ELCV fleet

How to transition to an eLCV fleet

2 min to readSustainability
Adding electric light commercial vehicles (eLCVs) to your fleet or switching to a purely electric fleet is a demanding process and all parameters must be taken into account.

Adding electric light commercial vehicles (eLCVs) to your fleet or making a complete switch can be quite challenging, with extra variables like range, charging and weight to consider. The benefits of making the switch often out way these challenges and we see eLCVs growing in popularity. In the UK alone LCV registrations were down in 2020 compared to 2019 but eLCV sales were up by 64%. So why are fleets making the switch to an eLCV fleet and what do you need to do to make the switch to an electric commercial fleet? In this blog we look at how to easily include eLCVs in your fleet.

Why to do the transition to an eLCV fleet?

Currently, light commercial vehicles have a significant impact on total CO2 emissions and fleet operators are looking to eLCVs to reduce emissions and maintain access to areas low emission zones. In a few words, eLCVs help fleet operators to:

Before you start to include electric vans in your fleet you should first carry out a full eLCV feasibility study. This feasibility study should include, checking eLCV routes and optimising them, planning charging infrastructure and understanding your drivers’ behaviour and mindset.

The 6 steps to a successful eLCV transition

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Contact LeasePlan for more information about making the switch to an electric LCV fleet.

Published at March 1, 2022
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March 1, 2022

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