Strategy Paper: Charging of Commercial Vehicles

December 2019 | New Mobility

Commercial vehicle manufacturers are facing a shift from fossil energy toward alternative technologies. Restrictive regulations on CO2 emissions, technology maturity, and a strong demand from customers for green supply chains will boost the electrification of a broad range of commercial applications in the upcoming years. The charging of battery powered commercial vehicles must therefore be seamlessly integrated into the operation cycles to ensure a profitable logistics business. Manufacturers must understand the charging requirements to adapt product specifications to customer needs. This strategy paper identifies the relevant use cases for commercial vehicles to ensure an integration of the charging processes into the daily operation of logistics concepts.