There are over 12,000 gas stations in Canada and about 100,000 in the U.S. That's a lot of real estate. And as gas cars become obsolete, so too will services catering to ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicles. It's not...
"As the climate crisis looms as one of the greatest challenges facing humanity, we are being bombarded with ads encouraging us to buy gas-powered vehicles (gas or diesel), particularly SUVs and other light-duty trucks." —David Suzuki Foundation (This post is...
"Recent carmaker pledges of a green, emissions-free future filled with electric vehicles (EVs) have created a smokescreen, hiding a near-term push by the same car companies to sell millions of carbon-polluting sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) and light trucks. Emissions from...
Change can come quickly, especially technological change. I’m still astounded that horses as the predominant form of transportation were replaced by automobiles in less than 15 years. Aside from creating a new car manufacturing industry, a massive infrastructure of...
What is happening in Germany's electric vehicle market is a strong indicator of the growth of EVs worldwide. CleanTechnica writes that the German EV market is reaching escape velocity registering a 26.6% market share last December as gas and...
This post features a wide-ranging collection of five positive developments—things to feel good about—at a time when our world is undergoing the most tumultuous and unpredictable period in human history. Daily news about climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, social...
"The industrial age of energy and transportation will be over by 2030," claims Tony Seba. Exponentially improving technologies such as solar, electric vehicles, and autonomous (self-driving) cars will disrupt and sweep away the energy and transportation industries as we...
Internal combustion engines are doomed to die off soon, writes Jim Harris. The rise of EVs, e-scooters and autonomous Ubers will spell the death of old automobiles sooner than you think. Traditional car companies are zombies. They’re dead but...
A disruption happens when a new technology makes it possible for companies to do two things: create new products that open up new markets and transform or destroy existing ones at the same time. And this is happening right...
A report from Clean Energy Canada, Will Canada Miss the Bus?  warns that Canada runs the risk of "missing the bus" on a massive economic and environmental opportunity. Electric buses do two things: they cut pollution and they are an...