Electric and smart vehicles guide

An overview of electric and smart vehicles that introduces the main technologies available for ultra-low emissions to help businesses invest in low carbon transport and move away from petrol or diesel-fuelled vehicles in a cost- effective way.

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This guide will help you decide if electric vehicles and smart vehicles are suitable for your business and demonstrate best practice to realise the greatest savings from employing this technology. 


  • Introduction
  • What are electric vehicles and smart vehicles?
  • Why do electric vehicles make business sense?
  • Understanding if EVs are suitable for your own fleet
  • Actions Checklist
  • How to build a business case
  • Smart vehicles
  • Best practices for managing your fleet
  • Your next steps

Published: March 2019
Publication code: CTV073

This guide was produced as part of the Green Business Fund programme which ended in 2019.

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