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News Automotive General Sustainability
August 21, 2020  

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.

News Automotive General Sustainability
January 28, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
December 10, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 25, 2019  

Low carbon NS by 2030: EVs, renewables, heat pumps

Ecology Action Centre plan outpaces existing plans by the province’s Liberal government.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 1, 2019  

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.

News General
April 4, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 8, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Transportation Business Operations General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance Technology
January 2, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 27, 2018  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 21, 2018  

Electric promise: Volvo Cars opens first US factory

RIDGEVILLE, SC — Volvo Cars, the first major automaker

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 Business Operations General Sustainability Technology
August 30, 2017  

Renault Nissan, Dongfeng partner on electric car venture

Companies aim to develop a vehicle based on an SUV platform.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
August 11, 2017  

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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 7, 2017  

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.

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 Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability Technology
July 12, 2017  

Tesla adds service centres as Model 3 goes on sale

Automaker adding 100 new service centres worldwide this year, adding 350 vans to its mobile service fleet.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
July 10, 2017  

Tesla unveils first production Model 3 and it belongs to…Elon Musk [VIDEO]

Automaker plans to ramp up production slowly, with just 100 cars to be producer in August and more than 1,500 in September.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
July 7, 2017  

Tesla loses spot as most valuable US carmaker

Automaker has a rough week on the stock market, despite announcing production of its new Model 3 is ahead of schedule.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Production
July 5, 2017  

Volvo forgoes traditional engines in favour of electrics

Starting in 2019, all of the automaker’s vehicles will be powered by electric motors.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Production
July 4, 2017  

Tesla Model 3 deliveries to start in late July

CEO Musk says the new car has passed all regulatory requirements for production to begin two weeks early.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Sustainability
May 29, 2017  

Ottawa won’t impose national threshold for electric car purchases

22-member panel to come up with options for addressing barriers to zero-emission vehicles.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Sustainability
April 5, 2017  

Quebec cottage region emerges as electric car capital of Canada

The region of Lanaudiere, north of Montreal, has the highest per capita electric car ownership in Quebec.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Technology
March 15, 2017  

Swedish student startup gets $1.3 million deal to build electric cars

The twin-seat vehicles have 15 kilowatt engines with a maximum speed of 130 kilometres per hour.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
January 23, 2017  

Automakers express concern over Quebec electric vehicle law

Electric cars will have to make up 3.5% of all auto sales in the province, starting with the 2018 model year.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
November 16, 2016  

Work stopped at Las Vegas electric car factory site

Officials call work stoppage a “temporary adjustment” to focus on concept car development.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
November 8, 2016  

Tesla acquires German manufacturing engineering firm

Electric car maker expects to add more than 1,000 engineering and technician jobs in Germany over the next two years.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 20, 2016  

Tesla equipping cars to drive completely on their own

Musk predicts the technology will be twice as safe as a human driver butut will jack up vehicle prices.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Technology
September 7, 2016  

VW, JAC in talks to make electric cars

The German automaker wants to deliver 30 new electric vehicles over the next ten years.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
August 24, 2016  

Tesla unveils 100 kW battery for Model S, X vehicles

Musk says it’s now the world’s fastest production car; extends range to 315 miles.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
August 10, 2016  

EV sales hitting records but far surpassed by non-electric cars

Plug-in electric cars still only account for less than 0.30% of all vehicles sold in Canada.

News Automotive Electronics Energy Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
August 2, 2016  

Tesla’s SolarCity acquisition could speed sustainable energy

The electric car-maker has acquired the solar panel installer for $2.6 billion, pending regulatory approvals.

News Automotive Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
July 15, 2016  

Samsung in talks to invest in Chinese electric car maker

Company said the move would strengthen its semiconductor business for vehicles.