Advice and reference info from
For discounts on vehicles or
purchase of company fleet cars:
Fleet vehicle upgrade -- prorated reimbursement.
(This report is specific to HPE
-- but a similar policy probably applies to HPI.)
A member reported in October
HPE's Fleet Vehicle Program
provides for an employee to be reimbursed for any vehicle
upgrade charges at a pro-rated rate if you were WFRed.
This is not covered anywhere in
the mountains of WFR documents provided -- and the
reimbursement must be requested manually or you won't get
In my case, I paid an upgrade
charge at the time of ordering but was WFRed 16 months into
the 24-month lease period. I was entitled to a prorated
Both HPE and Element (HPE's
fleet company) responded and approved reimbursement in 24
The amount will credited via the
normal payroll and Lump Sum distribution method chosen.
Direct Deposit etc.
Instructions for HPE:
Send an email to:
Subject: Include Fleet Vehicle #
and VIN # and "Pro-rated Refund of Vehicle Upgrade"
Message Body: Give your case
details [VIN#, Fleet#, Upgrade Charge, Date Paid (usually at
time of ordering), Fleet Policy FAQ (see below), Contact
From the HPE Fleet Program
Policy Terms FAQ:
3. What if a participant chooses
an upgrade vehicle and then leaves the Company, or his/her
vehicle eligibility status changes?
Pro-rated refunds are provided
to participants whose status is impacted by a workforce
reduction/position elimination. A pro-rated refund of the
upgrade charge may be refunded to the participant affected
by WFR, based on the period remaining in the Program term,
as determined by Fleet Management. Any pro-rated refund will
not include driver-paid options or any paid taxes.
Note: Participants who are
eligible for a pro-rated refund of the vehicle upgrade
charge (VUC) will receive it as a deposit into their bank
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