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Electric van 12-volt battery sudden draining - Warning

29 Feb 2024

Fleet managers are being warned that the 12-volt battery on their electric vans may unexpectedly go flat, leaving them unable to start the vehicle and having to pay hundreds of pounds for a breakdown call-out and, potentially, a replacement battery.

The Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP) says that fleets are reporting they have experienced battery drain across a number of key electric vans. In some cases, the battery died even when tethered to a charge point.

Further information:

https://www.fleetnews.co.uk/news/warning-over-12-volt-battery-on-electric-vans-suddenly-draining?utm_campaign=16_02_2024_FN_daily_newsletter&utm_content=FN%20-%20Newsletter%20-%20Daily&utm_term=Warning%20over%2012-volt%20battery%20on%20electric%20vans%20%E2%80%98suddenly%E2%80%99%20draining&utm_medium=email&utm_source=adestra&gutid=295451