The use of grey fleet vehicles, which are privately-owned vehicles used for work purposes, can have negative environmental impacts. One of the main concerns is that these vehicles may not be as fuel-efficient or have lower emissions standards than company-owned or leased vehicles. In addition, grey fleet vehicles are often not subject to the same maintenance standards which can also contribute to higher emissions.

There are ways to mitigate the environmental impacts of grey fleet vehicles. For example, companies can encourage employees to use more fuel-efficient vehicles and offer incentives for doing so. They can also implement policies to ensure that grey fleet vehicles are properly maintained and meet emissions standards. In addition, companies can encourage the use of alternative modes of transportation, such as public transit, carpooling, or telecommuting, to reduce the number of grey fleet vehicles on the road.

Leasing vehicles can have environmental impacts, both positive and negative. One potential positive impact is that leasing can allow companies to more easily upgrade to newer, more fuel-efficient vehicles on a regular basis. This can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants.

To mitigate the negative environmental impacts of grey fleet, companies should consider leasing vehicles that are more fuel-efficient and have lower emissions. For more information contact us at or (01) 866 0520.