Hotard Coaches, Inc., operates a fleet of 78 coaches that travel across the U.S. Over a long history, Hotard has continuously provided outstanding service, focusing specifically on safety and hospitality. The company has locations in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette in Louisiana, as well as Biloxi in Mississippi.
Hotard is concerned about the environment and is focused on being a greener company, so it is constantly looking for vendors to help support this objective. Understanding this, Kevin Duhe from Gaubert Oil, a Castrol distributor, and Andre Bordelon from Castrol presented the complete Castrol offer, which resonated with the Hotard management team.
Hotard is converting its entire fleet to Castrol VECTON, the world’s first certified carbon-neutral commercial vehicle engine oils.* The move to VECTON will bolster its sustainability objectives by reducing the carbon footprint of its operations and its overall impact on climate change.
Julie Chalmers, General Manager for Hotard Coaches, stated, “We are very proud and excited regarding this venture with Castrol, which allows us to reduce our carbon footprint.”
To show its commitment, Hotard is applying VECTON decals with a “This vehicle has reduced its carbon footprint” message on each of its coaches beside the boarding door so its passengers can see that Hotard is committed to sustainability.
According to Michael Hoover, Director of Maintenance for Hotard Coaches, “It is a true blessing to find a similar company that is heading in the right direction when it comes to saving the environment and producing clean, quality products and services. Hotard is excited to be working with Castrol for the betterment of both of our companies.”
For more information on Castrol VECTON and its carbon-neutral certification, please visit www.castrol.com/vectonusa.
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