Posts by Chris Hill

Canada’s Advantage in the EV Landscape

Skilled labour, manufacturing and recycling and access to the U.S. market are key attributes. Not too long ago, I attended a one-day conference hosted by Electric…

Charging & Maintenance

There’s more to EV acquisition than just the vehicle itself. General Motors has begun production of the electric-drive BrightDrop commercial van in Ingersoll, Ontario.  Along with…

Higher Prices, Greater Considerations 

With everything costing more, fleet efficiency takes on a new meaning. Inflation will be the stand-out memory of 2022 for me and many other fleet managers.…
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GM Issues Fully Subscribed Fleet Memo

Supply constraints mean orders may be delayed for fleet customers. To open, I would like to applaud General Motors for rebranding their Buick electric vehicles with…
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Gas: Paying More

I recall that not too long ago, I was complaining that it cost $50 to fill the gas tank in my car.  Last week, $50 only…
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Cold Weather Considerations

Canada’s winter weather will have an impact on fleet EV operation. This past winter was memorable in Eastern Canada for more snow and colder temperatures than…
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Filling the Void

Finding managers today is tough and not just for fleets. My LinkedIn feed seems to feature someone saying “adieu” every week. It wouldn’t bother me but…
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Electric Options for Your Fleet

For those fleets considering electric vehicles, the number of choices continues to grow. The town of Lytton, B.C. was wiped off the map by wildfire this…
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Scarcity Situation by Chris Hill

It’s not only microchips that are in short supply but lumber and rubber too, all of which could prove very challenging for fleets. I still get…

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