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.
To reduce their carbon footprint, people maybe have considered switching to an electric vehicle. But what if an EV isn’t in the cards for you yet? Can you be more environmentally conscious while driving a gas-powered vehicle? Let’s look at what parts of your car may have been sustainably produced, what parts can be recycled... 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.
When Chrysler, Ford, and Mazda exited the mid-size sedan segment between 2017 and 2021, it seemed like the family car class was on the verge of disappearing altogether. As it turned out, rumours of the family sedan’s imminent death were exaggerated, but there are signs that more attrition could be on the way: Chevrolet and... 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.
For many years, the compact sedan segment was the anchor of the Canadian new-vehicle marketplace and the source of some of the country’s best-selling vehicles. Compact sedans can no longer boast that kind of sales supremacy, but they remain an important part of Canada’s automotive landscape for their combination of affordable price, efficient performance, and... 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.