Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched a new Van Fuel Advisor tool to help commercial vehicle buyers choose the right powertrain for their vehicle.
The EV4me tool takes into account factors including distance covered on a typical working day and access to charging facilities, then forms an impression of the business’ driving requirements.
Based on the business’ requirements, the Van Fuel Advisor tool also suggests the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles models that match their driving preferences. With the manufacturer’s range offering internal combustion engine (ICE), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and fully electric models, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has a practical solution for almost any business – whether they’re ready to make the switch to electric vehicles or not.
The suggestions allow businesses to compare annual costs and indicative emissions of plug-in hybrids and combustion engine vehicles with fully-electric models, as well as available government grants that further support businesses to go electric. Covering price of fuel, servicing, congestion charges and Vehicle Excise Duty, the annual cost estimate acts as a guide for the potential savings to be made in everyday running costs by going electric.
Craig Cavanagh, national fleet manager at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, said: “Choosing whether to electrify a fleet can be a daunting process for any business and, with the added considerations of range, purchasing and running costs, it can be difficult to know which of the available options is most suitable.
“As part of our Working With You promise, we’re committed to making life easier by helping business owners choose the right vehicles for their business. This new tool provides suggestions tailored to their driving requirements, removing some of these uncertainties to give business owners peace of mind.”
To use the Van Fuel Advisor Tool, visit: https://www.volkswagen-vans.co.uk/app/van-fuel-advisor/.
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