Electric vehicles, more charging posts and now also car pools with electric-powered vehicles. The shift is a rapid one. The Japanese company Aimo has just set up operations in Stockholm and is now offering its car-sharing service with electric vehicles. These vehicles can be picked up and dropped off in all our areas: Stockholm inner city, Solna and Hammarby Sjöstad.
Electric vehicles, charging posts and car-sharing
Easiest to change travel habits when you move
All service personnel drive electric vehicles. In 2021 all company cars will be electric or hybrid.
In 2030 Sweden will have more than 50% electric-powered vehicles.
Electric-powered to dominate in 2030
Tough climate goals and a higher bonus for eco-friendly vehicles are causing many companies to replace their fleets. This requires a larger number of charging stations in our office properties.
There are currently just over 68,000 electric-powered vehicles in Sweden, and in two years’ time, it’s estimated that this figure will be around 200,000. The majority of company cars still run on diesel or petrol, but many companies are now rewriting their vehicle policies to include electric vehicles to a greater extent.
We at Fabege offered our tenants approved charging stations for the first time in 2014, and so far we’ve installed almost 600 charging spots. We estimate that in 2019 over 250 additional charging spots will be installed.
All Fabege’s new properties with parking facilities are equipped from the beginning with a large proportion of charging stations linked to the parking spaces.
“Even if the tenant doesn’t need them at the moment, we know that they will in the future. In older properties we look at what power capacity we have and whether it can be increased by cutting back on something else. We can, for example, make the lighting system more efficient and thus free up more electricity for the charging stations,” says our parking manager Johnny Pettersson-Springer.
We strive to be able to offer car pools in all our areas, preferably with electric-powered vehicles. We see car-sharing services as the natural next step, along with other sharing services, in a climate-smart future.
BEAR IN MIND: Never charge your vehicle in a regular power socket!
An increasing number of people are charging their electric cars without authorisation using standard 220-volt sockets in garages around Stockholm. This not only involves a risk of damage, it is also dangerous. Standard electric sockets are not adapted for charging electric cars, as these demand a lot of continuous power. And if several cars are being charged, this very quickly overloads the property’s mains supply and blows the fuses. That’s the least that can happen. In a worst case scenario, it will start a fire.