Over 3 500 passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles in Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany will be replaced by electric alternatives over a period of five years, the Swedish energy company Vattenfall has announced.

Starting in January 2017, the energy company will gradually switch its fleet, with 1 700 vehicles in Sweden, 1 100 in Germany and 750 in the Netherlands.

The types of vehicle vary from passenger cars to technical support vehicles and maintenance vans