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September 2, 2021
Charging at home

Home charging for fleets can require a process to recoup costs for employees. From working with several councils, we’ve found that 60% of Council staff garage at home. Understanding the options for home charging, therefore, will be critical in the absence of a suitable public charging network. Typically, at home people can install a 3kW […]

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July 8, 2021
EV Basics – Maximising EV efficiency

Just like with other types of vehicles, you can maximise the lifespan and operability of your EV, depending on how it is used and maintained.

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EV Basics – Ensuring EVs are fit for purpose

During a fleet transition, ensuring the vehicles are operationally ‘fit for purpose’ should not be compromised when considering electric vehicles. It is essential that fleet assets are suitable for their corporate and operational requirements and also meet occupational health safety and transport legislation obligations in the mobile workplace.

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EV Basics – EV Batteries

The lithium ion-battery is the most important component of an electric vehicle, as it is the energy source. The battery size is demonstrative of the vehicle’s driving range and charging capabilities. Battery size will also affect the cost of the vehicle.

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EV Basics – EV Driving Range

An EV’s driving range can depend on a number of factors including the battery capacity, how the vehicle is driven, the external conditions (e.g. cold or warm weather) and the weight of the vehicle.

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Measuring the efficiency of electric buses

With the rapid increase in electric buses around the globe, performance data is starting to emerge. Many municipalities are also conducting their own bus trials to work out how particular buses will perform on their routes. This is giving decision makers more clarity on stated, versus actual energy efficiency (kWh/km) of electric buses. Factors such […]

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Vehicle to Grid – An Overview

There are more than 80 V2G trials globally, with the majority of trials taking place in Europe where the world’s major automobile companies, distribution network service providers and electric car charger manufacturing companies are collaborating.

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July 7, 2021
An introduction to electric road freight vehicles

Globally, the truck sector currently contributes to 39% of the transport sector’s GHG emissions, and a total of 5% of all fossil fuel derived carbon dioxide emissions. While currently freight transport accounts for less than half of transport emissions, it is expected to grow by 56%−70% between 2015 and 2050,

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