Electric vehicles are dominating the minds of fleet departments as organizations across the world pledge to reduce their carbon footprint. Though once implemented, driving an EV may take a little getting used to. We’ve gathered some helpful information to educate you and your drivers on successful EV operation.
Impact on Maintenance as Vehicles Idled Due to Pandemic
During calendar-year 2020, fleet maintenance expenses declined year-over-year compared to CY-2019, primarily driven by the COVID lockdowns and customer restrictions on allowing visitors on company premises. In addition, vehicles were under-utilized resulting in unintended additional problems such as flat tires, dead batteries, and rusting brakes.