The automotive industry has been in a constant state of change over the past several years. Electric vehicles (EVs) are the next step in this evolution, and they’re redefining how fleets operate. This article will help you prepare your fleet and business for the transition to EVs by outlining steps you can take now to prepare for this change.
Incorporate EV-Ready Infrastructure
EV charging infrastructure is a key part of the EV ecosystem, and it’s necessary to support the use of EVs. Charging infrastructure can be installed at home or at work, as well as public locations such as shopping centers or parks.
Private companies can also install charging stations to meet their needs for employee commuting.
Adjust Fleet Operations
- Consider the needs of the business.
- Consider the needs of drivers and passengers.
- Consider the needs of vehicles.
- Consider the needs of infrastructure (charging stations).
- And, most importantly, consider how to make it all work together in harmony with Mother Nature!
Expand EV Charging And Storage Options
EV charging stations are being installed in cities across the country. Some cities, like Los Angeles and San Francisco, have already invested in EV charging infrastructure and will benefit from it as they transition to electric vehicles.
Other cities are just beginning to explore the benefits of EV charging stations–and there’s still time for you to get ahead of the curve! If you’re on the fence about whether or not installing a public EV charging station is right for your community, consider these arguments in favor:
- Charging stations can be installed anywhere there’s electricity (or solar panels). It doesn’t require any additional infrastructure beyond what already exists–just plug them into an outlet! This means that even if there aren’t many people living in your area yet (or if they live far apart), installing public chargers will still benefit those who do come into town by giving them access when needed most.*
The EV revolution is underway, and fleets are in a unique position to help drive it forward. By incorporating EV-ready infrastructure into their operations and expanding charging options for drivers, fleets can keep their vehicles on the road longer while also reducing emissions and improving air quality.