As electric vehicles are adopted more widely, closed-ended leases may become more common, and that would translate to more risk when it comes to residual values.
Fleet marketing consultant Tod Trousdell is highly enthusiastic about the recently concluded AFLA Conference which he calls “a watershed moment for fleet.” Today, he gives us his thoughts on both the meeting and what he sees as the key challenges facing fleet.
Why do a fleet utilization study? Ed Smith, president of Agile Fleet, says, “At the highest level, goals of a fleet utilization study are ultimately to capture and present vehicle use metrics in a way that provides a clear understanding of utilization.”
We like this: ALD Announcement May Signal Rise in Fleet Vehicle Subscriptions. "At a time when business' mobility needs and attitudes are changing so rapidly, vehicle subscriptions offer a way of getting closer to the end customer and allow greater control over the customer experience."
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If we’re going to adopt electric vehicles in any meaningful way, we need the kind of infrastructure that can support ever-larger chunks of the population making that switch.
The Regional Electric Vehicle Midwest Coalition (or REV Midwest) - governors of five Midwestern states - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin—all signed a Memorandum of Understanding to co-develop “a regional framework to accelerate vehicle electrification in the Midwest.”
Goals of this agreement include advancing an equitable, data-driven transition to EVs for all communities to reduce emissions keep development within communities sustainable and the acceleration of medium- and heavy-duty fleet electrification through coordination of charging infrastructure, particularly along commercial corridor, as well as standardization of regulatory schemes.
Read the article at RideApart.