So, you decided to make the switch, trading in your trusty internal combustion engine for a zero-emission plug-in electric vehicle. Congrats! You probably already know a lot about the advantages of electric cars for the environment, but you still need to fit driving an EV into your daily routine. Here are some tips that will help you make the most of your new car:
Why get into the business of "fueling" electric cars? The answer - and the road to building customer value, brand goodwill, and competitive advantage - is four-fold:
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average passenger vehicle gives off 4.6 metric tons of carbon dioxide each year. Every morning when commuters roll down the highway to their jobs, their cars emit about 404 grams of the greenhouse gas per mile. Many businesses have committed to doing something about this problem, encouraging employees to trade in their internal-combustion engines for zero-emission electric vehicles by offering electric vehicle charging.
Topics: Workplace Charging
As with many things in life there are some misconceptions about electric vehicles that we must clear up. Among the facts about EVs is the fact that the number of EVs on the road is growing all the time. Electric vehicles have been in the news a lot lately thanks to car manufacturers focusing on improving battery technology and consumer adoption.
Topics: Electric Vehicle Charging
After the U.S. Green Building Council announced LEED version 4 in 2012, the organization is moving forward to LEED v4.1. GBCI noted that it's not a total revision of the version, but rather a small step toward the future.
Topics: Workplace Charging
Electric car home charging stations are the most convenient way to keep your vehicle powered up and ready to get you to work (or someplace more fun). But you might get a little lost trying to figure out which electric vehicle charging equipment you should set up in your garage. When you know the differences between Level 1 and Level 2 station, you'll be well on your way to making a decision about the charger you need to keep the juice flowing in your car.
Choosing to invest in electric vehicles or EV charging stations benefits companies and their employees. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions, building business relationships with other companies that have similar goals, and appealing to EV-driving customers -- these are just some of the perks.
Though electric vehicles aren't exactly a new trend, many myths still surround these alternative cars and trucks. Believing misconceptions could prevent some people and organizations from investing in this developing technology.
Electric vehicles are becoming much more common throughout the U.S., with a record 199,826 EVs sold in 2017, Ars Technica reported. If you're like one of the hundreds of thousands of EV owners in America, you may be seeking out charging stations near anywhere you drive - including the office.