Electric vehicles

Electric Bus Company Solves Range Issues

The electric car is definitely an exciting prospect for the future and as all major manufacturers now have a model or two, we can expect that in the next 25 years, the roads will be congested with electric cars. But that is still the problem with the cars. Congestion …


Novo Solar Orders Electric Car

Electric cars are going mainstream and our team at Novo Solar are excited to announce we are adding a Vancouver, BC designed and built electric car to our vehicle fleet! Novo Solar Solutions has ordered The Solo, “The Smartest Commuter Car on the Planet”. Made by Electra Meccanica, the …


Clean Alternatives for Transporting Freight

Semi-trucks and trains are the preferred choice for transporting goods around North America. With over 250,000 truck drivers on the road, these trucks transport over 66% of the $300 billion in goods and services that go between Canada and US in 1 year. And with 612,000 trucks trips occurring …


Electric Vehicles Study

Electric vehicles are a key component to ensure a successful transition towards a major reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. So is stated in the recently released report by the Sustainable Transportation Research Team at Simon Fraser University. The introduction to this major study also states that, “widespread uptake and use …


Electric Vehicles Powered by Solar

With the number of electric vehicles (EV) on the road increasing annually and the number of car manufacturers now jumping into the EV market with a solid line up of models, the options for buyers has never been better.  Chevy Volt and Spark, Ford Focus Electric, BMW i3, Tesla …


How does an electric car charger work?

When it comes to electric cars, the biggest hurdle up until the last few years or so was how would electric vehicle (EV) owners charge their EV’s when at home or on the road. But in the past two years, there have been substantial efforts by municipalities, cities and towns …


Charging a Tesla Electric Vehicle with Solar

I recently visited a client who would like to charge his new Tesla Type S electric car with Solar power. He has room to install 12 panels on his South facing roof which will provide enough solar power for him to drive 15,000 km’s per year. I am a car …


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