Electric Vehicles.

Oil Prices 4 Years From Collapse Amid Historic Shift In Transport: Report

HuffPost Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.16.2017 | Canada Business

The shift to driverless cars and ride-hailing poses a real threat to the oil and auto industries, but creates new opportunities as well.

Simple Changes Drivers Can Make To Green Their Commute

Andrew Lo | Posted 04.10.2017 | Canada Living
Andrew Lo

It's estimated that about 18 per cent of all greenhouse gas emissions in Canada come from the cars we drive and how we drive them. With almost one-fifth of greenhouse gas emissions coming from our cars, there's a lot we can do to drive change and minimize our impact on the environment as motorists.

2 New Studies Suggest Big Trouble For Oilsands Ahead

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada Business

The oil industry isn't facing the coming reality of a low-carbon world, study argues.

What Driving Across Canada Will Look Like In 2047

Mel Wilson | Posted 01.03.2017 | Canada Living
Mel Wilson

Imagine it is the year 2047 and you are driving from Toronto to Vancouver. What will the experience be like? How will it be different than today? Here are some possible ways.

Canadian Electric Vehicle Sales Hit Records

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.10.2016 | Canada Business

There could be 30,000 EVs on Canada's roads by next summer.

Why Luxury Automakers Are Rushing To Make Electric Cars

CBC | Posted 09.16.2016 | Canada Business

What's with all these luxury electric cars? The news from the Frankfurt Auto Show underway in Germany is that Daimler's Mercedes-Benz and Volkswag...

This Road Recharges Electric Cars While You Drive

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Business

The problem with electric cars is how to keep them charged when we can't even go a day without our smartphones running out of juice. Well, the U.K. is testing solution.

The State of Electric Vehicles in Canada

David Dodge | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada Impact
David Dodge

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is a pretty unlikely place to find one of the rarest electric vehicles, or EVs, in Canada. But Kent Rathwell, the owner of one of only three Toyota RAV4 EV's north of the American border, is a pretty extraordinary dude.

Apple Is Reportedly Working On An Electric 'iCar'

CP | Bernard Condon, The Associated Press | Posted 02.14.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK -- You've heard of the iPhone and iPad. How about the iCar? The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has hired hundreds of people t...

Ultra-Fast Electric Car Charging Stations Coming To Canada

CBC | Posted 01.18.2015 | Canada Business

A new free high-speed charging station north of Toronto may be a sign that the barriers to widespread adoption of electric vehicles in Canada are be...

The University of Calgary Club That Built an Electric Motorcycle

David Dodge | Posted 07.05.2014 | Canada Impact
David Dodge

If you go to the University of Calgary you don't suffer from a lack of choice when it comes to Students Union clubs. There are options for everything from swing dancing to politics to Bronies. But the most interesting club in our view is one called Team Zeus. It's only three years old but these undergrads are building an electric racing motorcycle.

Why My Next Car Will Be Electric and Yours Should Too

Jessi Cruickshank | Posted 05.17.2014 | Canada Impact
Jessi Cruickshank

I've always been passionate about the environment. In Grade 6, I started an anti-litter campaign in my elementary school called "Clean Up Your Act" -- I was that kid. When I was 11 years old and telling kids to clean up their trash, I never would have believed that I would drive an electric car in my lifetime. But now the technology exists, it works, and it's more popular than ever.

Electric Bikes: Not Cars, Not Bikes, Just Right

David Dodge | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada
David Dodge

Not to oversell it, but the electric bike might be the single best urban transportation option out there. An electric bike is almost Goldilocksian in how it fits into the urban fabric. You get to power up that big hill, get some fresh air and dodge traffic all at the same time.

Tired of Paying Crazy Gas Prices? On Sun Country Highway, You Don't Have To

David Dodge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
David Dodge

The business model is to really empower a nation and see where that goes. We're putting in charging stations at smaller communities and businesses to allow people who want to look at another alternative whether it's fully electric or electric extended range to be able to drive and to be able to go places and become more economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.

Electric Cars: The Fast and the Chargeable

David Dodge | Posted 08.10.2013 | Canada Business
David Dodge

Tesla, the pioneering electric vehicle manufacturer made the news recently and it wasn't about their cars or their flamboyant founder, Elon Musk. No, Tesla made the news because it paid off $465 million in government loans nine years early. Tesla is also estimating that it will sell 21,000 units of its Model S, its family sedan, in 2013.

What's Next for Hybrids and Electric Cars?

David Dodge | Posted 08.03.2013 | Canada Business
David Dodge

The 100-mile-per-gallon car has arrived but it's still a niche item. Change on a grand scale will only come when we get beyond the early adopters and that will happen when either the price of technology comes way down or the price of gas goes way up.

B.C. Paves the Way for Electric Cars

Claire Beckstead | Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada
Claire Beckstead

On a crisp, sunny Saturday, I joined about 50 people at Surrey City Hall to hear B.C. ministers announce a $17 million provincial initiative to have many more clean cars gracing the streets of British Columbia. It was an exciting day, as an important step has been taken to reduce the greenhouse gas pollution

Magna Joins Ontario's Green Revolution

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2011 | Canada Business

BRAMPTON, Ont. - Magna International Inc. (TSX:MG) is spending $430 million to research and develop electric-vehicle technology in Ontario, a move tha...

World's Car Population Hits 1 Billion

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.19.2013 | Canada Business

The number of cars on the world's roads surpassed one billion last year, according to a study that has spurred debate on what the rapidly-growing car ...

Electric Vehicles Charging Forward in Ontario

Keith Brooks | Posted 10.11.2011 | Canada
Keith Brooks

To be sure, there are those who think the provincial government shouldn't invest in electric car charging stations. But the truth is, Ontario's move will keep us in step with the world's leading economies.