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What Types Of Electric Vehicle Charging Options Are Available In North America?

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 charge an

By |2022-10-05T09:22:32-07:00June 10th, 2022|Charged-Up About EV's, Technology, Vehicles|0 Comments

Zero-emission vehicle registrations in Canada hit 8.3 per cent in first quarter of 2022

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

By |2022-06-09T13:07:02-07:00June 9th, 2022|Charged-Up About EV's, News, Technology, Vehicles|0 Comments

All in favour: Vancouver passes $10,000 gas-station-without-EV-chargers fee

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,

By |2022-06-08T07:41:47-07:00June 8th, 2022|Charged-Up About EV's, News, Technology, Vehicles|0 Comments

Jim Pattison Lease Announces Customer Fleet Sustainability Program

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

By |2022-06-01T06:49:13-07:00June 1st, 2022|Charged-Up About EV's, News, Technology, Vehicles|0 Comments

Municipalities look to electrify niche public works vehicles to achieve zero-emission city fleets

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

By |2022-05-26T08:44:39-07:00May 26th, 2022|Charged-Up About EV's, News, Technology, Vehicles|0 Comments

British Columbians can access more in EV charger rebates

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.

By |2022-05-26T06:06:40-07:00May 26th, 2022|Charged-Up About EV's, News, Technology, Vehicles|0 Comments

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

By |2022-05-13T13:13:30-07:00May 13th, 2022|Charged-Up About EV's, News, Technology, Vehicles|0 Comments

Are Electric Vehicles (EV’s) a Fit for My Commercial Vehicle Fleet?

Electric vehicles (EV’s) have been gaining popularity over the last couple of years and for good reason. Many manufacturers, including major traditional manufacturers who produce commercial vehicles such as pickup trucks and commercial vans are dedicating more resources into developing and producing electric vehicles.So, why are so many manufacturers focused on developing these electric vehicles

By |2022-12-01T12:45:00-08:00January 14th, 2021|Jim Pattison Lease, Technology|0 Comments

The Future of the Connected Car – Courtesy of CES 2020

  Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR – inspired by AVATAR: This concept vehicle embodies the vision of Mercedes-Benz designers, engineers and trend researchers for mobility in the distant future. Connected cars and collaborative driving with the goal of increasing road safety and energy sustainability were recurring themes at CES 2020. Jim Pattison Lease was able

By |2021-03-31T19:13:49-07:00January 21st, 2020|Technology|0 Comments
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