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What Will it Take to  Electrify Your Fleet?
The Future of Police Fleets? Dubai Police Teases Cybertruck for Patrol
Electric Shock!

Electric Shock!

By the end of next year, there are supposed to be over 50 types of plug-in electric vehicles for sale in the U.S. At some point in the recent past, it appears that everyone decided the time is now for electric vehicles.

April 29, 2019

3 Ways to Get More Electric Vehicles on the Road

3 Ways to Get More Electric Vehicles on the Road

Moving past a few electric vehicles (EVs) to dozens or hundreds of EVs in a fleet has its challenges, which could be solvable through technology and a structural change or two. By Phillip Kobernick

October 5, 2018

Keep Realistic Fleet Expectations

If you don’t stay on top of the latest developments in mobility, battery technology, autonomous vehicles, and telematics, you are subjecting yourself to the whims of senior management who may be making decisions based on the latest trendy news.

February 1, 2018

2018 Nissan Leaf

2018 Nissan Leaf

The 2018-MY Leaf brings a host of new technological upgrades and sports a redesigned look. The new model year not only brings a lower entry price point but also offers the most range out of all sub-$30,000 electric cars.

December 22, 2017

Ready or Not, Electrification Is Coming

We’re not where we need to be with battery technology and the whole herd seems to be betting that a magical new solution will appear in time to save us all. I sure hope they are right.

December 1, 2017

Rethinking Utilization: Using the Energy in Parked EVs

Rethinking Utilization: Using the Energy in Parked EVs

Think the return on investment for electric vehicles (EVs) is too long? Vehicle-to-grid technology allows EVs to earn money while parked by utilizing their large batteries to provide energy storage services for buildings, utilities, and the grid. This extra money can reduce the total cost of ownership of EVs.

July 31, 2017

The House of Electric Vehicles

It’s becoming clear that there are some real changes brewing in our industry: everything from powertrains to new vehicle classes, to autonomous vehicles, and new safety technology.

June 1, 2017

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

General Motors may just have a game-changer on its hands with the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, a lithium-ion-powered hatchback that's fun to drive and provides enough charge to meet most commutes.

January 30, 2017

Can EVs Work as Patrol Vehicles?

Can EVs Work as Patrol Vehicles?

Adding a fleet of battery-electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids to your motor pool is one thing. But giving an electrified sedan to a police officer seems like a trickier proposition.

December 8, 2016

2014 BMW i3

2014 BMW i3

Just about everything that goes into BMW's 2014 i3 may seem impractical, such as its broad use of exotic materials, bulbous shape with coach doors, and range limit. Yet, this vehicle is an automotive engineering marvel that's also a fun, smooth drive.

March 19, 2015

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

The e-Golf drives and handles exactly like its gasoline and diesel cousins — meaning smoothly and efficiently with the kind of get up and go that modern drivers expect and the handling and solidness that fleets need.

March 13, 2015

Converging Trends to Reconfigure Light-Duty Vehicle Composition of Public Sector Fleets

Multiple trends are converging that will ultimately reconfigure the future composition of light-duty fleet assets. A new era of police packages will commence with the 2012-MY. The ongoing mandates to acquire more "carbon friendly" vehicles necessitates the acquisition of more non-traditional fleet vehicles. Another converging trend is the embryonic emergence of greater numbers of EVs and PHEVs in future fleet service. The implications of these changes are far-reaching.

June 28, 2010

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