If you’re keen on saving energy (and money) while driving, you’ve probably tried efficient driving techniques, like gentle acceleration and deceleration. But what if you could ease the strain on your car by avoiding the brakes altogether? In this article, we’ll cover what one-pedal driving is, which vehicles have it, some of its benefits, and... Read More.
For a long time, self-driving cars have seemed like a thing of the distant future. Now, however, that future is getting nearer. With several automakers releasing advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), semi-autonomous cars are slowly making a name for themselves in reality. Tesla’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) capability is offering drivers the chance to get one step... Read More.
Calling all electric vehicle (EV) fans! A new brand is entering the Canadian market. In this article, we’ll introduce you to VinFast, Vietnam’s first global automotive manufacturer. What is VinFast? Based in Vietnam, VinFast LLC is a private automotive company. It’s part of a larger conglomerate organization known as Vingroup, founded by Phạm Nhật Vượng.... Read More.
If you have an electric vehicle (EV), you’re probably used to scouting out charging points along your route. As charging infrastructure continues to grow in Canada, more companies are trying to break into the EV charging industry, giving drivers more options to avoid range anxiety. This year, grocer and retail giant Loblaw Canada entered the... Read More.
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.
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.
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.