A Vancouver BC software company, Volterra Technologies, is ready to announce its innovative electric vehicle (EV) battery healthcare optimization and control technology EVCare — a smart cloud based telematics software platform that allows EV fleet managers and EV owners access to real-time and predictive analytics of battery health in medium and heavy-duty battery electric vehicles that unlocks, analyzes, optimizes, and determines EV battery health from an individual battery to fleet-wide EV assessment throughout the life of the asset providing a significant return on investment. EVCare provides an intuitive roadmap to battery life extension - up to 15% - and streamlined workforce transition development, offsetting the need to add or expand specialist battery engineering diagnostic expertise to optimize complex battery management. Not having access to battery health data can lead to costly maintenance and operational inefficiencies. EVCare is the healthcare tool every EV operator will need as the global demand for EV battery diagnostic software grows significantly over the next decade. EVCare is designed to provide the next generation of predictive insights and active control strategies to solve EV battery problems before they occur.
Volterra recognized a significant technology gap that battery healthcare management is not a focus of currently available software toolkits at the time when EV adoption is growing. Providing the functionality of a virtual ‘Battery Engineer in the Cloud’ to analyze, evaluate, and provide real-time solutions to maintain a positive battery health status is a service that is not currently available to fleet managers. EVCare is laser focused on the heart of the EV using intelligent telematics to unlock the door to better battery healthcare. The battery is the most valuable asset on the EV and maximizing its utility and value is a challenge for managers with limited operational battery data to enable informed and effective decision making to optimize the efficiency and performance of EV fleets.
Introducing the EVCare Technology Software Platform. We have developed a novel and unique approach to unlock and manage electric vehicle battery health influencer data that provides focused telematic transparency in a cloud-based software platform that provides the ability to optimize battery health and extend lifecycles up to 15% using intuitive, real-time and predictive analytics software performing the role of a 'virtual battery engineer' in the cloud to reduce total cost of ownership of EV fleets and provide customers full control over the heartbeat of their asset.
EVCare provides helpful tools to those tasked with managing battery health optimization of electric vehicles including real-time access to dashboards, alerts, reports, and data archives. EVCare then takes it to the next level by providing the special services of a ‘virtual battery engineer in the cloud’ using the latest advances in data mining and artificial intelligence to unlock the mysteries of complex battery performance and maintenance. The EVCare battery health management software toolkit provides a tangible and accurate method of unlocking valuable systems data and creating KPIs that can add significant value to the management of EV fleets, improving maintenance, extending battery life, and reducing the total cost of ownership. EVCare makes the management of battery health simple and intuitive by providing actionable insights using proprietary algorithms in a powerful software engine to create accurate and adaptive solutions to keep the health of batteries in top condition and warns managers when health deteriorates.
"We are excited to announce EVCare and are confident we have created a software solution that unlocks the mysteries of battery health for EV fleet managers and maintenance professionals and provides critical healthcare services" says Volterra Technologies Founders. "We have started final product development, refinement and testing and we expect to launch EVCare to our first identified customers within twelve months. Additional exciting and groundbreaking technical functionality will be added in future.”
Volterra Technologies is a developer and supplier of cloud-based battery healthcare telematics software that dramatically improves the performance and efficiency of EV batteries in commercial vehicle applications. The EVCare software solution enables customers to unlock the mysteries of battery health data in real-time to provide full control over battery management decision making resulting in lower total cost of ownership
Why are Fleet Managers reluctant to accelerate the adoption of zero emission vehicles for their fleets in a time when executives, politicians and the public are demanding battery electric powered vehicles to promote cleaner air, livable cities, and improved public health? What are the main reasons for delaying the anticipated migration to zero emission electric vehicle and what are the customer pain experiences and what are the gains required to solve the problem? Does the problem have a clear solution? Are there any EV battery health software solutions available to the market that are accurate and can provide intuitive real time actionable insights? The answer to each question framed our value proposition.
A key weakness in fleet management software solutions is that they don't address the challenges of sophisticated electric vehicle battery management, especially health focused insights. Providing the ability and tools to unlock the mysteries of these advanced batteries will be critical as adoption of electric vehicles expands rapidly.
The main issue discovered was the real fear of EV range anxiety and the lack of confidence in the lifecycles of the battery system (long-term performance and fear that batteries would not last as advertised due to different operational uses). This raised concerns about the cost effectiveness and value of battery electric powered fleets because of battery performance and the unknown value of life expectancy. Fleet Managers wanted more certainty and understanding of the battery lifecycle, because the battery is a major asset cost and value component of an electric vehicle. Fleet managers also made it clear that they will be onboarding battery electric vehicles in future procurement activities and the fundamental issue of battery health knowledge created concern and uncertainty moving forward. This recurring theme of battery health and performance optimization emerged as a key obstacle to BEV fleet adoption.
EVCare is a real time cloud-based software solution that accurately manages EV battery health by focusing on the inter-relationships between key battery health influencers.
PROVIDE ACCURATE REAL-TIME BATTERY HEALTH CARE ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS TO SOLVE COMPLEX BATTERY PROBLEMS BEFORE THEY OCCUR, TAKING THE GUESS WORK OUT OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE FLEET MANAGEMENT!
Be the industry leader in providing electric vehicle battery healthcare cloud software solutions to both enterprise fleet and consumer markets.
Provide Fleet Managers the confidence to accelerate their adoption of zero emission battery electric vehicles utilizing trusted real-time battery health focused predictive and prescriptive software solutions to address their unmet needs and manage, optimize, and predict the operation and maintenance of next generation BEV fleets in an easy to use and cost-effective manner.
Empower EV Enterprise Fleet Managers managing electric vehicles that need access to real-time battery healthcare data to optimize business decision making with EVCare, a premium cloud-based telematics software platform that provides accurate, intuitive and glance based actionable insights into battery health by focusing on the science behind key health influencer events. This provides users with valuable management tools to effectively manage their electric vehicles and reduce total cost of ownership through helpful operational information contained in dashboards, reports, alerts, and predictive analytics.
Unlike other established fleet management software toolkits offered by established fleet management software solutions, EVCare focuses on one thing that they don’t provide – EV BATTERY HEALTH TRANSPARENCY, which provides users the valuable services of a virtual “BATTERY ENGINEER IN THE CLOUD”.
EVCare is an intelligent ‘data analytics’ software telematics platform for electric vehicles with an initial focus on monitoring battery system health. The core functionality of EVCare is the real-time management of the lithium-ion battery system health to optimize and extend battery lifecycles enabled by adaptive operational reporting supported by predictive analytics and machine learning based software providing prescriptive analysis to customers such as Fleet Managers.
The technology platform utilizes a set of proprietary adaptive software algorithms to unlock and process battery health influencers to address the unique operational management challenges in the newly emerging EV market. It also supports the successful development of the secondary market for EV and Battery assets by assessing battery system health, predicting remaining battery useful life (RUL) and estimating true value asset pricing to facilitate and optimize EV resale or repurposing of battery systems in residential, UPS or Utility usage. Understanding battery health influencers and their effect on state of health characteristics including charge capacity and power response is critical to extending RUL and supporting reuse.
The EVCare technology platform provides advanced battery system monitoring and next-level system management solutions powered by intelligent predictive and prescriptive analytics all laser focused on unlocking data to optimize and extend battery life.
Fleet Managers are constantly exploring ways to improve the management and execution of their fleet operations to reduce cost, increase revenues and drive profit. Most fleet management software solutions focus on traditional fleet operations improvement management, but they have been focused on traditional fleet management objectives and the performance of fossil fuel powered vehicles. The recent trend of initial migration to zero emission fleet vehicles has introduced complexity and unknown issues that can have an adverse effect on fleet management and vehicle performance and logistics; new vehicle technology introduces uncertainty or ‘fear of the unknown’. By introducing EV technology into their fleets, this uncertainty or ‘fear of the unknown’ is amplified such that it becomes a problem that needs to be solved. EVCare addresses that uncertainty and provides predictive and prescriptive guidance.
One of these uncertainties is the general lack of understanding of EV battery health and its impact on vehicle range and maintenance practices. The key reason and benefits for adoption of a technology platform that focuses on the health of batteries is to provide more control over the EV, and its most valuable component (the battery), and build a ‘knowledge platform’ of data to facilitate predictive analytics to keep the vehicle in optimized performance mode and calculate the remaining service life of the battery. EVCare seamlessly integrates with existing fleet management software solutions or can operate as a standalone functional technology platform. Either way, the solutions are customer focused and user friendly. The EVCare system provides a value-added technology upgrade to support the management and extension of EV battery life, providing customers with data driven solutions in the emerging market of EV fleets.
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