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Archive for April, 2014

…And the winner is: Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada For March

Posted in: Green on April 14th, 2014


The vehicle industry has been in a lot of turmoil the past few months with recalls here and there. Main while on the plugin vehicle side of things, we have been noticing a gradual but steady increase in sales. This; demonstrated by the Nissan Leaf which has been gaining some noticeable momentum, and the Chevrolet Volt leading for March in plug-in electric-car sales for Canada. (more…)

Battery 101: Myths vs Facts

Posted in: Green on April 2nd, 2014


Do rechargeable batteries have a lower capacity than disposable alkaline batteries?

This is really a huge challenge for all of us because you can see companies everywhere advertising their “battery fact” as rated capacity and what they are really doing is perpetuating the “battery myth” that disposable batteries have a greater actual or available capacity than rechargeable batteries.

The actual or available capacity for a battery is way more important to actual usage but is also more complex to determine, because it really depends on what you are using the batteries for. (more…)