Promotion of sharing sustainable mobility
E-VAI project funded by the Lombardy Region and Ferrovienord is a ecological car sharing as an alternative policy to the purchase / long-term rental of new vehicles. There are different services: "E-VAI Public" that addresses to Public Administrations that have the exclusive use of e-VAI fleets during working hours; "E-VAI Corporate" that address private company that have the exclusive use of e-VAI fleets during working hours. For E-VAI Public and e-VAI Corporate, the Public Administration and the Companies can leave the fleets free to citizens utilization during the night and the weekend; "E-VAI Easy Station" for commuters and private company and public administration that have their headquarters next to railway stations. The car sharing points are located in correspondence with the main suburban and regional railway service stations, conceiving the car sharing as amplification of the accessibility with the public transport and integrate this for the last mile.
Target: municipalities, provinces, service and energy providers, utilities, mobility agencies, LPT agencies.

Resources needed

1.8 million €

Evidence of success

90 e-vehicles of E-VAI fleet are circulating in Lombardy Region of which 90% are e-vehicles.

Difficulties encountered

E-VAI users have to register on-line in E-VAI portal on physically in E-VAI points in Milan city and download a mobile APP or call the costumer service to activate the service and the e-vehicle. Payment is possible by cash, credit card and advance wire transfer.

Potential for learning or transfer

ease of Implementation: Easy
Impact: high
Benefit-cost ratio: neither low/high
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Main institution
Lombardy region
Lombardia, Italy (Italia)
Start Date
January 2014
End Date


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