In-depth examinations of electric vehicle transitions, global fleet policy and the complexities of global fleet management highlight the final week of the 2021 Global Fleet Experience, a month-long series of virtual panel discussions, reports and presentations featuring industry leaders. Week Four “deep dive” sessions will be held May 25 and May 27.
May 22, 2021
ABB and Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, announced a collaboration to jointly develop a cloud-based digital solution for the real-time fleet management of EVs. The collaboration will combine ABB’s eMobility experience in energy management, charging technology, and e-mobility solutions with AWS’s portfolio of cloud technologies and software expertise.
March 30, 2021
Data shows that roughly one in seven cars and vans now operated by U.K. companies is either a hybrid or full electric vehicle, illustrating how they are becoming an everyday part of transport for businesses.
December 15, 2020
Brazilian manufacturer Fábrica Nacional de Motores (FNM) is returning to the market to produce battery-electric trucks for the Brazil market, after shutting operations in 1988, following a new partnership with a U.S.-based battery Tier 1 supplier.
November 3, 2020
Chinese automaker Geely Auto Group unveiled its new premium electric vehicle (EV), the Zero Concept, which will feature advanced safety tech from Mobileye.
October 6, 2020
Amazon is adding more than 1,800 electric vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Vans to its delivery fleet in Europe this year, as part of a shared effort to reduce emissions from the transportation sector.
August 28, 2020
Mercedes-Benz has been testing its all-electric eActros commercial trucks in real-world usage for about a year. So far, it has received positive feedback for using the electric vehicles in short range distribution applications.
November 7, 2019
DHL Express incorporated 10 Renault ZE Master battery electric vans into its London fleet, with 400 more expected to be introduced over the next few years.
October 1, 2019
LeasePlan published an open letter urging European Commission policymakers to implement 1 million charging stations by 2025 to meet the demand of electric driving in the country.
September 24, 2019
BP and Didi Chuxing (DiDi) formed a new joint venture to build electric vehicle charging infrastructure in China, and plans to later consider delving in other fleet services in the future.
August 6, 2019
The second generation battery-electric Nissan Leaf is now available in Australia, which offers a range of approximately 168 miles.
August 1, 2019
BYD Company Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corp. signed an agreement for the joint development of battery-electric vehicles that will be released in China.
July 31, 2019
AstraZeneca is transitioning 16,000 vehicles in its global fleet to battery-electric assets following the company's move to join the EV100.
July 17, 2019
Logistics service provider DB Schenker and Fuso, a Daimler Trucks brand, are expanding their partnership to bring more fully electric cabovers into European cities to support last-mile deliveries.
April 3, 2019
Europcar is now offering EVs for private, leisure, and business rentals at its Auckland Airport, Christchurch Airport, Wellington Airport locations, and Dunedin.
March 25, 2019