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What I Want from an Electric Pickup
Here’s What Fleet Managers Want in a Vocational EV
Hot Takes: Understanding the Phantom Electric Delivery Van

Hot Takes: Understanding the Phantom Electric Delivery Van

Amazon placed an order for a cargo van that doesn’t exist yet; you can now call your Tesla across the parking lot, and gas stations are becoming the filling stations of (back to) the future. Just another week in this new world of transportation.

October 1, 2019

Electric Shock!

Electric Shock!

By the end of next year, there are supposed to be over 50 types of plug-in electric vehicles for sale in the U.S. At some point in the recent past, it appears that everyone decided the time is now for electric vehicles.

April 29, 2019

Electrified by Jaguar's 2019 I-Pace

Electrified by Jaguar's 2019 I-Pace

What better way to showcase the cat-like reflexes of Jaguar's 2019 I-Pace than to allow a group of automotive industry professionals to guide the battery-electric crossover through an autocross course, then test it on the narrow, residential streets surrounding the Santa Monica Airport.

December 18, 2018

Takeaways from the Fleet Forward Conference

Takeaways from the Fleet Forward Conference

Most attendees — from established fleets and vendors to new players that were only formed five years ago — didn’t know anyone. But that’s exactly the point.

October 16, 2018

Keep Realistic Fleet Expectations

If you don’t stay on top of the latest developments in mobility, battery technology, autonomous vehicles, and telematics, you are subjecting yourself to the whims of senior management who may be making decisions based on the latest trendy news.

February 1, 2018

2018 Nissan Leaf

2018 Nissan Leaf

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.

December 22, 2017

Ready or Not, Electrification Is Coming

We’re not where we need to be with battery technology and the whole herd seems to be betting that a magical new solution will appear in time to save us all. I sure hope they are right.

December 1, 2017

The Tesla Semi: Lots More Sizzle, Still No Steak

The Tesla Semi: Lots More Sizzle, Still No Steak

Seven months after we were teased with a ghostly image of Tesla's ersatz electric semi, we still don't know anything substantive about it. Maybe that's all we need to know, says Jim Park in his On the Road blog.

November 20, 2017

The House of Electric Vehicles

It’s becoming clear that there are some real changes brewing in our industry: everything from powertrains to new vehicle classes, to autonomous vehicles, and new safety technology.

June 1, 2017

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

General Motors may just have a game-changer on its hands with the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, a lithium-ion-powered hatchback that's fun to drive and provides enough charge to meet most commutes.

January 30, 2017

2014 BMW i3

2014 BMW i3

Just about everything that goes into BMW's 2014 i3 may seem impractical, such as its broad use of exotic materials, bulbous shape with coach doors, and range limit. Yet, this vehicle is an automotive engineering marvel that's also a fun, smooth drive.

March 19, 2015

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

The e-Golf drives and handles exactly like its gasoline and diesel cousins — meaning smoothly and efficiently with the kind of get up and go that modern drivers expect and the handling and solidness that fleets need.

March 13, 2015

Proposed 2025 CAFE Standards to be the Catalyst for the Increased Hybridization of Fleets

The 2025 CAFE rules will have a dramatic impact on the types of future vehicles in fleet operations. Currently, no OEM can meet the 2025 CAFE standard of 54.5 mpg, which will double the average EPA-rated fuel economy for all OEMs selling vehicles in the U.S. in less than two decades. Today, only a handful of models get 39 mpg or more. To achieve this standard, the government plans to incentivize the use of advanced technologies, such as hybrid powertrains and vehicle electrification.

August 8, 2011