Trudeau visits Lion Electric, calls electric vehicles ‘economy of the future’
Lion Electric president Marc Bedard (left) discusses electric vehicles with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and MP Stépahne Lauzon. SAINT-JEROME, Que. – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a point of demonstrating…
Medium-duty transmissions are more than commodities
TORONTO, Ont. -- Look through vehicle spec’ sheets for the lower weight classes on various OEM websites -- GMC, Ford, Isuzu, Hino and others – and you find the transmission described simply as, say, a six-speed automatic. That's just fine with a significant majority of medium-duty truck buyers. They don't even think about the transmission when choosing a truck.
Loblaw, Westhill testing solar-powered reefer
HAMILTON, Ont. -- Loblaw is looking skyward in the bid to electrify its private fleet, testing a trailer equipped with a rooftop solar array designed by Westhill Innovation. And if the prototype works as expected, the reefer will never sip so much as a drop of diesel.