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2022 Commercial Electric Vehicle Adoption Report

Fleet acceptance is growing, but EBM’s 2022 survey finds availability, cost, and charging are still major barriers to wide adoption on commercial electric vehicles.

Following up on its benchmark 2021 survey, a new Endeavor Business Intelligence report documents the evolving fleet expectations for commercial electric vehicle adoption in the U.S.

A major shift to electric automotive powertrains is a very good bet at this point, but when will that transformation cross over to the mainstream? The commercial electric vehicle (CEV) segment of that market is going to be a key element in such a transformation. That makes the fleet adoption rate of CEVs a valuable barometer of the technology’s long-term viability as a practical automotive powertrain for the future.

Meet the Author

Jim Mele, a lifelong journalist and editor, has covered trucking since 1981. He joined FleetOwner, the premier publication covering the trucking industry, in 1985, filling roles as a feature writer and executive editor before being appointed editor-in-chief in 1999, a position he held until 2017. During his tenure as chief editor, he was recognized with four Neal Awards for Editorial Excellence, three times for commentary and once for technical content. As a consulting analyst for Wards Intelligence and Endeavor Business Media, he has authored numerous in-depth business intelligence reports on the truck industry covering technology trends, advanced safety systems and commercial electric vehicles.