Gas vs Electric

The more the electric vehicle marketplace grows, the easier it gets to find exactly the type of EV you want. While the segment started out small with compact cars like the Nissan Leaf and Ford Focus Electric, you can now choose battery-powered mainstream and luxury SUVs, small and mid-size cars, and even a full-size pickup

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How to Road Trip with Electric Vehicles: Plan Your Travel Route

You want to go on a road trip, but you’re concerned. Will your electric vehicle be able to make the trip? Electric vehicles are the future of the automotive industry. They release fewer emissions and don’t require fossil fuels to run. The only problem is that they do not seem effective for long-distance travelling. Electric

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When Will Manufacturers Stop Making Internal Combustion Engines?

Internal combustion engines have always been the go-to for car manufacturers. Unless you use an electric vehicle, your car most likely uses an internal combustion engine. Internal combustion engines burn fuel, like gasoline, to create energy that powers your vehicle. This process releases toxic emissions into the air that are harmful to the environment. So,

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February 2022 News Updates

February 2022 brought news of several significant new plug-in models, a redesign for one of Canada’s most desirable sport compact cars, and a brand-new compact SUV with off-road aspirations. Kia’s latest electric vehicle is the EV6, which promises to be its most driver-centric battery-powered model yet. Meanwhile, Alfa Romeo revealed details of its first-ever plug-in

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What to Expect in 2022 from the Auto Industry

Shazam! That’s how striking some of the changes are that we’re expecting in the auto industry this year, especially with some of the new models for 2022. In this post, we’ll highlight some major changes in the 2022 electric vehicle market, the lasting effects of the chip shortage, and auto show updates. New Models for

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EV’s at 2022 Consumer Electronics Show

Every year, Las Vegas’s Consumer Electronics Show plays host to some of the world’s most innovative technological innovations. In recent years, automobiles have become a fixture at CES, thanks to the rise of in-car electronics and tech-intensive electric vehicles. Several automakers used the 2022 CES to showcase forthcoming battery-powered production models as well as some

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Magnesium-Ion Batteries: The Future of EVs?

As electric vehicles continue to grow in popularity, an ongoing question is what kind of battery is best to power them? So far, lithium-ion batteries have dominated the EV market. However, a new element, so-to-speak, has been on the horizon. According to this article in Advances in Mechanical Engineering, magnesium-ion batteries may prove superior. The

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Vehicles That Can Power Your House in an Outage

Is it possible? Can a car actually power a house? We’re getting there. In this article, we’ll show you a couple of technologies already in development for Canadians that can at least help you out during a power outage. Bi-Directional Charging and Discharging Let’s clarify a few basics. First, to charge electric vehicles (EVs) and

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