Change is afoot in the Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) market. While diesel is currently used by the vast majority of operators, manufacturers are branching out to provide sustainable alternatives. As businesses prepare for tighter emissions regulations and seek ways to address climate change, the electric van is a viable option for any single or fleet operator.
E-commerce and the surge in last mile deliveries is driving change, particularly in urban areas and the electrification of LCVs is increasingly on the minds of operators with environmental sustainability crucial to the future of their businesses.
Over recent years, the breadth of choice of commercial vehicle conversions has expanded greatly and at the same time, what will always be complex procurement procedures, has been simplified by manufacturer schemes and collaborative procurement hubs. Within the Public Sector and Housing Associations therefore, there will always be a conversion that is “fit-for-purpose”, either from a manufacturer’s “factory fitted” range or through their conversion programmes for more bespoke requirements.