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What’s the next innovation for EVs?

By |July 8th, 2011|

While we’re at the beginning of the electric vehicle revolution, there’s already a great deal of activity planning the next phase of innovations to support EVs and their drivers. From commercial developers to academic researchers to backyard enthusiasts, many great minds are working to […]

EVs + car sharing = sustainable transportation

By |June 30th, 2011|

There’s an incredible amount of buzz these days about electric vehicles – and rightly so – but, from a climate change and air quality standpoint, EVs are only one piece of the puzzle. If we’re to really have an impact on transportation-related emissions, we […]

Thinking – and talking – green (or should that be Verde?)

By |May 31st, 2011|

You know cleantech is hitting the big time in Canada when a conference on the scale and sophistication of the upcoming VerdeXchange gathering comes to town (June 5-6 in Toronto). The organizers of this cutting edge conference are pulling no punches about the importance […]

Electric vehicles have come a long way, Chevy Volt shows

By |May 26th, 2011|

I have been working on TAF’s FleetWise program for the past four years and it’s been remarkable to see the development of not only new technologies but new alliances and collaborations to help fleets save money and reduce emissions. From our early days of […]

Taking our measure

By |April 27th, 2011|

 As an agency dedicated to combating climate change, we’re a bit obsessed with quantifying the greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions from projects that we are involved in or that are on our radar.  This kind of number crunching may not be everyone’s idea of a […]

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The rEVolution has begun

By |April 19th, 2011|

Recently, Nissan was the first of the major automakers to announce a Canadian sticker price for a fully electric vehicle. The cost to cruise silently through your neighbourhood in a zero-emission Nissan LEAF will be $38,395 before provincial rebates that will knock $8,500 off […]