Category Archives: Automobiles

Illinois might start charging $1,000 per year to own an electric vehicle: ‘It’s outrageous’ – Chicago Tribune

Nicoletta Skarlatos, of Chicago, stands May 9, 2019, with the Tesla Model S that she purchased to avoid having to pay to keep a gas tank filled. Skarlatos and other owners of electric cars may be facing a $1,000 annual … Continue reading

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Family of deceased Model X owner sues over 2018 crash – Ars Technica

The charred remains of Walter Huang’s Tesla Model X. S. Engleman / NTSB May 1 2019 https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/05/family-sues-tesla-over-deadly-2018-autopilot-crash/

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Federal rebates for electric cars kick in with increased price limit – CBC

The Chevrolet Bolt, one of Canada’s most popular electric car, is among the vehicles eligible for federal rebates that came into effect Wed. (Duane Burleson/Associated Press) May 1 2019 – CBC Federal rebates to encourage Canadians to buy electric cars … Continue reading

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B.C. introduces law to require cars, trucks sold by 2040 be zero emission

(Toby Talbot/Associated Press) British Columbia Legislation aims to phase out gas-powered vehicles The Canadian Press · Posted: Apr 10, 2019 4:08 PM PT | Last Updated: April 10 The legislation would apply to new vehicles for sale or lease. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-introduces-law-to-require-cars-trucks-sold-by-2040-be-zerContinue reading

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MPI diverting overcharges to police again instead of refunding or reducing rates as per legislated monopoly – also being labeled as socialism

MPI Funding Increased Enforcement Against Distracted Driving — April 4, 2019 – CHRISD.CA plus commentary Post on Facebook Some of Comments: “Socialism at it’s best. Governments take money from the people, the more money they control, the worse it is. … Continue reading

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Should Canada charge drivers to use roads during rush hour? | Globalnews.ca

March 30, 2019 7:00 am By Jane Gerster National Online Journalist — Features Global News https://globalnews.ca/news/5102673/pros-and-cons-congestion-pricing/ — Commentary I lived in London, UK for over 6 years including before and after the congestion charge implemented. Before it was added there … Continue reading

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Would you line up at the pump to save the cost of a coffee?

March 31 2019 Lineups at the pump so bad cars blocking exit when it going up 4.4c /l tomorrow in Manitoba and other provinces without their own carbon tax or trading system in place. For a fill on the average … Continue reading

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