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Here you will find in-depth information whether you’re new to electric vehicles or a veteran EV owner.

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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.

Electric Motorcycles

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
Electric cars have some unique characteristics that make them ideal camping companions. Here’s one experience.
NissanConnect Setup Guide
EV Society Kawartha Chapter member, Jake Branch, has written this easy step-by-step setup guide for NissanConnect.
How many EVs are sold in Canada?
Excellent data on the sales of electric vehicles in Canada has been complied by Matthew Klippenstein for Green Car Reports and can be viewed here: https://www.tinyurl.com/CanadaEVSales
EV Specifications (2017)
How much range does a Chevy Bolt have? What does a BMW i3 cost? What cars have DC Fast Charging?

Click Here To Compare All 2017 EV and PHEV vehicles.

EV Conversions
​If you are interested in EV conversion information you can access detailed information from our archived historical site.
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.

Recent Posts

Electric Vehicle Charging Etiquette

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...

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Camping in Comfort

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...

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Electric Vehicles: A Business Perspective

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,...

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Cold Weather Driving

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....

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EV Comparison Table (2017)

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...

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