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The Government of Canada announced a $120-million investment to expand the network of electric vehicle charging and alternative refuelling stations across the nation as part of the government's efforts to encourage Canadians to reduce their carbon footprint. The funding, which is part of Phase 2 of the Green Infrastructure Fund,…

January 11, 2018 @ 10:02am

The Regional Municipality of York has confirmed its involvement in the Pan-Ontario Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial by approving the purchase of six fully battery electric transit vehicles to operate in the Town of Newmarket, Ont. The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) brought York Region Transit…

March 27, 2017 @ 11:51am

This week's Meeting of the Minds in Boulder, Colorado, has been a mix of those who need to promote the personal vehicle and those who argue the car is a dinosaur that needs to give way to walkable/bikeable downtowns (like Denver's 16th street mall). Overheard this week, a mass of…

September 23, 2011 @ 8:53am

Professor Ali Emadi, a leading U.S. developer of electric powertrain technology, is relocating to McMaster University. He’s been appointed Canada Excellence Research Chair in Hybrid Powertrain, which is enabling the construction of a new hybrid vehicle research facility at McMaster Innovation Park, part of a new automotive resource centre that…

May 17, 2010 @ 8:48am

IBM is working with the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) to evaluate the potential impact of electric vehicles on the United Kingdom’s electricity grid. The UK government has already committed 300 million pounds to create the infrastructure for plug-in vehicles and has provided consumer incentives. Supporting infrastructure has already begun rolling…

March 19, 2010 @ 7:15am

Metrolinx is going to study the electrification of its entire GO Transit rail system as a future alternative to diesel trains currently in service. An external advisory committee made up of community reps will be established to advise Metrolinx. "This committee's advice will be important as we move forward in…

May 27, 2009 @ 6:21am