In an all-new episode of Fast Forward to kick off the new year, listen in as Editor Chris Brown speaks with Director of Marketing and Sales Operations for Lightning eMotors, Nick Bettis. In this episode, they talk about the factors that impact EV performance, including payload, HVAC, and hilly conditions, as well as the steps to follow to successfully implement a gamification program.

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Conversation topics

  • What impacts EV performance
  • How payload becomes a factor in battery efficiency
  • How to gamify EVs


0:00 Introduction
1:09 What Lightning eMotors Does
2:00 What Impacts EV Performance
4:24 How Payload Becomes a Factor in Battery Efficiency
5:33 How to Gamify EVs
10:44 HVAC’s Impact on Battery Range
11:52 How to Successfully Run an EV Gamification Program