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 24, 2014

Testing Public Chargers

How to find prime parking for EVs

I hope other EV drivers don’t find these prime parking spots at GO stations.

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Oct 22, 2014

Protect your J1772

Keep the spiders out!

Chargers are exposed to insects, dirt, dust, rain and even snow. Without protection your J1772 plug can become a nest for spiders, clogged with dirt or even become corroded.

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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

Listen Listen

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 28, 2014

Listen Listen

Progress with Public Chargers

Where would you like to see a public charger?

Public chargers at malls are a great idea - when they are working.

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Sep 02, 2014

Listen Listen

Installing a Charging Station

what's right for you?

Charging at home or office is one of the bonuses of driving an EV.

Things you should consider.

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Jul 19, 2014

Listen Listen

Stop By - Say Hi - Use Our Charger

A great way to meet other EV drivers

We recommend having a charger installed right at home if you can. We have a Sun Country charger on the outside of the garage. It's registered on the Sun Country website and also on PlugShare. Drivers in the area who need a charge for a bit more range can find us and give us a call to stop by. We've met some interesting people this way and charged a few different cars including this Tesla. It gives us an opportunity to see how other owners adapt to the EV lifestyle and check out other cars close up.

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