In today's fast-paced world, electric vehicles (EVs) have emerged as game-changers, reshaping the automotive landscape and propelling us into a more sustainable and efficient future. 

Whether you're a daily commuter, a business owner, or an eco-conscious individual, embracing an EV brings a multitude of benefits that go far beyond just being environmentally friendly. 

Let’s get into the benefits of utilizing an electric vehicle for your business: 

  1. Cost savings 

One of the perks for switching to an EV is the cost savings. While the upfront cost of purchasing an EV might be higher, the long-term cost savings can be significant. EVs have lower maintenance and operational costs due to fewer moving parts, no oil changes, and reduced reliance on fluids. Electric vehicle owners save close to $5k annually on maintenance. Additionally, the cost of electricity is generally lower than gasoline or diesel, resulting in reduced fuel expenses over time.

  1. Tax incentives

With such a government-wide push for EV adoption in the United States, the government offers tax incentives to those that purchase a brand-new one. Additionally, the EV charging infrastructure is rapidly expanding. 

There are currently around 130,000 public chargers in the U.S. alone, and this infrastructure continues to grow. In 2021, President Biden passed a trillion dollar infrastructure bill that will power EVs across the nation. 

Want to know which vehicles qualify for the tax credit? Check out this handy list

  1. Future-proof your fleet 

Consumer preferences and government support prove that EVs are the way of the future, with some cities even banning the sale of gasoline-powered cars. Governments around the world are implementing stricter emissions regulations and setting targets for transitioning to electric transportation within the next few years. 

By adopting EVs, your business can stay ahead of regulatory changes, ensuring compliance with future policies and avoiding potential penalties or restrictions on ICE vehicles. Make the inevitable switch to EVs easier by starting early. 

  1. Employee incentive 

Sustainability is a growing priority for everyone, including your customers, employees, and new-hire candidates. Providing electric vehicles as company vehicles or offering EV charging stations can be a significant perk for employees. It demonstrates your commitment to a cleaner environment and promotes sustainable commuting. This can improve employee satisfaction, attract environmentally conscious talent, and contribute to a positive company culture.

  1. Reduced noise pollution 

Lastly, if you’re in the delivery business, you’re likely traveling through neighborhoods and residential areas to deliver your goods. Due to their lack of combustion engine, EVs are significantly quieter than their ICE counterparts. This presents the opportunity to drive with minimal noise and remain compliant with noise regulations throughout the city. This also improves your customer’s experience and perception of your brand. 

Your consideration for the communities around you, reflected in both improved air quality and reduced noise pollution, demonstrates thoughtfulness and concern. 

Make the switch with Fluid Truck 

Want to do an EV trial run? Try renting an EV with Fluid Truck, your partner in electrification. We have EVs available for rent on our platform, and you can rent one directly from your phone! Enjoy the emissions-free life without the overhead costs of purchasing an EV. Learn more about our EV program on our website.

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