Charged Fleet


Do Electric Powertrains Need Transmissions?

Nikola's Tre BEV powertrain boasts continuous power output of 645 hp (at the middle area of the motor's power curve), while advertising 1,069 instantaneous hp at the peak of the...

Multi-speed transmissions are utterly necessary with diesel engines to keep engine operating speed within a very limited bandwidth for performance and efficiency. Electric motor have much broader power and efficiency curves, demanding far fewer gear ratios.

EV Case Study: Gilead Sciences

Every fleet has overcome the diverse challenges when itcomes to transitioning to EVs.

Gilead's commitment to electrification started with an 80-unit pilot using a single EV model. The company’s fleet manager, SuYvonne Bell, shares early lessons learned and strategies to overcome the diverse challenges so far.

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