This tool’s simple spreadsheet inputs allows fleet managers to estimate petroleum use, greenhouse gas emissions, air pollutant emissions, and cost of ownership of light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles….
The Fleet Procurement Analysis Tool equips users with decision-relevant information on the financial viability and environmental impact of light-duty vehicle fleet procurements. The Microsoft Excel-based can evaluate a variety of procurement ownership structures, vehicle types, and procurement scenarios.
In 2009, the City of Vancouver was one of the first to pilot the Mitsubishi i-MiEV as part of their fleet. By 2012, the number of EVs in the city’s fleet grew from 1 to 17, not including the electric bikes and scooters used by staff to get to and from meetings. The city currently has 31 EVs in the fleet with plans to have at least 115 by 2020.
In 2013, the Fraser Valley Regional District planned for the future by installing a dual-port charging station at their Chilliwack, B.C. office. Two years later, they put out a tender for their first electric vehicle in their fleet.
This report gives an overview of the opportunities and challenges faced by medium- and heavy-duty electric truck, or e-truck, and bus market. It provides an up-to-date review of current and future vehicle-grid integration issues facing the industry.
This case study highlights the city’s alternative-fuel strategy, which led Loveland, Colorado to procure EVs as a way to reduce fuel and operation costs….