EV’s best practices can be different from how drivers are used to with traditional gas vehicles or Internal combustion engines - ICE. Battery life is the biggest concern of new EV buyers. We at Jim Pattison Lease prepared these great tips to help maximize the life of your EV battery.
No matter the fleet size, looking at telematics is one of the top methods available to save between 15 to 20% each month on fuel costs. Fleet operating costs commonly report that fuel coverage accounts for 60%, making it the number one operating expense. What Is Telematics?
With an increase of electric vehicles appearing in the news over the past few years, many people are starting to look into the differences between them and the internal combustion engine. One of the most important changes that will be coming to households, urban areas, work environments and more will how to
Battery electrics drove the entire increase, reaching 6.2 per cent market share; new model offerings and higher gas prices get credit for the surge New car registration totals for the first quarter of 2022 show electric vehicle uptake in Canada is not slowing down. Instead, it’s gathering speed. According to London-based consulting
After a round of public engagement and some debate about the merits of putting electric vehicle chargers at gas stations as well as parking lots, the case for accessibility won out and the policy passed with unanimous council support In a bid to make electric vehicle charging more accessible in Vancouver,
Jim Pattison Lease has developed an in-house team dedicated to transitioning customers to a more environmentally sustainable fleet future. Through this industry leading program, fleet operators will receive support in analyzing, planning, and implementing sustainable vehicle fleet solutions to assist customers move towards a carbon free future, including managing the transition
From waste and recycling trucks to ice resurfacers and snowplows, cities across Canada are beginning to convert a range of municipal works vehicles to zero-emission Across Canada, thousands of municipal works vehicles hit the roads every day; sweeping, plowing, hauling and grooming. This necessary municipal maintenance can be one of the
The Province and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) are making it more affordable for people to install electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in their homes, businesses and communities. B.C. residents, businesses and municipalities can receive higher rebates for EV charging stations through the CleanBC Go Electric EV Charger Rebate and Fleets programs.
Stellantis to have new EV R&D lab, battery factory, and manufacture plants updated in Windsor and Brampton with support from the Ontario and Canadian governments
Investing in Canada's electric and hybrid vehicles Stellantis, a Netherlands-based automaker, will invest $3.6 billion into its Windsor and Brampton assembly plants in Ontario to push manufacturing electric and hybrid vehicles. The company plans to stop construction of combustion engines by 2038. Brampton will be looking to start production of full
It’s all fun and games until the weather hits -30c. This will be the first time I have driven an EV through the winter, so far everything has been fine except the battery does lose some range; by some, I mean quite a bit. From +25c to -25c, the EV I have been driving