 22nd September 2023, Dawsongroup vans attended the prestigious London Construction Awards 2023 at the Novotel London West in Hammersmith. The London Construction Awards celebrates the major achievements, developments, and innovations across the UK’s construction industry. As a business that supports UK construction companies in achieving their carbon reduction plans through our Smarter Asset […]

EV Maintenance Help Sheet

Drivers & Valeters

In addition to cheaper running costs and being more environmentally friendly than internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, another huge benefit of electric vehicles (EVs) are they are generally easier and cheaper to maintain due to having fewer moving parts than ICEs. A recent study found that service and maintenance costs can be up to 23% […]

The Zero Emissions Vehicle Mandate – What Impact Could This Have For Fleets?