Navistar’s NEXT eMobility Solutions business unit recently signed an agreement with energy solutions provider In-Charge Energy to develop charging infrastructure and offer consulting services to Navistar and fleets interested in moving to electric.
“With electric vehicles, it’s important to understand that we can provide the very best truck for our customers, but if they don’t have a partner to show them how to operate it, charge it or take care of it in the long run, it likely won’t be a successful deployment,” said Jason Gies, director of business development at Navistar.
Electrifying a fleet requires more than just purchasing an electric vehicle, and customers must consider the maintenance and infrastructure demands.
“The total cost of ownership with electric vehicles promises to be less than conventional vehicles; however, that is only possible with well-designed charging infrastructure and a trusted partner,” said Cameron Funk, CEO of In-Charge.
Originally posted on Trucking Info