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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Nov 09, 2014

Oakville to Brantford for a Coffee (or two)

Every couple of months I have to drive out to Brantford Ontario. It's 150km return.

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Nov 03, 2014

Exciting Times

This is the first community initiative venture.

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Oct 16, 2014

Ready to Charge?

Some preparation and planning can take you a long way

I’ve prepared myself this way. I have three apps on my iPhone – PlugShare, ChargePoint and greenlots – and I set myself up for accounts on each of these tools.

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Oct 13, 2014

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Become part of the shift

Join the club

It never ceases to amaze me how much interest there is in electric vehicles. Any time we are out and about, we are stopped and asked questions. There is such a thirst for information out there. That is one of reasons we take part in so many public awareness events.

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Sep 20, 2014

People's Climate March

GHEVA members turned out in Burlington to support the People's Climate March. Choose to drive and EV and lower your CO2 emissions.

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Sep 19, 2014

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Re-think your Driving Lifestyle

Overcoming Range Anxiety

But, how far can you go?

That's generally the first question anyone asks when they learn you have an electric vehicle. There is so much publicity about 'range anxiety' that most people can't get over the fact that the furthest you can likely drive is 120-150 km on a single charge.

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Sep 07, 2014

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Electric Drive Wally

it's a dog's life

Wally is our EV Life mascot. He is a two year old Boston Terrier that has grown up with an EV life.

He is a regular part of our team, attending events, helping with promotions, testing our prototype electric bikes and advising on fashion.

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Aug 31, 2014

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Public Transportation

e-bike prototype project

In the fall of 2012 I built a prototype e-bike that that I code named "Public Transportation".

I set out to create an urban transportation masterpiece. and I succeeded!

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