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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Canada Continue Increase In January, February

03.23.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Plug-in market share turns to be slightly higher than in U.S. Plug-in electric car sales in Canada started the year 2019 with reasonable growth. In February, over 2,700 plug-ins were sold, according to EV Sales Blog estimations, which is 38% more than a year ago, at a market share of 2.2%. During the first two months, ...

Nissan LEAF & Jaguar I-PACE Receive Canadian Car of the Year Awards

03.22.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

2019 Canadian Car of the Year awards were dominated by electric cars. The Nissan LEAF was named the 2019 Canadian Green Car of the Year by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) at the Vancouver International Auto Show. The win for the 40 kWh battery version comes after a record year of sales – ...

Visa policies threaten innovation but aren’t stopping hiring abroad

The growing intensity of the US visa approval process has made it more difficult for companies to attract, support and retain foreign talent. However, recruiters are still sourcing talent from abroad at an increasing clip. According to a recent, roughly 30-page, report published by Envoy – the corporate workforce immigration management platform – US corporate ...

Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in ~60 markets

In an update to the chromium engine, which underpins Google’s popular Chrome browser, the search giant has quietly updated the lists of default search engines it offers per market — expanding the choice of search product users can pick from in markets around the world. Most notably it’s expanded search engine lists to include pro-privacy ...

Transportation Weekly: Waymo unleashes laser bear, Bird spreads its wings, Lyft tightens its belt

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch . This is the fifth edition of our newsletter and we love the reader feedback. Keep it coming. Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Catch up here, here and here. As I’ve written before, consider this a soft launch. Follow ...

Africa Roundup: Kenya’s BRCK acquires EveryLayer, Nigeria’s TeamApt eyes global expansion

Kenyan  communications hardware company BRCK acquired the assets of Nairobi based internet provider Surf and its U.S. parent EveryLayer in a purchase deal of an undisclosed amount in February. Based in Nairobi, Surf is a hotspot service provider aimed at offering affordable internet to lower income segments. BRCK is a five year old venture that pairs its rugged WiFi routers ...

Google kills political ads during Canadian election instead of complying with transparency laws

03.05.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

We're jealous of Canada again, and not just for their healthcare. Google won't run political ads during Canada's 2019 election, according to The Globe and Mail. Google made its decision in response to a new set of election advertising transparency ru... ...

Transportation Weekly: Polestar CEO speaks, Tesla terminology, and a tribute

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch . This is the fourth edition of our newsletter, a weekly jaunt into the wonderful world of transportation and how we (and our packages) move. This week we chat with Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath, dig into Lyft’s S-1, take note ...

Petro-Canada Fast Charging Station Checked Out: Video

03.02.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The chargers looks rather impressive and we wish more gas stations follow this route. The Model 3 Owners Club recently paid a visit to the Petro-Canada gas station in Milton, Ontario, Canada, to see the first fast chargers installed by the company. Petro-Canada plans to install fast chargers at more than 50 stations along the Trans-Canada highway ...