A partnership between Verizon Connect and fleet electrification analytics firm Sawatch Labs is designed to help fleets of more than 10 vehicles plan their EV strategies. As fleet managers consider switching from internal combustion engines (ICEs) to electric vehicles (EVs), the partnership will help assess whether to trade in a few vehicles or convert the entire fleet.
While electric vehicles are poised to become a major part of vehicle fleets in the coming years, reaching 31% of the market by 2050, or about 672 million vehicles, according to the US Energy Information Administration, the need for fleet management solutions adapted to electric vehicles continues. to grow.
“Every fleet is considering switching to electric vehicles, and the new integration of Verizon Connect and Sawatch Labs helps them decide on budget, timing, load, staffing – everything they need to consider in the process, leaving nothing to chance,” Erin Cave, director of product management at Verizon Connect, said in a prepared statement. “Using Verizon Connect Reveal will provide customers with the essential data they need to make smarter, more profitable long-term investments in their fleets, operations and the environment.”
Sarah Booth, COO of Sawatch Labs:
“Sawatch Labs provides the essential data for customers to confidently deploy and charge a fully electrified fleet. Partnering with an industry leader like Verizon Connect ensures that fleets across the country will have the real-time information needed to optimize their vehicle purchasing decisions.
Sawatch integrates vehicle data from Reveal to perform a range of EV analysis, including feasibility and infrastructure planning. Based on duty cycle analytics that clearly identify how an EV can meet your drivers’ needs and provide customizable suggestions to help ensure customers have the right-sized fleet to make supply and service decisions. specific assignment.
Source: Verizon Connect