Why electric vans are a smart choice

By |2024-04-11T10:07:57+01:00April 11th, 2024|Electric vans, Van News|

Searches for ‘how much are electric vans’ are up by 100% over the last three months, while searches for ‘best electric vans’ have increased by 24% in the same period. However, despite the growing interest in EVs, there are still lots of misconceptions about making the switch to electric vans.  To help, the experts at Vansdirect have shed light on the increasing popularity and misconceptions around switching to electric vans:

Hyundai to supply all-electric LCV to Iveco

By |2024-02-01T10:01:08+00:00February 1st, 2024|Electric vans, Van News|

The Iveco-badged vehicle will be the first export model to apply Hyundai’s new Global all-electric Light Commercial Vehicle (eLCV) platform, a dedicated global EV platform made for commercial vehicles ranging from GVW 2.5 tons to 3.5 tons. The innovative platform features Hyundai’s latest technology for next generation BEVs with a low-floor design that allows enhanced usability for cargo loading and carrying, designed to fit the emerging needs of future electrified Purpose Built Vehicles in the market. 

Clenergy EV and Paua collaborate to improve EV charging for fleets

By |2024-01-23T15:22:02+00:00January 23rd, 2024|Electric vans, Van management, Van News|

EV drivers using the Paua app or card can recharge their vehicle at selected charge points powered by Clenergy EV software. With over 43,000 charge point connectors Paua is the UK’s largest roaming network. The collaboration with Clenergy EV will increase the network by a further 10 per cent, making over 4,000 new charge points available to Paua customers across the UK.

Shared electric van charging committee launched

By |2024-01-18T10:02:11+00:00January 18th, 2024|Electric vans, Van News|

Charging has emerged a key issue for those operating electric vans, whether that means finding power as part of a planned route that exceeds the vehicle’s range, overnight to ensure a van is ready for the following day, or in a part of the country where charging facilities are scarce. Many fleet operators can see the potential for sharing their infrastructure on this basis

Progressing zero emissions van deployment tops fleet list

By |2024-01-09T15:21:36+00:00January 9th, 2024|Electric vans, Van management, Van News|

PROGRESSING zero emissions van deployment is top of the fleet agenda for 2024, according to the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP). Chair Paul Hollick said that the issue was proving difficult for some businesses with several tricky practical and strategic issues needed to be overcome. “The view of most van fleets is that electrification, which obviously forms the backbone of [...]

Few fleets consider journeys when electrifying

By |2023-10-31T10:01:06+00:00October 31st, 2023|Electric vans, Van management, Van News|

The 2023 Arval Mobility Observatory Barometer shows that among businesses that are already operating electric vehicles (EVs), just 3% are using them first in urban areas because of air quality benefits and only 2% on those routes thanks to better access to charging. Overall, more than a third (38%) said that they haven’t thought about initial use of their EVs on different road types, while more than half (58%) said that they planned to use them effectively everywhere.

How an EV can save couriers thousands in clean air zones

By |2023-10-25T16:46:31+01:00October 25th, 2023|Electric vans, Van News|

Research, undertaken by EV conversion specialists, Vic Young compared the industry-leading Ford Fiesta van with the new fully electric Renault Zoe that they have created in partnership with Renault, in an aim to reduce emissions and costs for the courier and delivery industry, with a viable alternative with good range. 

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