National drop in vehicle-related pollution provides glimpse of an electrified future

With less traffic due to COVID-19 shutdowns, the air in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and other urban centres is clearer — and much healthier. In the longer-term, replacing normal vehicle volumes with EVs would have the same life-saving effect

Better braking: another way EVs clear the air

While saving energy, regenerative braking systems in electric vehicles have a second advantage — unlike conventional friction brakes, they don’t give off harmful airborne particles