Looking to rent a vehicle? If you’re interested in taking something new out for a spin, some car rental companies now offer electric vehicles. In this blog post, well look at the ins and outs of renting an electric car. Why Should I Rent? One of the main reasons people rent a car is to... Read More.
Calling all contractors! This year, Ford Motor Company launched their first all-electric pickup truck. The 2022 F-150 Lightning comes in four trims: Pro, XLT, Lariat, and Platinum. Although the Pro is the most affordable of the bunch, it’s currently only available with an extended-range battery for fleet customers. In this post, we’ll focus on the... Read More.
You wouldn’t think twice about letting your friend charge their phone at your house, but what about their car? Are you worried it’ll cost you a lot more? Let’s look at what it may cost to let someone else charge their vehicle at your house. Electricity BillingThe Ontario Energy Board (OEB) sets specific rates for... Read More.
More rental companies are offering electric vehicles, allowing drivers to test out new ways to get around before making a commitment. This includes hybrid vehicles, which can be a great option for those curious about EVs but nervous about range anxiety. In this article, we’ll offer some tips to guide you in renting a hybrid... Read More.
If you’ve always driven a gas-powered vehicle, you’ve probably only worried about finding somewhere to fuel up if you’re in a very remote or unfamiliar area. Route planning for electric cars is still a necessity to help you avoid range anxiety, especially on long journeys. To try to avoid these fears, follow these tips to... Read More.
As electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure expands, we can expect to see more discussions over the best way to charge up, including how charging should be billed. Let’s look at how charging is currently billed in Canada, what the difference is between charging by kWh vs. time, and when we may see the country’s charging... Read More.
For those interested in electric vehicles (EVs) but worried about range anxiety, a hybrid can be an ideal alternative. But how do you pick the right one? Let’s go over the differences between full, mild, and plug-in hybrids to help you find your perfect match. Full Hybrid Vehicles Full hybrid electric vehicles (FHEVs) typically come... Read More.
Multiple electric vehicle (EV) networks are available across Canada, contributing to nearly 7,000 locations and over 16,000 chargers in total. With a standard 120V outlet or professionally installed Level 2 charger, you can charge an EV from home. If you need to boost your battery on the go, you’ll need to locate a public charging... Read More.
In this month’s notable auto news headlines, we learn the first details of Ferrari’s first-ever SUV model, the Purosangue, which eschews high-tech hybrid technology for an old-school V12 engine. Meanwhile, the BMW XM SUV continues the brand’s transition away from combustion engines as its first high-performance M model with an electrified powertrain. Nissan is making... Read More.
Most electric vehicle (EV) charging occurs at home or workplaces, but as more people make the switch to an EV, public charging infrastructure is sure to expand. But how soon can we expect to see these improvements? Growth of the EV Charging Market EV sales hit a record high in 2021, with a global total... Read More.