David Dodge Electric Cars The Fast and the Chargeable

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Electric Cars: The Fast and the

Tesla, the pioneering electric manufacturer made the news and it wasn’t about their or their flamboyant founder, Musk. No, Tesla made the because it paid off $465 in government loans nine early .

Not only that but also reported their profit in 10 years. Tesla is estimating that it will 21,000 units of its Model S, its sedan, in 2013 and they’re working on an SUV and a new affordable EV for the masses.

NAIT, Enmax, the City of and the Solar Energy Society of decided to put on the Future of Transportation on April 27th it was probably the show and shine in the world. were sessions on making own bio-diesel fuel and the carbon of electric vehicles versus versus gas powered cars. It was of early adopters and it’s a thing about early — they might get of the details wrong but when it to the broad strokes they are right on.

And it was also no surprise that the Teslas on display were the of the show.

Tesla — The mad

Ed Ma is a lawyer, an enthusiastic greenie and an adopter when it comes to He owns a 2011 Tesla 2.5 .

I think it’s important for to understand that electric are more than just carts, they are real, are sexy, they have world driving ranges And the pollution, I mean its zero emissions, says Ma.

I needed a car I can drive all year round and would give me real driving ranges. We have a property that we drive out to in the so I need to know that I can go out and back on one charge. So I drive it all round and the fact that is a supercar that I can drive all round makes it that more exciting.

When he says supercar not joking either. It goes 0-97 km/h in 3.7 seconds. 970 pounds worth of batteries the axels, winter tires and an traction control system out with the winter driving as

This trip up to Edmonton to in the Tesla owners panel at the was the furthest he had ever driven his car Calgary.

I knew from the gauges that I had enough to get but just enough. However in Red there was a charge station I stopped in for 30 minutes, which I do, and charged for half an hour and by the I finished I got here with than enough range, Ma.

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Tesla and Ed Ma

Ed Ma his 2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5 at the Future of Transportation Symposium in Ma drives to the mountains and back on one and loves driving his Tesla Calgary’s snowy winters. David Dodge

Sun Country

Misch, VP of Sun Country Highway, an EV company based in Saskatoon, Sun Country created the world’s network of EV chargers across to confirm the arrival of the electric car in and to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Highway. Photo David

Tesla Roadster

A Tesla owner talks about his sports car than can do 0 to 97 km/h in 3.7 at the Future of Transportation symposium at NAIT in Edmonton. Photo Dodge

Mitsubishi i-MiEV

The i-MiEV is the lowest price vehicle available in Canada It is also the most fuel subcompact production vehicle by a margin. Photo David

Nissan Leaf

In the first of 2013 the Nissan Leaf the second best selling vehicle in Canada behind the The Volt is in third place. David Dodge


The Chevy Volt was the top selling hybrid car in 2012, but sales of the Leaf and Tesla surpassed the in the first quarter of 2013. Motors is talking about a new of the Volt that could be next year and cost less. Photo David

Tesla Roadster

A Tesla at the Future of Transportation Symposium at The event was put on by the Solar Energy of Alberta, the City of Edmonton, and NAIT in Edmonton.

Two NAIT Energy students calculated the of various electric and hybrid at the Future of Transportation Solar Society event at NAIT. As you can see the Roadster gets the equivalent of 119 mpg which is fantastic compared to or gasoline cars, but not quite as as the Misubishi i-MiEV the production car the lowest emissions that the looked at. Photo David

Old timey EV

Alf White of Edmonton a very old 1911 Detroit car at the Future of Transportation symposium at NAIT in Edmonton. The car is from the Museum. Photo David

Number cruncher

Kassandra a recent grad of the Alternative Program at NAIT looked at the of electric cars and hybrids and the Mitsubishi i-MiEV to have the greenhouse gas emissions of the electric Photo David Dodge


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