Dec 23, 2014

Winter tires are a drag

increased rolling resistance

Winter tires increase tire noise and lower range.

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Dec 19, 2014

But -- How far does it go in the winter?

Learning about winter driving range

My range drops in the cold weather but not by as much as my car seems to think.

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Dec 18, 2014

The Blue Dot Tour

An Electric Vehicle Rideshare Experiment that Got Butts in Seats

We arranged for EV owners to volunteer time and vehicles to support the David Suzuki Foundation's Blue Dot Tour and raise the profile for zero-emission transportation across the country.

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Dec 18, 2014

A Fog Free, Streak Free Winter Drive

RainX

Products I've found that work great to keep my windows and windshield clear

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Dec 14, 2014

We Need Your Help

Tell Your Stories

Together we can bring real life perspectives about living with electric vehicles to others. Together we can change the world.

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Nov 26, 2014

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Warm and Ready

Remote Climate Control

One of the big advantages of driving electric vehicles is the ability to precondition the cabin before starting your journey. I love being able to set this up with my smart phone.

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Nov 24, 2014

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Winter Range

What to expect

It is important to remember that an EV will have less range in the winter, but there are many things you can do to extend your range.

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Nov 20, 2014

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A Day in the Life

Your stories matter

We first test drove the smart electric drive in 2011, then bought our first (smart) e-bikes in 2012. These bikes, made by Grace in Germany, and powered by BionX, led us to meet Paul Gingl and Casey Anderson from BionX International. Their passion for EVs and active transportation was infectious.

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Nov 09, 2014

The World's Longest Electric Vehicle Rally

The E-Mazing Race

The Amazing Race, the popular reality television show, is now in its twenty-third season. Spin-offs of this fast paced competition have become popular for companies looking to educate and affect human behaviour through gamification. In September 2012, to lure more electric vehicle drivers to the market, Sun Country Highway (SCH), an electric vehicle infrastructure solutions provider, introduced the E-Mazing Race (EMR), an electric vehicle rally building on the adventurist spirit of early adopting electric vehicle owners.

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Aug 29, 2014

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