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Frost & Sullivan Hosts Free Webinar: Is an Electric Vehicle a Good Fit for U.S. Fleet Owners - the Targeted Early Adopters?
Aug 02, 2010 (07:08 PM EDT)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ --
Vehicle manufacturers target vehicle fleet owners as the early adopters of electric vehicles (EVs). Fleet operations not only provide the ability to closely monitor the vehicles in the field, they also offer a significant sales opportunity for EVs. For a successful EV program, it is important to understand the vehicle-purchase and vehicle-usage criteria of fleet customers and align the EV product and service offerings with the criteria. This Frost & Sullivan briefing will address the following key issues:
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"As the targeted early adopters of EVs, fleets comprise an important market for EV manufacturers," states Kaul. "Even before the EV is rolled out to consumers, fleets will play an important role in providing OEMs with valuable field experience through participation in demonstration programs."
Kaul continues, "In the long-term, the decreased operating cost of an EV expects to position it as a greener and more economical mode of commercial transportation. However, there is still a high level of uncertainty and risk regarding the adoption of EVs by fleets."
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