By 2027, BloombergNEF predicts that electric cars and vans will be less expensive to produce than traditional petrol vehicles. Furthermore, their purchasing price will drop over the next six years as
Did you know that in 1901, an estimated 38% of cars in the United States were electric, 40% were powered by steam, and 22% ran on gasoline? Many critics of the New Green Deal proposed in the United
In January, Québec became the first province to implement a Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) mandate where automakers have to sell a certain percentage of electric cars. They have set a goal of having 100
When you picture urban road networks, you likely think of bustling streets, heavy traffic, and city transit systems. Not Craig Taylor, a Data Visualization Design Manager at Ito World. His
Sweden just opened the world’s first electrified road just outside of Stockholm! Roughly 2km of electrical rails, embedded in a public road, will recharge the batteries of electric vehicles while they
General Motors of Canada (GM) is planning, by mid-2019, to power 32% of its plant in St. Catharines, Ontario using renewable landfill gas as fuel, reducing their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while
Despite being among the top ten largest crude and refined oil exporters and ranked as the 3rd natural gas exporter (just above Canada), Norway’s electricity1 is generated almost completely (96%) from
There is a new metric when it comes to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals: the ‘spillover effects’ of each country on the world at large. These spillover effects include pollution, financial secrecy, and contribution to peace abroad. Since these effects are accounted for outside of a country’s borders, they are not represented by national statistics. A country might rank very highly when judged only by its own statistics (such as the US and Switzerland), but this is a lopsided view when looked at in a global context.
Rawdon, Quebec is a cottagey town to the north of Montreal with a population of only 11,000. Yet Rawdon and the surrounding region of Lanaudière have the highest per capita rate of electric car ownership in Quebec, as The Star reports. What makes this tiny town so eco-friendly?