Arval tests prove something impact EVs
The leading used van dealer in the UK, Blackwood, South Wales
Arval trials have revealed a major factor that diminishes the range of electric vans
Electric Vans are the future, no one doubts about it.
Nonetheless, they are far from being perfect. Considering the upcoming launch of the London ULEZ (Ultra Low Emission Zone) in 2020, EVs become more and more attractive to businesses.
The study showed that a fully loaded vehicle lost over 85% of its range vs 45% for one that was empty.
Which means payload is the issue there.
No doubt that the reachable range presented on paper is fairly different.