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Round-Up: Shared EV for Dental Care at Home, Police trials Ford Ranger, Firearms dealer takes on D-Maxes

Dental Care at Home to use shared EV

Glasgow Dental Care At Home Team

Glasgow-based company Dental Care at Home has signed up as a member of Co-wheels Car Club, using its shared electric car for business travel across the city.

The business has a team of dentists and dental hygiene therapists who travel to 19 care homes with 900 residents to provide on the spot examinations and care. The team use a Co-wheels Renault Zoe to get to and from appointments, with staff members also cycling, walking or driving the Zoe to work. 

Mark Fowler, manager of Dental Care at Home, said: “With Glasgow being such a big city, our team of five were keen to find an eco-friendly approach to travel, one that was not only convenient but also cost-effective. I’m a huge believer in making the switch to electric, and we were excited to become members of the Co-wheels car club – a model which allows flexibility, is scalable and reliable.”

Police invited to trial Ford Ranger Raptor

Raptor 1

Police forces across the UK are being offered the chance to trial Ford’s latest blue-light vehicle – an all-wheel drive Ford Ranger Raptor.

South Wales Police are among the first to trial the Ranger Raptor pick-up, which is said to be capable of travelling off road almost as quickly as on it.

The product of Ford’s Special Vehicle Preparation team, in Essex, the vehicle has a full Police livery with all-round emergency lights and sirens, too.

Firearms dealer takes on D-Maxes

d-max gun firm

Macclesfield-based firearms and ammunition distributor Edgar Brothers has taken on five Isuzu D-Max pick-ups for its field sales managers.

The vehicles are expected to accrue 100,000 each in three years and the company said the pick-ups have been fitted with Aeroklas canopies, along with bespoke internal mesh cages to the rear and five lever mortice locks, which allows the reps to carry firearms securely in line with Section Five legislation.