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Feature Energy Transportation General Sustainability Technology
December 10, 2017  

Gaining traction: Ballard’s faith in hydrogen is paying off

Is the clean tech innovator about to achieve its breakout moment?

News Manufacturing Transportation General
December 4, 2017  

Unionized Halifiax shipyard workers vote yes for strike mandate

Membership includes metal fabricators to electricians; contract expires at the end of this month.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 28, 2017  

Couillard says lack of contracts for Davie shipyard an ‘injustice’

Canadian Forces decided another Asterix supply ship wasn’t necessary, almost 1,000jobs gone by Christmas.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 22, 2017  

SEAT revitalizes bus fleet with clean diesel order from New Flyer

There are 206 40-ft. heavy-duty transit buses remaining in Connecticut’s contract.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General
November 20, 2017  

Loblaw pre-orders 25 Tesla all electric trucks for undisclosed price

Ontario-based grocer has committed to a fully electric fleet and to reduce its carbon footprint by 2030.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General Production
November 17, 2017  

New Flyer to invest $28M in bus parts plant in Kentucky

The 300,000 square-foot facility will serve three business units of the NFI Group in the US.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General
November 17, 2017  

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks with new electric semitractor-trailer

Trucks account for nearly a quarter of transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions in the US.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation General
October 25, 2017  

New, tighter screenings to start for all US bound airline passengers

American air carriers and global airlines must comply, affecting all 2,100 daily flights from around the world entering the US.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 25, 2017  

CN Rail on hiring spree after laid off workers pass on jobs

Insufficient number of crews to handle increased demand prompted by a stronger North American economy.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Production
September 20, 2017  

Feds reviewing budgets and schedules for new resupply ships, icebreaker

Construction of three offshore fisheries science vessels for the coast guard is delayed.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
September 20, 2017  

BlackBerry partners with Fleet Complete on fleet tracking solution

Operators will access performance and operation data, like driver behaviour and fuel levels.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation General Technology
September 6, 2017  

Oil sands crude pellets touted as cure for risky bitumen transport

Self-sealing balls of bitumen can then be moved in coal rail cars or transport trucks.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
September 5, 2017  

Taxpayer deal saves Cape Breton rail line for at least a year

Preservation agreement covers expenses on the line formerly operated by the Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway.

News Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General
August 30, 2017  

Former Expedia CEO takes helm at Uber

Ride-hailing firm’s eight-member board voted unanimously to offer him the job on Aug. 26.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General Sustainability
August 30, 2017  

California seeks to boost electric car rebate program

State could spend up to $3 billion to expand its rebate program for zero-emission vehicles.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General Sustainability Technology
August 30, 2017  

Cummins unveils electric heavy-duty transport truck

Heavy-duty engine maker beats Musk’s Tesla to the big rig punch.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Operations Production
August 30, 2017  

Bombardier vows to restore credibility after losing out on NY subway contract

New York’s transportation authority says the company won’t be awarded a $3.2 billion subway car contract because of past delays.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Production Sustainability Technology
August 22, 2017  

Ford, Chinese partner considering electric vehicle venture

Ford has plans to offer electric versions of 70% of its models in China by 2025.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Sustainability Technology
August 21, 2017  

Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel range

New vehicle will travel 40% farther than its first fuel cell SUV, the Tucson ix FCEV.

Feature Automotive Government Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Sustainability
August 21, 2017  

Electric vehicle subsidies: MEI says they’re expensive and ineffective

Subsidizing EV costs up to 29 times the carbon market price per tonne of GHGs eliminated.

News Manufacturing Transportation Facilities Maintenance General
August 18, 2017  

Thales Canada gets $5.2B Arctic fleet service contract

Work to be completed in Canada, except when the ships need work overseas.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Sustainability Technology
August 17, 2017  

Autonomous shuttling

Tech project tackles winter challenges.

News Manufacturing Metals Transportation Business Operations General
August 16, 2017  

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipments up 18%

Iron ore shipments grew 68% to meet higher demand from Japan and China for the key ingredient in steelmaking.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Operations Production
August 16, 2017  

New Flyer lands contract to provide Edmonton with 110 clean diesel buses

Buses will be deployed on the Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) network starting 2018.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Technology
August 16, 2017  

Fiat Chrysler joins BMW-Intel autonomous vehicle partnership

FCA also has a partnership to provide vehicles and install technology developed by Google’s autonomous car unit, Waymo.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
August 15, 2017  

First Nation sues CN Rail for $30M over northern Ontario oil spills

Suit alleges damage has created health risks and crippled community’s ability to observe their Indigenous traditions.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
August 15, 2017  

CP Rail speeds up delivery from Vancouver to US industrial heartland

Accelerating shipments and transport goods up to 48 hours faster than CN Rail’s transit times to Detroit.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Technology
August 10, 2017  

Uber launches fleet of mapping vehicles in Vancouver ahead of rollout

Information will better match customers with drivers, navigate quicker routes and more accurate timing estimates.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
August 8, 2017  

Bombardier-NUG win $30M contracts for rail extension projects

Bombardier-China joint venture to supply propulsion and control technology for Nanchang lines.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation Business Operations General Sustainability Technology
July 26, 2017  

Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040

Follows similar moves in France and Norway to replace internal combustion engines with electric and hybrid options.

News Aerospace Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation Business Operations General Sustainability
July 25, 2017  

Canadian airlines aiming to become a biofuel superpower

Companies including Air Canada seek to procure biofuels from local sources instead of transporting it far to meet demand.

News Aerospace Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation Business Operations General Sustainability
July 24, 2017  

Agrisoma signs first international cleantech supply deal

Supply agreement will grow carinata oilseed crops for sustainable biofuels production in South America.