2. The number of viable fleet electric vehicle options is growing

The BrightDrop Zevo 600 is a game-changer for parcel delivery. Photo: BrightDrop

For Canadian companies looking to electrify their fleets, increased production of fully-electric cars, vans and trucks means that buyers have the most options to date

The GM BrightDrop Zevo 600, has a range of 400 km on a full charge. Ford’s E-transit van and the GreenPower EV Star Cargo have ranges of 200 to 240 kilometres respectively, while the Mercedes-Benz eSprinter van — which has been distributed throughout Europe since 2019 — will be coming to North America around 2023, and has a range of 150 kilometres.