Jon Lawes appointed BVRLA vice-chairman

Hitachi Capital Motor vehicle Alternatives (HCVS) MD, Jon Lawes, has been appointed vice-chairman of the

Hitachi Capital Motor vehicle Alternatives (HCVS) MD, Jon Lawes, has been appointed vice-chairman of the BVRLA (British Motor vehicle Rental & Leasing Affiliation).

Lawes joined the BVRLA’s Committee of Management in 2015 and will be vice-chairman for 12 months.

“I’ve learnt a great offer from my time on the Committee of Management and see this position as a great option to speed up resolving society’s obstacle to decarbonise and get over obstacles to electrification, the largest of which becoming confidence in our British isles charging infrastructure,” said Lawes.

Lawes has been MD at HCVS for six a long time, taking the leasing firm from a fleet of 62,000 to 95,000 considering that 2015 and profitable Fleet News Leasing Enterprise of the 12 months for two consecutive a long time.

“I’m delighted to go on performing with Gerry and the Committee of Management to go on to deliver the BVRLA Plug in Pledge to operate one.3m plug-in vehicles by 2025,” added Lawes.

“To reach this, we want the continued backing and assist from the govt and Section for Transport to make sure businesses and communities have obtain to charging infrastructure.

“As vice-chairman, I will be on the lookout forward to performing closely with the BVRLA workforce to reach this ambition.”