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Transportation management

Electrify your vehicle fleet

Switching to an electrified fleet might save you money and cut down your emissions.

What is an electrified fleet?

An electrified fleet is made up of electric vehicles (EVs) or zero-emissions vehicles (ZEVs), two terms that are both used to describe the following types of vehicles: battery-electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell electric vehicles.

From cargo vans to pick-up trucks, buses to commuter cars, more and more automobile manufacturers are producing viable replacements for fossil fuel-powered vehicles. But you need more than just vehicles for a thriving EV fleet—you also need the appropriate charging infrastructure and a thorough fleet management plan.

The benefits of electrifying your fleet

Driving an EV is more energy-efficient than a gas-powered car, because EVs are more efficient at converting electricity into forward motion. The annual fuel costs for EVs can be nearly seven times less than it is for gas- or diesel-powered vehicles. EVs also generally have lower maintenance costs.

However, there are some drawbacks: EVs have high upfront costs, diminished battery performance in cold weather, and negative social and environmental impacts from the resource extraction required to make batteries.

Positive impact on your business

Roadmap to electrifying your fleet


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Natural Resources Canada: Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program

The Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program helps communities and businesses offset the costs of EV charging infrastructure.

Natural Resources Canada: 2023 Fuel Consumption Guide

You can use this information to compare vehicles as you shop for the most fuel-efficient vehicle that meets your everyday needs.