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Commercial Electric Vehicles Guide

Expert insight on ELECTRIC vehicle ownership

This is your place to learn more about purchasing, owning, and maintaining electric vehicles. For additional information on EV ownership, browse our collection of EV-related resources below.

Key insights on switching to electric


Before purchasing an EV, it’s important to evaluate the prospective route. For farther ranges, ensure that charging opportunities are available to keep your vehicles running with energy to spare.

Maintenance Costs

Contrary to popular belief, EVs typically require less routine and preventative maintenance than traditional internal combustion engine vehicles. According to Ford, E-Transits need up to 40% fewer scheduled maintenance services to stay running smoothly.


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EV Infrastructure

Do you have the proper infrastructure to support electric vehicles in your fleet? It’s important to have a plan for how your infrastructure will accommodate EVs before purchasing.

Tech Enablement

When you buy a Ford E-Transit from Model 1, ask about adding a three-year subscription to Ford’s Telematics system for valuable data about your EV.

Tax Incentives

Did you know that you can utilize tax incentives to lower the cost of EV ownership? For more information, read our blog.

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Other EV Resources

Like any change, the switch from traditional to electric vehicles can be daunting. That’s why we’re committed to helping our customers have a smooth transition into the EV space. Below, you’ll find resources and information to help you and your business thrive while incorporating EVs into your fleet.

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EV Buying Guide

Searching for a new electric addition to your fleet? Check out our EV Buying Guide for expert insight on the purchasing process. Plus, learn the key factors to consider before buying an electric vehicle.

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Tax Incentives

Did you know that you can utilize tax incentives to lower the total cost of a new electric vehicle? Read about it in our blog and learn how to save money while modernizing your fleet.

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The 2020 Ford Transit, a commercial electric vehicle, is driving down a city street in the late fall

Cold Weather

Similar to traditional vehicles, extreme weather can affect the overall performance and efficiency of your EV, especially during cold weather. To learn how to avoid these situations and take care of your EVs in all temperatures, read our blog post.

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If this is your first time buying an EV, you probably have questions. Visit our frequently asked questions page to find practical answers and know-how about purchasing and ownership.

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EV Glossary

Are you still learning EV terminology? Visit our glossary to learn common terms and definitions used in the EV industry. You’ll be an expert in no time.

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