Apr 26, 2022 - 06:21 pm
New Flyer scores hybrid & e-bus orders
US bus maker New Flyer has garnered orders for 202 hybrid-electric buses in Canada from Toronto Transit, and orders for 5 purely electric buses from Virginia’s Blacksburg Transit in the USA.
Mar 27, 2022 - 04:45 pm
Lucid Motors offers drivers to charge for free in Canada
Lucid Motors announced opening a new Studio in Toronto. It is the company’s second outlet in Canada and 23rd in its growing North American retail network. The company expects to begin Canadian deliveries of the Lucid Air in Spring 2022. There’s also good news on cooperation with Electrify America.
Feb 2, 2022 - 04:04 pm
Vicinity scores sales & marketing deal with Skydome in Ontario
Canada’s commercial vehicle manufacturer Vicinity Motor has signed a deal with Skydome, an automotive dealer and service centre in Ontario. Skydome already placed its first order for 50 Class 3 electric trucks and will also act as Vicinity’s exclusive dealer in the City of Brampton.
Apr 27, 2021 - 03:42 am
Toronto to procure 300 electric buses
In Canada, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has decided to purchase 300 additional electric buses. These are to go into operation between 2023 and 2025 and will reinforce the transit authority’s fleet of 60 existing electric buses.
Nov 26, 2020 - 07:11 pm
Daymak reveals 6 micromobility vehicles with Avvenire
The Canadian manufacturer Daymak has announced a series of six electric light vehicles under the name Avvenire. The range includes an e-bike, a covered recumbent and covered e-scooters, a two-seater coupe and even an electric aircraft.
Sep 14, 2020 - 05:09 pm
Toronto launches third electric bus variant
With the arrival of a third electric bus model, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) now has what it claims to be the largest fleet of electric buses in North America. However, the superlative claim will soon be taken by the city of LA in the USA.
Aug 20, 2020 - 06:57 pm
Bike Share Toronto launches e-bike pilot
Toronto sees the installation of a new e-bike sharing as Bike Share Toronto launched a pedal-assist bike pilot program this week. The pedelecs are available on the app already, while the charging stations will be installed over the next few weeks.
Sep 12, 2019 - 01:12 am
Electrify Canada breaks ground on first HPC site
The Canadian arm of Volkswagen’s dieselgate subsidiary Electrify America has broken ground for the construction of the country’s first high power charger that Electrify Canada intends to install. It is one of a planned total of 32.
Jun 25, 2018 - 07:17 pm
Toronto orders 10 electric buses from New Flyer
New Flyer of Canada have received a large order from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) for ten electric buses with an option for another 30. The order is part of TTC’s plan to electrify their entire fleet by 2040.
Oct 26, 2015 - 09:09 am
Austria, All Electric Chauffeur Services, Honda, Toronto.
Electric car sharing is hot in Austria as the government prolongs its support by another year. Municipalities can receive up to 7,500 euros per EV destined to share. So far, about 20 local communities have set up such electric car sharing schemes with more to come.
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Tesla fleet trial: The All Electric Chauffeur Services offers short-term rental of the Model S for fleets. Corporate customers can experience real life with an EV for up to 48 hours or longer to see if it suits their needs. A chauffeur can be provided. The British firm wants to have 25 EVs by early 2016.
Honda tests its Power Charger with a Fit EV on Marshall Islands in the Pacific. The government of the republic endangered by climate-change is on board to see if electric vehicles and solar charging are a viable alternative to energy imports.
Complementary Leaf: Buyers of a condo at Minto Westside in Toronto that purchase a parking space equipped with an EV charging station along with the apartment, receive a Nissan Leaf for free. The offer is valid for the first 20 customers.
Six new EV charging stations will be erected by Kansas City Power & Light at two sites along the Belt Highway. The stations by ChargePoint are part of KCP&L’s Clean Charge Network, where Nissan drivers and other partners charge for free in the first two years.