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Monday 16 July 2018

Toronto Transit Commission orders 10 electric buses from New Flyer

New Flyer Industries Canada has won an order from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) for ten forty-foot electric Xcelsior CHARGE transit buses, with an option to purchase up to 30 additional buses over the next two years.

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Monday 16 July 2018

Recharge as you drive: Scalextric-style roads will top-up battery levels of electric vehicles during journeys

  • Wireless charging systems work by a process called electromagnetic induction
  • Electricity passes through a coil of wire inside a pad creating a magnetic field
  • This field transfers electricity to a charging receiver on the underside of the car
  • The scheme could also see these pads installed at service stations and car parks


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Saturday 14 July 2018

The shift to electric cars: Are we there yet?

In Rawdon, the electric car capital of Canada, it took Bourgeois Chevrolet dealership five years to get to the point where electric cars make up 50 per cent of its sales. "Our first customers were people who were very informed about electric car technology", says co-owner Hugo Jeanson. "Today's it's Mr. and Mrs. Everyone coming in to buy."

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Wednesday 11 July 2018

Laval launches electric bike rental service

A new pilot project in Laval encourages residents to jump on a bike instead of using a car to get around the city. As Global's Phil Carpenter reports, while the bike-sharing system is a lot like BIXI, there is one major difference.

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Sunday 11 February 2018

Tesla 3 at the Montreal Electric Vehicle Show

SVEM is proud to invite you to admire and even try the Tesla Model 3 on site.

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