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Online EV Wholesaler Plug Powers Dealers With Data

November 21, 2023

The key to Plug’s business model, is what Plug CEO Douglas calls “democratizing” access to information about features and technology that are unique to EVs. The idea is to create more of a balance between the number of dealers who are knowledgeable about the vehicles and those who may be missing out on sales because they aren’t armed with the information to speak with confidence to prospective customers.

The EV Transition Is Revving Up Connected Efficiencies for Commercial Fleets

September 27, 2023

No product might be more emblematic of today’s technical innovation than the car. That’s because the humble automobile has been so swept up in the rapid pace of today’s ongoing digitization that Mercedes drivers in Germany can now make digital payments directly from their car using biometric authentication.

The 10 Electric Cars With The Longest Range

April 3, 2023

What to watch for when buying a long-range electric car?
Charge to 80%: EV manufacturers typically recommend charging only 80 or 90 percent to maintain battery health. So, an EPA estimate of 350 miles could translate to 280 miles of usable range. Climate has an impact: Cold temperatures can decrease the EV range from a single charge and slow down charging times. Operating the vehicle’s climate control system also diminishes the range.

Converting to electric vehicles: 7 key opportunities for fleet owners

January 18, 2023

For the world to continue moving at the current pace, sustainable change needs to be a way of our lives. One way fleet businesses can be more environmentally conscientious is by transitioning some or all of their fleets to electric vehicles. Before a business adopts electric vehicles into their fleet, there is a significant learning curve that comes with owning a battery-powered vehicle. To optimize your investment in electric fleets, it is important to understand what it takes to operate them and the myriad unexpected details tied to adopting EVs into your fleet.

How Are Electric Vehicles Better for the Environment?

January 3, 2023

The production of EV batteries also creates upstream emissions. In fact, the production process for EVs can be more taxing on the environment than that of ICEs. Still, EVs remain the cleanest option for transportation as their entire life cycle is much more sustainable overall. Due to their use of electricity as fuel, driving makes up for their higher manufacturing emissions. On average, an EV produces half of a conventional vehicle’s carbon emissions over its lifetime, completely outperforming from a sustainability standpoint.