Canadian Federal EV Policy – A Proposal

ZEV, EV and PHEV ZEV= Zero Emission Vehicle EV = Electric Vehicle PHEV= Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle ZEV includes all vehicles that have zero emissions at the tailpipe this includes Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and EVs EV is a battery powered electric vehicle with no other means of propulsion or charging on-board. also called BEV – […]

EVs are Traffic Too

In the before time, when we still had a fossil car we had a rule, we did not take the car out for one errand. One errand was a walk or a cycle to the closest store, not perhaps the cheapest but we saved on gas to make up the difference. We tried hard to […]

Ontario’s Electric Vehicle Programs – A User Review

The Government of Ontario has a broad set of policies and programs aimed at promoting electrification in the province.  As a user of many of these programs I think a personal review might be of benefit to other users and the managers of the programs.   http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/vehicles/electric/index.shtml Program Reviews Electric Vehicle Incentive Program (EVIP)    […]

The Gas Station of the Future

A few days ago, Canadian newspapers published an interesting, but slightly misguided article on the issues of moving gas stations to charging stations. You can read it here. The summary of this article is that the transition from gas to electricity for inter-city travel is too hard and too expensive. The article missed the fact […]