High fuel prices, greater fuel efficiency, and concerns of the impact of fossil fuels are spurring the growth of consumer electric vehicles (EV) in the United States and across the globe.
As a result, the long-discussed EV revolution is no longer just over the horizon. It’s already here.
In the very near future, EVs will become one of the most cost-effective solutions for commercial fleet services, but there are some factors to consider before adding them to your fleet, including the impact they have on the trucking industry as a whole.
As auto companies invest more and in the personal EV market, the commercial side is starting to catch up.
Going Green – For the Environment and the Wallet
Why the acceleration of EV adoption in the vehicle fleet industry? The risks and costs of climate change.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the transportation sector account for over one-quarter of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, making it the largest contributor of U.S. GHG emissions. Between 1990 and 2020, GHG emissions in the transportation sector increased more in absolute terms than any other sector.