THE UK’s first all-electric hearse is now helping people in Oxfordshire to reach their destination in an environmentally-friendly way.

The eco-friendly vehicle is available at 16 Midcounties Co-operative Funeral homes including Oxford, Banbury, and Bicester, helping people to honour the responsible choices made by their loved ones during life.

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The Nissan Leaf Hearse was developed and built by Brahms Electric Vehicles. Adapted from the original Nissan Leaf, the hearse features a large glass panel on the passenger side in place of doors and can travel over 100 miles on a single charge.

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Mark Adams, Chief Operating Officer at The Midcounties Co-operative Funeralcare, said: “We know that many of our customers strive to preserve and protect the environment.

The Oxford Times:

“We are pleased to give them a choice that will help them honour these beliefs.

“Our new eco-hearses are also a step forward for our continuous commitment to reducing CO2 emissions and aiming for a more sustainable future.

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“We will keep on working and developing sustainability initiatives across all areas of the business to help secure a better future for the planet.”