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Truckers take cautious approach to all-electric vehicles

All-electric trucks have the potential to save money for fleet operators, particularly if maintenance costs prove to be lower than diesel, but there are still some significant barriers to their adoption, according to trucking industry veterans. Tesla’s Elon Musk unveiled an all-electric Class 8 vehicle, the heaviest weight classification for trucks, on Thursday. The Tesla…

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What are the best ways to shrink your carbon footprint?

Emma Rohmann works hard to minimize her family’s contribution to climate change. She and her husband Erich, who have two young children, have retrofitted their Toronto home to be more energy efficient. They’ve also cut way back on eating meat, driving and flying to reduce their carbon emissions. “Thinking about the future I’m leaving for…

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