While more commercial customers want to switch to electric vehicles to reduce maintenance costs, minimize emissions and drive down total cost of ownership, the transition from all internal combustion-powered fleets can be complex. Ford Pro Charging will help ease this transition by delivering intuitive software and commercial hardware infrastructure to support charging and energy management. Commercial vehicles spend extended amounts of time on the road often hauling heavy loads, and the energy use needs to be managed carefully. Understanding fleet operations while balancing demand for energy gets to the bedrock of the Ford Pro Charging advantage. Data streams from today’s connected Ford commercial vehicles have been leveraged to predict and manage the operational needs of electrified fleets. This is what makes Ford Pro Charging a crucial bridge to the future – the software analyzes how each fleet operates and can precisely orchestrate charging management based on those behaviors. Most importantly, the technology solves meaningful problems for customers, such as determining the optimal times to charge based on energy rates.