How Does Charging Work?
Charging is one of the main items prospective EV owners have questions about. You’ll find that it is actually very simple. For the basics on EV charging, read on…
Do EVs Work In The Winter?
Gasoline cars by their nature produce a lot of waste heat when running. For this reason, they don’t lose a lot of efficiency in the winter compared to an EV.
This is because an electric vehicle produces so little waste heat, that it must use energy from the battery to heat the cabin in the winter.
Learn about how frigid conditions affect a Tesla Model S. You’ll be pleasantly surprised.
Electric Vehicle Charging Etiquette
To create a happy public charging experience for all, EV Society encourages drivers to abide by these etiquette recommendations.
The quality and capabilities of electric motorcycles are accelerating at the same pace as their car counterparts. It’s an exciting and fuel-efficient time to think about going electric on two wheels!
Camping with EVs
NissanConnect Setup Guide
How many EVs are sold in Canada?
EV Specifications (2017)
Click Here To Compare All 2017 EV and PHEV vehicles.
Measure Your Carbon Footprint
Use the tool at Carbonfootprint.com to understand your own emissions and how to help reduce them. Includes Ontario-level data.
To create a happy public charging experience for all, EV Society encourages drivers to abide by these etiquette recommendations. If you drive a gas or diesel Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicle, please do not park in a spot designated for an EV no matter how...read more
EV Society Kawartha Chapter member, Jake Branch, has written this easy step-by-step setup guide for NissanConnect. Go to the NissanConnect home page. Click “REGISTER/LOGIN” Click “ENGLISH” (or "FRENCH") Click “CREATE ACCOUNT” Once you have created an account, you will...read more
Electric cars have unique characteristics that make them ideal camping companions. By Tim Burrows Wouldn’t it be great if your next camping trip included a tent with air conditioning and a heater? With a properly fitted EV, it’s now possible. A company by the name of...read more
Spencer Wright chose an electric motorcycle for his commuter vehicle and quickly racked up 9,000km. By Spencer Wright In 2015, I bought my 2013 Zero S as a stepping stone into the EV world. There were no fully electric cars on the market that both fit my range needs,...read more
By Tim Burrows Ask anyone who drives an electric vehicle and they will likely tell you they would never go back to gas or diesel. Why you wonder? Setting aside the ‘green’ aspect, driving an EV is simply a superior experience. Perhaps you’ve heard they are quiet,...read more
This Article Is Reprinted Courtesy of Doug_G From the Tesla Motors Club. Thanks Doug! I'm currently driving my Model S through its third Canadian winter. I thought it might be helpful to discuss some of my "lessons learned" about driving the Model S in the cold....read more
Below you will find formatted graphs comparing different metrics of various BEV (fully electric) and PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric) vehicles. These graphs are very useful to compare various vehicles. If you'd like to download the full Excel data sheet (with even more...read more
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