The answers will dictate site design, energy management considerations, software needs, home charging requirements, and fleet policy updates. Without the proper attention, fleet operators face ballooning and unexpected costs.
How efficient is an all-electric Class 6 delivery truck in its regular duty cycle with payloads up to 11,000 lbs.? Weight is less of an EV range inhibitor than you’d think.
With BrightDrop, GM is creating a new business to develop the commercial electric vehicle ecosystem. This includes a new electric delivery vehicle and support for infrastructure, logistics, and service planning — as well as an entirely new sales and service network.
With V2G, your electric fleet vehicles could act as backup energy when the grid goes down, and you may even be compensated for the power they give back. What are we waiting for?
Our test of the new F-150 PowerBoost netted an extraordinary 19.2 average mpg with a 1,732-lb. payload and 25.1 mpg without. Adding PowerBoost’s 12,700 lbs. of max towing, is it blasphemy to finally turn our backs on diesel for true work applications?
Panelists during Day 4 and 5 of the Fleet Forward Experience explored how technology is enabling smart mapping and a more efficient supply chain, while others stressed the considerable planning involved to implement electric infrastructure and IoT networks.
“Everyone comes into fleet electrification talking about hardware, and they leave talking about software workflow and project management,” says Michael Hughes of ChargePoint.
An up-close dose of Tesla’s Cybertruck from last night’s reveal in Hawthorne, Calif. answers some initial questions on whether it can function in a traditional fleet capacity.
Eric Foellmer says XL's plan is to continue supplementing the electrification strategy of the OEMs, which includes its present hybrid and plug-in hybrid systems and eventually an all-electric system.
To understand those challenges firsthand, LeasePlan’s global employee fleet intends to go fully electric by 2021.
With reasonable duty cycles, electric vehicles can work for fleet — and they return favorable overall ownership costs.
After five years and 15,000 miles of driving per year, are there any hybrids that actually have a lower cost of ownership than their gas-engine counterparts? One unexpected vehicle takes the prize.
Five Nissan Leaf users share their driving experiences. Is reality matching expectations?
Taking a hard-numbers approach to your vehicles’ tailpipe emissions and lifecycle cost data will help you improve your ecological footprint without breaking the bank.
Higher fuel prices and moderating acquisition costs have improved hybrids’ return on investment in recent years. Diesels step into the “green” spotlight with new models and strong lifecycle costs.
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