Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is to supply Dyno Plumbing Scotland with 17 Caddy vans.
The light vans will be will be added to the firm’s emergency response team as part of its fleet replacement programme.
Equipped with bespoke racking, the 1.6-litre diesel Startline models will be used throughout Scotland.
“As a company we rely on our vans 24/7. Our customers depend on us to respond quickly no matter what time of the day. To have a vehicle off the road has a major impact to our business operating an effective emergency call-out service,” said Noel Gallacher, managing director of Dyno Plumbing Scotland, which is part of the British Gas and Scottish Gas Group and has 68 franchise businesses across the UK.
Meanwhile, Dundee City Council has taken delivery of six Caddy C20 Trendline models and now has nearly 50 of the VW vans on its fleet.
The council said its construction and plumbing maintenance teams would use the latest additions, which are equipped with Bluemotion Technology and specification including cruise control, rear parking sensors, and electrically heated and adjustable door mirrors.
Fraser Crichton at Dundee City Council said: “It is vitally important that we invest in the most cost effect fleet we can. We rely on our fleet of vehicles every day and the Caddy delivers excellent durability and reliability, which ensures the whole life cost is kept to a minimum.
“The Caddy also comes with a three-year warranty and strong aftersales support that includes a like-for-like replacement scheme. This additional support ensures that we are able to keep our maintenance teams on the road even if a problem should occur or when it comes to routine servicing.”