Feds plan to boost electric car travel with charging stations on Trans-Canada Highway

Feds plan to boost electric car travel with charging stations on Trans-Canada Highway

Network would cover 3,000 km. of road between Manitoba and Ontario and help overcome “range anxiety” in drivers of the vehicles.

A VW e-Golf electric car being charged: Research shows that “range anxiety,” the fear that an electric vehicle will run out of juice before the driver reaches their destination, is a major reason why more people haven’t embraced the technology.

A VW e-Golf electric car being charged: Research shows that “range anxiety,” the fear that an electric vehicle will run out of juice before the driver reaches their destination, is a major reason why more people haven’t embraced the technology.   (FABRIZIO BENSCH / REUTERS FILE PHOTO)  

 

News article quoted from:

Spurr, Ben. “Feds plan to boost electric car travel with charging stations on Trans-Canada Highway”. The Star. July 22, 2017. Published at: https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/transportation/2017/07/22/feds-plan-to-boost-electric-car-travel-with-charging-stations-on-trans-canada-highway.html