Advocates hope Ottawa expands, renews electric car rebate program
Provides up to $5,000 back on the purchase or lease of a new battery vehicle, or hybrid.
Electric car rebate uses nearly half its three year budget in eight months
More than $134 million in rebates have already been issued to 33,000 Canadians.
China’s electric car sales slump, squeezing automakers
Leaders are promoting electric cars, but sales are stalling because buyers are unsure the technology is mature enough.
Low carbon NS by 2030: EVs, renewables, heat pumps
Ecology Action Centre plan outpaces existing plans by the province’s Liberal government.
Buying an electric car becomes cheaper as federal rebates kick in
Cars that have starting prices of less than $45,000 are eligible for the full $5,000.
Tesla’s production, deliveries fall in the 1st quarter
The company only delivered 63,000 vehicles in the quarter, down 31% from 2018’s fourth quarter.
Electric car sales soaring but Canada still far off goal set in 2009
Few of the 2009 Electric Vehicle Technology Road Map for Canada recommendations were followed.
Tesla cuts prices as 4Q deliveries miss analysts’ estimates
Automaker is cutting prices by $2,000 to offset the phase-out of federal electric vehicle tax credits.
GM job cuts, closures not a symptom of Trump’s trade agenda: analysts
Automaker is betting on electric vehicles, mobility services and autonomous cars and trucks.
Electric promise: Volvo Cars opens first US factory
RIDGEVILLE, SC — Volvo Cars, the first major automaker…
California seeks to boost electric car rebate program
State could spend up to $3 billion to expand its rebate program for zero-emission vehicles.
Renault Nissan, Dongfeng partner on electric car venture
Companies aim to develop a vehicle based on an SUV platform.
For electric cars to take off, they’ll need place to charge
…But the distribution of public charging stations is wildly uneven around the globe.
Electric vehicle-maker Faraday Future leases California plant
Ditched plans to build a plant in Las Vegas in early July despite spending $120 million to develop the site.
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.