Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions has been named the sole leasing partner of Amey, an infrastructure and utility support service provider.

The agreement, which lasts from 4 July this year until summer 2022, will see Hitachi Capital provide Amey with funding and vehicle management for its business-critical fleet of more than 8,500 vehicles and special assets, for its 21,000-strong workforce.

Jon Lawes, managing director, Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions, said: “We are delighted to continue working with Amey. Over the last 6 years, we have built a close relationship. Being entrusted with the management of their entire fleet, including vehicles critical to maintaining parts of the nation’s infrastructure, is a great responsibility,”

“Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions offers…the knowledge and expertise to help transform Amey’s fleet and operations over the next 6 years.”

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions has embedded employees within Amey’s operations to act as a team of consultants, and believe their asset management experience make them a key partner.

Tom Lawless, fleet and plant director, Amey, said: “Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions is uniquely placed as one of the only leasing companies to offer full support for our mix of operations,”

“This new partnership will allow our business to make better use of our fleet of dedicated assets, which will ultimately result in a better service for our customers.”