As part of a larger strategy to tackle the global climate crisis, President Biden’s Executive Order of January 27 identifies, “clean and zero-emission vehicles for Federal, State, local, and Tribal government fleets.” Zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) can help bring positive change in the global climate crisis and this order codifies a commitment to electrification that many federal fleet managers have been working towards within their broader fleet optimization efforts. It offers not only decarbonization potential through alternative fuel powertrains, but also financial and vehicle operational benefits.
In a report on fleet electrification, Guidehouse has identified four key considerations for a successful fleet transformation strategy:
The report also outlines four steps that can serve as an initial strategy framework and it provides case studies that highlight key outcomes from implementing the framework in the commercial sector.
For more information, read the report here.