TEMPE, Ariz. – ZEV has announced their mission to eliminate over 144 million pounds of CO2 emissions from the atmosphere over the next 12 months.
ZEV’s proprietary platform enables rapid conversion of diesel and gas cargo and passenger vehicles to 100% electric with no change to vehicle weight distribution or payload capacity. This Conversion Kit is currently available for Class 3 Sprinter 2500 Cargo and Passenger Vans and will quickly extend to other vehicle types, including the Ford Transit. “Fleet operators and businesses now have access to financial incentives to start their Electrification Journey. ZEV is perfectly positioned to work and support forward-thinking fleet owners who want to take center stage and demonstrate industry leadership. ZEV’s Class 3 Conversion Kit provides our customers with the lowest cost to entry for a full electric van, quick turnaround installation and a positive ROI that extends the life of their vehicle assets. Our goal is to accelerate electrification across this high-volume vehicle platform, support our customers through their electrification journey and use this opportunity to promote sustainable transportation solutions for businesses globally” added James Maury, ZEV’s President.
Using the slogan ‘Together, let’s take charge,’ ZEV is mobilizing like-minded companies that understand moving to electrification is not only right for their business but also a necessary measure that demonstrates leadership by encouraging others to promote a more sustainable transportation approach for the planet. Please go to our Class 3 Conversion Kit page to learn more.
“Today there are hundreds of thousands of Sprinter vans on the road in the U.S. In a typical year there are 45,000 Sprinter vans sold, mostly used for commercial operations. If even half of the vans sold in one year are diesel engines, those vans alone are adding over 2 million pounds of CO2 emissions to the atmosphere during normal daily operation. In a typical work year, a single diesel van will produce over 27,000 lbs. of CO2 emissions. Businesses can see a solid ROI and make an incredible impact, even if they only convert 1 van. Our initial goal is to convert 5,000 vans and save over 144 million pounds of CO2 from being emitted into our atmosphere” said James Johnson, Sales Director of ZEV.
The path to EV adoption is closer than we think. ZEV is a company committed to helping everyone move to electric. ZEV is EV for All.
CO2 Estimation is based on the EPA values of 22.2lbs of CO2 emissions from a gallon of diesel. A single delivery van averages 4-5 gallons consumption per workday. A work year is assumed to be 261 days. 5000 vans x 5 gallons per day x 22.2 lbs CO2 per gallon x 261 days = 144,855,000. There are currently 3.4 million registered Vans and Trucks on the road in Arizona alone.