Overall vehicle costs and perceptions of battery lifespan regarding battery-electric vehicles are some of the biggest barriers to EV adoption for dealers and consumers according to a report by Cox Automotive on the path to EV adoption, which also reflects trending fleet perceptions of the segment.
With range reductions of up to 40% in subzero conditions, electric vehicle batteries need special care in winter. The operator of this small fleet in the mountains of Colorado knows from experience.
General Motors and Volkswagen are cutting hybrid vehicles from their lineups in the U.S., but are continuing to lean into the investment of battery-electric vehicles.
Proterra has launched the Proterra Powered vehicle electrification solution aimed at commercial vehicle manufacturers, leveraging the company’s electric vehicle technology to help OEMs design heavy-duty electric vehicles.
General Motors will offer plenty of optional equipment and features for its commercial fleet buyers in its 2020-model-year lineup, including its next-generation Chevrolet Silverado HD (2500 and 3500) pickups.