An energy consultant warned Canadian consumers Wednesday to brace for higher gasoline prices in February or March.
Roger McKnight, a senior petroleum analyst with Toronto-based En-Pro International, said he expects pump prices of about $1.20 a litre — about 15 to 20 per cent higher than they were at the same time a year earlier.
Current batteries are expensive and have limited range, making it hard to drive significant distances without stopping to recharge. Experts agree consumers will never fully embrace electric vehicles until they can travel as far as a gas-powered car on a single charge...>>Click here Read more »
METRO VANCOUVER - If you're planning on driving a vehicle powered by an unconventional fuel source, Surrey might be your best bet.Surrey city council passed a new fuel initiative this week...Click here
Precept Benchmark - reports on the recent and very successful Green Fleet Expo VI in Hamilton, Ontario on June 2-3 hosted by the Cities of Hamilton and Toronto, Ministry of Transportation and FC. Click here
The National Inspection Standard for Commercial Vehicles has adopted the National Inspection Standard for annual, semi-annual and Safety Standards Certificate inspections for the following types of commercial vehicles: Trucks, Trailer, Buses, Accessible Vehicles, School Purposes Vehicles Click here
Last week Nissan announced its Canadian pricing for the all-electric LEAF small passenger vehicle — a base price of $38,395. We used the EV300 EValuation Calculator to run a quick comparison between a LEAF purchase and the purchase of a conventional sub compact at a cost of $20,000. The result was a 4.2 year payback thanks to significantly lower fuel and maintenance costs. Read more »
SHANGHAI, April 18 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Monday it was bringing a test fleet of electrified vehicles to China later this year, including the Fusion hybrid.
Responding to increasing gas prices, President Barack Obama outlined a plan to reduce the United States’ reliance on foreign oil, including a proposal to buy only alt-fuel cars for the entire federal fleet by 2015.
President Obama Friday revealed a public-private partnership to urge commercial fleets to clean up their fuel use to shake U.S. dependence on foreign oil.
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