Switching to electric vehicles: edie launches free business guide

Organisations looking to deploy electric vehicles (EVs) in their fleet now have access to a comprehensive guide which breaks down all of the key information required to successfully make the EV transition.

The new edie Explains: Electric vehicles guide, produced in association with EDF Energy, provides an in-depth summary of EVs, which are expected to account for 54% of all new vehicle sales globally by 2040.


According to some estimates, UK businesses could make annual fuel savings of around £14bn if all of Britain’s vans and HGVs switched to electric alternatives. Moreover, edie’s recently launched Mission Possible report shows that many firms are already looking to capitalise on these savings, with 41% of survey respondents claiming they are looking to make the switch before 2030. 

But a number of key questions need to be answered before any business embarks on the EV transition. What is the current market status of EVs in the UK? Are EVs suitable and appropriate for all organisations? And what are the potential business benefits of investing in EVs? 

The eight-page edie Explains guide answers all of these questions and more to help sustainability professionals understand the key considerations when switching to an EV fleet. 

The report concludes with an industry viewpoint written by EDF Energy’s energy solutions sales director Vincent de Rul, who offers his outlook for the UK’s EV market. 

“We believe the increasing number of EV models being released by vehicle manufacturers, coupled with falling battery prices and improved battery efficiency (increased driving range) will make EVs a very viable option for most drivers, with the long anticipated ‘tipping point’ perhaps already upon us,” de Rul said.

The edie explains: Electric vehicles guide is available to download for free now. Download the guide here.

edie staff

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