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Lease of Right Hand drive Hydrogen cars.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Aberdeen City Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224665652
NUTS code: UKM50

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Lease of right hand drive Hydrogen Cars.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Lease of Right Hand drive Hydrogen cars.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 282 900.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50
Main site or place of performance:

Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 year lease of Right hand drive hydrogen cars funded by Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) for Aberdeen city council, NHS Grampian and SEPA.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure without prior publication
  • The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:
    • absence of competition for technical reasons

Due to the infancy of this technology only 1 manufacturer can provide the specific type of vehicle in the UK in the time-frame required. (Right hand drive model for use on UK roads).

Due to the complexity and infancy of this technology the finance arm of the manufacturer is deemed to be best suited/placed to provide lease terms for this type of vehicle.

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Contract No: 000-XPJT5877
V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract/concession award decision:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Toyota GB PLC
Great Burgh, Burgh Heath
KT18 5UX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7825318332
NUTS code: UKF11
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot/concession: 282 900.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 282 900.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Aberdeen city council publish this notice for and on behalf of itself, NHS Grampian and SEPA. Only 1 UK provider of right hand drive hydrogen cars at present who can meet our delivery schedule. Given the relative infancy of this technology, how it differs to conventional fuel technology, and the fact that few have experience of dealing with these vehicles, a decision was made to lease these from Toyota Finance (TF). TF have access to and knowledge of the technical aspects of the vehicles. This makes them best placed to establish residual value/service timings and associated costs etc. to arrive at a lease rate. Other lease companies may wish to bid but may not understand the technology as well and how this impacts residual value etc.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

(SC Ref: 471698).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Aberdeen City Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224665652

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: