Category Archives: Electric vehicles

Posts about electric vehicles and infrastructure

Toronto’s taxis turn green

Transportation — mainly cars and trucks — accounts for about 40% of Toronto’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, along with a whopping 80% of the city’s health damaging air pollutant emissions. It’s also the one area where Toronto has failed to … Continue reading

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Electric vehicles in fleets: driving is believing

After only two months of working for the Toronto Atmospheric Fund, I took a trip to Winnipeg for Canada’s first national EV conference. It was chock full of academics, entrepreneurs and dreamers. Five years later, I’ve just returned from Electric … Continue reading

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Get a MOVE on

If you haven’t gone already, it is time to visit the MOVE Expo on now through October 28 at Evergreen Brick Works. The show, focusing on the past, present and future of transportation in the Toronto region may even take … Continue reading

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Hey Equinox thinkers…think efficiency first

The 2-page centre-spread article in last Thursday’s Globe & Mail  is another example of how energy efficiency just does not get the credence, respect and profile it deserves.  University of Waterloo’s Institute for Sustainable Energy just released the Equinox … Continue reading

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Good or bad: telling the EV story

It’s been a great week for electric vehicles in the news. My inbox has been filled to the brim with announcements, stories and celebrations. There was this great piece in the Toronto Star about The Agenda’s Steve Paikin loving his … Continue reading

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