AF looks at how Lightning Systems swaps out a gasoline powertrain with its electric powertrain. There is a large initial expense with converting a Transit van to all-electric, but the electric vehicle has its benefits.
The 2019 Range Rover Sport PHEV probably won't find its way into many commercial fleets. With a starting MSRP of $79,895, it's much more likely to find its way into a fleet executive's driveway.
Propane may be a viable option for certain fleets looking for an alternative fuel source. While converting a vehicle to a propane system comes with a high initial cost, the system may come with reduced lifecycle costs over the course of that vehicle's life.
Current sales of electric vehicles are largely driven by incentives, and while incentives help move the metal on the new-vehicle front, they have a negative effect when it comes to residual values.
The plug-in electric hybrid version of the 2018 Outlander has the potential to
provide big gas savings. Its 20-mile electric range makes it an ideal vehicle for fleets operating short city routes.
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.
Through its proprietary technology, Green Commuter is giving its van pool users the ability to rent out their vehicles to neighboring companies that want to supplement their fleets with an additional vehicle during the day.
Four years ago, ADP began converting its fleet to more fuel-efficient and less-polluting vehicles. Eventually, the company decided to convert its entire fleet to hybrid-electric vehicles.