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Product, price and infrastructure problems hamper pure electric van growth

Lack of product, price and infrastructure are holding van fleet operators back from adopting pure electric vans (EVs) in greater numbers.

Pure electric makes up just 0.8% of the fuel mix across the FN50 with plug-in hybrid vans accounting for 0.1% (up from 0.3% pure electric last year).

Lex Autolease operates the most pure electric vans (446) but this is only 0.4% of its van risk fleet of 108,489 vehicles.

RCI Financial Services, the in-house finance company for Renault and Nissan, has the second highest number of EVs (322) and the highest proportion of its van risk fleet (9.5% of 3,403 vehicles).

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