29 Dec '17, 3pm

Canadian electric-car news: apartment charging, electric trucks, Electra Meccanica Solo

Matthew Klippenstein Dec 29, 2017 2016 Tesla Model X on the street in Vancouver, BC, Canada [photo: Matthew Klippenstein] Enlarge Photo Of all the Canadian electric-car news that rounds out 2017, the Vancouver suburb of Richmond’s new requirement that 100 percent of apartments and condominiums be ready for plug-in vehicles may be the most significant. Access to charging in multi-unit residential buildings, or MURBs, has long been acknowledged to be a weak link in the transition to electric transportation. It’s much less likely drivers will adopt plug-in hybrid or battery-electric vehicles if they can’t charge at home. Electric-car charging stations in Linear City rental building, Los Angeles, with developers Enlarge Photo Forward-thinking municipal bodies have sought to address this issue by requiring new apartment buildings to be electric-car ready. In 2009, the city of V...

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