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Rivus partners with Allstar to support fleet transition to EV

Award winning fleet solutions provider, Rivus, has signed a deal with Allstar for its Allstar One Electric card and Allstar Homecharge solution to make charging payments simpler for EV drivers both at home and on the road.

The partnership between Rivus and Allstar Business Solutions, will allow Rivus customers to access Allstar’s growing multi-branded electric charging network to simplify the transition to zero carbon, through Rivus’ Electric Vehicles as a Service (EVaaS) proposition.

For Rivus customers, the Allstar One Electric combines fuel and electric for a one-stop-shop for vehicle fleets of all sizes during their transition to EV. Simplifying this into one solution ensures ease for the driver as well as a consolidated view for the fleet operator.

Fleet drivers with an Allstar One Electric card will be able to used in multiple public charging networks, as well at over 90% of fuel sites, making it ideal for the entire fleet.

Sarah Gray, Head of Alternative Fuel Vehicles, at Rivus, said: “Charging can be one of the most complicated parts of running an electric fleet. With multiple public EV charging networks and apps, different home charge point manufacturers and driver reimbursement options, it is a lot to manage. Coordinating this can be a challenge and can potentially impact the transition to EV for many businesses.

“We identified through our consultation, that Allstar’s EV charge card and charging solutions can manage this for you. We are really pleased to partner with Allstar and offer this as part of our ongoing strategy to support the adoption of and transition to EV.”

Allstar One Electric provides users with access to more than 5,700 charge points in over 2,200 locations nationwide, including 1,800 rapid and 3,500 fast chargers.

It offers fleet managers a holistic view of drivers’ charging sessions on the road and at home when used in conjunction with Allstar Homecharge. It provides consolidated billing, accurate driver settlement and management reporting, through an app and an online fleet dashboard.

Laura Lancaster, VP of EV Sales and Partnerships at Allstar Business Solutions commented: “We’re pleased to partner with Rivus to help fleets transition to EV and simplify charging at home and on the road.  We do this by providing businesses visibility of home and on the road charging across their fleet, with all charging costs coming through on one consolidated invoice, reducing administration for businesses and drivers

She added “We have further simplified charging on the road with the ability for the Allstar One Electric card to be added as a payment method in the Zap-Map app, giving drivers enhanced features to search, plan and pay for charging across the Allstar electric charging network.”

Data collected will be shared with Rivus to help build data insights to advise their customers on achieving greater efficiencies across their EV fleets. This can be broken down by network, driver or vehicle for cost management, invoicing and data gathering.

To find out more about Rivus’ EVaaS support and EV consultancy, visit https://www.rivusgroup.co.uk/electric-vehicle-fleet-management/.

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