A new nationwide study of thousands of take-home fleet vehicles reveals that the vast majority could be replaced with commercially available battery electric vehicles today with no loss in operational capability.
The study, conducting by eIQ Mobility of Oakland, California, found that “of the 5,900+ passenger cars analyzed, we found that 91 percent could be replaced with electric vehicles today using only Level 2 EV chargers” overnight at drivers’ homes.”
The study based its findings on studies of major business fleets in a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, utilities, logistics, beverages and equipment services across the U.S. and Canada. “We have shown that an electric vehicle fleet can complete all daily trip requirements with overnight charging. Electrification is feasible in practically any climate and under and majority of driving profiles. “
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