The Motiv Advantage
Motiv was founded on the understanding that the commercial vehicle market is ripe for all-electric vehicles, if only one could enable electrification across chassis, bodies, and end-users without starting from scratch each time. Electric vehicles have long been of interest to medium- and heavy-duty fleet owners, but technology advancements have been slow to arrive due to the diversity of needs, low production volumes, high power requirements, and lack of scalable solutions. Motiv’s technology fundamentally changes the options available for fleets. Our patented system topology and deep expertise in dynamic controls, power electronics, and embedded software combine to form an unmatched technology platform on which to produce medium- and heavy-duty all-electric commercial vehicles.
Electric and Natural Gas Overview
Industry experts believe that natural gas and electric vehicles will coexist because they offer solutions for different vehicle applications. Natural gas is a good solution for long haul trucks, while electric is an excellent solution for local delivery vehicles and shuttle buses. Every natural gas vehicle on the road demonstrates one more fleet that is not satisfied with the diesel status quo, which builds the alternative fuels market to the benefit of all alternative fuels, including electricity. This paper outlines all of the factors leading up to this conclusion.